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2005 PGA – Mickelson gets his 2nd Major

May 27, 2016 No Comments by

by Jonathan Hemlock At the time it was still Tiger’s world, and you only got to peek your head in the door. But pretty much from the  get-go the 2005 PGA was Phil’s tournament, and on the day I got to go – he started to “pull away” from the pack. If you know anything about […]

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Yankee Opening Day 2011

May 24, 2016 No Comments by

By Gary S. 2011 opening day game at Yankees Stadium was a cold early spring day with a very little drizzle turning to light hale, nothing a fan couldn’t prepare for, but at least 10 percent of the seats were empty when the game started and only a third were filled for Mo’s last pitch. […]

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1959 – White Sox vs Dodgers World Series Story

May 22, 2016 No Comments

by Brule Laker Here’s a story In 1959, after 40 years, the Chicago White Sox finally won an American League pennant.  With no Internet, Ticketmaster, eBay, StubHub or other such services, one needed to know someone in the ticket office, in our case, the head guy, Tommy Maloney. My uncle, a season-ticket holder, got tickets […]

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The Knicks to the NBA Finals – 1999

May 10, 2016 No Comments

by Matt P. The wasn’t much pressure on the Knicks that night. If they won they’d become the first #8 seed to make the playoffs – if not they’d get another shot in a couple of days. So even though this was NY – it was mostly a free-roll. I was there with an old […]

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Kentucky Derby Memories

May 07, 2016 No Comments

I don’t have an entrance ticket to the 1975, 101st running of the Kentucky Derby, but I was there with some friends. We climbed over the wall, made it to tunnel under the track and into the center field. We settled in and party with the masses for the afternoon. I lost about $20.00 on […]

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It’s Time to take Texas!

May 01, 2016 No Comments

A great fall afternoon to watch CC hold Texas Rangers to only 2 runs with 11 hits and stranding 7 runners on the bases over 6 innings. 10 strike outs, no walks by the Yankees staff and the Sandman come in to close it out in the top of 9th. Now for game 6, time […]

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2009 Masters Memory

Apr 05, 2016 No Comments

by Jon Hemlock There isn’t a more beautiful place to watch a sporting event than Augusta, and there isn’t an uglier place to watch someone fall to pieces either. The 2009 Master was a place for both as Angel Cabrera won a green jacket and Kenny Perry handed it over to him going bogey-bogey on […]

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Opening Day at Citi Field

Mar 27, 2016 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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Opening Day ’78- Reggie – Reggie – Reggie

Mar 24, 2016 No Comments

The Yankees ended the 1977 season by winning the World Series for the 21st time. It was 15 years without one. Reggie stirred the drink with 3 Home Runs in game 6 to beat the Dodgers. Opening day at Yankee Stadium of 1978 season the new candy bar was handout at the gates to each […]

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Take Me Out to the Old Ball Game

Mar 15, 2016 No Comments

By Jessica B. Now when I asked to be taken out to the ballgame, perhaps I should have been more specific. I should have requested a game where it didn’t start to rain during the first inning. I was psyched to see Clay “Don’t I look like I should be going to a RatDog concert” […]

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