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The Grand Old Game’s Grand Old Man

2 Shevat 5768 – January 9, 2008
He's older than any radio station and spoke before movies did. My legendary friend Ernie Harwell will be 90 years old soon.

Off-Season Musings

3 Tevet 5768 – December 12, 2007
Shawn Green didn't provide the power the Mets were hoping for last season as he hit only 10 home runs in 446 at bats.

Fifty-Year Yahrzeit For Dem Bums

28 Tishri 5768 – October 10, 2007
The year was 1957. Times were good here in America. The world seemed more peaceful.

New York Visit: Memories Of Scooter And More

28 Elul 5767 – September 11, 2007
My recent stay in New York included two trips to Yankee Stadium, one to Shea Stadium and one to KeySpan Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, the minor league club of the Mets in Coney Island.

Greenberg To Green To…Braun?

24 Av 5767 – August 8, 2007
The 1947 baseball season was Jackie Robinson's first and Hank Greenberg's last. It also marked the debut of another Jewish slugger, Al Rosen.

All-Star Musings And Memories

25 Tammuz 5767 – July 11, 2007
Hope everyone enjoyed this year's All-Star Game, which was played on Tuesday this week, after this column was prepared.

Just One Pitch

20 Sivan 5767 – June 6, 2007
Adam Greenberg holds a major league record. He was hit in the head by the very first and only pitch he ever saw - or almost saw - in his big league career.

Counting The Omer … And The Homers

21 Iyyar 5767 – May 9, 2007
While we're counting the Omer, we're also counting homers.

2007 Predictions

24 Nisan 5767 – April 12, 2007
NL East         Mets: The Mets have the best team in the National League, with enough punch to compensate for an aging and not-so-great starting...

Kaddish For Barney Dreyfuss

17 Adar 5767 – March 7, 2007
"Who are you saying Kaddish for today?" one of the kollel young men asked.

Baseball Is Dull Only To Those With Dull Minds

19 Shevat 5767 – February 7, 2007
We'll leave the serious stuff - the situation in Israel, the shidduch crisis, and other issues of concern to the Jewish community - to the other qualified Jewish Press columnists.

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