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PostPosted: Thu 11/29/18 12:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, I most definitely am! Thanks for all the posts in this thread, Cath. Smile
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PostPosted: Wed 12/12/18 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lol - Red Sox delivered a pineapple pizza to Yankee Stadium - link from mlb.com
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PostPosted: Fri 1/11/19 4:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This would be funny if it were not sad.

A squatter was reported to be living in Tony Gwynn's old house in Poway. It went into foreclosure last year and there were rumors a meth lab was being run out of the house! There is a lot more to the story if you read the U-T article - linked here - it is a bit complicated!
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PostPosted: Sat 1/12/19 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, I think everyone's heard about it now...and I can't believe the Gwynns couldn't keep the house? Love the headline, though. Wink
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PostPosted: Sat 3/16/19 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Usually this thread is kind of light hearted but I read this and felt it should be posted. It is a sad story about a fan - linked here
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PostPosted: Sun 3/17/19 10:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a beautiful story!

I've got another update for this one, later.
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PostPosted: Mon 5/13/19 3:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, my, so much to update...this is a placemarker!
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PostPosted: Tue 5/28/19 4:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought this was fun to watch - about Indians pitcher Oliver Perez and his socks! And for anyone who misses Yasiel and the fun he has with teammates - watch this Laughing
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PostPosted: Mon 6/10/19 5:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You kind of feel bad for a guy who's called up to make his first major league start and he can't get to the game - that's what happened to Rays rookie Colin Poche at Fenway Park, over the weekend. Poor kid. Here's the article
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PostPosted: Sun 8/4/19 12:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh my goodness this one is hilarious - baseball card for Indians reliever Shane Bieber has him listed as Justin Bieber - linked here
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PostPosted: Sun 8/4/19 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OMG. Sheeeeeeesh!
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PostPosted: Wed 8/7/19 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rolling Eyes
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