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Fear

Baseball movies are usually far from the best in cinematography. That said, probably my favorite baseball movie of all time is the 1957 film, Fear Strikes Out. It portrays Jimmy Piersall’s (who was a very good major leaguer) fight against mental illness exacerbated (I’m probably being kind) by his father. In baseball basically the worst thing a hitter can do is strike out. It is the ultimate failure in any particular at bat. Piersall was afraid of failure/failure to please his father.

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A Little About A Lot Of Things

Current plans call for my next “live” blog to be on Sunday May 1st. I plan on taking the remainder of the month off for some travel and what should be an extremely minor operation. Before I “leave” I wanted to do another of my cleanup articles.

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Beware Of Wolves In “Sheep’s Clothing”

This article is scheduled to publish in the last day of January 2022. Like almost all of my pieces it was written well ahead of that. On January 15, 2022 Glenn Youngkin was sworn in as the Governor of Virginia. I was in Virginia on the weekend before Election Day 2021. Youngkin had a lot of people fooled.

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What A Day To Clean Up

Today is Veterans’ Day in America and for me, in particular, it is time to do a “clean up” article. As I sat down to write this I though what an appropriate juxtaposition of circumstances. In too many cases we asked our veterans to clean up our messes and I want to clean up the backlog of notes I have on things I have neglected to cover.

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