Tag: Jose Fernandez
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Joe HendersonDecember 27, 2016

When the news came on Christmas Day that singer George Michael had died, well … can we get this year completed, please? Just this month alone, we have lost actor Alan Thicke, astronaut/hero John Glenn, actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, former Florida Lieutenant Gov. Jim Williams, broadcaster Craig Sager and musician Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 26, 2016

I’m not about to be a spoilsport and say that presidential debates are overrated, but the history shows there have been very, very few since they began being held regularly 1976 that have significantly moved voters. The first debate in 2000 between Al Gore and George W. Bush definitely changed some things. That’s the one, you might recall, where Gore was okay on substance […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 25, 2016

https://twitter.com/ESQPolitics/status/780069471960506368While people in Miami and around the nation mourned the news that 24-year-old Marlins pitching star Jose Fernandez had been killed in a boating accident, Matt Gaetz was stirring up a storm on social media. “To all who will kneel during the anthem today — just remember how Jose Fernandez risked his life just for the chance […]

Mitch PerryJuly 2, 2015

There’s no crying in baseball. Remember that maxim handed down to us via Tom Hanks‘ character to Madonna‘s in 1992’s A League of Their Own? But there is heartbreak. Wednesday night at Tropicana Field, Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco came within one strike of throwing the Indians’ first no-hitter since Len Barker‘s perfect game way back […]


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