In 1996, I sent Levi a condolence card after the National League Championship Series, in which the Braves came back from being down 3 games to 1 to the Cardinals (including a 14-0 win at Busch Stadium in Game 5).
In 2004, I sent Levi a condolence card after the Red Sox swept the Cardinals in [...]
Some differences between May 2010 and May 2004:
The Boston Red Sox have won the World Series twice.
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays are now just the Tampa Bay Rays, and have won the American League pennant.
Kaufmann Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals, has been renovated.
The Minnesota Twins play in an outdoor stadium.
I have a job [...]
If the World Series had been Dodgers-Red Sox instead of Phillies-Rays, Fox’s TV coverage would have gone something like this…
Joe Buck: Manny Manny Manny. Manny Manny Manny Manny?
Tim McCarver: Manny Manny Manny Manny Manny Manny. Manny Manny Manny Manny, Manny Manny Manny Manny.
Joe: Manny Manny Manny Manny. Manny Manny Manny — Chris Myers?
Chris Myers: Manny [...]
Here’s David Ortiz wearing an awesome jacket on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” last night. Aren’t you glad I’m able to provide you with high-definition screenshots?
Man, I’m sick of the Red Sox always winning the World Series! (Now there’s something no one’s said in about 90 years.)
I’ve still got plenty of baseball chili in my fridge. Hope it works just as well tomorrow night as “Heroes” chili.
At Fenway Park this season, the Red Sox averaged 101.4% capacity. Actually, before you click on that link, try to guess which team drew the lowest percentage.
But he doesn’t look particularly happy to be there. Perhaps the people he’s with — I assume that’s his niece and her kids, also from the future — are distracting him from keeping score and/or reading, and are annoying him by wearing Red Sox paraphernalia instead of Cardinals items. Or maybe he’s just [...]
This site, called Cool Standings, shows the major league baseball standings — including expected wins, expected losses, and their calculation of each team’s chances to win the division, win the wild card, and make it to the playoffs, period. The Red Sox currently have a 96.5% chance of making the playoffs; the Padres are [...]
Nice to see television slow-motion technology being used in this manner, during the broadcast of Monday’s Red Sox-Angels game.