#55 Dice Baseball

Ok, here’s a good one. I should have thought about this back in March when they put all the real games away. We could have started our own Dice Baseball League. During all this covid down-time we could have been playing dice baseball, instead of sitting around staring at a blank TV screen, or tryingContinue reading “#55 Dice Baseball”

#44 Loma Prieta

In case you were wondering, Loma Prieta is the name of the highest peak in the Santa Cruz mountains.  It is also the name given to the 6.9 magnitude earthquake that arrived in San Francisco at 5:04PM on October 17, 1989. At the time, Bob Welch of the Oakland A’s was warming up in theContinue reading “#44 Loma Prieta”

#26 Gary Carter

So you may have been wondering why I have yet to write about Gary Carter.  I have been thinking about it.  I wasn’t really sure what angle to take, or how to start the story.  Should I lead off talking about Sandy Lahm Carter, who I first met in the 6th grade at Laguna RoadContinue reading “#26 Gary Carter”

#11 Johnny Roseboro

Don’t spread this around, but I don’t ever remember catching a baseball game.  I could be wrong, but I do not remember sitting behind home plate with a mask on, with a too-large catcher’s mitt on my left hand.  Maybe it was because I have never been very flexible, and didn’t enjoy sitting in aContinue reading “#11 Johnny Roseboro”