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I do so love “Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me!”

“Once the Red Sox were perennial losers with pretentious fans who would invoke them as a metaphor for the futility of all human endeavors.  Now they’re the Yankees with beards.” Peter Segal, from the November 2 show.

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Yes. This.

John Oliver: “You’re allowed to root for the Yankees, you grew up in the Bronx…. you can’t just choose to root for the Yankees.”* Regis Philbin: “So why do you root for the Mets?” Oliver: “That’s because I’m British… I … Continue reading

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Offered without comment.

The New York Yankees successfully defend their trademark in the term “Evil Empire” as in regards to baseball.

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It’s Opening Day!

“It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill … Continue reading

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It has been way too long since I have posted here. But I had to break radio silence simply to point out out that I have been a Tampa Bay Rays fan since before they stepped on the ever verdant … Continue reading

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Baseball, hurrah!

The real baseball season is over. Now the playoffs begin. My beloved Mets* are in there, starting out against the Dodgers. They smoked the regular season, but as the other adult in my house can tell you, regular season performance … Continue reading

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Barry and Babe…. and Hank.

So, it looks like Barry Bonds will pass Babe Ruth on the all time home run list. To which I say… Big fat hairy deal. One would think, from the way everyone is going on about this, that Ruth still … Continue reading

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