With the Pittsburgh Steelers back in the playoffs, and my annual Pittsburgh-themed Christmas gift from one of my sisters (this year, a Pittsburgh scenes calendar) I pay homage to my hometown city and some of the people from its past--and my past--who passed away in 2014.
Another former Pirate who passed away in 2014 was Eddie O'Brien, from their not great 50s team. But when his brother Johnny played, he became half of the first twins to play for the same team in the same Major League game.
The Tipping Point of Cruelty - This piece of video is amazing, one of the best sequences I've ever seen on Rachel Maddow. It starts as a mundane story about the upcoming Fourth of July ...
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