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The Ultimate 2 For 1

Sep 14, 2014 No Comments by

by Carl “Fritz” Fischer Many people have experienced Opening day at Yankee stadium, None however could come close to this one. It  was a long standing tradition for me. I would go with police and fire fighters from Westchester County.  The group grew to over 300 people before we had to end it. April 10 […]

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Illinois vs. Northwestern 1/14/63

Sep 13, 2014 No Comments by

by Brule Laker The University of Illinois was ranked 3rd in the nation when it arrived to play Northwestern University at McGaw Hall (now Welsh-Ryan Arena) in Evanston on January 14, 1963. My father (Illinois, Class of 1938), brother and I sat high up on the Illinois side in row 31 at midcourt. The 3-8 […]

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Another Shot at Red Sox Nation

Sep 11, 2014 No Comments

Juan Miranda draws a walk-off walk with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, as the Yankees defeat Boston 4-3. It was great to see Papelbon and the evil Red Sox Nation lose the last regular season home game. Long night with a great ending.   title: Another Shot at Red Sox […]

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I hate the Red Sox

Sep 09, 2014 No Comments

First I’m a Yankee fan; detest the Red Sox Nation, and not a Mets supporter. With that out of the way a friend and I decided to try to get tickets to the World Series, what the hell we live in the NYC metropolitan area. Using the ancient technology, land line phones we call the […]

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David Cone Perfect Game

Aug 22, 2014 2 Comments

by Dan Erhardt Even back as recently as 1999, it’s my understanding that the common practice at most ballparks –Yankee Stadium included — was to rip a patrons ticket to validate entrance to the game. Take a look at the picture of that ticket..  notice that it’s fully intact. That’s because I didn’t go. I […]

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 500

Aug 21, 2014 No Comments

by Chris Bower NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 500 California Speedway, Fontana, California February 24, 2008 One of my best friends, Gary, is a truck driver, and he’s been the hauler driver for several NASCAR teams over the years. When NASCAR would come to Southern California, he’d give me a call and I’d drive down […]

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Trans-Atlantic Challenge Cup

Aug 20, 2014 No Comments

by Tatiana Pereira NY Cosmos vs. Donetsk Shakhtar – July 12, 1981 Controversy makes for a good story, and this one involved politics of the time. The Trans-Atlantic Challenge Cup of 1981 was supposed to feature (2) NASL teams: NY Cosmos & Seattle Sounders and (2) International teams: Donetsk Shakhter (Ukraine) and South Hampton (England). […]

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You’re Not at Shea Anymore – Opening Day at Citi Field

Aug 18, 2014 No Comments

Mets Opening Day 2009 It was a brand new stadium, first home game ever there. Mets had a great ceremony. I was in 304 for that game. I really enjoyed the whole atmosphere of the whole stadium. The Mets started the year off before that against the Reds and Braves, so it wasn’t there first […]

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My First Night Game

Aug 15, 2014 No Comments

By Gretchen K. In the process of cleaning my desk I found these tickets (stubs) from a Phillies game I attended summer 2009. It was the first night game I ever went to. It was an absolutely a beautiful night. The Phillies lost…however…but the time spent with my children, husband, aunt & uncle was priceless! […]

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Life as an Atlanta Falcon Fan

Aug 14, 2014 1 Comment

So many great moments in this one and so many that nearly made me put my fist through my monitor, but at the end of the day, Matt Bryant and Roddy White saved this

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