The vastly underrated Steve Garvey turned 69 years old today(12-22).
To me this is more proof that age time is a strange dynamic. Tom Petty died at 66, nearly 67. Garvey obviously is in that same ballpark so to speak. Garvey entered my life when I was a kid and was my favorite baseball player. Petty enters a few years later while watching “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”. It’s just a bit hard to comprehend that this pair were that close in age.
Happy Birthday #6
Happy Birthday Mick
The late great Mickey Mantle would have been 86 today.
I still think Peyton Manning is jealous of baseball players with all that champagne and Budweiser
The more things change the more they stay the same. I didn’t see this one live, because I was glued to the football game, but it was nice flipping over and seeing the celebration.
Of course the 2017 version is missing Vin Scully, wasn’t in the World Series, so there is no way it can compare.
29 years ago tonight, Jesus that makes me feel old. There was a magical feeling when Kirk Gibson came out of the dugout in Game 1 of the ‘88 World Series.
Goose bumps just typing about it.
“High fly ball into right field. She is gone!“
– Vin Scully