My friend Harmon Killebrew

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When I was a kid in Chattanooga, our next-door neighbor, Jesse Levan, played first base for the Chattanooga Lookouts, the Double-A farm team of the old American League Washington Senators.
For …

Vol Todd Helton overlooked? Just barely!

Spencer S. HarrisOpinion

Most of the BBWAA voters only know of Knoxville native Todd Helton as the first baseman for the Colorado Rockies.
Helton was a five-time All-Star with a .316 batting average, 369 …

‘Laughing all the way’

Spencer S. HarrisFarragut, Our Town Stories

It’s a short drive up Boring Road to Ben Boring’s homeplace to see the one-horse open sleigh adorned with Christmas lights. (I hope Benna Boring Hughes puts this out every year.)
Cousin …

Fulmer made correct call in 1994

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Marvin West’s excellent piece from August 22, Which Vol Freshmen Will Play, reminded me of all the criticism Coach Fulmer endured during the 1994 season when he rotated two freshmen, …