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By Budd Bailey My favorite quote about baseball legend Willie Mays comes from, of all people, actress Tallulah Bankhead, Apparently around 1962, she said something like “There have only been…

The Seasons of Buffalo Baseball

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist The new book, “The Seasons of Buffalo Baseball,” is something of a tribute to Joe Overfield, the legendary late local baseball historian. Here’s…

Closing time

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist We’re almost at the finish line. The Buffalo … er, Toronto Blue Jays played their next-to-last game of the regular season in Sahlen…

Book Review: Bouton

Review by Budd Bailey The stories from those who were baseball fans around a particular age in the fall of 1970 are remarkably similar. They were usually boys in high…

Book Review: Insight Pitch

Review By Budd Bailey Skip Lockwood didn’t have a typical professional baseball career. And he certainly didn’t have a typical life after baseball. So why would you expect him to…