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Slides, Like Socks….

Dec 18

In In The Field, Memories at 10:55am

Here’s a handy thing about blogging. I wrote about Bo Jackson last week, and mentioned a bunch of our original material from that long ago take seemed to have vanished. I likened chromes to being like socks that sometimes just don’t make it back into the drawer. I talked about getting into a batting cage with him and feeling like a decoy duck at a carnival shooting gallery, but we had no slide from that encounter.

Lo and behold, our intrepid studio manager Lynn, contacted SI, just to check, and somehow a bunch of these images had gotten stuck in one of their drawers, inadvertently. Years had passed. Never thought about it. Got ‘em back. Happy about that. More tk…

9 Responses to “Slides, Like Socks….”

John Fowler says:

on December 18, 2012 at 11:13 am

Sneaky things, those slides. I wonder if SI could find some that I have missing? Could Lynn ask pls?

William Beem says:

on December 18, 2012 at 1:43 pm

Bo knows slides.

Michael B. says:

on December 18, 2012 at 7:14 pm

Quite the manager you have there joe.

Pete Tsai says:

on December 18, 2012 at 10:19 pm

Go Lynn!!! She’s the best Joe!

Matt Timmons says:

on December 19, 2012 at 1:44 am

Pretty cool. I’m looking forward to your holiday reflection on years past and the hundredths of seconds that define eras. The one you did a couple of years ago about your niece I think growing up, was a classic read. If you and the camera ever get divorced, the writer’s pen is single I hear.

Best wishes,
Matt

Don says:

on December 19, 2012 at 5:34 am

Would you still get in the cage with Bo or would you now use a remote setup? That looks a little scary. Bo looked good in blue, signed a Royals fan

terrie says:

on December 19, 2012 at 10:00 am

Shenanigans and “luck” — and wow do I love this photo.
So glad!

Matt says:

on December 20, 2012 at 12:22 pm

Haha – love the Bo knows slides comment.

Lenny says:

on August 14, 2013 at 12:59 pm

Bo Jackson – now there’s a blast from the past! It’s funny, he made a name for himself in the UK even though none of us ever saw him at work!
We were just told of this mystical double-sporting genius and were simply told he was the greatest all-round sportsman any of us had ever heard of!

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