Tag Archives: Dixie Youth Baseball


Quote of the Day: Reading isn’t good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn’t hit home runs. So I gave up reading. –Babe Ruth The boy stood in … Continue reading

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Luck and Logic

Quote of the Day: “We talked into the night. The kind of talk that seemed important until you discover girls.” –the writer, Stand By Me The two boys laid flat on the roof and stared up at the endless black … Continue reading

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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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Disconnected Thoughts from Highway 49

Quote of the Day     “We’d like to thank Pascagoula for participating in this year’s State Tournament and wish Laurel well in the World Series.”     –P.A. announcer in the 5th inning of the 1983 Dixie Youth Baseball State Tournament … Continue reading

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Remembering Six

Quote of the Day     “You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who can never repay you.”     –John Wooden Running through my usual websites today, I read with great interest on the Mississippi Press … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I Miss Being a Kid

Quote of the Day:      “Though a man has a new birth at every new phase of his life it is inevitable, if the abandoned phase has been good, that he should mourn it as a dead friend.”   — … Continue reading

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