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Sports Beat

    May 2, 2008

Sports Beat by Bill McCaffrey

It was a good weekend this past one.  The Ravens and Redskins had what I call great drafts, Donnie Neuenberger and his Royal Farms #52 car had Donnie¹s best finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Talladega events.  Next up for Donnie will be in May at his home track Dover Downs International Speedway.   Also I had great phone conversations with Jim Wexler, Slick Spasoff, Don Droze, Don Saccardi, and my motivator Phil Kapneck.  I also called my sister Mary and wished her Happy Birthday on April 19th.   Coming up on my new photos from the 1950¹s sent to me by John Linthicum, folks will be surprised how the women in the pictures were as beautiful back then as they are today (can¹t say the same for the guys ­ just kidding men).  Also you can catch my daily blogs on, we are hoping to have a new one each day.  Next week we will have ³McCaffrey¹s other World² a political look at this past Maryland General Assembly.


Donnie Neuenberger and Royal Farms began the 2008 season opener competing in the large field at Daytona but came up short in making the field.  This past weekend was a great come back to celebrate a 14th place finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Talladega events.  Neuenberger moved up in the field after starting in the 39th position to his best finish yet in the Nati onwide Series. Look for Donnie in the upcoming 2008 May Dover International Speedway events.

"It was great to get our first top 15 finish in such a tough series while wishing we had the financing to run more often.
I want to thank all the great sponsors I have and the support of so many fans."
Donnie Neuenberger

Royal Farms, a family-owned company headquartered in Baltimore , MD , opened its first store in 1959.  Today, It owns and operates 120 convenience food stores in Maryland , Delaware , Virginia , and Pennsylvania . The Royal Farms Kitchen & Grill prepares its Famous Fried Chicken -- Always Fresh, Never Frozen -- lightly breaded and pressure-cooked in-store in Trans Fat Free cooking oil!  Western Fries -- hand-cut and breaded Idaho potato wedges cooked in-store!  Hot & Cold Subs ­ custom-built on rolls baked fresh in-store!   Custom-built Sandwiches and Wraps.  Sun Up Breakfast sandwiches ­ egg and cheese on flaky croissants with bacon, ham, sausage, or steak.  The Royal Farms Good-To-Go case features freshly prepared Subs, Wraps, Fresh Cut Fruit Salads, Chef Salads, Caesar Salads, Sushi, herbal teas, all natural juices, and more!  And, Royal Farms 100% Colombian Supremo Coffee, the richest coffee in the world, is always ground seconds before brewing!   Dine in the Royal Farms seating area or take-out.

Co-Branding associate sponsors: Coinstar, , and Haagen Dazs, , were also on board the Royal Farms race car.  New sponsor Quaker City Castings joins Plan B Technologies as associate sponsors.  Plan B Technologies will be the primary sponsor for the upcoming fall Dover race continuing a long term relationship with Neuenberger. PLAN B TECHNOLOGIES, Inc. ( PBT ) is a full service IT solutions provider offering a wide variety of services, .  Quaker City Castings manufactures iron, steel, stainless steel, and alloyed iron sand castings, and produces cylinder liners, cylinder liner pre-machined blanks, and other centrifugal castings for transportation industries. Quaker City Castings produces the liners from centrifugally cast gray iron, ductile iron, and a high nodule count, heat treated, high strength ductile iron for applications requiring superior strength, .&nbs p; Bay Area Goodyear continues to sponsor and support Neuenberger from both the Baltimore/Washington based tire stores and Cayman Islands operations.

For more information about Donnie Neuenberger and DGN Racing, visit our website at  The taping of Donnie¹s radio show ³Behind the Wheel with Donnie Neuenberger² is every Tuesday from Adams Ribs in Edgewater, Maryland from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Listen to the show every Saturday morning 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. on 3WT radio 107.7FM, 1500AM, and 820AM or streaming live on


As said previously I give both the Redskins and Ravens in their draft departments an A even though the so-called experts give them B¹s and C¹s.  Let¹s look at the Redskins first, Malcolm Kelly 6¹4² wide receiver gives the Redskins a big receiver, Devin Thomas is 6¹2² and also an excellent wide receiver.  6¹3² tight end Fred Davis supplies depth, Chad Rinehart at 6¹5², 320 pounds gives the Skins a potential all-pro.   I like Colt Brennan as a QB and he may move ahead of Todd Collins as backup.  Don¹t be surprised if 6¹4², 260 pound DE Rob Jackson sees more action than some think.  Their defensive back picks are undersized.

