Hedlinoos

Ruminations on the crazy people we are, by a retired teacher/musician. Can't get the "requests" out of my system after years of barroom/lounge/restaurant/party gigs mining 100 years worth of the musical mother-lode.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Unique Characteristics

Long Time:
Phil Rizzuto gone!
Well, the great ones of the fifties are disappearing for certain. Passing away of elder icons is not what is new; the loss of an attitude is truly a sorrowful loss. Phil actually did not believe he belonged in the Baseball Hall of Fame. He thought it was for the "sluggers" and the 20-game winners.
But his type of contribution was what made teams successful: determination, dedication, and respect for the game he played, the life he lived. Too bad this is too readily identified as "old-fashioned."
Holy Cow!, Phil. Movin' on. There is, indeed, a great ballgame in the sky: all hits, all runs, no errors.
Fight the good fight!
Hedlinoos

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