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Great Art Donovan Photo!


I was doing a search for a photo of Brooks Robinson’s restaurant , because, for the life of me, I cannot place it from my very early childhood. It was located at 511 Gorsuch Avenue and even though the google … Continue reading

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My Baltimore Books, John Steadman’s ‘Football’s Miracle Men”


This post is long overdue.  For years, there was a book that was missing from my ‘Baltimore Books’ collection.  Missing, due to my own stupidity. When I was boy, my Uncle Kelly gave me his copy of “Football’s Miracle Men, … Continue reading

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http://retrobaltimore.tumblr.com/post/97841047484/catching-up-with-former-baltimore-colts-tackle-sam Sam Ball was the number one draft pick for the Baltimore Colts in 1966. Look at the Colts’ record from 66 until 1970. They were a juggernaut! He only played those 4 seasons before his knees gave out. At … Continue reading

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A Somber Moment in West Baltimore


If you write a blog, you know that your blog host keeps tabs on your views or hits.  This statistical posting also includes which blog entries that you’ve written receive the most traffic.  It’s kind of mind-blowing, really, because the … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Fatso. My Baltimore Books.


I have dreaded this day.  I have just learned that one of the all-time great Baltimoreans has passed away, Art Donovan. Like so many other old-school Baltimore people, I got a chance to meet and know Art and bask in … Continue reading

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BaltimoreBoy Abides!


Somebody found my blog today by doing a search for, “Insane asylum Conowingo Dam”. Now I know that I have mentioned the Conowingo Dam in a previous blog but I don’t recall talking about insane asylums.  Now I remember, I … Continue reading

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Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69


Legendary Colts tight end John Mackey dies at 69. The greatest tight end in Pro Football history.  Thank you, John for being  so gracious to me when we met all those years ago.  Thank you for bringing joy to the … Continue reading

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Time Will Not Dim the Glory of Their Deeds


There was a time when everyday in Baltimore was a Memorial Day of sorts.  The beloved home of the Orioles and Colts was indeed, Memorial Stadium.  It’s most prominent feature being the huge dedication that faced 33rd street.  Simple and … Continue reading

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Finally! A Day at the Races!!


I have a secret shame.  I am the type of man who is embarrassed by nothing and I’m liable to say or do anything at anytime, but I am loathe to admit the following; I have never been to Pimlico … Continue reading

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Play Misty for me Baltimore!


This past Friday provided me with two instances of the weepies.  Good weepies, happy weepies.  These moist eye moments were brought on by some things that are particularly heart warming and prideful to a person, like myself, who is possessed … Continue reading

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