Dick Heller

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Jul 11

The National Pastime Museum, A Trip To Yesterday

Baseball’s distant and diverse past is a key part of the game’s appeal for many of us. Now there’s a way to further celebrate it at the click of an electronic key or two — and at no charge. Simply go to TheNationalPastimeMuseum.com, and savor historical articles and artifacts dating from Civil War days until …

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Apr 30

Once more with feeling: Wolff at the door

I spent a fun day last week with one of my favorite people and his family. Bob Wolff has been away from Washington for more than a half-century now, but to me and a lot of other senior baseball fans, he will always be the Voice of the Senators. When I was growing up in …

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Feb 21

MLB-TV to the rescue

Now it turns out, thankfully, that baseball-starved fans of the Washington Nationals won’t have to miss Saturday’s Grapefruit League opener after all — at least not those who have access to the MLB-TV cable network. The Nats’ game against the New York Mets in Port Lucie, Fla., will be shown on MLB, starting at 12:10 …

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Feb 20


I realize that Peter Angelos owns the MASN cable TV network and therefore is out to shaft the Nationals any way he can. Just look at the meager rights fees the Nats have received in recent seasons, although negotiations are under way to restructure financial matters more equitably. Having said that, let’s toss MASN a …

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Feb 17

Chuck Hinton: Remembering a good guy

  Originally posted on January 30, 2013 at http://dickheller.wordpress.com/   When the Alexandria Club of Grandstand Managers selected Chuck Hinton as the expansion Washington Senators’ MVP for 1962, the sports editor of the venerable Alexandria Gazette speculated — in print, yet — whether the African American outfielder would have to eat dinner in the George …

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