Others in the Redskins NFC East:
NY Giants ­ A  Kenny Phillips, 6
¹2² DB and Terrell Thomas 6¹1² DB are tops and their overall draft puts them up there.
Dallas Cowboys ­ B
Philadelphia Eagles ­ C

Now let¹s look at the Ravens and the AFC North:
I think they got a potential great QB in Joe Flacco, and Ray Rice (RB), Tavares Gooden (LB), Tom Zbikowski are studs and don¹t count Virginia Tech¹s Justin Harper 6¹4² WR out as he could be a Randy Moss type receiver.  This is the best Ravens draft since Phil Savage went to Cleveland .

The rest of the Ravens AFC North:
A-      Steelers, Great running back in Rashard Mendenhall and a 6¹4² wide receiver in Limas Sweed, they had a gre
at draft.
B-      Bengals, a good solid draft.
C-     Browns so-so draft, looking for free agents and non drafted players.

AFC East:
A-      Dolphins, great drafts Jake Long, 6¹7², 315 pound offensive left tackle and Chad Henne (QB) both from Michigan .  Bill Parcells had a super draft.
B+  Buffalo Bills, 6¹7², WR James Hardy will cause opponents problems right away.  The Bills had a very good draft.
C+  New England Patriots, decent draft, good QB in Kevin O¹Connell, some potent LB¹s in Jerod Mayo, Shawn Crable and Bo Ruud.
D-     NY Jets Vernon Gholston (LB) and Erik Ainge (Danny¹s brother) QB are the two best picks.

AFC South:
B-      Colts, decent draft nothing to write home about.
C-     Jacksonville, so-so draft.
D-     Tennessee, so-so draft except for speed merchant in Chris Johnson (RB).
D    Houston, Duane Brown Virginia Tech and Xavier Adibi also from Virginia Tech the best of their picks.

AFC West:
B+        Chiefs, solid with 12 picks led by Glenn Dorsey (DT) from LSU and Cornerback Brandon Flowers (CB) from Virginia Tech.
B-         Denver Broncos Eddie Royal (WR) Virginia Tech will help right away plus eight other good picks.
B          Oakland Darren McFadden (RB) need I say more?|
C-         San Diego Chargers, so-so draft.

NFC South:
A-         Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan probably the best QB in the draft despite the so-called experts lack of respect for the man plus 10 more good picks give the team some decent depth.
A-         Carolina Panthers they picked up some good ones in Charles Godfrey, Jeff Otah and Dan Conner.
B-         New Orleans Saints, solid draft.
B-         Tampa Bay Bucs, solid draft.

NFC West:
B          St. Louis Rams Chris Long and a cast of no names.
B          Arizona Cardinals 6¹8², 285 pound DE Calais Campbell could cause a stir.
D          SF 49¹ers you can color Mike Nolan gone if the 49¹ers don¹t make the playoffs.
D          Seattle Seahawks Notre Dame tight end John Carlson should start as should Red Bryants (DT).

NFC North:
B-         Detroit Lions, good draft.
B-         Chicago Bears, twelve decent picks.
B-         Green Bay Packers, Brian Brohm may beat out Aaron Rodgers f
or the QB job.
B-         Minnesota Vikings John David Booty could be the man at QB.

Fisher Cats Scratch Baysox Late, Split Series

The Fisher Cats scored a run in the bottom of the eighth to beat the Baysox 3-2 last Sunday afternoon.  Brian Jeroloman hit a sacrifice fly to left field to drive in the winning run.  The loss drops the Baysox to 11-12.   Baysox starter Jason Berken gave the Baysox a great chance to win, allowing one run over five innings off five hits with no walks and nine strikeouts.  The Baysox managed seven hits off Fisher Cats starter Brandon Magee, and managed to draw two walks with two outs in the ninth, but were unable to score more than two runs.   Sebastien Boucher drew a bases-loaded walk in the second inning to drive in the first run of the game.  The Baysox would add another run in the fifth inning when Jeff Nettles singled to left field, scoring Carlos Rojas.   Anthony Hatch homered off of Ryan Keefer in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie the game at 2-2.  In the bottom of the eighth, Ryan Patterson doubled to left field off Gerrardo Casadiego.  Kyle Phillips was intentionally walked and Julio Manon came out to relieve Keefer.  Ryan Klosterman drew a walk to load the bases and Brian Jeroloman drove in the game winning run with a sacrifice fly to left.

