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The Complex, Two-headed Casey (Part III)

For those Yankee lovers and Yankee haters and all those in between who have responded to my first two pieces on Charles Dillon Stengel, for you to enjoy and write to me about is another in the series.

Sparing no one including himself, Casey Stengel was equally at ease using the back of his hand or the glad hand. Not unduly concerned about hurting a player’s (or anyone else’s feelings) by a sarcastic or sharp criticism even in front of others, Stengel picked his times. Continue reading

Remembering All Star Game at Fenway Park 1999

Mid season for the national pastime means another All Star Game. All of them have special unique features to showcase. This year in Cincinnati — the ghost of Pete Rose will be one of the talking points.

One of the more memorable of All Star Games took place at Fenway Park July 13, 1999 at the 70th All-Star Game. On hand were the candidates for the All-Century Team as well as the 1999 All Stars. And since it was staged on Boston’s home turf – the center of attraction was Theodore Francis Williams. Continue reading

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