Tag Archives: Baseball

‘If I should die before I wake’

  Now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take. The recent death of 27-year-old starting major league pitcher … Continue reading

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‘Angels’ Skaggs dies at 27’

    How does this happen? How does a 27-year-old healthy athlete just die overnight? Tyler Skaggs, starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim was found unresponsive in his hotel room in Texas yesterday morning. Nothing but questions … Continue reading

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Welcome home, Billy Buckner

  “Bill Buckner passed away early the morning of May 27th surrounded by his family. Bill fought with courage and grit as he did all things in life. Our hearts are broken but we are at peace knowing he is … Continue reading

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‘I want to be part of everything’

Mike Trout is now the highest-paid player in professional baseball. He is receiving an obscene amount of money — $426 million over 12 years — and yet no one has argued that it’s too much money. That’s because just about … Continue reading

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Answering the big questions

I met with one of our board members for an early breakfast this morning and it helped me get my head back in the game after a trip around my annual spring training weekend in Arizona. It reminded me of … Continue reading

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Arizona weekend

Well, I missed some of my first game on Friday. That was due to a one-hour time change I forgot about. Had it been two days later that time change would have been erased by the fact that Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Arizona baseball

By the time you read this, I will be motoring east on Interstate 10 on the way to Tempe, Arizona for my annual Angels spring training weekend. I love this road trip. Being a creature of habit means my first … Continue reading

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Generosity doesn’t have to wait

Here’s some good news. If you aren’t already a gracious giver, you can become one right now. You don’t have to wait. I always thought, “When I have enough money, I will be a generous person.” Now, I realize generosity … Continue reading

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