"Play ball". Those two words will be yelled out by umpires some 15 times today as the 2021 Major League Baseball season gets underway with all 30 teams seeing action. No two words could bring a smile to my face than those two words can.
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I remember it vividly. Al Michaels and Tim McCarver were broadcasting Game Three of the 1989 World Series between the Oakland A's and the San Francisco Giants when all of a sudden an earthquake happened.
If the St. Louis Cardinals are fortunate enough to make it to the World Series, and right now with the team down 3 games to none it is not looking good, don’t expect to hear Mike Shannon and John Rooney do the play-by-play on radio.
If you have ever played the game of baseball, and I did for many years, the game never leaves your blood. This is why I hold onto the belief that I can still hit that ball that wins Game 7 of the World Series. I will go to my grave thinking that way.