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Sorry I was a day off this week! Thought yesterday was Thursday all day. So here is the Friday featured column from Section 59 Sports!
Today’s First Featured Friday is brought to us by my co-partner in crime, Mike Crimmins from Section 59. He’s reporting on the financial crisis that is baseball free agency.
It’s time for the biggest “pick” of the football season! Who will win the Super Bowl? Thought I better remind you of my Rules so you can be sure to be a winner at the parties!
Last week I put up a old time baseball photo from my grandparents hoping to find out who the players in the pic were. We knew they were the Pirates from the 1940s but that was it.
I have to give a HUGE thanks to jackie43 from talk-baseball.com who came up with the answer within an hour of posting there!
On the right is pitcher Nick Strincevich. He also played for the Boston Bees and the Phillies. He is still alive and still signs autographs….so tempted to find him and beg for one!
On the left, the catcher Spud Davis.
Yankee Stadium: A Tribute: 85 Years of Memories: 1923-2008 by Les Krantz A poignant and celebratory tribute to “The House That Ruth Built.” Yankee Stadium was the most famous stadiums and ballparks in professional sports and 2008 was its final year. They built a new one next door. This book commemorates the amazing moments that [...]