Monthly Archives: February 2009

Pascagoula and the Golden Age of Sports

Quote of the Day:     “Friday night at the stateline bar, where the waterfront people dwell; I better watch my step, if the floor caves in, I’ll go right straight to hell.”     –Jimmy Buffett, The Pascagoula Run Link of … Continue reading

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Jackson County HOF Voting Thread, Round II

Like in Round I, please vote below. Make your pitch for a particular athlete in the “Official Home” thread and keep the comments here to your actual ballot. The only candidates to consider are those who received at least two … Continue reading

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Round I Voting Results, Jackson County HOF

Quote of the Day:      MD: Hey TB, don’t you think 30 is too big of a class? TB: Yep, I think you’re right. I’ll lower it. And with that, it was decided in the grand tradition of democracy … Continue reading

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In Memoriam, Johnny Smith

Quote of the Day:     “I am a part of all that I have met.”     –Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Ulysses A Goula boy, Johnny Smith, PHS Class of 1988, Pascagoula Gulf League champion 1981, trumpet player, Marine, childhood friend … Continue reading

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TB’s Guide to Interesting Party Conversation

Quote of the Day:     “Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood.”     –William Shakespeare TB just got back from a whirlwind 1500 mile round trip drive to Folly … Continue reading

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Jackson County Sports HOF Voting Thread, Round I

Quote of the Thread:     “Syco, you ain’t nothin but the man for coming up with that info.”     Quail09 during the nominating period This might be a little cumbersome, but here’s how I propose to proceed. Let’s … Continue reading

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The Greatest (gambling) Story Ever Told

Quote of the Day     “so why don’t you shut up? You’re just a bitter old man.”     –TB’s first and only words to the old coot to my right in this story Old stories, more appropriate for telling over … Continue reading

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Year One, Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

Yeah, TB’s been a bit lazy with the blog lately.  I think I used up too much brain power trying to figure out what to do when a new checkout line opens up and you are 5 deep in line … Continue reading

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