My Brushes With Celebrity

Some people have been prolific in their interactions with celebrities, meeting all manner of stars from stage and screen and stadium. I am not one of those people. I bring this up because, lately, a “thing” has been circulating on Facebook where you list ten celebrities and people have to pick the one from the … Continue reading “My Brushes With Celebrity”

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 ( 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”