Bobby Pfeil spent a good part of his rookie season as starting third baseman with the 1969 Amazin' Mets. He played just one more year, with the 1971 Phillies.
Wreckage of the airship Hindenburg continues to burn on the ground at Lakehurst Air Base in New Jersey I was typically scrolling through my Twitter feed this afternoon when a news blurb caught my eye. It was a picture of the Hindenburg with a headline reading that the last survivor of that disaster had … Continue reading Perspective of time and age on history
At some point when I was a young boy, I learned that Bobby Kennedy and I had shared the same birthday. This was in the early 1970's, when I was about 11 or 12 years old. At that point I really had no idea who he was, or that he had an older brother who … Continue reading The Lion sleeps tonight
April was a pretty rough month in any way that you want to size it up. Record spending, debt, unemployment. A major shift towards socialism by our government. Increased attacks on the sacrament of marriage by homosexuals and liberal thinkers. And then finally ending with an attack by a Swine Flu pandemic.It's all a bit … Continue reading Will April’s showers bring May flowers?
Do you know that weird sensation of connection to your roots that you often feel when you see an old family member, friend, lover, teammate, or co-worker for the first time in years, maybe even decades?Depending on the circumstances of your meet, it sometimes doesn't hit you until later. But almost always we go through … Continue reading The good old days