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4.14.2009

Random Tuesday Morning Thoughts

  • Odd baseball thought: Was there ever a time when the umpire, after a foul ball, would throw a new ball out to the pitcher instead of handing it to the catcher?
  • If you could have bad memories erased from your 'noggin, would you?
  • Over the weekend I watched the new documentary on HBO called "Thrilla In Manila" about the final Ali/Frazier fight. If you can remember those times in boxing, you'll absolutely love it.
  • And remember how hard it was to get information back then? After a championship fight, you were lucky if the local sports would tell you the result. Photos or, heaven forbid, video was out of the question
  • One more thought: The day after the fight, my down-the-street-neighbor, Bud Vinson, and I were playing football in the street. When the evening edition of the Star-Telegram was thrown, we ran over to it to read about the fight. I remember a pic of a battered Joe Frazier and felt awful for him.
  • I'm OK now.
  • Funny exchange at the courthouse yesterday: Person A: "They are getting crazier and are almost impossible to deal with." Person B: "Who? The inmates or the DA's office?"
  • Funny exchange #2 in discussing a secure place to keep a firearm: Person A: "Do you have a gun case?" Person B: "No, it was dismissed." Person A: "Huh?"
  • The Rangers have changed the Dot Race from showing it on a video screen to three guys in Dot outfits running around the field. That's funny. Edit: Fox 4 did a bit on it last week.
  • I'll occasionally stumble upon the Dr. Phil show. It sucks the life force out of me like nobody's business.
  • The Shooting Of The Pirates (I'm going to trademark that phrase) was absolutely amazing based upon the ABC News graphic re-creation. (But I don't buy for a second that they shot because they feared the captain was in imminent danger at that very second. They shot because there was an open shot. But I really don't have a problem with that.)
  • I can only think that baseball attendance will continue to fall. With more and more people able to sit comfortably in their homes watching in HD (if they care to watch at all), the whipping of driving to the game seems less and less appealing.
  • Attendance at last night's Ranger game: 12,184. Eek. That's the "smallest crowd for a scheduled game in Rangers Ballpark in Arlington history."
  • Trifecta death yesterday: Harry Kalas (who I considered the new voice of NFL films), ex-Tigers phenom Mark Fidrych (he talked to the baseball on the mound) and Marilyn Chambers (the greatest actress of her generation.)
  • Guy gets handsy at The Masters last weekend. You can't do that!
  • Hot girl. A krillion pics. Same pose. Every time. Here. (I don't know why, but I feel the need to warn that that the "B" word appears in the first few seconds.) But it can't be real. Can it?

30 comments:

Anonymous said...

That chick in the first pic is already developing a fupa from drinking light beer. And she's only 20 years old probably. I know that you're supposed to be 21, but I have a theory that underage drinking exists...call me crazy if you want.

Anonymous said...

We went to the Rangers game last Wednesday and there was nobody there. Maybe a 1/3 of the stadium was full. And it was dollar hot dog night! Yes, you can watch it on tv but it's just not the same as going to the ballpark. We left Decatur got into the stadium and getting our hotdogs an hour and 10 minutes later. No traffic and easy parking. Also the dot race...it is on the screen until 3rd base and the dots come out and run from outfield to home. So much better but those suits make it hard for them to run.

Michael in LH said...

I have seen umpires throw the ball to the pitcher after a foul but not all that often.

Anonymous said...

"smallest crowd for a scheduled game in Rangers Ballpark in Arlington history."
Aren't all games played at the Ballpark "scheduled"? Are the Rangers playing pick-up games at the Ballpark we don't know about? And are they drawing bigger crowds than the "scheduled" games? Has the run of questions become tiresome? Yes? No?

You must not watch much baseball, because you will occasionally see the umpire throw out a new ball to the pitcher. Not common, but not unheard of, either

Anonymous said...

Is she from Jersey? It looks like it...

Anonymous said...

12,184 at the Rangers game last night? is that number including the season ticket holders that probably didnt show up? i almost bought World Series tickets after the opening series with Cleveland, good thing i didnt tho!! as usual, our pitching still SUCKS!! but by god, our prospects in the minors are awesome, WOOOHOOO. FINAL THOUGHT: Rangers suck again!!

Anonymous said...

"Scheduled" as opposed to non-scheduled play-off games. It's just such a rare occurance around here that we forget there is a post season.

Anonymous said...

If you could have bad memories erased from your 'noggin, would you?Yes. I would like to erase the horrors of the 8 years of the Cheney/Bush administration. Beginning with the worst decision in US Supreme Court history and the nightmare that followed.

