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  •  In the 50s-60s, part of the joy of listening to a (2+ / 0-)
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    Phil S 33, Cali Scribe

    Cardinals game was the play-by-play with Carey and Joe Garagiola (sic).  Funny, full of good stories.  One night they had a guest in the booth -- Chuck Connors (The Rifleman, for you young'ns) a former minor league player.  It's been about 50 years since that broadcast but I still remember how much laughter it caused -- even if they were more than a little lax about the actual play by play.  

    ""How long does getting thin take?" Pooh asked anxiously." -- A. A. Milne

    by pittie70 on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 01:41:24 PM PST

    •  Weren't those the Glory Days of Baseball? (2+ / 0-)
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      pittie70, Cali Scribe

      They are for me....Funny how some great ones simply got drunk; and still did quite well----and never thought about any drug stuff or whatever.  

      Times have changed.

      •  It sure was. I was a real fan and I had friends (1+ / 0-)
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        Cali Scribe

        who simply didn't understand how, as a girl, I could be so nutty about the Cardinals.  Well, that's the way it was and those days are gone forever.

        ""How long does getting thin take?" Pooh asked anxiously." -- A. A. Milne

        by pittie70 on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 01:50:17 PM PST

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