“Stormin’” Norman Marsh 1953 – 2014
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Posted by Paul on August 30, 2014 | Short Link

In September, 2004 I read an article in the Honolulu Advertiser about the Oahu Adult Baseball League, that featured a team called the Oahu Ravens. At the time, I’d been living on Oahu for almost a year and hadn’t made any real friends and didn’t feel particularly connected to a community yet. Though I hadn’t […]

Back to Your Regularly Scheduled Programming
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Posted by Paul on August 8, 2014 | Short Link

July was a month of frenetic movement for me and my family, and my make-believe sporting universe was left mostly vacant and neglected. I’ve had next-to-no time to play any games. I was able to pull out my old copy of Title Bout the other night, and that was awesome. Jack Dempsey vs Jack Johnson […]

Eddie Vedder and Johnny Ramone Strat-O-Matic UPDATE
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Posted by Paul on June 20, 2014 | Short Link

When I first published the photo below online, there was some skepticism as to whether that was really Eddie Vedder and/or Johnny Ramone. There can no longer be any doubt: “…They put him (Vedder) in the room next to me (Ramone)with connecting doors. We’d sit there and play the Strat-O-Matic baseball game all day long…” […]

RIP Tony Gwynn
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Posted by Paul on June 16, 2014 | Short Link

On Being a Father
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Posted by Paul on June 15, 2014 | Short Link

This post originally ran on June 16, 2012, but it’s no less apt for me today. My daughter Ruby has a tiny bud of a pea plant growing in a dixie cup, and she’s been carrying it around all morning. She’s gentle with it, as gentle as a five-year-old can be, that is. She calls […]

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