Tag Archives: Hall of Fame

A Stop on an Old Road

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, May 22, 2017, 11:15 p.m. I’ve about got the reacquaintance out of the way. Last Saturday and this Thursday have exceeded my Charlotte Motor Speedway budget for handshakes. Huh. It just occurred me. No one bumped … Continue reading

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Just Let ‘Shoeless Joe’ Rest in Peace

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 7:27 a.m. I heard last night the new baseball commissioner, Rob Manfred, was going to make a new ruling on the case of “Shoeless Joe” Jackson, and I naturally figured he was going … Continue reading

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Five for the Ages

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, May 21, 2015, 10:41 a.m. NASCAR has announced five more members of its Hall of Fame: Jerry Cook, Bobby Isaac, Terry Labonte, Bruton Smith and Curtis Turner. Those wouldn’t have been my choices, at least not … Continue reading

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The Most Trifling Time of the Year

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, January 19, 2015, 10:30 a.m. NASCAR takes up every month of the year except two. It starts with NBA and NHL playoffs starting to take shape and ends with the football bowls and playoffs within sight. … Continue reading

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Halfway to Charlotte

Clinton, S.C., Friday, May 23, 2014, 4:54 p.m. The most identifiable place to meet in my native state is a gigantic peach that borders Interstate 85 near Gaffney. It also happens to be midway between Charlotte, North Carolina and my … Continue reading

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