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After titling this entry, I got to wondering about the origin of the word, tidbit. It’s not that old, relatively speaking, dating to circa 1635 and being a combination of tide, as in “feast day” (think “Yuletide”) and bit as … Continue reading

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Happy Baseball Season! My 2014 Predictions

Winter has been acting like quite an ass this year, but take heart! The greatest season of the year has begun: baseball season. Anything can happen during a baseball season, but the best way to assess teams at the beginning … Continue reading

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Memorial Stadium Love Affair

David Stinson, a friend, and author of the novel Deadball, recently took me on a trip to Baltimore to visit some interesting and little known baseball sites. We visited the spot where once stood Union Park, home of the National … Continue reading

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Spring Training Sojourn Starts Tomorrow

The suitcases and the bat bag are all packed and waiting to go to Spring Training! At least, I think I’ve packed everything. Of course, when you turn a certain age–I’ll be 55 tomorrow–the most important thing to pack is … Continue reading

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