Big Inning Just Enough To Hold Off Corsaletti and the Sea Dogs

The Baysox scored four runs in the second inning, and Chris Tillman allowed only one run over 5.1 innings as Bowie beat Portland 4-3 Tuesday night.  Four of the Baysox seven hits came in the second inning.  With the win, the Baysox are 12-12 and move into a tie for third in the Southern Division.   Tillman was very effective, allowing only one run on four hits and two walks while striking out six to earn the win.  He was relieved by Kam Mickolio with one out and one on in the sixth inning. Mickolio would allow two runs, one earned, on four hits in 1.2 innings.  Gerardo Casadiego and Julio Manon would combine to retire six consecutive batters as Casadiego earned his second hold and Manon earned the save.   The Baysox scored all four of their runs in the bottom of the second inning.  Nolan Reimold tripled to lead off the inning and scored on a sacrifice fly by Zach Dillon.  Sebastien Boucher drew a walk, and then scored on a Blake Davis triple to right center field.  The ball was nearly caught by Portland center fielder Bubba Bell, who crashed into the wall on the play.  Play was stopped briefly as Bell was checked out by the Sea Dogs medical team, but he would stay in the game.  Davis would score when Travis Brown grounded out to shortstop Iggy Suarez.  With two outs and the bases empty, Carlos Rojas singled to right field, and scored the Baysox fourth run of the inning on a Lou Montanez double to right.   After going scoreless through the first five innings, the Sea Dogs scored a pair of runs in the sixth.  With one out, Jeff Corsaletti hit a groundball up the middle for a single, and Mickolio came in to relieve Tillman.  Mickolio got catcher John Otness to ground out, but gave up a single to right by Aaron Bates.  Corsaletti went to third on the play and Nolan Reimold threw home, but his throw was high and got past catcher Ben Davis for an error.  Corsaletti stayed at third, but Reimold's throwing error allowed Bates to move to second.  Now with runners on second and third, Andrew Pinckney hit a single to right field.  Both Corsaletti and Bates scored, bringing the score to 4-2.   The Sea Dogs would add another run in eighth.  Jeff Corsaletti hit a triple off Mickolio to lead off the inning.  Gerardo Casadiego came on to relieve Mickolio and got Otness to ground out, but Aaron Bates hit a sacrifice fly to score Corsaletti.  With two outs Andrew Pinckney hit a single down the right field line, but was thrown out at second by right fielder Nolan Reimold as he tried to stretch the single into a double. Julio Manon would retire the Sea Dogs in order in the ninth to record his fifth save.   Carlos Rojas and Nolan Reimold each had a pair of hits for the Baysox, as Reimold extended his hitting streak to 10 games.  Jeff Corsaletti had four hits and two runs scored for the Sea Dogs.  Dustin Richardson was charged with the loss, allowing four runs on four hits and four walks in four innings, while striking out three.   The Bowie Baysox are in their 16th season as the ³AA² affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. Baysox individual game tickets, season ticket plans, group outings, picnics and birthday parties are currently available for booking by calling the Baysox front office at (301) 464-4880.    Next week we will have a report on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs opener by Tim T. the traveling Taco Tourist.


