Category: Baseball

July 1, 2019 /
November 19, 2013 /

Owner of the mighty seven inch mutt (Mr. Piddles, not his real name) who pitches like a major leaguer. Take me out to tea, or the chew toy gets it.

July 4, 2013 /

Best spot in LA to view the fireworks? My friends joint on a hill overlooking Dodger Stadium. We perch on camp chairs and chatter and laugh, usually to the clinking of frosty glasses of mint ice tea and the clatter of fork against plate as we savor huge wedges of…

May 7, 2013 /

“I’m a storyteller – that’s the chief function of a director. And they’re moving pictures, let’s make ’em move!” Howard Hawks “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” (based on the novel by Anita Loos) has been called Hawks’ only female “buddy picture”. Howard Hawks on the set of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” with Marilyn…

February 1, 2013 /

Here he’s pictured with Ruby Dee in “The Jackie Robinson Story”:

February 1, 2013 /

In 1939 Mr. Robinson went from Pasadena Jr. College to UCLA – and not only played baseball, but football and basketball as well.

January 5, 2013 /

In the 1930s and 40s there was an annual event to raise money for Mount Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Wrigley Field played host to participants, Robert Taylor, Gary Cooper, Groucho Marx, Milton Berle, Clark Gable, Fred Astaire, Boris Karloff, Buster Keaton… The list goes on and on with appearances…