1. Giant's Batting Coach: "Bam-Bam" Meulens

    Many times, the low man on the totem pole does not get recognition for the job he does for an organization. Giants batting coach Hensley "Bam-Bam" Meulens is that man in their organization this spring...

    Tom Ragsdale Written by Tom Ragsdale about over 4 years ago 982 reads 1 comments

  2. How Bear Bryant Failed to Sign a Young Bart Starr to Kentucky

    During the summer when Bart Starr was a sophomore at Sidney Lanier High School of Montgomery, AL, he worked at our local YMCA Camp to stay in shape. All the younger boys at our camp tried to imitate the way Bart walked, ran, and chewed gum...

    Tom Ragsdale Written by Tom Ragsdale about 5 years ago 800 reads 6 comments

  3. Take Me Out to the Ball Game in 1953: Mickey Mantle's Inside the Park Home Run

    Every summer when I was growing up in Montgomery, AL, my father, who worked for the L & N Railroad, would apply for railroad passes for all the family to travel on...

    Tom Ragsdale Written by Tom Ragsdale about over 5 years ago 395 reads 9 comments