Monthly Archives: October 2014

When I Say “Samuel L.” … Do You Think Thompson?

Complete this name:  Samuel L. ______ .  Was Thompson the first name that came to mind?  Probably not.  It was Jackson, wasn’t it.  That is, unless you’re an old school Philadelphia Phillies buff.  Samuel L. (Luther) Thompson is one of … Continue reading

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I Wasn’t Born Yesterday ….

We took advantage of the proximity in Arizona from Scottsdale to Chandler to visit with Aunt Senta Seligmann today, who has a room in the Sunrise Senior Living Community.  Sunrise promotes that it has a special neighborhood for the memory … Continue reading

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A Surprise Visit

Beautiful blue draped the skies for 360 degrees as we made the long drive to Surprise today.  The Scorpions fell to 9-10, dropping a 4-3 loss to the Saguaros.  The two Phils prospects struggled a bit, as Roman Quinn went … Continue reading

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Fall League Visit in Full Swing

A beautiful day yesterday in Scottsdale to take in our first game this year at the Arizona Fall League with an announced crowd of 306 though not more than 150 in the seats. Arriving in time for the start, our … Continue reading

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More Scenes from the U. of Phoenix Stadium

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Darn That Larry Fitzgerald!

I sensed, heading into Cardinals’ Stadium in Arizona yesterday to meet my buddy Dan Wohlgelernter from LA, that Larry Fitzgerald was going to do something special against the Eagles.  Sure enough, the script played out with the still fleet wide … Continue reading

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Eye on Arizona

Here is an update on Phils’ prospects in the AFL.  They’re on the Scottsdale Scoprions, who started the season hot, but have now slipped to last place in the AFL East at 5-6.  But it’s early yet! One prospect we … Continue reading

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