Archive for March, 2006

Busy, Busy, Busy

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

As the dozen or so of you that frequent my humble establishment here have noticed, I haven’t posted much in the last month or so. Unfortunately, real life does get in the way of baseball sometimes and I have been incredibly busy at work finishing up a project. Thankfully, it will all end […]

History of the Shawn-O-Meter

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006

Almost one year ago, I posted about the fact that I found out that the Shawn-O-Meter was now archived in the Chicago Historical Society.  One of the signs’ creators just provided a nice history of the sign in the comments of that post.  Check it out and thank to Melinda for contributing her story.

So Much For That Reality Show…

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

I already have plans to go to San Francisco in May to see the Cubs play the Giants in PacBell SBC Giants Park. After this, I wonder if that Bonds/Ruth/Aaron home run count will still be there.
I also wonder if this one more punch in Dusty’s ticket out of town.
Ok, this is just stupid […]

Feeling like Fletch

Sunday, March 5th, 2006

“I would think George, who was one of the most patriotic people I have ever known, would be the first guy to endorse this and tell his players to play,” former Dodgers manager and Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda said Sunday. “I am really surprised and disappointed that he hasn’t done that.”
These were Lasorda’s comments […]

Groundhog Day

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

The dead of winter finally ends today as the first (kinda) real baseball game is played out in Mesa. It’s the day that the Cubs first pop their collective heads out of the ground (or their asses, depending on your point of view) and we begin to get an idea of wether or not […]