Q: Your column concerning our esteemed Giants baseball broadcasters Duane Kuiper and Mike Krukow struck a nerve with me.
After I discovered Duane was not going to be broadcasting on a constant foundation this season as he undergoes chemotherapy, I needed to let him learn about a avenue within the Netherlands along with his final title which I took a photograph of a number of years in the past.
Lo and behold, a number of weeks later I bought an electronic mail asking for my deal with as Duane needed to ship me one thing. A month later I obtained an autographed picture of him which is being framed so as to add in my Giants room!
Karen Poret, Santa Cruz
A: My column final week centered on how listening to these two guys has boosted my spirits as I battle medical points, as they’ve. I additionally wrote about how they need to be inducted into the Baseball Corridor of Fame collectively as Kruk and Kuip.
Q: Cherished your article on Kruk and Kuip. I really feel strongly as you do this the each of them ought to be inducted into the Baseball Corridor of Fame collectively. ASAP. Who votes them in? And what are they ready for?… The article about Kruk and Kuip was superior!
Susan Martinez, Colleen Moore and others
A: The Ford Frick Award is introduced yearly by the Nationwide Baseball Corridor of Fame writers to a broadcaster for main contributions to baseball. Honorees will not be inducted into the Corridor of Fame itself. Their names are added to a plaque within the Corridor’s library that acknowledges the Ford Frick Award winners.
Q: Relating to the letter from the author about rip-off calls that one’s auto guarantee is about to run out, there’s a answer.
When you’ve got your contact listing arrange, you’ll be able to choose the choice (on iPhones, it’s in Settings) to solely hear the notification if the caller is in your contact listing. That manner, you’ll nonetheless obtain the calls however not hear the cellphone ring—these calls go right into a separate listing.
An unknown caller can nonetheless depart a message, too. That is useful for whenever you depart a message for somebody you do wish to name you again—for instance, a restore particular person or retailer.
Margie Williams, Richmond
A: And one other tip ..
Q: I had the identical downside, eradicated by getting caller ID. Price of $10 a month. My message is: “All calls are monitored. If I have no idea title or quantity, I cannot reply — depart a message.” That has labored properly.
Al Bruzzone, Richmond
A: Scammers, keep away.
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