Great American Pastime Poll: Best Baseball Movie

This weekend we hosted our friend “Roomie” and enjoyed a great few days of (mostly) nice weather, a couple of good outings, several good cocktails and some serious eating.  It is a testament to how much we ate that I did not want a donut this morning.  And I always want a donut in the…

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Friday Drabble: Opening Day

Remember, a drabble is a very short story of exactly 100 words. Feel free to join in and write your own drabbles on Fridays and tag them with “friday drabble” and on Twitter with the hashtag #fridaydrabble.  Today’s celebrates the start of baseball season.   Opening Day He exhaled, squinting into the bright spring sunshine. He…

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So Let’s Root Root Root For the Away Team

Last night, the Beloved and I took in a ballgame at Petco Park to see the visiting World Champion Philadelphia Phillies (I never really get tired of saying that or typing that…) taking on the hometown Padres. Now, I don’t usually mind the Padres and enjoy going to the park to see a game and…

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Behold The Power of The Rally Cat!

So, last Fall we’re sitting in a very nice Las Vegas restaurant, having a great meal with two of our friends, PNS and Roomie.  Now, Roomie’s popped up in posts from time-to-time.  One thing you might not know is that he’s a HUGE Boston Red Sox fan. So as we were dining, Roomie was fidgeting,…

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What’s The Hawaiian Word For Pay-Back?

For a team that has the past two National League MVPs (Jimmy Rollins and Ryan Howard), it’s easy to miss a guy like Shane Victorino.  He’s 5’ 9” , small and scrappy – and is affectionately known as The Flyin’ Hawaiian.  And he’s been the Phillies MVP this post season – constantly getting big hit…

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Vox Hunt: Tearjerker

Video:  Show us a movie clip that always brings a lump to your throat.  Submitted by Rev Stan. Yep, I'm a sap.  Every time I see this.  Even this time. Robert Redford in The Natural – The Final Homerun My favorite part is the vendor mouthing "Oh s#%!" in the stands. Read and post comments…

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Hopephul Pholly?

Well well well — here it is, the last week of the baseball season, and the Philadelphia Phillies are within striking distance of the playoffs as the National League Wild Card.  Again.  Phillies Let's review the last couple of seaons, shall we: 2003: 86-76, 5 GB the Marlins for the WC 2004: 86-76, 6 GB…

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Hopephul Pholly?

Well well well — here it is, the last week of the baseball season, and the Philadelphia Phillies are within striking distance of the playoffs as the National League Wild Card.  Again.  Phillies Let's review the last couple of seaons, shall we: 2003: 86-76, 5 GB the Marlins for the WC 2004: 86-76, 6 GB…

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