TheBaseballPage.com

Family DNA Gift or Curse?

Posted on 03/24/2014 by The Baseball Page

"It's in their DNA!" - that's what people say when we follow in Dad's footsteps........ After writing about sport stars who had son's that flopped in sports, I was reminded by an ex-broadcasting pal of mine from Augusta, Maine, Paul McClay, that many off-springs were just as good as Dad - some even better. My friend McClay was right. I wrote "living in Dad's shadow" was not always a walk in the park - it even became a burden. Having Dad's DNA was never a burden to these kids of sport legends.

Read More

For a truly huge selection of cheap Red Sox tickets, click here to shop online.

\ \ \
This day in baseball history

November 27

  • 1997

    On November 27, 1997, Hall of Famer Buck Leonard dies at the ...

  • 1991

    On November 27, 1991, the New York Mets sign slugging first ...

  • 1972

    On November 27, 1972, the New York Yankees make one of their ...

More Baseball History

Player Profile

John McHale

1B, Detroit Tigers

Read Bio
Hall of Fame

Duke Snider

OF, Brooklyn Bridegrooms

Read Bio
Season Profile

1968 Boston Red Sox

The two major accide

Read Bio
Historical Figure

Reggie Waller

He was the first minority

Read Bio
Manager Profile

Ken Boyer

Chicago White Sox

Read Bio
Ballpark Profile

PNC Park

Home of the National League's

Read Bio
Party Poker

Stay Connected

Lists

Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: