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The Reinvention of the Red Sox

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, October 29, 2018, 1:13 p.m. Last night the announcers referred to the Boston Red Sox as “a storied team.” The five-game triumph over the Los Angeles Dodgers was the Red Sox ninth World Series title. The … Continue reading

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I Don’t Never Have Fun Like That No More

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 10:55 a.m. In the early 1970s, the banks of the Little River overflowed in Laurens. A photo on the front page of a newspaper is etched in my mind. A rowboat was making … Continue reading

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It Happens Every Spring

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 10:13 a.m. It’s a strange sensation for this time of year. I mourn the loss of baseball. Oh, the Boston Red Sox are playing a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals this very … Continue reading

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Some Time a Ball Team’s All a Man’s Got

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, April 9, 2016, 7:20 p.m. When I look back on my 58th birthday and its aftermath, all I can make at this point is what, all too often in my life, one I’ve been unable to … Continue reading

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Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs …

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, October 30, 2015, 11:48 a.m. I haven’t felt the urge to blog lately. I’ve been working on a novel called Cowboys Come Home, trying to sell one called Forgive Us Our Trespasses, and trying to get … Continue reading

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Fashion Cents

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 10:04 p.m. Over the years, it’s been my observation that most fans think their favorite (driver, athlete, politician, etc.) is the only guy who tells it like it is, and their least favorite … Continue reading

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Potentially a Time for Progress

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, August 27, 2015, 10:18 a.m. No race this weekend. Maybe I’ll go to a ballgame. This is going to be — knock on wood — the least busy weekend for quite some time. The Greer at … Continue reading

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A Time of Fulfillment

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 11:46 a.m. The week started out unevenly, but, at the moment, the uncertain seems at least normalized, and I’m in a mood of fulfillment, and fulfilled is about the best I get these … Continue reading

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Well, That’s Baseball!

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, April 10, 2015, 9:20 a.m. I was thinking on the way home last night, trying to remember if I had ever been to a professional baseball Opening Night. I wrote about quite a few, but I … Continue reading

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In Sports, I’m No Revolutionary

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, March 20, 2015, 6:45 p.m. I’m stodgy. Always have been resistant to change where sports is concerned. I’m not that way in other areas of life, but, in sports, I might as well be a cranky … Continue reading

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