Category Archives: Sports

The Message in the Ads

Well, it was quite a Super Bowl. (Yes, I’m late to the party.)  I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to watch because I needed to be studying, but I relented and headed home from the library in time for the … Continue reading

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Win-win

The Dodgers and Mariners are squaring off this week  in L.A. Harry has been trying to get me to declare an allegiance.  The neat part is that, aside from setting the tone for the season,  these games won’t decide who … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame.

Dodgers win! Mariners win! As for the Legends, they played well,  but a late inning rally fell just sh.ort. I think I did okay as plays umpire considering I had no voice. All in all,  a good day of baseball.

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Saturday

That’s been my view for Harry’s first two baseball games.  I’ve been the base umpire.  On Monday,  I’ll don the protective gear and take my place behind the plate for the first time.  And who is likely to be in … Continue reading

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It Begins

Well,  today was the big day. After weeks of practice,  The Legends finally took the field.  Harry bayed second and then started off behind the plate. As for me,  I unexpectedly found myself in my foray game as an umpire,  … Continue reading

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One More Practice

It was 72 degrees this afternoon as the Legends gathered for an intrasquad scrimmage. The team was looking as nice as the weather.  Pitchers were throwing some strikes.  Batters were hiring the ball.  The defense was looking competent.  And I … Continue reading

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Saturday

It was definitely a baseball oriented day.  I had umpire training in the morning.  Harry had practice in the afternoon. Of course my knees are sore,  but at least I can still do something that vaguely resembles running, so I’ll … Continue reading

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