Posts Tagged ‘baseball’

The Boys of Summer

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November 2nd, 2017 Posted 7:40 am

Congrats to the Stros and the Dodgers for a great series. We’ll miss baseball. Here’s a little something from THEREBY HANGS A TAIL:

We drove toward the sun, through a few neighborhoods a lot like our own, then past a baseball field with a kids’ game going on. I didn’t understand baseball but it always looked like fun, and the ball itself I loved. Who’d have guessed what the insides were like? At that very moment a kid swung his bat and the ball went soaring into the sky. We weren’t going very fast. Would it be totally impossible to –

“Che – et?” Bernie had this way of sometimes saying my name real slow. The ball hit the grass and bounced toward the outfield fence in lovely long hops that made me want to – “Che – et?” We drove on.

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Anyone Else a Bit Tired Today?

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October 30th, 2017 Posted 8:03 am

At least in the Eastern time zone? (But there’s nothing like baseball.) Here’s a very short random Amazon review we like. Your eyes need only be open for a second.

5.0 out of 5 stars – Five Stars – October 29, 2017.
John K. on THE RIGHT SIDE:
A great story teller. Feel for the characters.

 

 

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Baseball: Looking Back

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October 10th, 2017 Posted 8:42 am

Spence: Just looking back at your World Series picks, made here April 10.

Pete: Why?

Spence: Doesn’t there have to be accountability in life? Or at least continuity?

Pete: Kafka didn’t think so.

Spence: But could be hit the curve ball? Here were your picks: Red Sox versus Cubs. So you’re half alive.

Pete: Beats Kafka.

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Baseball’s Back!

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April 10th, 2017 Posted 9:07 am

Probably the best-tasting ball there is.

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World Series picks: Cubs and Red Sox.

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The Books



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