It was sad news to hear that Penny Marshall died. It's even sadder that most people (over the age of 50), only know her from her TV work as Laverne on "Laverne and Shirley." She's directed some amazing films -- Big and A League of Their Own, both with Tom Hanks. Hey, there may be no "crying in baseball" but there can be crying for Marshall. Losing this talent, at age 75, is tragic.
I met her once. Well, strike that. I didn't meet her. She walked by me, and we smiled at each other. I…Continue
I worked in radio a long time, but never met Kasem. I met Gwynn, who passed away the day after Kasem, on several occasions. He was always a class act.
One bit I did on the radio was calling the San Diego Padres and trying to convince them to let me throw out the first pitch. After…Continue