Tag Archives: Tony Kubek

Great Stadiums (cont’d)

Dharamshala this ain’t. (That blog was posted not only on Shakespeare’s birth and death day, it was posted on the 90th anniversary of the opening of Yankee Stadium.) But the original Yankee Stadium was (James Hilton’s) Shangri-La to baseball-crazed fans … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, India, Right Off the Bat Website, Stadiums, Yankees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Farewell, Moose Skowron

The baseball firmament lost one of its all-time World Series stars. Bill “Moose” Skowron, a fixture at Yankees Oldtimers’ Day for decades following his career, died of congestive heart failure and cancer. Although he made the final out in the … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Yankees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Evander (Not Holyfield) Meets and Greets Baseball Players and Cricket Fans

The scene today was Fairfield, New Jersey, the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Route 46 East. I arrived with my pre-1974 Yankee Stadium seat to add some autographs and to promote Right Off the Bat. The Crowne Plaza was hosting a … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Cricket, England, Right Off the Bat Book, Right Off the Bat Website, Yankees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment