Category Archives: Angry Men

THE BATTLE IN BROOKLYN

A couple of years ago I had the chance to talk with Red Slavin about the disturbing incident back in June of 1977. Whenever I see a brawl in baseball I think back to June of 1977. Only this wasn’t … Continue reading

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WE’RE AN AMERICAN BAND

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PICK UP MY GUITAR AND PLAY

“If you want something bad enough, go out and fight for it, work day and night for it, give up your time, peace and sleep for it.” -Les Brown WE CAN DO THIS… LET’S GO! 9TH AVENUE FOREVER! -Red Hoops135@hotmail.com

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

Wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Hope the readers of Container Diaries have a great day. Here’s one of my many Christmas memories from back in the day. I was 6 years-old.  It was a little after 7:00 … Continue reading

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ON THE BEAT

They said he would never amount to anything. Said he didn’t have any talent. No discipline. No commitment. No chance. I told them, “Survival is a talent.”

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THE BROOKLYN SETTLER

WOW! Someone was having a really bad day. Come on people, life is too short. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/jogger-settled-brooklyn-unleashes-rage-stroller-dad-article-1.2372677

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