Columns by Mike Barnicle
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Courtesy of The New York Governor's Office "His ambition for himself wasn’t great enough (he should have run!), but his ambition for America was as noble as a politician’s could be." Extract taken from Mike Barnicle's "Mario Cuomo, Always Moving Us Toward the Light." [...]Continue Reading
Courtesy Sarah Glenn/Getty "He is semi-fluent in Japanese. He is a gourmet cook, a ballroom dancer, inventor of the wrap sandwich, a consumer of Malcolm Gladwell’s books as well as sheet after sheet of sabermetrics; he has been fired by George W. Bush, worn a disguise in a dugout, colored his hair for TV, and never, not once, missed an opportunity to [...]Continue Reading
"...characters out of a kind of baseball version of Upstairs-Downstairs the old PBS series about class and expectation. One is Ivy League. The other is Summer League. One grew up dreaming of baseball. The other played it, raised in a house with a father who made a living at it in the major leagues..." Excerpt taken from Mike Barnicle's "Tito and [...]Continue Reading
Courtesy Wikimedia "...given the short national attention span, nobody cares what happened in the 20th century. Life and sports are about the moment." Extract taken from Mike Barnicle's "Boston getting used to idea of beating New York following so much heartbreak." [...]Continue Reading
About Mike Barnicle
Mike Barnicle is a well known TV, radio and print political and social commentator. He is also a life-long Red Sox fan. With "Mike Barnicle on Baseball" he shares his love of the game and Boston's team.