As announced on the "Ballroom Boxing Report" on WJFK-AM undefeated Pasadena , MD super middleweight "The Persecutor" Mike Paschall will battle former world title contender Larry "The Laser" Marks of Newark, DE on Thursday, May 29 in the main event of the next Ballroom Boxing card at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie , MD.   Paschall (16-0-1, four KO's) is coming off a solid fourth-round TKO over Bruce Rumbolz on the last Ballroom Boxing show on April 3. Paschall has scored knockouts in his last two bouts. Marks ( 29-9-1 , 16 KO's) who unsuccessfully challenged Andrew "Six Heads" Lewis for the WBA Welterweight title in 2001, is the most accomplished boxer Paschall has faced. Marks has also fought the likes of former world champions Cory Spinks and Charles "The Natural" Murray as well as contenders Andrew Murray and Tokunbo Olajide. Marks also holds victories over Beltway Boxers Ed Griffin and Purcell Miller.   There is a possibility that this will be a 10-round contest. If that holds up, that will be virgin territory for Paschall.  Tickets are available by calling Ballroom Boxing at 410-766-7474.   Just a quick note as to how the fights are looking for May 29th.   The Main event features Mike Paschal (16-0-1) stepping up big against former world contender Larry ³Laser² Marks ( 29-9-1 , 16 KO¹s) in a ten round match.   The co-feature in a re-match of the fight before the fight back in January.  Heavyweights Askia Snyder and Jonathon Felton couldn¹t quite restrain themselves and had a brawl in the ring, prior to the bell.  Both fighters were subsequently disqualified.  They are now ready to do it the right way.   Golden Boy heavyweight Seth ³Mayheim² Mitchell makes his first appearance in the Ballroom in a four round match.  York Pa. native Carney ³Beeper² Bowman (9-0) returns after an impressive showing in April.  And rounding out the card is Ferndale heavyweight Dan Kisner vs. Kevin Johnson.   This should be a lot of fun and a big night of boxing.  Look forward to seeing you there.  For more information call 410-766-7474.

Langhorne, Harper Help USA Capture Silver at Pre-Olympic Tournament
finish first stint with Senior National Team

Former Maryland women's basketball players Crystal Langhorne and Laura Harper helped the United States National Women's Basketball Team capture a silver medal at the Good Luck Beijing Tournament. It was the first stint for the star Terps with the senior national team. Crystal Langhorne averaged 6.0 points and 3.0 rebounds per game in five games at the tournament. Her stellar shooting from the floor continues even at the elite level, leading the team with 63.6 shooting percentage. Looking towards her professional career in the WNBA with the Washington Mystics, she was fifth on the team in scoring. Laura Harper who was drafted the Sacramento Monarchs earlier this month, averaged 3.8 points and 4.7 rebounds per game, playing in every game of the tournament. She also shot 50 percent from the floor. The Americans opened the tournament with a loss to the Australians, 74-60, but bounced back to win the next four, including victories over Cuba (92-60), South Korea (92-56), New Zealand (78-60) and China (84-81). Langhorne grabbed a team-high eight rebounds in the win over New Zealand . The U.S. , however, fell short of the Chinese in the medal game, 84-81, to earn the silver medal. Langhorne's professional career with the Mystics begins May 5 in a preseason game against the Monarchs. "Watching Crystal Langhorne, she's such a workhorse," said veteran U.S. National Team player Taj Williams-Franklin. "Every time she steps in the game, she gives you something good for the amount of time she's in there. She plays eight minutes; she's going to give you eight points, four rebounds. She's always doing something positive. She gets some good blocks, runs the floor well and has really impressed me with the crop of young bigs that we have." Harper and the Monarchs open the preseason on May 2 against the Seattle Storm. "This experience [with the U.S. National Team] has been like something I can't even explain...," said Harper after the U.S. victory over New Zealand . "Even off the court has been a learning experience." "For me, [I've learned a lot from] Lisa (Leslie) because she talks in my ear," Harper continued when asked how this would help her professional career. "Even at breakfast she'll give me little tips, tell me little things. She's very motivating. Hearing from someone who's been playing since the [WNBA] began; someone who's one of the best, if not the best, players in the league definitely helps."

Terps Help U.S. Field Hockey Capture Olympic Berth
Three former Terps help US to gold medal in Kazan, Russia

The U.S. Field Hockey National Team captured a berth into the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing , China , winning the Olympic Qualifier with the help of former Terrapins Lauren Powley, Dina Rizzo and Kelii Smith. The Americans went 6-0 in the tournament, defeating Belgium , 3-1, in the gold medal game.   Lauren Powley, Dina Rizzo and Keli Smith are veteran members of the U.S. National Team, each boasting at least 70 international caps. As starters on the squad, the Americans allowed just four goals over the six-game tournament, while scoring 27. Smith was responsible for one of those scores, knocking in the U.S. 's second goal in a 7-0 victory over Russia .   After a close game in the opener against Belgium , where the U.S. won 3-2, the Americans went on to record dominant shutout victories over Russia (7-0), France (7-0) and India (4-0). The Red, White and Blue closed pool play with a 3-1 win over Netherlands Antilles to secure a spot in the gold medal game.   In a rematch of the opening game, the U.S. had a slow start but scored in the 18th minute to take a 1-0 lead. But the Belgians responded with a goal a few minutes later. The Americans regained their lead a few minutes later, 2-1, and never looked back.   The U.S. was the top-ranked team in the tournament, boasting a No. 11 world ranking. India was ranked 13th heading into the event, followed by France (18), Netherlands Antilles (20), Russia (21) and Belgium (24).   The tournament presented the teams' last opportunity to earn an Olympic berth. The U.S. joins the 12-team field, which includes host China , Germany , Argentina , Netherlands , England , New Zealand , Australia , Japan and South Africa . Two more spots are still up for grabs at other Olympic Qualifying tournaments. The United States will make its first Olympic Games appearance since 1996 and its fifth overall.


