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It Will Always Be The Coliseum To Me

by Greg Katz

LOS ANGELES – Back in 1959, my sports-minded dad and uncle took me to my first major league baseball game, an exhibition contest featuring the legendary Bronx Bombers, the New York Yankees, who had come west to celebrate Roy Campanella Night, an emotional tribute to the Dodgers paralyzed all-star catcher.

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Now in his 58th season of either writing, broadcasting, or just plain watching USC football, WeAreSC columnist Greg Katz began his affiliation with the website back in 2001, introducing his well-received O/NSO (The Obvious/The Not So Obvious) column and later adding his respected IMHO Sunday opinion and tidbits column. Greg, a former ESPN.com college football staff writer covering USC, is also a member of the Football Writer's Association of America. He is also known in Southern California as a professional public address announcer, having called the the 1996 Rose Bowl Game between USC and Northwestern. Greg also holds a master's degree in athletic administration and was a former varsity high school coach of 27 years.


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