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TALKIN' SPORTS 7:30-8:00 TONIGHT HOPE TO SEE YOU HERE

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Talkin’ Sports

Clay-Liston50th Anniversary Feb. 25, 1964Clay beats Sonny Liston1.) Tuesday was the 50th Anniversary of the Cassius Clay – Sonny Liston fight – Ali Won in an upset and really changed the sport – Liston could not answer the bell for the start of the 7th round.  First time Ali said, “Float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.”  Clay was 22.  Though I don’t remember this fight I remember most of his other fights and his weigh ins were at times just as entertaining.  But he did a lot for the sport.
2.)  Manager-Buck Showalter makes a minor leaguer write a report on Frank Robinson.  When Mr. Robinson came to address the team at which included minor league players a 19 year old said, “I know he is famous what did he do?”  Showalter’s basically said write a one page report.  The young player didn’t know all of his achievement’s that Frank Robinson made which were, 4 World Series appearances, MVP award in both American & National League Triple Crown winner First African Am…

LOVE BATS LAST: REVIEW

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LOVE BATS LASTPAMELA AARES Posted:  Feb. 16, 2014
In LOVE BATS LAST, the first book in The Heart of the Game series by Pamela Aares, get ready for All-Star alpha males and the strong women they come to love!

A stormy night changes their lives forever...

The baseball diamond isn't the only field for all-star player Alex Tavonesi; he also runs his family's prestigious vineyard. What he can't seem to run is his love life. He's closing in on the perfect vintage and the perfect game, but so far the perfect woman has eluded him.

Veterinarian Jackie Brandon is eluding her aristocratic past and memories of a soccer star who jilted her just before their wedding. She devotes herself to a marine mammal rescue center on the northern California coast, where hundreds of seals and sea lions are washing up dead.

A chance meeting in a midnight storm brings Alex and Jackie together to rescue a stranded whale. Watching her work, he realizes she's the passionate, courageous woman he though…

LOVE BATS LAST: EXCERPT CHAPTER TWO

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LOVE BATS LASTEXCERPT
CHAPTER TWO

Chapter Two
Some sounds go straight to your heart. The crack of his bat told Alex his hit was going over the wall. Way over. He ran toward first base and watched the ball track a perfect arc into a throng of cheering fans in the center field bleachers. He kept his pace around the bases, lifted by the roar of 40,000 voices. Some days that sound was an elixir, at least this year. Last year the crowd response had been mixed—his game had been off. This year would be different. He was focused. He was on.His foot barely touched home plate before his teammates leaped out of the dugout and mobbed him. The team had trailed by a run for two innings. This win put them five games out in front of LA, right where they liked to be. “Hey, Tavonesi,” a woman’s voice called out of the crowd, “you made us wait long enough for that.” He glanced up. A beautiful young woman stood in the seats behind the dugout. He recognized her; he’d spent an evening with her that he probabl…