Old is seeing the Baseball players from our youth passing away.
Those were real players. No Steriods,just skill and hard work.
Coaching HS baseball, best gig of my life. Doesn’t pay squat but the satisfaction ranks it above so much else.
‘Seen one who could’ve gone pro, but alas he dropped out. What a waste. Though onward for the love of the game.
‘Saw Paul Blair once, when Baltimore used to Spring train at the old Miami Stadium before the Marlins ever had a glimmer in their then Single-A eye.
You’re right. Those were...but even these are still the days, on the diamond.
Willie Mays, to name one: hit 600+ homers, 6'1", usually weighed 190-200.
Blair was a helluva CF.