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Baseball’s Hall of Fame Needs Some Changing

Congratulations goes out to Ken Griffey Junior and Mike Piazza. Both were named last week to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. No player has ever been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame unanimously, but Griffey Jr. came pretty close.  He was three votes shy of being a unanimous choice. He received 99.3 % of the votes and Piazza garnered 83% of the votes which is nothing to sneeze at either.

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Federal Budget Cuts to Affect Veterans Nursing Homes
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America’s Youth Needs to be a Part of Veteran’s Day

Tomorrow is Veteran’s Day in the United States. There will be ceremonies all across this great country of ours. What makes this country great are all the freedoms each and every one of us have thanks to our Veterans...

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

It’s Time to Build a Canal from Meredosia to Quincy

I have been sitting on this thought for years and decided maybe this would be a good time to reveal it to the world (or at least my little portion of it)...

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Photo by Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images

Why is Softball in Quincy Declining?

Thirty-nine years ago the longest softball game ever played took place in Monticello, New York. The game lasted 365 innings and 958 runs were scored as Gager's Diner beat the Bend'n Elbow Tavern. In 1976 softball was a huge sport in Quincy.

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Joe Robbins, Getty Images

Is Baseball Really Against Gambling? I Think Not!

So the man has the all-time hit record for Major League Baseball with 4256 hits yet he is NOT in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.  Pete Rose, the man who said “I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to play baseball”, played the game as hard as anyone has ever played it.

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Mario Tama, Getty Images

Today Marks the 46th Anniversary of ‘Woodstock’

It was late summer in the year 1969.  The country was heavily involved in a very unpopular war in Vietnam and young people were protesting the war throughout the country.  They wanted peace and love, not war. What followed was “The Woodstock Music & Art Fair” in upstate New York.  Today marks the 46th anniversary of “Woodstock”, originally a three day music that eventually ended up being four days from August 15 through August 18.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Dick Clark & American Bandstand Started 58 Years Ago

Dick Clark was known as America's oldest teenager having hosted American Bandstand on TV for years. Clark passed away in 2012 after an illustrious career in TV and Radio.

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The Big Dog’s Top Ten Purchases With a $1000 Ticketmaster Gift Card

If you have purchased baseball or concert tickets, most likely you went through Ticketmaster to get them. Well Y101 Radio did the same thing, except instead of buying something, we are giving it away to someone. That someone can buy what they want and that person might as well be you. How much you ask? Well, how about $1,000?!

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Peter Macdiarmid, Getty Images

The Tooth Fairy is Paying Out Big Bucks in Some Places

I can't believe I missed it but February 28 was Tooth Fairy Day. It just slipped by me without a thought this year. Before you think the Tooth Fairy is irrelevant, remember everything has some value to it, including teeth.

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Interesting Restaurant News of the Week

It has been an interesting week for news about restaurants in America.

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