Doolittle Toyko Raiders

As another Veterans Day passes, I can’t help but to think back to the time I met seven of the bravest men in America – ever. While traveling on business to San Antonio in 2007, the hotel in which I stayed just happened to be hosting the 65th reunion of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. I had previously mentioned the impromptu rendezvous in a another post, but I feel … Continue reading Doolittle Toyko Raiders

Throwback – Kobe’s Record at Madison Square Garden

I was talking with a friend today and was reminded of the time I attended the Knicks/Lakers game with him in 2009.  During a business trip to New York City, I had the opportunity to host him and some of his clients at the Feb 2nd game at Madison Square Garden.  With IBM’s presence in the City, it was no surprise that we’d have season … Continue reading Throwback – Kobe’s Record at Madison Square Garden

A Night with Tommy Lasorda!

I just got back from a fundraiser this evening at Seton Catholic Preparatory High School.  This wasn’t your ordinary Catholic fundraiser of Bingo or Casino Night.  Tonight, they hosted a “Take Me Out to the Ballpark” night with Tommy Lasorda. One of the parents at the school is Logan White, VP, Amateur Scouting for the Dodgers.  With the Dodgers in town for Spring Training, it … Continue reading A Night with Tommy Lasorda!

The Chuck Mangione Game

  After three straight years of Super Bowl appearances, I was committed to seeing the Bills play in the postseason and was convinced that this was the year! I had seen them play in person before but was now in a position to take advantage of the situation.  I was living in Bethlehem, PA and was working for VERSYSS selling Credit Union software throughout NY, … Continue reading The Chuck Mangione Game