Tag: american league pennant

NFL Week Six Predictions

Congratulations to the Texas Rangers who won the American League pennant for the second year in a row. They will be moving on to the World Series. Now, back to football. Carolina Panthers versus Atlanta Falcons – I really think this is a toss-up. Atlanta just isn’t playing as well as they did a year ago. The Atlanta Falcons simply aren’t running the ball that well. They’re ranked 23rd in the league in rushing. 23rd. On the other side of the ball, the Carolina Panthers have had to live with the inconsistency of Cam Newton. While he has proven that he

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Spahn & Sain & And Common Wisdom Will Rot Your Brain

Baseball fans may be aware of the saying “Spahn and Sain and pray for rain.” (Above–Spahn on the left and Sain on the right.) These words are about the 1948 Boston Braves. Warren Spahn and Johnny Sain were two starting pitchers on the ’48 Braves team that won the American League pennant and then lost the World Series to the Cleveland Indians. The Boston Braves, after a stop in Milwaukee for a few years, are the current Atlanta Braves. The words are, as I have learned in researching  this post, from a poem written by a Boston sportswriter named Gerald Hern. Here is

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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