Tag: Wally Pipp

Replacement Matt on Opening Day: Greatest Replacements in History

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SUBURBIA, NJ – Since the beginning of this site I have somehow been given the designation of Replacement Matt, basically because I shared a (lack of) hairstyle with the two original Matts and was foolish enough to be willing to wear a blue monkey suit when one of them wasn’t around. I was never quite […]

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Snow-Jobs and Sports Fill-Ins: Tom Brady, Russell Wilson, Lou Gehrig, Jeury’s Familia, Dak Prescott

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NEW YORK, NY – Okay, so Lonnie Quinn & his cronies got it right – we got some snow. But once again, we were led to believe we were going to die by story-inventing icarnations of Ron Burgundy reading weather reports. While we think Quinn actually does work – as his rolled-up sleeves (aka Jim […]

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IT'S TIME… OR IS IT?

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by Rex “The Mailman” O’Rourke PANICSVILLE, USA – Show of hands. Is it time for Omar Minaya to go? Not withstanding yesterday’s 20 inning classic; should the GM be canned? Should Mr. Manuel go as well? I think for the Mets to improve they both must go and go now. What do you think? While […]

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CHEERIO, PIPP-PIPP, AND ALL THAT ROT

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by Philview & The Philly Phanatic PHILADELPHIA, PA – It remains, almost eighty-five years later; one of America’s greatest sports legends. As the story goes, on June 2nd, in the year of our Jeter 1925, a first baseman named Wally Pipp showed up for work at Yankee Stadium complaining of a headache. He asked the […]

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THANKS GIVING

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by West Coast Craig PLYMOUTH, MA – With baseball season a month past, the first Pilgrims were starved for sports entertainment. Fortunately, out of the woods bearing gifts came the Natives, wearing bright blue suits and aviator sunglasses. A cornucopia of treats laid out on the table, a peace pipe passed around, and a giant […]

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