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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Dancing With Myself

There was this woman, Barbara. I’ve mentioned her before, somewhere in the vast archives of this blog. Tough old broad, veterinarian, didn’t talk much, sat next to me for several full Giants seasons back in the 80s. During a brief lull in the ’87 playoffs, sometime after Mike Krukow pitched a gem and before the […]

Four For Five

Ask any long-time Giants or Cubs fan and they’ll tell you that it indeed ain’t over ’til it’s over.  They won’t be using the quote in its original Yogi Berra “we’ve got a lot of fight left in us” sense, though. It will instead be uttered with memories of the likes of Bobby Richardson and […]

The Kid Gets It Done

I splurged on Thursday night in reverence of the Giants being in the playoffs, and ponied up ten bucks for a subscription to MLB Network’s post season Internet package. These games are already being televised on TBS, but it’s good to have a distraction from Dick Stockton’s head in high def, looking like some kind […]

Tall Dark Rookie Catcher Network

The Giants bounced into the playoffs on Sunday on the strength of some solid pitching, a little bit of here-and-there hitting, and one big fly from a rookie catcher who plays as though he’s had some kind of Cal Ripken Jr poise-transplant. To call Buster Posey “old school” is a misnomer; there weren’t many 23 […]