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The Game

It was a fun game last night. October baseball, of course, always seems different. I swear the stadium lights even seem brighter. There is nothing like a fully-engaged Yankee Stadium crowd, with all its passion and aggression and (sometimes obnoxious) exuberance. When Matsui hit his bases-clearing double, the upper deck was literally rocking beneath our feet. When Ortiz hit that triple bringing the Bosox nearly all the way back, of course, things were considerably quieter. Man, that is truly a fearsome line-up…

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Van Morrison Sings for the Voiceless

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