Friday Fire: If You Can Be Anywhere At Anytime In Sports or Some Other Historical Aspect of Life, Where Would It Be?
Would you want to be there when Malcolm converted or with Martin as he gave the Mountaintop speech? JFK before Elm Street or Abraham before Wilkes-Booth’s jumping feet? How about the very second the first cargo of slaves were forced upon the uncertainty of American existence?
Christ when he turned 13 or Armstrong’s lunar stroll? When Marcus Garvey became so bold or John Henrik before what we characterize as old?
The first time anyone heard Lena sing or with Spike as he directed Do the Right Thing?
My marriage before 911 or to spend more precious time with your beautiful grandmother before she went to heaven?
We can do sports…Franco as his fingertips graced Immaculate pigskin or to be the bat boy when Reggie Jax bombed Dodger three? Webber Sacramento before the ghost of Tim Donaghy?
Steve McNair on that last Greatest Show on Turf drive or when Buck, Josh, Satchel and Oscar Charleston thrived?
LeBron before he wanted more or Bo when he ran up that right sideline about to score?
Vick before the question or Randall when Buddy was guessing?
When Tyson rocked or Drexler, Barkley and Pippen before the Stockton shot?
Griffey before the injuries or Favre before the eleventy thousand defenders he didn’t see?
If it were left up to me, I’d want to see the birth of me. To see the smiles of my adoring parents and the love of their soul when finally there was definition to their parental roles.
The moment past stole when we were gold and unfortunately sought to become cold…