Tag Archives: Yogi Berra

sarah says

A betting person, with a weakness for betting and the gaming tables would be faced with a dilemma in discerning the odds between Sarah Palin and Nancy Pelozi as to which was the sharpest pencil in the box. Palin in … Continue reading

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romney care: rappin’ with Mitt

Of all things its Milton Friedman’s birthday today. He would have been a hundred years old. One quote I like from him, so pertinent in the election campaign that succinctly wraps this whole electoral exercise into one piss pot of … Continue reading

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they won’t come to yours

Jesse Marinoff Reyes: SPORT October, 1955 issue Photograph: Ozzie Sweet (b. 1918) Happy 87th Birthday Yogi Berra! Or as Yogi himself has quipped, “You should always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.” Happy to celebrate … Continue reading

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eternal yankees

Jesse Marinoff Reyes: baseball covers (heavily laden with Yankees) to whet the appetite for the smell of green grass, the crack of the bat, and the ever eternal boys of summer. See if you can spot a few of “my” … Continue reading

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Leo and the stick man

Its about storytelling.Its about old wild men. But not the kind of tales told by the old beaks over a coffee at the mall, dangling worry beads like imaginary large fish they never caught. Old men and the sea who … Continue reading

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the lost decade: a hang five for prosperity

Socially, politically and economically, we are entering uncharted waters. We appear to be at the cusp on some major transformations. The issues are rather complex, seemingly beyond the comprehension¬† of the present crew of economic advisers. The result is a … Continue reading

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LSD- THE LONG SLOW DISTANCE OF WOODSTOCK NATION

An antipathy to the material world and to the world of government, order discipline, and force went beyond a form of heresy. It is a constant theme in most religions. Think of Saint Francis, the son of a prosperous merchant, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Yogi:''Our Similarities Are Different!''

William Shakespeare: ”You Sirrah that ball was fair!” Yogi Berra: ”That ball was foul!” William Shakespeare: ”So Fair a Foul I Have Not Seen!” Thus, a foul ball of fate that henceforth became commonly known as ” the long and … Continue reading

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