Author Archives: gregclucas

About gregclucas

Author, "Baseball-Its More Than a Game" available through Amazon.com, BN.com or by order. Veteran sportscaster with extensive play by play experience in MLB, NBA and college sports.

It Was a Different Game When Don Wilson was Throwing No-Hitters

I still have a collection of old Sporting News (when it was the baseball “bible”) from as far back as the late 1950s.  Today I ran across the issue of July 1, 1967.  One of the big stories was of … Continue reading

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Baseball Evolution (1956-2016)

The first year I really started to pay attention to Major League Baseball was 1956.  I was ten years old then.  I had been taken to my first major league game–Milwaukee Braves at Cincinnati Reds– by my grandfather the previous … Continue reading

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Calling Ali Fights From Long Range

  With the news of the passing of Muhammed Ali a few days ago my memory bank needed to be jogged for the two Ali fights I actually called  on radio many years ago for the American Forces Korea Network … Continue reading

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Games Slowing Down as Pitches hit are Reduced

Baseball leadership is concerned that the “pace of play” issues have slid backward and games in 2016 are lasting longer than those in recent years.  They want the trend stopped but are in a rough spot in getting it done. … Continue reading

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Are All Sports Becoming the Same?

I was listening to a discussion on the radio the other day about the Houston Astros baseball team.  The team surprised a lot of fans last year by holding first place in the American League West most of the season … Continue reading

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World Coming to Houston

The top weightlifters from over 105 countries in the world…a total of nearly 750 lifters are filtering into Houston.  The 2015 International Weightlifting Federation World Championships will be staged in the cavernous George R. Brown Convention Center starting Thursday with … Continue reading

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What I Saw on Saturday

Because the the regular weekend rain we had in Houston on Saturday I was pretty much locked into the house and watched more football than I normally do.  I am usually only a viewer of the Texans game on Sunday … Continue reading

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