Mack's Corner | Hope Church Memphis, TN - June 2016

Mack's Corner

This Week

All I need you to do is bunt! I love Baseball but I really love the College World Series. TCU & Coastal Carolina are playing tonight, Monday starts the Finals. To me this is real baseball. The players are not as good as the big league but the game is better. In College it's about scoring every time you have a chance. If there's a man on first with no outs, the next guy up bunts him to second to put him in scoring position. It doesn't matter how great the hitter is,... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 25, 2016

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Wrigley At 2:20pm I left the ground in Memphis. At 4:05pm I landed at O'Hare. At 4:46pm I checked in to the hotel. At 5:07pm I got on the "L". At 5:50pm I walked in to Wrigley Field with 40,000 other people to watch the Cubs. I've been to other Major League baseball games in different cities, St Louis, Pittsburg, San Francisco, but none were like this. In most cities you're going to see the game, you're going to watch the big boys play. Everything is... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 18, 2016

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Is it too late? A few years ago (2010) on the Front page of The New York Times Dinning section there was great story about Thomas Keller.  What the Last Meal Taught Him  ... It's about his father, who he had never really known, coming to live with him in Yountville to live out the last few years of life.. But it's really it's about Keller trying to figure out what's really important. Thomas Keller is the greatest American Chef ever. He's the only... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 11, 2016

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Muhammad Ali When my son Macky was about 4 we went to see Muhammad Ali. It was my Lifelong best friend's (Eli) birthday and I wanted to get him a signed picture of Ali for a present, we were big fans when we were growing up. Ali was going to be at Dillard's promoting his new cologne "The Greatest". So I thought I would go get a picture of Macky with Ali. When we got there, several hundred people were already waiting, so we got in line. Macky was everywhere, he... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, June 4, 2016