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has a ball or stick and is not murder or war; their were or are bubblegum cards or tobacco cards to exploit it; was cool when i was young but is now increasingly sadly undermined by greed;

To penalize my former Terman of Palo Alto, Calif. junior high flag football teammate Bill McGlashan for his alleged wrongdoing, I’m going to Photoshop onto his body, the bald and oversized head of Garo Yepremian, while I paste my 1976 face onto the body of Mac Davis in ‘North Dallas Forty’

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Rodney joins 900 club

b/w edita: Panda on the base paths (a highlight of Giants opener v Tampa, Friday April 4, 2019:

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Unitas, Matte…Strausser

Jerry Sorenson mentioned to me that our mutual friend Chris Strausser had joined the Colts. I sent the Colts webmaster a note about the fact that in 1981 Chris was co-offensive player of the year in the Santa Clara Valley … Continue reading

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Did you mention that your childhood name was ‘Mac’?

Today I learned that my former Gunn and Dartmouth schoolmate Alan Eagle ‘83 has cowritten a book about the great Bill Campbell, “Coach”.   I’ve written a couple times briefly about Bill Campbell here based on our chance meeting the … Continue reading

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Talking Cree in the crease

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Primed to be the 8,501st finisher at next month’s sf half

edit to add, the next day: So I did sign up, via my smartphone, for a 12 mile race next month, inspired by a fellow student in Lynn Stegner’s writing class, who chronicles her development as an endurance athlete. I … Continue reading

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Piscotty gives A’s early lead

you can tell it “ sayonara” or “All right now” For the slugger it’s 10 years from Amador Valley hi to the Tokyo Dome plaudits But in the end the Mariners out slug the local Eastbay guys 9 to 7. … Continue reading

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