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My Sunday Confession

Although I am no longer a practicing Catholic, I feel that it is time that I make a personal confession.

I have a secret passion:  I love to take a Sunday nap while listening to a MLB game on television.  Don't get me wrong, I love to watch baseball.  However, there is something so sweet about starting to watch a game and allowing myself to drift into a soft slumber.  And it gets even sweeter when I have the luxury of a lullaby by the euphonious voice of Vin Scully.

My formative baseball years were while growing up in Los Angeles and listening to the master announcer, Vin Scully call a game.  After Sandy Koufax retired, I found myself becoming a devout Big Red Machine fan in the 70's, I would still listen to Vin.  I fondly recall many a game when it was Reds vs. the Dodgers and I felt like I was having double my pleasure, double my fun.

With our recent subscription to DirectTV, we have the opportunity to watch many of the MLB games and not just the one on the network televisio…