The Brainsnorts 400

No, it’s not another NASCAR event, although fans of racing would never complain about adding another race to their schedule.  It’s my event – my 400th blog post, and I couldn’t decide how I should recognize it. First, I’ll ask a question that’s pressing none of you, why “Brainsnorts”?  When I was in about 4th…

“You Suck!” “No! YOU suck!”

Reposted from 2 years ago – because i love baseball. Can’t we all just get along?  Not when it’s time for the New York version of the Civil War.  This weekend is Yankees and Mets, rounds 1, 2, and 3 as those from the Queens, NY, pay a visit to Yankee Stadium to play the…

NY Times caption contest #333 – 5/7

So, like last time, you can put your caption here as a comment.  But better yet is to click on the picture, go to the New Yorker magazine website, and enter your caption in their contest. And don’t forget to vote on entries from two weeks ago.  See, there’s a two-week lag.  Two weeks ago was the…

Forgive Bill Buckner

  Of all the screw ups, errors, epic fails, and just plain f**k ups in all of sports, one of the most remembered is Bill Buckner’s error at first base that gave Game 6 of the 1986 World Series to the New York Mets instead of the Boston Red Sox.  I don’t need to bore…

“the big bam” by leigh montville

In further honor of baseball’s 2012 season, and in hopes of another Yankee world series win, I’m re-posting another baseball book review.  This one’s about the man who single-handedly saved baseball when it was about ready to disappear and was considered a failure. As previously stated in another book review, I love baseball and the Yankees.…

“the long ball” by tom adelman

in honor of opening day, i’m re-posting a review of a great baseball book.  lots of non-caps in here. I love baseball. I love watching baseball. I love listening to baseball on the radio. I love being at a game. I love playing catch with one of my kids or even myself, just throwing it…

– the overshift

everyone knows i love baseball, especially baseball on the radio.  however, radio announcers can be just as dumb as the rest of us.  for example, my favorite right now is, of course, john sterling of the yankees.  however, even john says something dumb very often. when a left-handed power hitter is at bat, many opposing teams…