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Spring training journal – day one – March 24, 2004…

Spring training journal – day one – March 24, 2004…

The flight to Phoenix was unremarkable. Had I chosen to sit on the opposite side of the plane, it might...

Take me out to the ballgames…

Take me out to the ballgames…

Yes, that’s right. I meant to use the plural form in the headline. Why? Well, keep reading and you’ll probably...

Grill your idols…

Grill your idols…

I was reading Ben’s blog, as I usually do whenever he posts something new and found his piece about Johnny...

Catch-Up time…

Catch-Up time…

Yipes. February goes by too fast. Next thing I know it’s March, Dean is out, Clark’s out, Edwards is out...

Que up the theme music from the Empire Strikes Back…

Que up the theme music from the Empire Strikes Back…

Ok. You had to know I wasn�t going to let this one lie. So, Alex Rodriguez is a New York...

Pudge…

Pudge…

Ok, I’ll say it. Ivan Rodriguez is a monumental idiot. I’ve been stewing over this for days and I finally...

My weekend of testosterone…

My weekend of testosterone…

Holy frijoles, my friends, did I ever indulge myself in a trip through the lowest common denominator this weekend. Not...

This is just a list of things that are pissing me off…

This is just a list of things that are pissing me off…

All apologies and credit due to Mr. George Carlin in advance of this, but today’s sermonette is about the major...

Big league stuff…

Big league stuff…

Happy new year, and all that bullshit. It’s just the turning of a page on a calendar. As U2 once...

Bah, humbug…

Bah, humbug…

I hate Christmas. I also hate Hanukkah and Kwanza. I’m not too fond of Ramadan either. There. I’ve said it....