The New Browns

So, NFL season starts next week, and I woke up today thinking about October 19, 1980. No reason. Well, that’s not exactly true -- every so often I wake up thinking about October 19, 1980. It was a pivotal day of my childhood, though I did not realize that for many years. Now, I think about it often.I remember October 19, 1980, better than almost any other day of my childhood. I remember it better than I remember birthdays. I remember it better than I remember various graduations. I remember it better than the breakfast I had yesterday morning (did I eat breakfast yesterday morning?). I will remember that day for the rest of my life, and the thing that’s crazy about this is that, more or less, NOTHING HAPPENED on October 19, 1980.Well, that’s not true. Jose Bautista was born on that day (as if I needed THAT to make me feel old) and so was Rajai Davis. Jimmy Carter was at Camp David, and you can read

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