In late August, 1951, I went home to watch Flash Gordon on New York's channel 11, but I was disappointed. There was a baseball game on channel 11. I started to watch, and that was it. I became a Yankees' fan.

We have many roles in our lives, but we are told that we are individuals and that our baseball team is not us. To each her own. Few things besides family ever came before the Yankees. One can agree or disagree, but one cannot deny I had the right to that choice.

I received my doctorate from NYU in science education in 1968. I remember during one of my final conferences with my advisor, the Yankees beat the Angels 1-0 on a Frank Fernandez home run.

I taught at various levels, ranging from graduate school to junior high school for 39 years. I always enjoyed writing, and the internet provides an outlet for me.

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  • Mark Henderson posted 1773 days ago

    Mark Henderson

    New to BR. Liked your article on David Clyde via Stephen Strasburg (written several years ago). Thanks!

  • Richard Pizzo posted 3227 days ago

    Richard Pizzo

    Not a problem, Harold. That's what I'm here for!

  • Ben Millikan posted 3245 days ago

    Ben Millikan

    Glad I could help, Harold.

  • Jared Newman posted 3254 days ago

    Jared Newman

    Sure! Any time. Oh, I just saw your name when I was editing the article.

  • Allan Lim posted 3255 days ago

    Allan Lim

    No problem.

  • Ben Rosenthal posted 3272 days ago

    Ben Rosenthal

    No problem, Harold.

  • Kelly Doerr posted 3278 days ago

    Kelly Doerr

    No problem! And as for your question, no, I'm not related to him...unfortunately!

  • Ben Millikan posted 3279 days ago

    Ben Millikan

    You're welcome, Harold.

  • Marciano Lopez posted 3294 days ago

    Marciano Lopez

    You're welcome, Harold. I don't mind it presented either way. I don't have a problem with the decimal way because no one really mistakes it for a tenth or two-tenths of an inning.

  • Sammy Leach posted 3302 days ago

    Sammy Leach

    No problem Harold!