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Archive: June 2020

WATCHING KOREAN BASEBALL UNTIL MY CARDINALS FLY HOME

Posted on June 10th, 2020

I can tell you exactly where I was when I fell in love with baseball.  Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis.  

It was the summer of 1960, and I was just 8 years old.  My father took me to St. Louis to see the Cardinals play the Milwaukee Braves.  Dad taught me that day how to keep a score card, something all real baseball fans do. 

REMEMBERING JOHNNY MAJORS

Posted on June 4th, 2020

On a cold November day in 1956, I attended my first college football game.  I saw the Tennessee Volunteers defeat the Kentucky Wildcats 20-7 at Shields Watkins Field on the campus of the University of Tennessee. 

THE CRUSADE: WHEN BILLY GRAHAM BROUGHT RICHARD NIXON TO KNOXVILLE

Posted on June 2nd, 2020

Reliving Billy Graham's 1970 East Tennessee Crusade at Neyland Stadium, featuring the 37th President of the United States, Richard Nixon.