Tag Archives: Buddy Baker

Home with the Merciful God

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 3:27 p.m. When I arrived as a cadet on the NASCAR touring troupe in 1993, two men were responsible for my relatively quick acceptance. One was Mike Hembree, then as now one of … Continue reading

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Things Even Bigger Than I Am

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, August 13, 2015, 8:54 a.m. I feel incoherently profound this morning. I’m thoughtful, but none of the thoughts make sense. I’m wasting my time on issues beyond my ability to comprehend or influence. I’ve already had … Continue reading

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The Buddy Baker Way

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 7:35 a.m. One of many ironies about Elzie Wylie Baker Jr. is that, the first time I met him, he asked me a question. “You ain’t seen a ball, have you?” “No, sir.” … Continue reading

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