Auld Lang Syne - 2008

We pause before the new year and the new season to remember a number of friends who will not join us as the old year checks out. Some famous names, some not so famous, but all of them important. The loss of each diminishes each of us.

Auld Lang Syne
?
?Should auld acquaintance be forgot
?and never brought to mind?

Dugout Editor BILL SHELLEY
February 4 - age 72 (1986-2008)


?Should auld acquaintance be forgot
?and days of auld lang syne?

LHP JOHNNY PODRES (1953-66)
January 14 - age 75


?For auld lang syne, my dear,
?for auld lang syne,

RHP RENE VALDES (1954)
March 16, age 78


we'll take a cup of kindness yet,
?for auld lang syne.

OF TOMMY HOLMES (1952)
April 14, age 91


?Should auld acquaintance be forgot
?and never brought to mind??

LHP PREACHER ROE (1948-54)
August 22, age 91


Should auld acquaintance be forgot
?and days of auld lang syne?

LHP NICK WILLHITE (1963-66)
December 18, age 67


? And here's a hand, my trusty friend
? And gie's a hand o' thine
?We'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet
?For auld lang syne. ?

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