I want to introduce my BYB Audience to Valerie Snow...a reader and strong woman who reached out to me with a terrific story about hope, determination and the New York Yankees. I was truly touched by it, and so I asked her to share it with all of you. She agreed... and here it is. Enjoy this, I certainly did.Val, thank you, we really appreciate it here at BYB! -CaseyThis might not be all that interesting, but you know we are passionate about our teams. Growing up, there was no better team than the Oakland A's. As the sixth child of a pretty much single mom, I'm surprised how many games we got to at Oakland County Coliseum, but we did!My first memories are from probably 1968. I wasenthralled by guys like Rollie Fingers, Vida Blue, Catfish Hunter, Sal Bando, Gene Tenace, and Bert...

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