My sister Patricia picked the perfect game to be her first in attendance as a Toronto Maple Leafs fan, a condition she was born with and has happily nurtured all these years since. She’s only heard stories about the Leafs when they were easy to root for, a child when they last won the Stanley […]
Once a sports fan in general, now I'm little more than a Leafs nut and erstwhile Syracuse fan, which will wane upon Boeheim's retirement and wax if they ever get football back on track. Tales to tell include playing golf with Ben Schwartzwalder, box seats for BoSox Impossible Dream game, meeting Muhammed Ali, covering a Sugar Ray Leonard fight along with Howard Cosell, kibbutzing with Bob Hope and Gerry Ford at the Sammy Davis Jr. Hartford Open, bluffing way past KGB at Soviet All-Stars vs. Hartford Whalers game...
The Leafs’ roster includes no goons, but has one oxymoron: Roman Polak!
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter Since it was an off-night in my fandom, I tuned in to game 7 between Chicago and Cleveland, and grew more and more irritated as the game continued way past bedtime, until I tuned out and went to bed at midnight when they called a giant time out with […]