Stories for July 1973

Thursday, July 26

Young Reporter Eaten Alive By Overweight Ballplayer

In the 1957 W0rld Series, Lew Burdette pitched the Milwaukee Braves to victory over the New York Yankees with three complete game wins. At the 1973 San Diego Padres' Old-Timers' Day, he was the most ...

Thursday, July 19

Taco Taco What's In My Taco?

Or the good, the bad, and the ugly

I crave tacos. I once won a bet in high school by eating 24 of them at an international dinner sponsored by our language teachers. Every time I leave San Diego on a trip, I ...

Wednesday, July 11

Too Outrageous for La Jolla

Tom Wolfe wrote about WindanSea surfers

“Tom Wolfe really was a jerk when he was with us, and when the story came out, we knew he was a jerk. After it came out, someone wrote ‘Tom Wolfe is a dork’ on the Pump House.”

Thursday, July 5

Praise the Lord

"I want to testify." A large black woman in blue-flowered dress stands swaying slightly, heavily, "I want to thank God for coming with me on this journey..." her voice trails off, and her body becomes ...

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