The Louie & Bouie Show: The Original Big Heads

Posted via email from syruckus's posterous Let me start this by saying that the current Syracuse basketball squad is among my most favorite squads--and I've been a fan since my dad took me to a game at Manley Field House as a gift on my seventh birthday--the old Manley, the one with the raised wood … Continue reading The Louie & Bouie Show: The Original Big Heads

The Dreaded P Word: Perspective

I recently read a very interesting article on Slate.com by John Swansburg "Why I Stopped Being A Sports Fan." A guy deeply immersed in modern sports culture goes cold turkey and finds he doesn't miss it all that much. I know what he's going through. I gained what I used to call "the dreaded P … Continue reading The Dreaded P Word: Perspective

The Best World Series Ever (Yeah, Even Better Than 2004)

Fisk1975HR.jpg Originally uploaded by Phil At Sun I posted a tweet today about feeling old because today is the 34th anniversary of Carlton Fisk's famous walk-off home run in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series. A friend responded to my tweet by reminding me that the Sox lost Game 7. My response takes longer … Continue reading The Best World Series Ever (Yeah, Even Better Than 2004)

Red Sox Spring Training (Don’t Forget Your Calculator)

Being a Red Sox fan used to mean being stereotyped as an angst-ridden, dark-night-of-the-soul type of person. Great literature (and great pulp fiction) was the result of the 86 year gap between World Series championships (1918-2004.) However, since the hiring of Theo Epstein as General Manager in 2002, the Red Sox have been the most … Continue reading Red Sox Spring Training (Don’t Forget Your Calculator)