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O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on

Susan Slusser* in today’s Chron describes baseball pitcher Joe Ross of the Washingtons as a “tarter”. Ross, a Bay Area native who led Bishop O’Dowd to the CIF North Coast sectional quarterfinals held the Giants my favorite team to five … Continue reading

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Rufus T. Fireball Fingers and their finery

OR, WHEN I HEAR ‘CHIN MUSIC’, I ‘DUCK SOUP’ Been walking around all morning with 10 baseball cards in the pocket of either my Patagonia green vest or my Polo maroon cotton pants, what I call “finery”; “Finery” is a … Continue reading

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Mays Vs Fingers

Bw bert campaneris bunt base hit soundtrack to Mary fall fall fall fingers down my spine

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Rollie Fingers v Gregg Rolie’s fingers

Rollie Fingers, Hall of Fame Oakland A’s reliever I saw play in his prime and thought of just yesterday when the current HOFs including the fairly mediocre former Stanford hurler Mike Mussina were announced. I was originally going to write … Continue reading

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