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Random Thoughts Good but not perfect


January 10, 2020

Every year on Dec. 31 media outlets are full of stories of celebrities who have died during the year that is drawing to a close. Then the page of time turns to a new era – and celebrity deaths start accumulating for the current year’s stories.

In 2020, it did not take long for the sports world to experience the passing of a prominent celebrity. On Jan. 1, former baseball star Don Larsen died at the age of 90.

Larsen was a really good athlete whose elevated celebrity status is based upon one singular accomplishment. On Oct. 8, 1956, Larsen – pitching for the New York Yankees – defeat...

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