I was waiting for the bus in the hot-as-hell sun today, and all I could think was “I wish I were in the beautiful A/C at the Trop.” I’m a native Floridian who cannot stand any temperature above 73, okay? And don’t even get me started on the nasty humidity.
Nice to see D-Span back, by the way.
Raul hit that one for Taylor.
WELCOME BACK, CARLOS PENA!
GRAND SLAM! BASEBALL IS SO BEAUTIFUL!
The Marlins should manufacture their robotic-rainbow-ejaculating-home run-celebration-extravaganza thing as an alarm clock. People might abuse it after one use, though.
oldtimefamilybaseball: Now is the time to be alive if you’re an advertising executive (or Mad Men enthusiast) who happens to be a baseball fan as every baseball-related commercial that has ever been dreamed up is being released. Which brings us to this, the new stock of New Era commercials featuring the talents of Nick Offerman and Craig Robinson. It’s a familiar formula which we saw play out...
I think David Price gets interviewed about his dog more than baseball.
Meet the Rays. Click through. →
Overheard conversations on campus
Two males sit in front of me, discussing sports. Mainly soccer and football. Male in class: Do you watch any baseball? Second male: Oh, no. Never got into it. Male: Yeah, that whole 162 game thing is kind of crazy, right? Second male: Yeah, it is. Takes a ton of dedication, which I don’t have. Me: *snickers to self* Yeah, that’s why I have no social life past 7:10pm. Actually, more...
Bringing up old stories like it's my job:
I still find it quite astonishing that the All-Star Game is not occurring at Fenway. It is the 100th anniversary. The 100th anniversary. That’s something to celebrate for all baseball fans, not just the Red Sox. If baseball continuously claims to cherish the history of the game more than any other sport, then why wouldn’t it be at Fenway? Oh well. I’m sure the people at Fenway...
flipflopflyball: Two articles about two white players in the Negro Leagues: A Robinson in Reverse, Eddie Klep Integrated the Negro Leagues, by Jonathan Tilove, 2005 http://www.nlbpa.com/5mar2005.html White Negro Leaguer shares his story, by Bruce Miles, 2009 http://www.thegrio.com/news/white-negro-leaguer-shares-his-story.php