Some Sage Advice for the Vikings

First up, on a personal note, today is the 29th anniversary of me severely breaking my leg while riding my bike like a lunatic and crashing into a car. It was 2/24/80, the day we beat Finland to win the Gold medal for Hockey in the ’80 Olympics. In fact, the guy setting my leg was watching the end of the game while he did it and messed it up. The injury was so severe that I wasn’t right for a full year. The year before I went 4-for-4 in the final little league game of the season and couldn’t wait for the next year. Well I missed that season. The next year, I was 1 day too old to play LL, so I had to move up to Babe Ruth. I had to play against 15 year old’s throwing 75+ MPH,  with my last season being played as a 10-year old, and it was a struggle. By the time I was ready to kick ass, I was again 1 day too old to play. So this accident that happened 29 years ago today, as well as a horrific 7/31 birthday, destroyed my baseball career. I wasn’t great, but […]

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