Sad Affirmation, Baby!

franconaThe excerpt is damning, the quotes disparaging and yet to those of us who have followed Red Sox Nation closely these last few years it is hardly surprising. In the book to be released next week Terry Francona tells us,

“I don’t think they love baseball. I think they like baseball. It’s revenue, and I know that’s their right and their interest because they’re owners…it’s still more of a toy or hobby for them. It’s not their blood. They’re going to come in and out of baseball. It’s different for me. Baseball is my life.” Continue reading

Bunting for a hit: At the End of 2 Careers

This is a weekly spot where I quickly address a few topics that crossed my path, but don’t deserve the full length treatment.1

  • I hope Jeremy Lin doesn’t fly too close to the sun and melt his own wings. He has made the NBA better. I don’t even watch every Celtics game and most nights this season are focused on which star is missing what game. Since Lin has gotten his Icarus like wings I now tune into the NBA channel for highlights every night the Knicks play. And when I did this on Valentine’s Day 2012 I saw Jeremy Lin hit a game winning 3 point winner that left .5 seconds on the clock. The man has BALLS.

Then on Sunday he led the Knicks against the defending champ Mavericks and electrified Madison Square Garden AGAIN.


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  1. That’s what she said – the video []

Sully from Hooking, Bobby could you please just stop holding the microphone?

I mean seriously he held onto that fucking thing every time he answered a question as if were he to say something wrong a trap door could open and he would be erased from existence, but for his strong hold on a flimsy microphone stand. Ben Cherington had already knocked his over.

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