Friday, March 08, 2013


When you train in Cuba, you take BP in your underwear. When you train in Jersey, you warm up with a scarf and a fire.

Left: Ducky Medwick of the Brooklyn Dodgers in Havana, February 28, 1942, about a week before my dad was born--he turns 71 today. Happy birthday, dad! (We all know he shares this birthday with my cousin Newi and Jim Rice, and it's my half-birthday too, as I turn 37.5 today.) Photo by William Vandivert/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images.

Right: Cliff Melton, Van Mungo, and Carl Hubbell of the New York Giants in Lakewood, NJ, March 1943. Photo by NY Daily News via Getty Images.

Red Sox are on TV tonight, also Saturday night and Sunday afternoon.



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