Category Archives: Sports

Five Degrees of Hangover

It’s football season in the USA and this Sunday Americans are following their teams. I’m in good shape. The Patriots are undefeated and the rest of the schedule is easy, but even those fans with losing teams have beers in the fridge and burgers on the grill with tequila shots at half-time and whiskey for […]

The God Of Beermas

Several years back one of the guards at the diamond exchange was drinking on the job. Joe had a Bud for breakfast. He drank another two on his coffee break. His lunch consisted of six beers. According to his calculation Joe consumed 15-16 beers during the course of a day. Finally his doctor advised Joe […]

A-Rod’s Lost 3000th Hit

Yesterday A-Rod smote a first-inning fastball into the bleachers to get his 3000th hit. The all-star infielder joined Derek Jeter as the only other Yankee to reach that milestone. Stadium officials attempted to retrieve the ball, except the catcher refused to give back the ball. MLB reckoned the ball was worth $50,000 to collectors. The […]

Names In Baseball

Last season Brock Holt cracked the Red Sox record book by becoming the first Boston player to start games at seven different positions and last night he hit a cycle against the miserable Atlanta Braves, which was the first single-double, triple, and homer combo for a Bosox player in nineteen years. Even better my team […]


In the 2009 World Series Alex Rodriguez threw off the mantle of post-season goat and MVPed his way through the Phillie pitchers. Glory doesn’t last long in the modern age. MLB suspended the all-star Yankee infielder some of 2013 and most of 2014 for self-medicating his aging body. Fans spoke about A-Rod, as if he […]