Dear Fans: stop being jerks and clowns at games. You’re embarrassing everyone. … More Fan(atical) Behavior
Over the past few months, I have listened and watched how people react to news stories, and then over-react to levels that becomes irrational. Time and again, society treats sports and entertainment like a domestic ecstasy. It’s a perfect world outside of the real world we live in, which is broken, insane, and imperfect. And once … More “Pros And Cons” Warned Us About Crime and Sports
Every year, it’s the same thing. The Baseball Hall of Fame. Who gets elected and inducted into the hall in July. Should be a simple thing, right? Not according to the fools who continue to make this election process a long-running sham filled with controversy, stupid rationales, and pure unadulterated spite. Let’s clear a few … More Baseball Bloviation
It doesn’t feel right at all this morning to be thinking of Opening Day. It’s Thursday for crying out loud! Baseball’s Opening Day was reserved for the first Monday in April. The traditional first game in Cincinnati, the ceremonial first pitch by the President in Washington, and the Cubs and the Mets being “mathematically … More Opening Day
I hate the Yankees. I never liked them. They have 27 World Series titles, broke the hearts of the Boston Red Sox, and are the most recognizable sports team in the world. I couldn’t stand how George Steinbrenner, the irascible, pompous, free-wheeling owner of the Yankees would write a carte blanche check and bring in … More “The Boss” of New York: George Steinbrenner (1930-2010)
Last night, pitcher Armando Galarraga of the Detroit Tigers was going for a feat that 20 other pitchers have done: pitch a perfect game. On what appeared to be a bang-bang play, Cleveland shortstop Jason Donald hits a grounder, Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera went to field it as Galarraga went to cover first base. … More If Armando isn’t upset, then why are you upset?
The following letter was sent out to the teams addressed below… Dear Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Florida, Washington, and whoever stinks in baseball: For nearly a decade now, several profitable teams and us have been sending you a yearly check, as a result of a tax that was imposed on us by Major League Baseball. MLB … More A letter to bad teams