Anonymous said...

If baseball attendance is so poor, why do they keep building these nice new baseball stadiums? Who's paying for these?

R and R said...

My goofy hubby would do something like that "handsy guy". MEN!

9:14 it's the same as cars. If their not selling any why do they keep making them?

Anonymous said...

"If you could have bad memories erased from your 'noggin, would you?Yes. I would like to erase the horrors of the 8 years of the Cheney/Bush administration. Beginning with the worst decision in US Supreme Court history and the nightmare that followed."

Let it go...let it go. You've got Hope-y Hope-y Change Change in there now. Smile when he gives you your handout and be happy.

Anonymous said...

Aren't all games played at the Ballpark "scheduled"? Are the Rangers playing pick-up games at the Ballpark we don't know about? And are they drawing bigger crowds than the "scheduled" games? Has the run of questions become tiresome? Yes? No?


funny.very funny.

Anonymous said...

Okay, I give up. Please explain the hot chick in pic #1 wearing two bikinis at the same time.

My Other Brother Darryl

Anonymous said...

um, what happened to the AMERIQUEST STADIUM name?

Anonymous said...

Erase ALL the bad memories? Hell no, then I'd just make some of the same mistakes over and over!!

Anonymous said...

That's what I noticed, my other brother Daryl. She obviously is wearing 2 separate bikinis...kinda weird, and she's a bit skanky, don't you think?

Anonymous said...

Man, if attendance is low now, just wait until it is 105 out there. What a beat down. Sorry baseball and sweaty ass. Go Yankees..

Anonymous said...

I agree with the first anonymous poster. That chick needs to be drinking Coors Water, which has slightly fewer calories than their Light "beer". She does have a growing FUPA, but I am more concerned with the fat stores in the tricep area and the fact that she appears to have some dwarf or midget affliction. I bet her upper legs realllly get rubbed raw by walks on the beach. (I did the four "l" thing on purpose instead of all caps)

Anonymous said...

The girl in the second picture looks fantastic. Why in the hell is she wearing cheap looking athletic shorts on the beach? With a body like that, you would think that she would want to show it. Perhaps she is a he and he is a pre-op transexual who refuses to tuck.

Anonymous said...

If I was a hot women I would be the biggest Ho anybody has ever seen.

Anonymous said...

There was an unscheduled series once when the Seattle stadium was having problems with ceiling tiles, and the series was moved at the last minute from there to the Ballpark. I don't think those games sold well judging by the fact that we were able to get what were normally season tickets just up from first base.

Anonymous said...

Agree with 11:06 on the memories deal, plus the bad ones are points of reference for the good ones. The bad ones make us appreciate the good ones. Plus, subconsciously they ward off latent homosexual tendencies.


Double Fake Sigmund Freud

Anonymous said...

Dr. Phil's show sucks the life force out of you Barry?

Oh my, he should be made aware. Maybe you'll get to appear on his show for some free analyzation.

Pat Morris made an appearance on Oprah.

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Anonymous said...

RE: Krillion pics.....

They've photoshopped my....uh.....GRunit out of every shot.

Double Fake Ron Jeremy

Anonymous said...

Street football on Robinhood Lane ROCKED!!!

Three completions for a first down or you punted. Manoushagian's drive way was one goal, Vinson's driveway the other.

Double Fake Brett Favre

Anonymous said...

RE: Master's Squeeze....

Jar was just twist'n the lid off of Mrs. Jar.

Double Fake Monkey Grip

Anonymous said...

They had to get the pirates whacked so Obama could show his dog.Good on the pirate deal and I heard at the cafe they were the only people that would admit voting for him . DAGO

Anonymous said...

Remember us letting you score 5 touchdowns in your backyard, because it was your birthday?

Anonymous said...

939 don't forget, you 2 time voters for Bush put Obama in the presidency. If you could have had the sense to not vote for imcompetent Bush the second time and voted for the other imcompetent candidate, you would be clicking your heels to a Republican Prez right now. quit whining the "change" chant, and be sorry for Bush voting the 2nd time. remember as W. said, "fool me once shame on you, fool me twice, you can't get fooled again" but a sh!itload of you W voters did get fooled again. Pitiful of all the ones fooled the first time, but some never learn.

chupacabra said...

Never forget- there was a time when Marilyn was 99 and 44/100% pure. First Dana Plato now this. Wonder where I'll be when Farrah dies. What a drag it is getting old.