The One Hundred Club of Anne Arundel County would like to announce that one of our members John C. Spiker, Sr. of Lake Shore VFD has been awarded ³Firefighter of The Year² by the Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of the Chesapeake .  Also, ³Firefighter of The Year² by the State of Maryland , Knights of Columbus Council.  CONGRATULAITONS John!   New Britain infielder Luke Hughes is the winner of the Bank of America Eastern League Player of the Week Award and Portland left-hander Kris Johnson is the winner of the Bank of America Eastern League Pitcher of the Week Award.   In the who really cares department ­ the Washington Mystics traded Delisha Milton-Jones to the Los Angeles for Taj McWilliams-Franklin and a number one draft pick in 2009.   Hey maybe Navy is headed back to big time D-1 football because they signed a two game (2009 and 2014) deal with Ohio State .

In high school baseball:
Good Counsel              6                    St. Mary¹s Ryken                   3
DeMatha                    10                    McNamara                              0
Riverdale Baptist          8                    Avalon                                    3
Stone                             2                    La Plata                                   1

Georgetown Prep won the 1AC Golf Tournament.

I understand you don¹t invite Arizona men¹s basketball coach Lute Olson and the interim head coach (2007) Kevin O¹Neill to the same party.   I wonder where they are now ­ Marie Ritz, Nancy Berkley, Midge Russell, Janice Johnson, Jack Pitt, Eileen Gant, Aileen Gragh, Bob South, Dan ³Nerdy² Butler , Terri Miller, Harriett Ross, and ³Bully² Bill Espey.   Look-a-likes:  Michael Troll and King Tut the midget, David J. and Monk on the Monk TV show.   The NY Times had a great story on the new Ravens QB Joe Flacco.  Great article in the NY Times on Steny Hoyer last Sunday.   No truth to the rumor that ³Downtown² Brown is driving one of those Crysler Clown cars, my source says he still drives a Toyota .   I think the Redskins made a good pick in Hawaii ¹s Colt Brennan.   Johnny Dawkins who was an All-American at Duke in basketball and then a long time assistant to Coach K. is the new men¹s basketball coach at Stanford replacing Trent Johnson who went to LSU as head men¹s coach.   I heard former Raven coach Brian Billick and his future son-in-law Kyle Boller are opening a vegetable/fruit stand on Kent Island but I couldn¹t confirm it.

Our deepest sympathy goes to the families of Rochelle ³Shelly² Ellen Posner Horenberg graduate of Coolidge (DC) HS.
"Shags" McGowan (Bell Vocational HS basketball player and community activist)
John H. McCounell (majority owner of the Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL )
Harry Ulinski (former Redskin player in the 1950¹s he played his college football for "Bear" Bryant at Kentucky ).
Virginia Martin (Wilson (DC) HS grad)
Annette Dilworth DeRito (Georgetown Visitation grad)
Virginia Loryma ³Ginny² Wertz (Paul Jr. (DC) HS and Wilson HS grad).
Helen Snyder Wesley (Tech (DC) HS grad)
Joe Alston (1955 best badminton player in the US )
Joy Page (actress in my favorite movie "Casablanca")
Joe Feeney (tenor on Lawrence Welk TV show from 1957 to 1982)

