Josh Board's Blog Posts Tagged 'Darryl Dawkins' (4)

The Joy of Sax

So, if the Dodgers and Yankees have a showdown in the World Series this year, I wonder who former second baseman Steve Sax will root for. He played for both teams.

My favorite Steve Sax story has little to do with him. I was in 9th grade, and an older guy I played…

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Added by Josh Board on October 18, 2017 at 10:15pm — No Comments

Another NBA Center Dies: Josh Board Meeting the Chairman of the Boards -- Moses Malone

It seems like just yesterday I was writing about Philadelphia 76ers center Darryl Dawkins death. Now comes news that Sixers Hall of Fame center Moses Malone has passed away at the age of 60.

These Philly centers are dying too young. One of my all-time favorite players, Wilt Chamberlain…

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Added by Josh Board on September 13, 2015 at 11:41pm — 1 Comment

The Death of One of my Heroes (this story contains: cursing, nudity, glass shattering, and of course...autographs)

When a newscaster I worked with passed away and I found out he liked Billy Joel, I changed the lyrics from Piano Man to “Anchorman.”

Another classy, wonderful human was taken from us too soon…and I’m back to thinking about Billy Joel lyrics.

Basketball legend Darryl Dawkins had a heart…

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Added by Josh Board on August 29, 2015 at 10:21pm — 4 Comments

Sports Shortz -- Baseball Hall of Famers & Harlem Globetrotters

When St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial died at 92 (a year after his wife), I was bummed to hear that his family was going to sell off his memorabilia. I thought about how if I was one of his kids, I’d want to save those items.

Heritage Auctions of Dallas ended up totaling $1.2 million, a…

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Added by Josh Board on November 13, 2013 at 2:10am — 3 Comments

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