I got a phone call yesterday morning that I will be inducted into my high school's Hall of Fame, All Hallows, this fall. It's three blocks from Yankee Stadium and I took the subway behind the center field fence when it was a grammar and high school for 12 years. Don't think I don't think about that every time I'm on the field at Yankee Stadium. My initial reaction to this incredible honor was to quote Groucho Marx who said, "I'd never want to belong to a club that would have me as a member."
My new Pulitzer-Prize-winning-book-in-waiting, "Baseball for the Utterly Confused" from McGraw-Hill hits bookstores this week. This is NOT like baseball for dummies. It has a lot of history in it and all-time lists that I take editorial license with. It's an entertaining read, especially the excerpts from my unforgettable playing career that people are still talking about.
Our all-in-color, Tony-Award-winning "Ed Randall's Tallking Baseball" show begins its 8th season on WFAN-Radio Valentine's Day morning at 9AM. We'll go about the business of catching up on all the news we've missed since being off the air.