November 17, 2019

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Another Silverback has fallen. Irv Noren died two weeks shy of his 95th birthday on Nov. 15.  When we spoke in March 2019, he said he did not feel we...

October 3, 2019

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Earlier this year I met Tommy Lasorda, thanks to his assistant Felipe, who arranged a Sunday afternoon coffee at the Fullerton Starbucks. Tommy turne...

September 20, 2019

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At 98 Eddie Robinson is the second-oldest living MLB player and the 1948 World Series champion is busy penning his second book.  The Paris, Texas, na...

September 19, 2019

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Over the past two weeks I've had long conversations with former White Sox player Val Heim, the oldest-living MLB who is still going strong. We've tal...

September 18, 2019

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In the past few weeks MLB baseball has lost Tom Jordan, 99, Wally Westlake, 98,  Clint Conatser, 98, and Charlie Silvera, 94.  Alex Grammas, 93, nick...

September 12, 2019

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Wally Westlake, MLB's oldest-living WWII veteran passed away peacefully on Sept. 6.  When we spoke earlier this year the Sacramentan (and SF Giants f...

September 9, 2019

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Cloyd Boyer (pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Athletics) recently celebrated his 92nd birthday and lives in Jasper, Missouri. One...

September 9, 2019

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When I spoke with Clint Conatser earlier this year he'd lost his eyesight but vividly described the sandy playground in Los Angeles where he and neig...

August 26, 2019

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Had a great time working on a feature recalling players' memories of first MLB on TV.  Grateful to Dodgers historian, Mark Langhill, for this 1952 pi...

August 21, 2019

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Bob Miller, a Phillies "Whiz Kid," who won the NL pennant in 1950 is one of my all-time favorite people.  The Michigan Hall of Fame coach tells such...

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