THEY ARE BACK – THE BOYS OF SUMMER – GARRY ARMSTRONG

Opening day at Fenway Park used to be my favorite day of my TV news career. Fenway's Opening Day in baseball!  I dodged murders, political scandals, and other mayhem for this special day. Baseball's opening day is a rite of passage. As a kid in the 1940's Brooklyn, I'd devoured all the winter sports magazines … Continue reading THEY ARE BACK – THE BOYS OF SUMMER – GARRY ARMSTRONG

THE BOYS OF SUMMER ARE BACK – GARRY ARMSTRONG

This used to be my favorite day during my TV news career. Fenway's Opening Day in baseball!  I dodged the murders, political scandals, and other mayhem for this special day. Baseball's opening day is a rite of passage. As a kid in the 1940's Brooklyn, I'd devoured all the winter sports magazines which included predictions … Continue reading THE BOYS OF SUMMER ARE BACK – GARRY ARMSTRONG

GOODBYE – BOYS OF SUMMER, 2015

They are celebrating in America's heartland! The Kansas City Royals are the champs of baseball after defeating the New York Mets to win the World Series 4  games to 1. The "Boys of Summer" finished the season in frigid football weather. The suits of Major League baseball need to rethink this scheduling thing. The faithful fans … Continue reading GOODBYE – BOYS OF SUMMER, 2015

BYE BYE TO THE BOYS OF SUMMER

It's almost over for 2015. Summer and baseball. The World Series is playing out ... and football has begun. The Red Sox ended the season in last place. They perked up towards the end when the new kids were playing well, but it was too late to make a difference. It wasn't only a bad year. It was a humiliating, … Continue reading BYE BYE TO THE BOYS OF SUMMER

SEPTEMBER FANTASY BASEBALL

The Red Sox are playing the Phillies. Winning. They haven't won often this year, compiling a record so awful I thought they had an unbreakable lock on last place in the American League East. I was wrong. They actually have been playing well enough -- while other teams play badly enough -- to possibly, maybe slide … Continue reading SEPTEMBER FANTASY BASEBALL

Garry’s Baseball Movie Picks

Summer will come. It's already officially well into springtime. To me, this means baseball. Red Sox doing pretty well, so far. What could be better? You guessed it. Baseball and movies, and especially movies about baseball that combine my two favorite pastimes. Put them together and I'm in heaven! I know it's all subjective so here … Continue reading Garry’s Baseball Movie Picks