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BACK FROM SPRING TRAINING PARADISE

March 27, 2011

Tags: Orioles in Sarasota, Rays in Port Charlotte

BACK FROM THE PARADISE OF SPRING TRAINING

Astute Washington Post sportswriter Tom Boswell observed some time ago that one year an ardent baseball fan should forget about season tickets and invest instead in a trip to spring training. How true, how true! I spent the middle ten days in March near the Orioles new (more…)

RIP DUKE SNIDER AND ANDY JURINKO

March 2, 2011

Tags: Duke Snider, Andy Jurinko

As the days grow longer and and I am counting the hours until I head for spring training on March 10 visiting primarily the Orioles in Sarasota and the Rays down the road in Port Charlotte, it is time to check in with some thoughts on the baseball scene as MLB Opening Day is less (more…)

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