On Yogi Berra and Dale Berra and the 1973 World Series and Willie Mays and my father

In 1973, I first became a baseball fan.  My father — once a diehard Dodger fan in the 40’s, 50’s and early 60’s — had drifted away from the game. But in August ’73, we both began to follow the unlikely rise of the New York Mets managed by Yogi Berra, climbing from fifth place … Continue reading On Yogi Berra and Dale Berra and the 1973 World Series and Willie Mays and my father