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Henry Aaron’s 715th – April 8, 1974

April 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Baseball History, Baseball Writing

A black man is getting a standing ovation in the Deep South for breaking the record of the all time idol of baseball. This is a great moment for all of us”  … Vin Scully Although many memories are hazy after thirty some years, I can still vividly remember where I was when Henry Aaron […]

“It’s 9:46pm in the City of the Angels”

March 26, 2010 by  
Filed under Baseball Writing

The other day, I heard a segment on NPR’s Talk of the Nation with radio announcer Jon Miller.  The discussion turned to the great Vin Scully, still doing Dodger games after over 50 years in the booth.  They remarked about a game in 1965 when Sandy Koufax pitched a perfect game and how Scully’s 9th […]

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