Tag: Vin Scully

Greatest Calls Ever, Schmates, American Hero Jerry Coleman and Uncle Leo

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SAN DIEGO, CA – Possibly overlooked amidst the hysteria of Wild Card Weekend and last night’s Florida State BCS win, was the passing of a legend.  No, not my Uncle Morty, who used to toss me in the deep end of the pool at the Nevele in the Catskills when I was 5. Though Morty […]

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A Week Of Cheese: Cable Companies, Josh Thole, Vin Scully & The Hanson Brothers

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CHICAGO, IL – Bend over, here it comes again. This past week West Coast Craig and Lori Levine mentioned the spat between Viacom and DirecTv, which until Friday resulted in a blackout of a bunch of channels. As the dust clears after this dispute, I don’t really care to know about the details. Courtesy of […]

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Speaking Of The Masters… Welcome Back, Vin Scully

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CHAVEZ RAVINE, CA – I had a good plan, it involved painting the dog poop in my back yard like Easter eggs.  That way I finally get my kids to clean up out there!  It didn’t meet with much success.  Success, at least yesterday, went by the name of Bubba, who looks a bit like […]

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NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS

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By Rex O’Rourke New York, N.Y. – It’s time for some of our most famous sports figures to make their New Year’s Resolutions. So without further ado… Omar Minaya – I vow to emerge from from my self induced coma and begin the process of finding a first baseman, second baseman, right fielder, left fielder, […]

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MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING

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by West Coast Craig  IPANEMA, BRAZIL — As reported here on MTM this past week, Jerry Manuel made a keen observation that baseball is played to a jazzy rhythm…I couldn’t agree more, and on these days in particular I find a Bossa Nova beat always works well.  With apologies to Astrud Gilberto (and Sexy Rexy O’Rourke, […]

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