Image

GRIT and GRACE

Advertisements

24 YEARS AGO TONIGHT, or, How A Super Bowl Changed My Life

The highlight of my life as a sports spectator came 24 years ago tonight, right about this time.  It was January 27, 1991, and my favorite team had just won the Super Bowl.  Yes, other favorite teams of mine had won championships during my lifetime – among them the ’88 Fighting Irish and the iconic ’86 Mets.  But from their seasons I had retained only hazy memories, the first light of fandom having just barely drawn open my eyes.  The timing of this team though, the 1990 New York Giants, was different.

Continue reading