From Dan Droze:
Robert Pellegrini Seaville, N.J. Formerly of Yatesboro

Robert Pellegrini, 73, of Seaville, N.J, passed away Friday, April 11, 2008 , at his home. He was born in Yatesboro and had been a longtime area resident. Mr. Pellegrini was a casino executive in Atlantic City for many years before his retirement. A native of Yatesboro, Mr. Pellegrini attended Shannock Valley High School before enjoying an outstanding career at the University of Maryland , where he was a m ember of the Terps 1953 championship team. In 1955, he earned All American honors as a center and was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated Nov. 7, 1955 edition. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1996. He was a first round draft choice of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1956. He played in 59 games for the Eagles in 1956 and from 1958 to 1961 and was a member of their 1960 NFL Champion squad. In 1957, he served in the Army. He was traded to the Washington Redskins in 1962 and spent four seasons from 1962 to 1965 with the Redskins. He recorded 13 interceptions in his nine year NFL career. Following his playing career, Mr. Pellegrini served as a linebackers coach with the Miami Dolphins from 1966 to 1967. He is survived by his wife, Antoinette "Dolly" (Taddeo) Pellegrini; daughter, Pam Freas and her husband, Don, of Seaville; and two sons, Michael, of Seaville, and Bob, of Youngstown, N.Y. He is al s o survived by three grandchildren, Michael and Lauren Freas and Bobby Pellegrini; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. As well as a sister, Harriet, of New York ; and brothers, Henry (Margie), of Florida , and Vic (Frank) Bobick, of Michigan . Mr. Pellegrini was concerned for his fellow teammates, especially those in need. The family suggests that, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to Fourth and Goal, Attn: Bruce Laird, 2419 E. Joppa Road , Parkville , MD 21234 , a foundation to help ex-NFL players in dire need.
Sign Robert Pellegrini's online guestbook now.

From Rick ³Doc² Walker
Mary Elizabeth Byrd was born March 15, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio, to Philip and Marie Holt.  She had one sister Cornelia who preceded her in death.   Mary passed away on April 20, 2008 at Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, Maryland.   Mary was a domestic worker for many years and later became a chef working for several companies including the Hilton Hotel group.  She retired with her loving husband John (who passed away March 21, 2007 ) and moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1984 from Milwaukee , Wisconsin .   Mary was a loving, caring, and deeply religious person who worked many long hours feeding the poor of Atlanta with the St. Vincent DePaul fraternity.  Mary loved music, sports (especially the Atlanta Braves and Falcons), traveling, movies, but more importantly she loved her family.   Mary is joined in heaven by her devoted husband of 54 years, John; she is survived by a son, Michael, a daughter Theresa, daughter in law Annette, one granddaughter Kristy Lewis and her husband Demetrius, three beautiful great grandchildren Jaylin, Jordan, and Demetrius Jr. along with a host of cousins, other relatives and many, many friends.   Mary Byrd will be missed dearly; she touched the lives of so many people!


Bill, I have nothing against the ³Star Spangled Banner² but I think the ³Battle Hymn of the Republic² should be our national anthem. Proudly, Jerry

Bill, Hope you are feeling well.  Thank the Good Lord I have not had to go to Health South recently for rehab.  I miss running into you at SFW but Rossy does most of our grocery shopping now.   When I get it, I will continue to send you the latest news about Seton Hall basketball.  Bobby Gonzalez, despite being suspended for game one next season (he had some bad words for refs at a news conference) still continues to pull in the talent.  I think he has landed some height and is after a couple of JUCO guys.  I will send you more when he signs them, if you are interested. All the best, Jerry

Dear Jerry, Good report.  Keep me updated on the ³Hall². Bill

Bill, We just added a new gig at Castlebay.  Here is where we are over the next month or so:
Friday, May 16, 6-10 - Steve and David at Fager's Island, 60th St. in the Bay, Ocean City , MD , 410-524-5500,

Friday, May 23, 8:30-Midnight - Castlebay Irish Pub in Annapolis , 410-626-0165,   See you at the bar; Steve Ports, David Bell, and Don Wimbrough

Bill, Long time friend Edie Acosta just called me this morning and told me that Richie Gonzalez was killed when he was hit by a truck in Florida .  I don¹t have any other details, but when I get them I will let you know. Henry

Bill, Thanks for the kind words regarding the 2008 Jocks Reunion.  Happy to hear that you had a good time, you were at the table with my brother-in-law Richie Hite.  You brought back good memories of our days with good old C&P.  Thanks for the donation to the Prince George ¹s County Boys and Girls Club. Joe

Dear Joe, You are welcome, you guys do a great job. Bill


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