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Tab, Joe, Joe, and Joe

The synchronicity of nostalgia. Events that rhyme in time. A circling of the sun. The revolution of the cold-blooded moon. Fantasy and fact orbit one another! It is 60 years ago today, July 21, 2018, that “Joe Boyd, a middle-aged real estate salesman, … Continue reading

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Streaking

Like the proverbial first-small-step of the longest journey, record-MLB streaks begin innocently enough. Each captures the imagination of the public in different ways. The most enthralling streaks occur over the course of a season. A few, equally impressive, are accomplished … Continue reading

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Mantle by the New Math Numbers

Like most red-blooded (Is there any other color?) American (U.S., but let’s include the entire hemisphere) males from Noo Yawk, and between the ages of fifty and eighty, I (Evander) have a fascination with Yankees star Mickey Mantle—virtually to the … Continue reading

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