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One for the Record Books

Charlie Carillo | Posted 04.19.2017 | Home
Charlie Carillo

A writer reaches a new level of humility the first time he finds one of his books for sale in a second-hand bookstore. It's like finding your first gray hair.

Wait 'Til Next Year...

ilona saari | Posted 07.27.2016 | Sports
ilona saari

This year while I waited to hear who would be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, a Nathan's hot dog sizzled in my frying pan, its spicy Coney Island smell making my mouth water as the names were announced. When it was over, I was so heartbroken I lost my appetite.

February Fantasy: I Can Still Hit!

Robert Miraldi | Posted 04.14.2015 | Sports
Robert Miraldi

When spring training camp finally opens, you know you have made it through another year, that your team really has a chance this season, and that life is still good -- as long as baseball games are close at hand.

The Original Boy of Summer Belongs in Cooperstown

Robert Miraldi | Posted 09.22.2014 | Sports
Robert Miraldi

Roger Angell reminded us recently with a long memoir piece why he will be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame this weekend. As much as his selection is deserved, there is another Roger out there who has not yet gotten the nod.

Michigan House Passes Pledge Of Allegiance, Flag Mandate

Posted 09.18.2012 | Education

The Michigan House last week passed legislation requiring every state public school to set aside time for the Pledge of Allegiance, and every classroo...

State Senate Backs Bill Requiring Pledge Of Allegiance In Schools

Posted 01.12.2012 | Education

A bill that requires every Michigan public school student to start the day by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance has been approved by the state Senate....

Duke Snider -- Farewell, My Hero

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert E. Murphy

They played more than half a century ago, so most of them are gone, the Brooklyn Dodgers that I knew. This one hurts. For me and most of the kids of the 1950s, he was the one. Our hero.