Tag Archives: Ernie Harwell

Play Ball (with apologies to the Astros)

“For lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.” Ernie Harwell … Continue reading

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The Post-Season Tiger Fan Blues

Sports writer and Detroit native son David Fleming wrote a marvelous piece for ESPN magazine recently about GM’s plans to turn the hallowed ground of Tiger Stadium into a little league park only to be blocked by the city itself. … Continue reading

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The Voice of the Turtle: Of Love and Baseball

“For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.” ~Song of … Continue reading

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Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to heaven.”

My Father, who turns 70 this year, is a Yankees fan. Who can blame him? As a boy, he watched Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, Phil Rizzuto, and later Roger Maris, and Whitey Ford do what they did better … Continue reading

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