Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Last Dance

It was a day of bittersweet “lasts” this afternoon at beautiful Bright House Field after yesterday’s washout.  Last greetings for people who have become March acquaintances each year.  Straw Hat Tony with a great sense of humor at his watch … Continue reading

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Home Stretch

Well they say that the last week or two of spring training is much more indicative of how a club will fare during the season than the beginning of March foretells, and sure enough the Phillies are showing that they’ll … Continue reading

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A Gentleman’s Agreement

As anticipated, the month of March has flown by.  Our Spring Training schedule is well-worn from its daily trips in and out of my wallet, and only a handful of games remain. As an über-fan I wore my vintage 2004 … Continue reading

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The Nuances of Spring Time Baseball

Baseball is nuanced by context, and purists will appreciate this situation.  Vincent Velazquez is a young pitcher the Phillies acquired in a trade this winter from the Houston Astros, part of an exchange for Ken Giles who was going to … Continue reading

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There’s No Better Mascot in Sports …

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Pelicans in Brief

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Ominous Skies over Clearwater Beach

Went for what was supposed to be a Dolphin sighting cruise on the Calypso Queen with the family at 12:30 this afternoon.  But a surprise storm made for more of an adventure than we signed on for!    

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