April 2, 2020

One of the most interesting players I've interviewed is Charles Lemoine "Tim" Thompson, 96, of Lewistown, PA.  Thompson appeared in 187 major-league...

March 29, 2020

Instead of #OpeningDayatHome, I have another hashtag courtesy of Los Angeles Dodgers former manager Tommy Lasorda: #BaseballisForever.

There's a reaso...

March 13, 2020

Had a chance to speak with Dr. Bobby Brown yesterday, a man unparalleled as former third baseman for the Yankees, a 4x World Series champion, and car...

February 29, 2020

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One of the greatest baseball books ever written may have been tossed in a drawer and forgotten, had it not been for Dodgers pitcher, Carl Erskine, 93...

February 26, 2020

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Just learned of the passing of George Yankowski, an Army sniper in the Battle of the Bulge who told me about the sound of bullets whizzing past his h...

February 5, 2020

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This week America lost another Greatest Generation MLB player and U.S. Navy veteran. Don Hasenmayer made his major-league debut on May 2, 1945,  when...

January 15, 2020

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So, you'll be hearing more soon from another batboy, now 87, who has come forth with some wonderful accounts of Chapel Hill during WWII.  His name is...

January 2, 2020

Johnny Carson and Marine fighter pilot Ed McMahon were united by early military ties, long before they met and became late-night television's most fa...

December 18, 2019

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This week archivists in Norfolk shared some amazing images I'd never seen. Eddie Robinson, (pictured in middle) turned 99 on Dec. 15.  He's MLB's old...

December 10, 2019

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If you've seen the film, "Ford v. Ferrari" you understand how Ford Motor Company helped win WWII, cranking out bombers and trucks for the US Army whi...

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