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Tired Person Blog Post
January 5, 2014
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This has been a long week.  Friday night, I was so tired, I couldn’t sleep.  Two days have been spent …Read the Rest

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BREAKING: Another Cincinnati Red Achieves Immortality

BREAKING:  Another Cincinnati Red Achieves Immortality
January 9, 2012
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A. Bartlett Giamatti was a sorry Commissioner if ever there was one, but not near as bad as what we …Read the Rest

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Willie, Mickey, and the Duke (1926-2011)

Willie, Mickey, and the Duke (1926-2011)
February 27, 2011
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The song featured Willie, Mickey, and the Duke. The Duke died today.  He was ranked #84 on the list of …Read the Rest

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Somewhere In This Favored Land the Sun Is Shining Bright

Somewhere In This Favored Land the Sun Is Shining Bright
February 13, 2011
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Dedicated to the memory of George Sparky Anderson (1934-2010) “It’s designed to break your heart. The game begins in the …Read the Rest

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Happy First Day of Spring (Training)

Happy First Day of Spring (Training)
February 17, 2010
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“…The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. …Read the Rest

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Is Martha Coakley a Closet Yankees Fan

Is Martha Coakley a Closet Yankees Fan
January 15, 2010
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“…Her Taliban comment is the height of one of these three: ignorance, stupidity, (or) dishonesty. I want someone with energy, someone that wants to change it all. She’s lock step business as usual in a way that should be frightening.” Curt Schilling

In New England two things are sacred. You DO NOT diss those two sacred entities and expect to remain in office for very long. You can trash the USA. You can say something nasty about religion – just pick a religion. Misc. elected officials can be insulted, they are fair game. Same thing holds true with the Kennedys. Insult ‘em, it’s okay.

Coakley can insult Catholics, our troops, and be a total idiot when it comes to national security. She can (sort of) get away with it – while proving she is a total idiot.

BUT – when you diss the Boston Red Sox and their cathedral, Fenway Park, the sin is unpardonable. The only thing she could do that would be worse is insult the memory of Ted Williams.

(Disclaimer: The Pink Flamingo is a National League fan, primarily pulling for the Braves. When pulling for the AL, I support the Red Sox).

(AJ Strata thinks she has managed to sink her campaign).

Or as the guys at HillBuzz put it:

“...Martha Coakley’s practically taken photos of Fenway Park, ripped them up into confetti, thrown them in the air, then had dogs urinate on them. Her attitude is deplorable. It really does appear her true nature is coming out in this campaign: she infuriated us by having one of her goons push a reporter to the ground the other day, and now she’s denigrating the kind of old school campaigning we want to see politicians engage in: going out to meet the voters at places like Fenway Park, which Scott Brown is out there doing…”

By insulting baseball fans and Fenway Park, Coakley has insulted baseball, hotdogs, apple pie, and Ted Williams. Even more importantly – she has proven that she does not even begin to comprehend this nation. She does not understand…

“...The one constant through all the years…has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It’s been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt, and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game, is a part of our pas… It reminds us of all that once was good, and it could be again….”

That is the basic difference between Democrats and Republicans. We believe in something. We believe in America, hotdogs, apple pie, and baseball. We could even be the best looking political party!

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Is Junior Headed to Atlanta? (May Be)!

Is Junior Headed to Atlanta? (May Be)!
February 17, 2009
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At last there is some good news in the world. First, Glavin has signed a one year contract. THE BIG …Read the Rest

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BASEBALL IS BACK – Spring Has Sprung!

BASEBALL IS BACK – Spring Has Sprung!
February 12, 2009
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I love baseball. Baseball was and is the very first love of my life. Spring Training officially begins today, when …Read the Rest

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Wednesday, February 11

Wednesday, February 11
February 11, 2009
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Today is the last “official” day of winter!  Pitchers and catchers begin reporting tomorrow.  Our long winter nightmare is over.  …Read the Rest

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A Sign of Spring (Finally)

A Sign of Spring (Finally)
January 5, 2009
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This morning the first thing I found in my in-box was a notice from the Atlanta Braves that tickets for …Read the Rest

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