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08:52 AM ET 09.03 | And now for the Gordie Howe of baseball ... OK, it's not quite that dramatic. But Howard Johnson, a member of your 1984 Tigers champions, and his son, Glen, are about to play together in a pair of minor league baseball games in Ramapo, N.Y. The Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am League signed the pair for a home stand Sunday and Monday. Howard, 50, also won a World Series with the New York Mets in 1986.

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Howard Johnson, Icon SMI Howard Johnson, Icon SMI
September 3, 2011  09:04 AM ET

Fantastic.

September 3, 2011  09:17 AM ET

I thought Howard Johnson was a character in Blazing Saddles

September 3, 2011  09:17 AM ET

Anyway, I can see the interns don't give a rip what they put out for the holiday weekend. Laters.

September 3, 2011  09:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Anyway, I can see the interns don't give a rip what they put out for the holiday weekend. Laters.

adios

September 3, 2011  09:38 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Anyway, I can see the interns don't give a rip what they put out for the holiday weekend. Laters.

Hey now, this is big news in Ramapo, NY.

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September 3, 2011  10:00 AM ET
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"Bring me and OLD Johnson and a YOUNG Johnson"...............wait, I think it was priests....(flips quarter to "The Exorcist")

Bring in the big unit and they'll have one heck of a party....

September 3, 2011  10:00 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

I thought Howard Johnson was a character in Blazing Saddles

I believe he owned the ice cream store.

September 3, 2011  10:02 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

I believe he owned the ice cream store.

With 29 flavors

September 3, 2011  10:03 AM ET
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With 29 flavors

28

September 3, 2011  10:46 AM ET

Baskin Robbins has 31 flavors.. Where's the love?

September 3, 2011  11:18 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

I believe he owned the ice cream store.

With a orange roof on the out house.

September 3, 2011  11:34 AM ET

HOWARD JOHNSON IS RIGHT!

September 3, 2011  01:29 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

HOWARD JOHNSON IS RIGHT!

haha

September 3, 2011  01:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

HOWARD JOHNSON IS RIGHT!

bad game last night

September 3, 2011  03:37 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

bad game last night

I expected better out of Danks. The De Aza drop really set a bad tone for the game. The Tigers' radio announcers dubbed it an "ambush." You guys will have a better chance tonight again Penny.

September 3, 2011  08:46 PM ET
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Laters

latters, most have being use to catch those hard to get phillies!!

September 4, 2011  10:31 AM ET

i see the chumps here forgot about when seattel did kin griffy jr and sr in games.. i remember that very well.

September 4, 2011  10:33 AM ET
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i see the chumps here forgot about when seattel did kin griffy jr and sr in games.. i remember that very well.

Didn't they both homer in the same game?

 
September 4, 2011  10:33 AM ET

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