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A Trip to Cooperstown with Cal

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in BLOG

September 10, 2014 A TRIP TO COOPERSTOWN WITH CAL This year marks the 75th year of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the weekend of July. 25th, 2014 most certainly memorable for the inductees: Frank “Big Hurt” Thomas, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa, and Joe Torre. Very memorable for me too as Cal Ripken, Jr. asked me to join him knowing that the only way this could work was if he “carried my bags”. I had recently come off colon surgery (doing fine) and was under serious orders from the surgeon and Elaine to lift nothing heavier than a wine glass. Cal did this with good humor and grace. As one can imagine, this weekend at Cooperstown was a great experience at every level- whether simply walking through town while Cal rode his bike...

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