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”

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 (www.startspreadingthenews.com) 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”

Déjà Vu All Over Again

Editor’s note: Today’s post was written by my brother Joe. You have been warned… It all started back in 2009. The annual announcement of baseball’s Hall of Fame induction in February – this time it included Rickey Henderson, former A’s and Yankees player (among many others). I fully expected the next message – it was … Continue reading “Déjà Vu All Over Again”