Category Archives: Sports

Brett Anderson’s Three-Run Mistake

I was sleepy at seven o’clock, when CBS Sunday Morning began.  My parents phoned me, and my father said he sold his land in Victorville.  I ate my breakfast and took the buses out to the Fruitvale BART station.  I … Continue reading

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Chris Bassitt’s Durability

I watched the Today show anchors trying the new Oscar Meyer Ice Dogs, and they did not like it. I took the buses out to the Coliseum. I passed on the tent sale this time and headed for my promotion … Continue reading

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Robbie Grossman’s Walk-Off Single in the 13th Inning

After I finished up at work, I took the 51B bus and then the 51A bus into downtown Oakland. I listened to the “Woodstock” CD and stopped at my ATM before taking more buses, the 1 and then the 73 … Continue reading

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Matt Chapman’s Clutch 2-Homer Game

I stayed inside during the morning because of the heat wave. I walked over to the record store and bought a used copy of the Rolling Stones’ “Between the Buttons” album, the U.S. version with “Let’s Spend the Night Together” … Continue reading

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Nathan Peterman’s 50-Yard Scramble

I woke up and did some grocery shopping. I thought for some time about “Blade Runner” and whether or not the replicants ever farted. I went over to Tao Yuen Pastry and bought the chow mein with pork and asked … Continue reading

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Tanner Roark and Dustin Garneau’s Fueling a Win

The country was in shock on the first Sunday of August over the shootings in El Paso and Dayton. My parents phoned me. I watched CBS Sunday Morning. Quite a few of the segments were about Woodstock. I walked over … Continue reading

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Mike Fiers’ Upward Trend

I watched the last Partridge Family episode. George Chakiris had long and messy hair for a captain in the Navy. The series entered with a shot of Shirley looking out the front door. It’s too bad there wasn’t a real … Continue reading

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