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April 8, 1974

April 8, 1974
April 8, 2015
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This is how I remember the greatest player in the history of the game.  Let’s be honest, Ted Williams is …Read the Rest

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Life Goes On

Life Goes On
March 5, 2015
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Yeah, ob-la-di ob-la-da life goes on bra La-la how the life goes on Yeah, ob-la-di ob-la-da life goes on bra …Read the Rest

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My Annual I Hate Football Rant

My Annual I Hate Football Rant
February 1, 2015
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The only good thing about the Stupid Bowl, or as some call it, the Toilet Bowl, is the fact that …Read the Rest

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Happy Birthday to the Greatest of Them All

Happy Birthday to the Greatest of Them All
January 10, 2015
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Opera and baseball go together.  Don’t ask me why, there is no rational explanation.  Then again, that’s what both of …Read the Rest

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Celebrating the Greatest – Ever

Celebrating the Greatest – Ever
January 9, 2015
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Beginning at midnight on January 10, I’ll be tweeting 24 hours of music honoring the greatest baritone there ever was. …Read the Rest

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I’m Tired of Being Outraged

I’m Tired of Being Outraged
January 7, 2015
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Is it possible 2014 will go down as the Year of Outrage?  So far, 2015 doesn’t seem to be much …Read the Rest

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For Justin – Who You Are – Part I

For Justin – Who You Are – Part I
January 3, 2015
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Maybe you need to know something about your genealogy.  It might help put the world into perspective.  The family on …Read the Rest

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The One Constant

The One Constant
December 26, 2014
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After dozing through The Man Who Came to Dinner, which is, arguably, not only one of the greatest comedies ever …Read the Rest

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The Most Important Aspect of Dealing With Cuba – BASEBALL!

The Most Important Aspect of Dealing With Cuba – BASEBALL!
December 20, 2014
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“…Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball..” Jacques Barzun In what is rather …Read the Rest

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It Ain’t Over ‘Till the Opera Singer Sings!

It Ain’t Over ‘Till the Opera Singer Sings!
October 29, 2014
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Something strange and wonderful has happened in the world of opera.  The Kansas City Royals have reached Game 7 of …Read the Rest

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The Coming Bloodbath – The Six Year Itch

The Coming Bloodbath – The Six Year Itch
October 28, 2014
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I’ve been predicting that the Democrats are facing an uphill battle in November.  The are several reasons for this.  First, …Read the Rest

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Belated Birthday Wishes, Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Belated Birthday Wishes, Dmitri Hvorostovsky
October 17, 2014
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It’s better late than never, right?  Yesterday was the birthday of the 2nd greatest baritone in operatic history, Sherrill Milnes …Read the Rest

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The Greatest Ever

The Greatest Ever
October 5, 2014
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“A man has to have goals – for a day, for a lifetime – and that was mine, to have …Read the Rest

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Wednesday’s Hero – Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman

Wednesday’s Hero – Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman
April 23, 2014
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Lt. Col.Jerry Coleman 89 years old from San Diego, California VMSB-341, VMA-323 New York Yankees 1949-1957 September 14, 1924 – …Read the Rest

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POTUS While Black

POTUS While Black
April 10, 2014
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Henry Aaron, the greatest home run hitter in the history of baseball said it all the other day.  The rabid …Read the Rest

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What Is Greatness?

What Is Greatness?
April 9, 2014
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Henry Aaron was the last Major League player to be part of the Negro Leagues. One of the great benefits …Read the Rest

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Baseball Is Back

Baseball Is Back
March 31, 2014
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Today the world is young again.  It is a day of infinite possibilities where anything can happen.  It is a …Read the Rest

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Wednesday’s Hero – Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman

Wednesday’s Hero – Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman
February 19, 2014
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Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman 89 years old from San Diego, Calif. VMTB-341, VMA-323 September 14, 1924 – January 5, 2014  …Read the Rest

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Is Football a Dying Sport?

Is Football a Dying Sport?
February 2, 2014
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“…“I’m a big football fan,” President Obama told the New Republic in an interview, “but I have to tell you, …Read the Rest

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Tired Person Blog Post

Tired Person Blog Post
January 5, 2014
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This has been a long week.  Friday night, I was so tired, I couldn’t sleep.  Two days have been spent …Read the Rest

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Immortality Acheived!

Immortality Acheived!
December 9, 2013
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This year, the Atlanta Braves have a huge chunk going into the 2014 Hall of Fame.  Joe Torre, Hall of …Read the Rest

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Teddy Ballgame’s Big Day

Teddy Ballgame’s Big Day
September 28, 2013
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On September 28, 1941 Ted Williams made history.  Always a man of courage, he could have sat out the game, …Read the Rest

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Who Are the ‘Real’ Americans?

Who Are the ‘Real’ Americans?
September 18, 2013
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Once again Sean Gastonguay is taking his ‘Christian’ and patriotic family on a dangerous ocean voyage because he believes in …Read the Rest

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Shoeless Joe Jackson on Shoeless Joe Jackson

Shoeless Joe Jackson on Shoeless Joe Jackson
July 16, 2013
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I found this the other day.  It is an interview of Shoeless Joe Jackson by the late, great sportswriter, Furman …Read the Rest

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Wednesday’s Hero – Buffalo Soldiers

Wednesday’s Hero – Buffalo Soldiers
February 27, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo is doing something a little bit different here.  I’m running today’s Wednesday’s Hero as my regular post. …Read the Rest

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Who Am I?

Who Am I?
January 19, 2013
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I am a kindergarten drop-out. Lately, The Pink Flamingo has been getting question about who I am.  You can find …Read the Rest

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What Kind of a World?

What Kind of a World?
November 27, 2012
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On Monday, around 11:15 or so Memphis time, my great niece, Sarah Catherine – Catie, was born.  I started thinking …Read the Rest

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What Is Thanksgiving?

What Is Thanksgiving?
November 22, 2012
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Thanksgiving is The Pink Flamingo’s very least favorite holiday.  I don’t see it as a patriotic holiday.  Rather, I look …Read the Rest

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What Did Romney Know & When Did He Know It?

What Did Romney Know & When Did He Know It?
September 13, 2012
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Mitt Romney is once again proving why The Pink Flamingo refused to support him four years ago.  He was a …Read the Rest

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Felix Hernandez – Immortal

Felix Hernandez – Immortal
August 15, 2012
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2010 Cy Young winner Felix Hernandez has pitched a perfect game today!  He is now immortal.  It is the 23rd …Read the Rest

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