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The Sad Tale of Roger and Barry

Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were arguably the biggest stars in Major League Baseball in the 1990s.  Bonds was the best position player, Clemens the most dominant pitcher.  Their careers followed eerily similar paths, culminating today with what I expect … Continue reading

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A Post About Barry Zito and Writing

Today’s post at the Magical Words blogsite is about writing, and the creative lessons to be learned from the success of an aging baseball pitcher.  The post is called “Writing to Our Strengths, or What I Learned From Barry Zito.” … Continue reading

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Today in Boston’s History: Fenway

Usually my “Boston’s History” posts relate to the pre-Revolutionary era, the period that serves as the backdrop for the Thieftaker books and stories.  But today marks a very special occasion in the history of the city, one that I could … Continue reading

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