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Get Well Soon Mariano Rivera from Mariners Nation

May 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

I vaguely recall seeing the young Rivera pictured above for the first time during the 1995 playoff series with the Yankees. Rivera did not become the closer for the Yankees till 1996 but he did see action in games 2,3 and 5 of that thrilling playoff match-up that was perhaps the highlight of my many […]

A Cardinal Christmas Carol

December 8, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

“Merry Christmas, Mr. Mozeliak.” The general manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, John Mozeliak, looked up from the paperwork on his desk.  Running a baseball team might be enjoyable and have great perks, but it never stops. “Thank you, Molly.  I hope you have a nice holiday as well.  Are you visiting family?” Molly nodded. […]