At least I’m assuming that was the pitch: The rights to the improbable story of two kids from Indian villages, who won a pitching contest without even knowing the rules of baseball and were eventually drafted, have been acquired by Sony. Rinku Singh won the Million Dollar Arm contest and was marketed to teams along […]
“I don’t have hate for Philly exactly — they are like our redheaded stepchild. It’s like a nothing city. It’s just insignificant in comparison to New York.” – Michael Stewart, random Yankees fan quoted in an article that brings the Phillies’ hate like nothin’ you’re going to see today. I’m guessing that the Philly retort […]
I’m guessing Joe Torre never would have guessed in a million years that he’d ever find a more messed up ownership situation than the one he had in New York. (link via FanHouse)
Don’t read anything I wrote this morning. Spend any free Internet time you have today here. You won’t be sorry. But when you get done with that: In 1950 a new house cost $8,450.00, the average income per year was $3,210.00, and the Phillies lost the World Series. Between the recession and the Yankees’ superior […]
Win one for George? He’s got six already. Can’t Hal have this one? Or maybe they can mail it to Bobby Murcer’s family or to Mattingly? They always deserved one, didn’t they?
I get having last night off, but is there a reason in the world why Game 1 can’t be played tonight? I mean a reason that doesn’t involve silly network decisions? In the meantime: Robin Roberts reflects on the Whiz Kids and the Phillies of today. In his honor, and in honor of the 1950 […]
The Yankees overcame the bitter disappointments of 2002 and 2005 on the way to their record 40th pennant.
Sean has a simple explanation for the series outcome: the better team prevailed.