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By Bob Broeg

In his autobiography, Bob Broeg's anecdotes and revelations comprise tales approximately avid gamers, managers, proprietors, video games, seasons, personalities, writers and Broeg himself, fill the booklet and the reader's middle.

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But I took my seat in left field and, once again, the unexpected happened. That day in late 1934, with Ben Chapman playing center field, Yankees manager Joe McCarthy rested Ruth and moved veteran center fielder Earle "The Colonel" Combs to left. Combs was accustomed to the greater depth in center field. So, racing back on a long drive, he turned, leaped, and cracked his head against the wall's concrete. His teammates carried him off, motionless. A nosy kid I was, probably a prerequisite for aspiring sports writers.

Mal Practice. Instead, he ran her straight and immediately out of our home. And then he ran himself three blocks north to the office of an old friend, Dr. Willard Hans. Dr. Hans, a big, unruffled, leisurely man, was convinced by Pop that now was a good time to hurry. Arriving at our upstairs three-room flat, he took command. Page 2 "He's going to be all right," tut-tutted the Doc as he stopped the bleeding and patched up the helpless critter. But the vision in my left eye has remained totally blurred.

Page 5 Me at age twothe only time I ever rode a horse. Page 6 2 During the span of my childhood, in terms of general public affection, baseball was first and boxing was second. When I was only six, however, Red Grange's dazzling six-touchdown performance for Illinois against Michigan helped glamourize college football. Grange also was fundamental in the NFL's emergence. The Galloping Ghost's pro debut with the Chicago Bears on Thanksgiving Day, 1925, drew a sell-out crowd. Still, pro football wouldn't become a money-making game until the advent of television.

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