Neal Pollard One of the great American personalities of the 20th Century, Yogi Berra, has died. The 90 year old died Tuesday, September 22, in West Caldwell, New Jersey. In his wake, Berra, a Hall of Fame catcher with the New York Yankees in the 1940s-1960s, left a book full of memorable quotes, such as: … Continue reading Lessons From Yogi Berra’s “Yogi-isms”
Neal Pollard He was named after a World War I general, born in Los Angeles in 1918 just after the American doughboys went “over there.” There are four men who played Major League Baseball older than Robert Pershing (“Bobby”) Doerr (Mike Sandlock in 99, Eddie Carnett and Alex Monchak are 98, and Carl Miles in … Continue reading A LINK TO HISTORY
Neal Pollard Baltimore was the host of history yesterday. Never, in nearly 150 years of professional baseball in America, has a regular season baseball game between two Major League teams been closed to the public. I estimated the crowd inside Camden Yard to have been exactly zero fans in the stands, breaking Baltimore’s old record-low … Continue reading No Fans?
Neal Pollard All the following are legitimate outlets, kept in proper perspective: Social causes and needs. Politics. Sports, recreation, leisure and fitness. Wholesome forms of entertainment. Family events. Social media. Socializing and fellowship with fellow Christians. Church buildings. Addressing controversial issues and false teaching. Material possessions. Hobbies. But our common struggle is allowing these to … Continue reading Diversions, Distractions, Or Deviations?
Neal Pollard Being a Rockies' fan has its ups and downs—historically, there have been more downs than ups, I'm afraid. Being no-hit last night by Dodger's pitcher Clayton Kershaw was pretty low! While it was only the third time in franchise history that no Rockies' hitter got a hit in an official baseball game, there … Continue reading Where’s Greg Reynolds Today?