Friday, November 16, 2018

Briefly. 

Trivia #1: The Oakland A’s Bob Melvin won the AL Manager of the Year award, his third such award. Seven other managers have won three MOY. Of the following, which one did/has not: Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa, Jim Leyland, Lou Piniella, Dusty Baker, Buck Showalter, Joe Maddon, Joe Torre

Trivia #2: What do David Price and Justin Verlander have in common – 4.10? 

Love, it’s a bitch. 

The Red Sox are raising ticket prices for the 2019 season. Shocking! “Diamond” games (Home Opener, Dodgers series, Yankees games) are going up by 10% while all other home games are rising 1.6%. Can you say “Baseball Tavern?”

“If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands!” – Tell me please, who is happy and doesn’t know it??

This was the first year since 2010 that Clayton Kershaw did not receive a single Cy Young vote.

Headline: New York City man plays the same numbers for 25 years, hits $343.9M Powerball. How about another headline that many others can relate to? Countless Americans play the same numbers for 25 years and win nothing! 

Did anyone see Roger Godell at the Seattle/Green Bay game last night? Have you seen him lately in Foxboro? Chicken. 

We’ll see if the Celts have turned it around tonight, versus Toronto. 

Oh, you had to shovel snow this morning? You poor bastard. At least your house didn’t burn down, or you’ve been without heat since September, or any number of things people with real problems are dealing with. 

I read a headline where a 102 year old veteran recalled serving in WW II. Recalled serving in WW II!!! I’m pretty sure by tomorrow I won’t remember even reading that headline! 

If it makes you feel any better, the Patriots’ remaining schedule is ranked the second easiest in football. 

Raising money for charity, you’re doing it wrong. James Dobson of Lebanon, ME had embarked on a cross-country charity trip on a recumbent bicycle to raise money for children with cancer. On day 44 he was struck by a car on a Mississippi highway and killed. Ouch 

I know many in Bruins Nation were hoping Tuukka’s personal leave was a lot longer than three days. 

Trivia #1: The Oakland A’s Bob Melvin won the AL Manager of the Year award, his third such award. Seven other managers have won three. Of the following, which one did/has not: Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa, Jim Leyland, Lou Piniella, Dusty Baker, Buck Showalter, Joe Maddon, Joe Torre – Joe Torre

Trivia #2: What do David Price and Justin Verlander have in common – 4.10? – They share the same golf handicap. 

“Yeah when you call my name

I salivate like a Pavlov dog

Yeah when you lay me out

My heart is beating louder than a big bass drum alright

 

Yeah, you got to mix it child

You got to fix it,

Must be love

It’s a bitch, alright”

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