"Upton on Sports" Blog by Larry Upton

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LOU LUCIER - "WHO'S HE?".....................
10/21/2014 @ 11:29 AM
Lucier was the oldest former Red Sox player (until Saturday) - he died at 96.........

WHERE'S TIMMY?............
10/20/2014 @ 09:15 AM
He's gone from being a star starter to last man in the bullpen but he remains positive and available to help the Giants anyway he can. Tim Lincecum is a two-time Cy Young winner and Giants aren't pitching him - why not?.................

"WORLD SERIES HISTORY" .......
10/19/2014 @ 10:13 AM
The 2014 World Series begins tomorrow but do you know MLB players with the most World Series rings? The player with the most World Series appearances? What player pitched the World Series only no-hit game (perfect game)?

"TURN BACK THE CLOCK"................
10/17/2014 @ 08:42 PM
If you watched the Giant/Cardinal playoff games then you know its time baseball dumped the American Leagues DH - time AL managers get back to making decisions about taking out pitchers going well for pinch hitters.....

"LASER LOUTS"..........
10/17/2014 @ 10:26 AM
Casino's in the world share photo's -information on gambling cheats - use a "laser pointer" at a sporting event and like Casino's - you'll be blacklisted from attending sport events for the rest of your life.

"FAMOUS BOSTON GARDEN PIZZA"............
10/15/2014 @ 04:23 PM
Memories - they're great - when places are gone - they may physically be gone forever - but - not in our minds. They're with us forever - like the old Boston Garden Pizza joint.......

"TRUMPED TRUMP?"......................
10/14/2014 @ 12:23 PM
America's real estate mogul wanted a pro football team but it didn't happen - calling the team (Buffalo Bills) "overpriced" he folded - threw in his cards - is that a "Trump frown?"

IT BEATS "DROOLING!".............
10/13/2014 @ 05:48 PM
I write a daily sports column for one reason - so I don't "drool"....at this stage in life if I don't keep focus on what''s been important to me _I could slip into senility. Writing keeps my mind young.....

"WILL UMP'S EVER GET IT RIGHT?"
10/13/2014 @ 09:35 AM
MLB has six umpires - plus new video replay "ump's" watching in a New York broadcast booth and they still miss calls..."WHY?"

"LET THE GAMES BEGIN"...................
10/12/2014 @ 10:20 AM
The NHL Florida Panthers began their 2014 season Saturday night - it was less than memorable....in fact - it was an embarrassing season home opener debut....does the NHL have a future in South Florida?


"BRUCE BOCHY" -( Old & New School baseball)

Posted on 10/22/2014 @ 11:17 AM


He's being called the best manager in major league baseball and I won't dispute that. Facts speak for themselves. He's in the World Series again so Bruce Bochy's doing something right.