Friday, July 17, 2020

Briefly. Still on vacation. 

Trivia #1: Who is Frank Beard and what is the irony, I think, about his name?

Trivia #2: Golf legend Seve Ballesteros started golfing at a young age with only two clubs. Which ones?

Roll on two!

Ask your doctor about extra strength Fukitol, when life just blows. 

The Minnesota Wild have given Dean Evason his first head coaching job promoting him from his prior interim position. I’m sorry but I’m not sure of the relevance of that news…

Facebook said I added to my story. I didn’t even know I had a story!

This week’s sign of the apocalypse: The Ryder Cup has been canceled as well as the Rose Bowl Parade and the Ivy League football season. The hits just keep coming. 

Massachusetts’ nudist camps have reopened with “strict guidelines.” I can only imagine. 

Trivia #1: Who is Frank Beard and what is the irony, I think, about his name? – Frank Beard is the drummer/percussionist in the rock band ZZ Top and the only member of the three person band who does not have the band’s signature long white beard. 

Trivia #2: Golf legend Seve Ballesteros started golfing at a young age with only two clubs. Which ones? – A three iron and a putter. 

R.I.P. Mike Ryan (78) – Haverhill’s own Mike Ryan played 11 seasons in the majors as a catcher. Known for his defensive prowess he played a team-high 79 games as catcher for the ’67 Red Sox during their “Impossible Dream ” run. He was Tony Conigliaro’s roommate. 

“But at night it’s a different world
Go out and find a girl
Come-on come-on and dance all night
Despite the heat it’ll be alright
And babe, don’t you know it’s a pity
That the days can’t be like the nights
In the summer, in the city
In the summer, in the city”
– The Loving Spoonfuls

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