Category Archives: Sports

Sunday, 2 July 2017 – Sunday Papers & Sports Illustrated

Sunday I spent some time an old friend – the papers. I didn’t read any more of Bargain Fever as the day sort of slipped away. My youngest daughter and I went out and got some groceries @ Publix where I grabbed … Continue reading

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15-17 June 2017 – Reading Fran Zimniuch’s Philadelphia Eagles – Where Have You Gone?

Philadelphia Eagles – Where Have You Gone? by Fran Zimniuch Publisher – Sports Publishing Copyrights 2004, 2015 200 pages Rating – 5.5 out of 10 Way back in the late 1970s, I started watching pro football with my father. One … Continue reading

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Book Review – That Championship by Jason Miller

The Championship Season by Jason Miller Copyright 1972 Publisher – Atheneum 133 pages Rating – 7/10 Summary – It’s been 20 years since the team from Fillmore High School won the state championship in basketball. Four of the five team … Continue reading

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Saturday, 14 January 2017 Lotsa Reading

Saturday I was tired from the week and spent most of the day reading. On a down note, I finished reading Grady Baby, going from page 203 to the end. It was like pulling teeth. The book has good material, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sack Exchange by Greg Prato

Sack Exchange: The Definitive Oral History of the 1980s New York Jets by Greg Prato Publisher – ECW Press 440 pages Copyright – 2011 Rating – 8/10 Summary – During the early-1980s, the New York Jets seemed on the verge … Continue reading

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Book Review: Whatever Happened to Gorgeous George? by Joe Jares

Whatever Happened to Gorgeous George? by Joe Jares Copyright 1974 Publisher: Prentice-Hall 193 pages (148 pages of text; 45 pages of appendices) Rating: 7/10 Summary: Author Joe Jares recounts some tales from the world of pro wrestling in this uneven, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Destiny’s Darlings by Martin Ralbovsky

Destiny’s Darlings: A World Championship Little League Team Twenty Years Later by Martin Ralbovsky Copyright 1974 Publisher: Hawthorn Books 255 pages Rating: 9/10 Summary: In 1954, a group of twelve-year-olds from Schenectady, New York, won the Little League World Series. … Continue reading

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