It’s Raining Candy Bars

April 13, 1978. Opening Day at Yankee Stadium. Andrew and I were there. As usual we packed a bagged lunch, hopped the subway, and bought outfield upper deck seats for a game against the White Sox. As we entered the Stadium, we were each handed a small, square chocolate bar. A Reggie bar, to be … Continue reading “It’s Raining Candy Bars”

Original Fiction: Invaders

I mentioned previously that I still had the story I wrote the night the NY Islanders won their first Stanley Cup. Without further ado, here it is. I’ve been living in this area all of my life and I don’t think I ever saw anything quite like it. They came in droves, crowding into what … Continue reading “Original Fiction: Invaders”

Now On Deck

It’s not a book contract, but my publishing career has taken a small step forward… The editor of a Yankees blog ( read one of my baseball posts and asked permission to reprint some of them on his blog. The first one appears today, concerning my chance encounter with Lou Piniella. I invite everyone to … Continue reading “Now On Deck”