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About balleehoo

Happily married to Patty and helping to raise two kids...Kat (23) and Kevin (21). Who is luckier than me?

Scoring the David Wright Signing

So the New York Mets extended the contract of third baseman David Wright this week. Here we go again, another silly move by our funny owners in Flushing. Let me score it as I see things… Wright’s a clean-cut guy … Continue reading

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It’s Gotta Get Better…Part 2.

In my last blog post I whined about the state of my golf game….and mentioned my concern about the coming big Member Guest tournament at my home course MKCC. My guest was my friend, Harry Alexander, who grew up playing … Continue reading

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It’s Gotta Get Better

  Golf. How could a sport that is so easy on the body be so tough on the ego? I used to be respectable out there. Granted it was years ago…and my definition of respectable was a GHIN of 12. … Continue reading

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Never again a #42

By Guest Blogger Richie Graeber   I am absolutely flabbergasted, stunned and truly heartbroken at yesterday’s mishap in KC with Mariano Rivera.  Not that he was going to be with us much longer, not that we can’t win with out him (because … Continue reading

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The Masters

So I tape delayed the Masters today…..Easter Sunday…and here I am, at 9:30…picking up the action where I left off earlier today. Some random thoughts…. I have been to Augusta and the Masters…thanks to an invite from my friend Mike … Continue reading

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Is Bruce Springstead really Clairvoyant?

In recognition of the Knicks great start to this NBA season (6-8, 4 straight losses), I thought it time to re-post this piece, written by Guest Blogger Bruce Springstead.  Carmelo’s Arrival just a Car-Wreck-O in Waiting? Posted on February 24, 2011 … Continue reading

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Surfing…Old School

I hopped in the car last Thursday afternoon for the drive to New Hampshire to pick up Kevin for some campus visits and interviews.   It’s a four and a half hour trip that I can pretty much make with my … Continue reading

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Nothing Fishy About This Story

I had breakfast with my friend Sam Roberts recently. You might have a connection to Sam without really knowing it…..Sam’s had a long career as a voice over talent…..working for numerous networks, advertisers and radio stations to communicate their messages … Continue reading

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Anarchy Takes a Time Out

Oh Man. Serious Sadness. I sold my 1972 MGB today on Ebay to a  guy in Austria who wants to ship it over. Bummer.   I bought it four years ago and it was delivered on Father’s Day.  A gift to myself. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

So we start all over….with a new clean calendar and a fresh slate.  I like this time of year and always come up with something to focus on to make me better….a resolution with a positive spin….as in “I am … Continue reading

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