All posts by Tom Cole

He Never Saw It Coming: Looking Back at a Baseball Legend

Tony Conigliaro, known throughout baseball as Tony “C”, was an instant fan favorite and a legend in Boston. Tony “C” held a major league baseball record for hitting more home runs than any other teenager in the history of major league baseball, the second youngest and second quickest to reach 100 home runs.

Turning Back Time: Changes I’d Make

Einstein’s theory of relativity posited that some highly specialized form of time travel could be possible. H. G. Wells intrigued readers with his unique fiction novella “The Time Machine,” a story that still resonates with people today although it was published in 1895.

Baseball: A Game You Grow To Love

Baseball fans are fun and courteous, acting like family at the ballpark. To me baseball means summer, social interactions and reminiscing of days gone by i.e. the joy of the Tiger’s Mark Fidyrich, the glory days of Maris and Mantle, Bob Gibson and Hank Aaron. Baseball is about history and tradition.

Old Movies – What are your favorites?

There’s a line from a song sung by Alice Cooper called “King of the Silver Screen” that goes, “Hollywood movies keep flashing through my mind, could have been Valentino if I was born in another time.” I have no illusions on the Valentino bit. Maybe “Fatino” would work for me; but Hollywood movies are always

What We Learn from a Teacher

If you asked men and women to look back at who the most influential people in their lives were, other than their parents, the great majority of respondents would say a teacher or coach. Teachers and coaches are a uniquely-talented group, trying to make a difference in young people’s lives every day. When you think