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WILT

short for what I learned today… Let’s see. Some stuff I already knew. 1. Five minutes early is ten minutes late. 2. Manage your client’s expectations. Something can’t be all things to all people… Be realistic and their devil’s advocate … Continue reading

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Baseball cards

I’m now hooked on Josh Wilker’s blog “Cardboard Gods”. Amazing writing. Dude just has a way of saying what the rest of us are feeling. And so, it got me into thinking about baseball cards. I’ve spent seven years working … Continue reading

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14 Years

There is a scene in Field of Dreams where Ray Kinsella’s talking to Moonlight Graham. If you’ve seen the movie, you know what I’m talking about. Kinsella’s talking about Graham’s baseball career, which consisted of half an inning in the … Continue reading

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Bo Jackson

There were two big stories. One was that Tony LaRussa had decided to hit Bo Jackson leadoff. The other was that President Ronald Reagan was going back to his broadcasting roots, joining Vin Scully on the air for (I think) the second inning. We taped the game. Continue reading

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Fan Club

Well, the staff showed some of our players the video in the dugout. I remember seeing it. And I remember seeing a few of our players right after, and them intimating that Williams was going to pay for it. Continue reading

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Too much of a good thing

When I was a kid, fireworks were a huge deal. On the 4th, we would go to a park overlooking the Back Bay in Newport Beach, CA. We’d stake out our spot early, listen to Vin Scully call the Dodgers on the radio (I still remember 1984 or 1985, when Orel Hershiser shut the Pirates out on the 4th) and wait for the show, which involved fireworks shot from a barge. Continue reading

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Don’t Get Cheated

Only in indy ball would you see a guy looking for his teeth after he assaults a baseball to win on a walk-off. Continue reading

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