Posts tagged "baseball"

Hitching a ride on the Cubs bandwagon

Hitching a ride on the Cubs bandwagon
As a lifelong White Sox fan it was ingrained in me that I had to hate the Cubs. I never really did. I played along with a almost non existent rivalry because I thought I had to. I say non existent because if not for the media and the fans there might not be a... Read more »

Stop Yelling At My Kid

Stop Yelling At My Kid
My fiancee’s son plays baseball. I should start over. My fiancé has a first name it is C-R-Y-S-T-A-L. I should stop referring to her as my fiancé. She still is and I’m happy and lucky but it sounds like I’m bragging. Now back to my rant errrr post. So he plays baseball he is a... Read more »

Playing Catch Makes Me Feel Old

Playing Catch Makes Me Feel Old
Anyone who has seen Field of Dreams remembers the scene where Ray Liotta is playing catch with his son Kevin Costner. Who knew Liotta could even be his father? Oh, Hollywood, I’ll never get you. It is one of the most memorable scenes in cinema history. I call bullshit. How did those two older gents... Read more »
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Opening Day: Don't Give Patrick The Ball Or A Bat

Opening Day: Don't Give Patrick The Ball Or A Bat
When I was a kid I wanted more than anything to be a good baseball player. I loved the excitement of opening day, I loved watching it, I loved playing the game, and I loved going to the park. I always thought that was the best gig in the world. Loads of money to have... Read more »

Cubs Say No To Call Me Maybe

Cubs in-game program director Jim Oboikowitch announced some changes to the 7th inning stretch and music that will be played at Wrigley this year. The changes to the 7 th inning stretch will include adding former Cubs players and celebrities that are native to Chicago. For those of us with capable ears let’s hope some... Read more »

After being shot, friendship is the Sveum

Cubs manager Dale Sveum was shot in the back and ear by Robin Yount as the two were out quail hunting. Sveum was not badly hurt and even poked fun at Yount calling him Dick Cheney. I am not sure how often this happens in the world of hunting, but isn’t once too much? I... Read more »
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