Monthly Archives: June 2011
…and gets hustled in softball.
It isn’t like this anymore. Vin Scully’s call of Manny’s totally sweet, packed-house bomb at Dodger Stadium. July 22, 2009: On Manny Ramirez Bobblehead Night, Manny hits a pinch-hit grand slam on the first pitch he sees to give the … Continue reading
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, “Drive All Night,” from The River (Columbia, 1980). Clarence’s classic solo starts at 3:41. Farewell, Big Man.
This thing goes really far. Giancarlo Cruz-Michael “Mike” Stanton just played his 162nd career game, exactly a season’s worth (between his rookie year and this year). Totals: .258 38 100, good enough, in the pre-roids era, to tie with Frank Robinson and … Continue reading