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Full Count Book Review

This book was written by David Cone and Jack Curry. The endorsement by a former teammate, Andy Pettitte on the fold was interesting and what you’d expect to see said about the pitcher. He was always known as smart and he knew his craft. Cone’s candor about how he felt when

Remembering Robby (Part 3)

Major League Baseball rightfully celebrates Jackie Robinson Day every April 15, the day he broke the color barrier in 1947. I met my all-time favorite player twice –once as a teenager and then as an adult. Both moments still stay with me. HARVEY FROMMER:  When school was out, I sometimes went around

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

REMEMBERING “ROBBY” (Part I)

There will be a lot of hype and hoopla, praise and stock-taking this year of 2019 which marks, the 100thanniversary of Jack Roosevelt Robinson’s birth. April 15 is a marker day in baseball – the dramatic day he broke baseball’s color line in 1947. I have written about so many illustrious

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