Remembering the day I was a cocky Braves fan

"Congratulations on winning the Series," my USC classmate, a Yankees fan, told me 17 years ago tonight. The Braves, behind Mad Dog and Wohlers, had just shut out the Yankees  to take a 2-0 series lead with three games to follow at Fulco. It was the last time I felt complete confidence that my team... Continue Reading →

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Pride of the Yankees

Mariano Rivera: Class act.  As part of his last lap around baseball stadiums, Rivera is doing a "farewell tour." It's not like the Cher farewell tour, where people pay 100 bucks to come bask in celebrity. It's Rivera talking to people behind the scenes in each park — the stadium employees, the grounds crew, the... Continue Reading →

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