A man who gave the Dodgers a voice.

Now try to follow with me on this. Back in about 1958 something possessed my parents to buy a big blond stereo from Sears and put it in the Livingroom. A blond wood stereo with an array of different size speakers that a 14-year-old teen boy only could wish for. Previous we had only aContinue reading “A man who gave the Dodgers a voice.”

Call the bum out.

It was a really nice mild spring evening 1962. My friend Ron and I were at Dodger Stadium to watch an early season baseball game. What a beautiful ball park the Dodgers have. The outfield grass trimmed nice and even with a lush field of green. Dirt infield raked and smooth. All just right forContinue reading “Call the bum out.”

The very big news.

The Cleveland baseball team known as the Indians has changed their name to the Cleveland Guardians. Out of respect to Native Americans. As they should. However, the designation Indian as coined by early explorers was a “misnomer.” The early explorers thought they had reached India. Therefore calling whomever they ran into as “Indians.” Boy wereContinue reading “The very big news.”