Tag: Cooperstown

Angry Ward: Hall of Fame, Hoops, and Horrendous Super Bowl Hype Week

1 Comment

Ken Griffey Jr.? Three douchebags failed to vote for him. Tom Seaver? 5 a-holes saw it clear to leave him off. Hank Aaron? 9 obviously- racist f**kheads didn’t vote for him.

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Angry Ward Wednesday: A Penny for Your Thoughts, No More HOF Starting Pitchers, Bryce in Da Bronx

0 Comments

BRONX, NY – This is my last post before Christmas, and if Management thinks I’m posting ON Christmas (as I’m slated to) they can suck a bag of… er… candy canes. Still there’s plenty to talk about right now, starting with Penny Marshall’s passing yesterday at the age of 75. “Goodbye, Laverne.” Penny Marshall is perhaps best […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

My Hall of Fame Wife, Misery at a B&B and the great Clemente

10 Comments

Treadwell, NY—Ever stay at a B&B? A Bed and Breakfast? Who had this ridiculous idea to start calling Hooverville era shanties charming? Was describing a dilapidated country house as “charming” the way city people aching to be viewed for their erudition were lured?  It’s like staying at the YMCA but with hardwood floors, distressed furniture […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Home Run, Hit Kings: Alex Rodriguez & Pete Rose Cooperstown Worthy?

3 Comments

BRUINSVILLE, NY – A WWF wrestling script couldn’t have been penned any better than what was revealed recently regarding Alex Rodriguez. The villainous A-Rod returns from his 2014 season-long ban for steroid use when the Yankees open their Tampa training camp on February 20th fresh off a training session led by the reviled Barry Bonds. Are […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Mike Piazza and Hall of Fame: Shame on Bill Madden

53 Comments

COOPERSTOWN, NY – With the wreckage of the World Trade Center attacks still literally smoldering, Major League Baseball played its first games on September 21, 2001 after the 9/11 attacks. As the attacks were felt by all Americans, it was a uniquely personal attack on the populace of the greatest city on Earth. I vividly […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Pete Rose and Hall of Fame, NFL Predictions, Real Eli Manning

26 Comments

REAL TOWN, USA – Now that the MLB Elitist Crony Club  has celebrated the Silver Anniversary  of its banishment of Pete Rose from Major League Baseball, perhaps it’s time for the fans to vote on whether or not Charlie Hustle should be allowed into the Hall of Fame. Now I realize that this is one […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

David Wright in Decline? Say it Ain’t So, David. Say it Ain’t So!

10 Comments

TIDEWATER, VA –  He grew up in the shadows of the Triple A affiliate down in Norfolk, Virginia dreaming of one day playing for the big club in the big city.  He was a good kid from a good family. Preternaturally gifted athletically and physically with matinée idol good looks and an “aw shucks” demeanor […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Instant Replay Nation and Hero & Villain of the Week

15 Comments

Cooperstown, New York – MLB Commissioner Bud Selig confirmed on Thursday that the MLB Instant Reply program will be expanding in 2014.  Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz, a member of the replay committee, estimates that 89% of incorrect calls in the past will be reviewable. Touching upon an earlier Preacher’s Row article on May 18th, […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Cookie’s Corner: 2013 The Year of 30% In Sports

32 Comments

NEW YORK, NY – Another week gone, January is 1/3 over and this is my first post of 2013. I’m thinking about numbers. In particular, the number three. It and its multiples have been coming up a lot lately.  So much so that I’m not going to call 2013 “The Year of 30%.” Let’s take […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

The Bad Usher’s Cooperstown Mission: Bud Selig, Pete Rose, Mark McGwire, Roger Clemens…

32 Comments

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Commissioner Selig loomed over his desk, a full six feet off the floor, and boomed down at The Bad Usher standing down there looking up. “You have meddled with the forces of nature!” The Bad Usher was shocked. He thought this meeting was about well-deserved kudos, a welcoming home to the Major […]

Share Button

Continue Reading »

Back to Top