Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Alan Simpson praises George H. W. Bush, skewers Donald Trump



Memories of Bush humor brought smiles to sorrowful farewell.  (Washington Post, 12/5/2018)


Gail Collins fact check: Benjamin Harrison last president with a beard


True or false?


True.

Sources:
Democrats Have a Cornucopia of Candidates.  (The New York Times, 12/7/2018)
U.S. Presidents with Beards.  (ThoughtCo, 10/20'/2018)

Baseball journeymen, rejoice! There might be a place at Cooperstown for you, too!


Photo credit:  Baseball Reference

Reported in Harold Baines, Lee Smith elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.  (ESPN, 12/10/2018)

Perhaps the Today's Game Era Committee was swayed by this recent video.

This video showcases former professional baseball all-star Harold Baines. Produced by 
Xavier Ross for the White Sox Contest 2018. Percy L Julian High School, Chicago, IL.