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REMEMBERING “ROBBY” (Part II)

Wonderful reactions to Part I, so here as we approach “Jackie Robinson Day” in Major League Baseball is Part II. Enjoy. Growing up Years Jerry and Mallie Robinson were impoverished sharecroppers who lived in Cairo, Georgia. Jerry deserted the family six months after Jackie was born in 1919. Mallie, strong, religious, family-oriented

Alzheimer’s Foundation: 5 Ways Baseball is a Home Run for Brain Health

NEW YORK (April 9, 2019)— Baseball is more than just the national pastime; it can also be a useful tool to exercise your brain. With baseball season in full swing, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is encouraging everyone to play ball. “Baseball stimulates cognitive functions, promotes social interaction and helps

Iron Men or Iron Pyrite

I was reminded recently of how long I’ve been watching baseball.   In looking at the Blue Jays troika of hitters in their farm system, Bo Bichette, Caven Biggio, and Vlad Jr., it dawned upon me that I was not only a big fan of their fathers but that I was in

Barry Zito Highlights Baseball and Grammy Exhibit

Take Me Out to The Ball Game: Popular Music and The National Pastime exhibit here at the GRAMMY Museum opens on March 14th through the fall of 2019. Barry Zito was a top-notch pitcher in major league baseball for 15 seasons. During that time, he won the Cy Young in 2002

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