Category Archives: Lou Gehrig

Ruth and Gehrig

I like Lou Gehrig. He’s strong as hell and hits hard from the left side of the plate and soon becomes the second most feared hitter in baseball and forces pitchers to either give me good pitches to hit or walk me. What a future we have on the Yankees. “I feel as though I […]

Also posted in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Babe Ruth, Baseball

Matthew Saad Muhammad Goes Home

Where you going big brother? Please don’t run so fast. I’m only five and can’t catch you and mommy’s dead and our aunt only wants you, I guess, and now I’m alone and it’s getting dark and cold and I’m scared someone’s going to get me I hope this policeman will help. I think he […]

Also posted in Boxing, Dementia Pugilistica, Dwight Muhammad Qawi, Marvin Johnson, Matthew Saad Muhammad, Philadelphia, Yaqui Lopez

Grave of Great Yankees

Who the hell ordered opening this quite deep grave we didn’t know existed in a cemetery near New York City? Turn off that caterpillar and crane and quit pulling out caskets stacked on each other. Why’re you changing the order? Just put ‘em back the right way: Lou Gehrig first, followed by Babe Ruth then […]

Also posted in Babe Ruth, Baseball, Cemeteries, Dreams, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, New York City, New York Yankees, Poetry - GTC, Roger Maris