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COOPERSTOWN & ONEONTA ALWAYS DELIVER + SOME HOPE FOR METS

June 8, 2011

Tags: Cooperstown Symposium, Leon Hamilton, Oneonta Outlaws, Mets on Rise

Two great sports quotations lead my post this steamy early June morning in NYC.

"Baseball taught me more about life than real life ever did."
-Hall of Fame second baseman/broadcaster Joe Morgan

"Humans often end up forgiving infidelity. But golf never does." Thomas Boswell
on Tiger Woods's decision not to play US Open -Wash Post June 8, 2011

And now the main post that appeared originally at booktrib.com (more…)

MEMORIAL DAY MUSINGS + TOURNEY TIME IN NEW YORK AREA AMATEUR BASEBALL

June 7, 2011

Tags: Indians, Diamondbacks, Manhattan-Siena MAAC playoffs, PSAL in NYC

For a fan and follower of all kinds of baseball as I am, the end of May brings unbridled joys. The Major League Baseball pennant races are heating up and traditionally Memorial Day has served as the one-third pole of the long season. Clearly the big surprise in the American League is Cleveland tho’ (more…)

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–David Ulin, Los Angeles Times