AND THE GAME WENT ON AND ON AND ON – Marilyn Armstrong

Adorable Yet Endless Garry retired to the bedroom after the 10th inning. Not that he was giving up on the game. He just wanted to watch it in bed. I'm more comfortable sitting up, so I stayed in the living room. Sometime after midnight, the dogs got restless. I was sitting on their bed. Mind you, … Continue reading AND THE GAME WENT ON AND ON AND ON – Marilyn Armstrong

A TERRIBLE WONDERFUL YEAR – TWO ARE WON! – Garry Armstrong

And tonight, minus the rain and the lightning, game two commenced ... and we won. Two down, two to go.  No power outage and there will be a day off, then they will be off to L.A. It was 47 degrees (8.3 Celsius) in Boston. It will be hot in L.A. It was a good … Continue reading A TERRIBLE WONDERFUL YEAR – TWO ARE WON! – Garry Armstrong

A DAY TO BELIEVE – WORLD SERIES GAME FOUR – 2017

Today ought to be the fourth game of the World Series. The actuality of this event will depend on the weather in New York and Boston. It is supposed to rain in both cities, so I suppose it's a matter of exactly how much rain. It will have to be a real deluge before they … Continue reading A DAY TO BELIEVE – WORLD SERIES GAME FOUR – 2017

JOY IN WRIGLEYVILLE – RICH PASCHALL

Mudville, too - Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville Nine that day; the score stood four to two, with but one inning more to play. And then when Cooney died at first, and Barrows did the same, a sickly silence fell upon the patrons of the game. A straggling … Continue reading JOY IN WRIGLEYVILLE – RICH PASCHALL

THE EIGHTH GAME – THE 2016 WORLD SERIES ON A PARALLEL EARTH

FOR FANS OF AMERICA'S PASTIME: It's the ninth inning of the seventh game of the World Series. The pitchers on both teams are done in. No rest for the weary because the game is tied. Exactly as the inning ends, it starts to rain. Heavy downpour. Buckets and sheets of rain. The deciders call a rain delay -- … Continue reading THE EIGHTH GAME – THE 2016 WORLD SERIES ON A PARALLEL EARTH

PLAY BALL! – GARRY ARMSTRONG

I am a lifelong baseball fan. When October rolls around, I can smell baseball in the wind, I can hear it in the rustling autumn leaves.It's World Series time again! The Red Sox are not playing in it, but that doesn't mean we can't cheer from the sidelines. It's been a long time since either contending … Continue reading PLAY BALL! – GARRY ARMSTRONG