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|Last visit:||February 11, 2013|
Congrats to jbou for defeating moi in the spofi basketball league.: We were tied heading into the final day. Good job!
When Frank Williams loses his wallet he replaces his ID with a baseball card.: "He began life as an orphan abandoned in Seattle, grew up in foster homes and made it all the way to the top of professional baseball. And then it all disappeared in a bad marriage, alcoholism and a horrific car crash."
The Last Go Round: "I think we’re lucky as Pirates fans that we got to witness that Bonds, up close and personal for more than six years, three of them coming with him at the height of his prowess. And while it would have been nice if he’d stuck around a little longer, we’ll never have to live with the legacy of doubt that surrounded him in his later years."
The Saturday game: precursors modern day poker nights. An excellent story about a group of guys that started meetnig up on Saturdays in 1971 to play hoops.
Mike Royko: (a legendary columnist) reminisces about his life, his father's bar and his favorite sport --16-inch softball -- in this never before seen film from his favorite saloon, The Billy Goat Tavern. (via Coudal)