Tag Archives: nostalgia

Firing up the DVR for Cobb Field

Cobb Field by trimworksconst on Flickr As I have shown with Tiger Stadium, I’m always a bit saddened when a historic ballpark becomes obsolete and the only viable option for teams that want to remain relevant in their communities is to replace it. This goes both for places I’ve visited and those I never got

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Still a fan of the summer of ’98

Mark McGwire at Wrigley Field, May 1, 1998 I graduated from college in 1998, so that was a special summer for me, too. I set up my spring semester schedule to only have classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. My friends and I popped champagne on our apartment balcony after our last finals. We caught a

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Photo Friday: Rangers vs. Red Sox, 1993

Juan Gonzalez Tonight I’m posting what I hope will be the first in a weekly — or at least bi-weekly — feature wherein I go back to my film negatives and scan in photos I’ve taken since I got my first SLR camera in high school. This is the first batch of those images. I

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Finding the treasures in a pack of cards

Here we are in another year — and another chance for me to make promises about being a better updater of this blog, of trying harder to use this space as an outlet for my thoughts and ideas on the game. And writing, like other pursuits, is one which is best kept fresh and in

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Looking back on the 1992 Hall of Fame Game

Like most of baseball, I went about my day last Monday as I normally would. I didn’t take any time out of my day to visit MLB.com and listen to the coverage of the Hall of Fame from Cooperstown, the annual exhibition that used to be played the Monday following Induction Weekend. The Cubs and

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