Monthly Archives: March 2012

Take Me Out to the Ballgame III

[Uncle Dick firing up his patented two-handed set shot, Donaldson Run Park, Arlington, Virginia, 1975.] Basketball: [Edgerton, the “Hoosiers” of Minnesota, small town state champions, 1960.  Photo from the Strib.] [Edina, two-time state champs in the mid-60’s led by the … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame II

A couple more as yet un-rediscovered at the time baseball went to press: [Brother Cam (r) with “Dave Winfield” at the new Twins stadium.] [Ally Teclaw, Cardinal centerfield, making a great catch in ’09 – best Echo sports photo!] Football: … Continue reading

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The Aftermath: Take Me Out to the Ballgame and Where in the World is Ruthie, II

“Ballgame” drew beaucoup responses (some “amended” for purposes of a family-friendly document): Tom Anderson: I think Bert Campaneris was #19. . . I’m guessing that #2 on deck was the “ever-dangerous” Angel Manguel who played some outfield.  I believe he … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ballgame

[Self-portrait, in my Army barracks room with my Honeywell Pentax SLR camera with multiple lenses, Ft. Buckner, USASTRATCOM (a/k/a Communications), Okinawa, 1971 (Oy, my Minnesota ‘rithmetic tells me that was 41 years ago?)] In the summer of 1969, I received … Continue reading

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3 Schools and a Bar*

[* and Other Between Seasons Stuff] [We have to begin each post with a reminder that, yes, it is still winter in Minnesota.  Nevertheless, people were wading in Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis on March 15.  Photo from the front page … Continue reading

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A Terrific Season Ends

[Kohler gives LT a hug of thanks.  We all give the whole team a hug of thanks.  Photo by G. Trumm.] Some times you just have to tip your hat.  Friday night was such a time.  Congratulations to the Fergus … Continue reading

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Of Fan Clubs and Classical Music

Lauren Trumm’s fan club – well, at least two of them.  When young girls can have high school role models, that obviously helps establish and maintain solid programs!  🙂  This, and the following photos, are by the staff photographer of the … Continue reading

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