10 Things That Qualify the SportsLifer as An Old Guy

SportsLifer@sportsliferCorrespondent IINovember 21, 2010

NEW YORK - MAY 02:  The plaque of Babe Ruth is seen in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium prior to game between the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox on May 2, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the White Sox 12-3.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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1. I went to a baseball game at the Polo Grounds.

2. I saw Ted Williams, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle homer…in the same game.

3. I saw an NBA double-header…at the old Madison Square Garden.

4. I remember when New York Football Giants games—even championship games—were blacked-out at home.

5. I saw Lew Alcindor play…in high school.

6. I watched the Giants play at Yankee Stadium…and the Yale Bowl, too.

7. I saw the Rangers face-off against the Bruins at the old Garden in the days of the Original Six.

8. My dad saw Babe Ruth play.

9. I remember goalies without masks and canvas Cons.

10. I saw Honus Wagner play shortstop. NOT. I may be old…but not that old. Wanted to see if you were paying attention, lol.


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