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By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Oct. 8) — For those looking to find my re–launched website, please log onto The logo is here:

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 in 2011/2012 Season
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Martin Channels His Inner–Yogi

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Sep. 24) — On a day that was so much about Yogi Berra, it seemed fitting that a catcher — albeit for the opposing team — would deliver the key moment in a game involving the New York Yankees. Berra, the legendary receiver of the great Yankee teams between 1946 and […]

Series Opener Ended Early

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Sep. 22) — The principal elements that have vaulted the Blue Jays into a semi–comfortable perch atop the American League East were all evident in the first 45 minutes of Monday night’s game at Rogers Centre. They included shut–down pitching from staff ace David Price, a quick–strike offence… and some Lady […]

Here Come the Yankees

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Sep. 21) — There was a glorious opportunity this weekend for the Blue Jays to maintain their 4½–game lead over the Yankees in the American League East. New York had a tough series against the cross–town rival Mets at Citi Field — winning both — while the Blue Jays were hosting […]

Note to Self: It’s a Nine–Inning Game

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Sep. 20) — I must have known the Blue Jays had not given up five or more runs after the sixth inning all season long. I must have been thinking of the Jays 20–5 record at Rogers Centre in their previous 25 games; that Roberto Osuna had become a latter–day Dennis […]

Sittler at 65

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Sep. 17) — If this is what senior citizenship looks and sounds like, sign me up. There is no reason to wait for an official number. Darryl Sittler always made me feel good as captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs in the latter half of the 1970′s — my teenage years. […]

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