Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Journeys Into World Series Ballpark Songs

World Series Ballpark Songs

From The New York Times: “BALLPARK SONGS Paul McCartney and Billy Joel have played together at Citi Field, but it is Billy who gets the singalong every eighth inning when the loudspeakers play “Piano Man” — an odd choice redeemed a bit by the presence of a cheery Terry Collins on the scoreboard during the Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 27, 201512:54 am
Monday, October 26, 2015
Journeys Into Kansas City is in the Series too

Kansas City is in the Series too

The Mets in the World Series have many feel good stories. Terry Collins, Daniel Murphy, Wilmer Flores, long suffering Met fans are but a few. But I wish I could hear a bit about the Royals. In some places they are being treated like the Washington Generals (the team that never beat the Globetrotters). Though Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 26, 20155:19 pm
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Maureen O’Hara

Passing: Maureen O’Hara

Maureen O’Hara, one of the last stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood, died on October 24 of antural causes. She was 95. O’Hara known for playing fiercely passionate but sensible heroines, and often worked with director John Ford and longtime friend John Ford. She is remembered by different folks for different works. To some she is Read Article

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Saturday, October 24, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Jimmy Roberts

Passing: Jimmy Roberts

Saddened to learn of the passing of Jimmy Roberts, an important contributor to Canadiens and the St. Louis Blues. Roberts, a five-time Stanley Cup champion and the first skater taken by the Blues in the 1967 NHL expansion draft, died of cancer on October 23. He was 75. Roberts won the  Cups with Montreal (1965, 1966, Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 24, 20151:27 am
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Journeys Into Remembering Jack Brickhouse

Remembering Jack Brickhouse

Via a video from The Chicago Tribune, the widow of legendary Cubs and White Sox announcer Jack Brickhouse looks back at the broadcaster’s long, illustrious career and we hear some of his famous calls in the booth. ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin October 18, 20152:57 pm
Monday, October 12, 2015
Journeys Into North America’s First Thanksgiving (in Canada)

North America’s First Thanksgiving (in Canada)

Thanksgiving in Canada comes in October. It is tied to the harvest season, not the start of Christmas shopping. In fact, long before Plymouth and even before Jamestown there was Thanksgiving in what is now called Canada. The year was 1578 when English explorer Martin Frobisher gave thanks for a long journey (which failed in Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 12, 20155:48 pm