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    A Cubs’ Prayer

    As I lay my head upon my blue and red pillow, I thank you for the many blessings of today. Please send down your healing hands upon our helmets, grant our opponents a peaceful sooner-than-expected rest this winter, and give us another day to honor our fans. If it is not too much to ask, given our century-long wait for these…

  • National Anthems

    Singing 4 the Cubs: Daytona Cubs

    Following a year of playing with the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro Leagues, Jackie Robinson signed a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers on October 23, 1945 and was assigned to the Dodgers’ AAA affiliate – the Montreal Royals. Five months later, the players in the Brooklyn Dodgers organization reported to the 1946 spring training in Jacksonville, Florida. This was two…

  • National Anthems,  Press

    On the Air: WNDB-AM

    Daytona, Florida – Prior to singing the National Anthem for the Daytona Cubs, I had the honor of sitting and talking with Marc Bernier on WNDB-AM radio. Click on the arrow above to listen to the interview. My friend Marc is the former husband of my dear friend and high school classmate Melodye Browning Bernier. Since their family lives in…

  • National Anthems,  Press

    On the Air: KTIK-FM

    Following an unfortunate microphone malfunction when I sang the National Anthem, Todd Rahr, the general manager for the Boise Hawks, invited me to the press box. I had just finished singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame at the seventh inning stretch when Todd said “Hey, come up to press box and I’ll put you on air with our radio…

  • National Anthems,  Press

    Publicity 4 the Cubs: The Tennessean

    Musical ministry carries Bellevue man from cathedrals to Cubs game Published in The Tennessean – October 6, 2004 Bellevue – With pitch pipe in hand, Bellevue resident Chris Fenoglio stepped onto Wrigley Field. At first, he was completely calm, he said. “Then I felt the jitters, the nervous butterflies.” Then Fenoglio began singing the national anthem, fulfilling a dream at the…