Dedication to a friend…

August 28, 2008

When I was in university, I had a friend who was saddled on the very first night of frosh week of our very first year with the unfortunate nickname of “3-Pack.” He “earned” the nickname that night by throwing up after drinking all of…you guessed it…3 cans of beer. He blamed in on a low gag reflex, and while he proved later that night and on many many subsequent nights that he was no lightweight, the name has stuck to this day. It was eventually shortened to simply “3″(3-Pack sounds like Tupac) and in time Read more

Go For 3!

August 25, 2008

 

So…I guess believers are going to be even fewer and farther between after this weekend. Anyone looking for proof that baseball is a game of inches need only yesterday’s game as evidence. What if Matt Stairs hadn’t hesitated rounding third? What if Paul Godfrey’s weighty aura on the franchise hadn’t held down Alex Rios’ shot in the 10th just enough for it to stay in the park? Read more