Some of you should walk a mile in my shoes because then you would be a mile away from me and that would be fantastic. Keep the shoes.
Trivia #1: The first stadium built exclusively for football was built by which college? – Harvard, Fordham, Princeton, Notre Dame, Yale, Northern Essex
Trivia #2: See below
Trivia #3: Who was Dr. Marthenia “Tina” Dupree?
Philadelphia couldn’t pull off the sweep last night as the Eagles remained undefeated with a win over Houston but the Phillies dropped game 5 of the World Series.
On this day: On November 4, 1980, pro-baseball’s all-time homerun king, Sadaharu Oh, retires. How many career homeruns did Oh hit? – 742, 799, 825, 850, 868, 898
Go away: EVERY politician on my phone, on my television, in my mail, etc. Please God, make it stop!
Go away, part deux: Kyrie Irving
Hey Josh McDaniels, I know your paycheck is bigger, but tell us. Is the grass greener?
And the meek shall inherit the earth.
Good news: A Rhode Island man whose wife is battling cancer is trying to raise donations for medical research this Halloween by showcasing a whopping 1,000 hand-carved pumpkins outside his home. (hey, you got better news?)
According to TickPick, tickets for tomorrow’s Georgia/Tennessee game are going for $626 minimum which is the most expensive tickets on record for a college, regular season game.
This week’s sign of the apocalypse: The National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO), has tracked at least 60 instances of fake school shooting threats or hoaxes – sometimes referred to as “swatting” – across 30 states and Washington, D.C., since September.
Article I’ll skip: Diving into Hollywood’s dirtiest splits and their impact on star power
Beat down of the week. There was a prop bet on Wednesday night at over 19 ½, Philadelphia 76ers made three-pointers plus Philadelphia Phillies hits. The 76ers hit 19 three-pointers on the same night the Phillies were no-hit for just the second time in MLB World Series history. Ouch!
Speaking of MLB World Series no-hitters, here’s to former Red Sox catcher Christian Vasquez who had the pleasure of catching Wednesday night’s historically game. Good for him!
Get those Powerball tickets! (Didn’t I say that last week??)
And don’t forget to turn your clocks back. I’m turning mine back to June!
The Boston Bruins are 10-1, their best start ever to a regular season.
Useless information supposed to fire my imagination: WHO declares monkeypox still a global health emergency
R.I.P. Ray Guy (72) – The first punter ever taken in the first round (23rd by the Raiders), Ray Guy made the Pro Bowl his first 6 seasons and 7 in all. He played 1973-86, all with the Raiders, and was a member of all three Raiders Super Bowl Championship teams. Guy was drafted by four different major league baseball teams and once held the NCAA record with a 61-yard field goal. The award given to college’s best punter is named the Ray Guy Award.
Trivia #1 answer: The first stadium built exclusively for football was built by which college? – Harvard, Fordham, Princeton, Notre Dame, Yale, Northern Essex – Harvard
Trivia #2 answer: On November 4, 1980, pro-baseball’s all-time homerun king, Sadaharu Oh, retires. How many career homeruns did Oh hit? – 742, 799, 825, 850, 868, 898 – 868
Trivia #3 answer: Who was Dr. Marthenia “Tina” Dupree? – For 12 years, Dr. Dupree worked for the second-largest chicken restaurant in the world as the Director of Community Relations and Training. She was widely known due to her work in the community. During this time and through her work with the community and the people she helped, Dr. Dupree became known as “The Chicken Lady.”
I recently saw an ad that read, “Radio for sale, $1, volume stuck on full.” I thought, “I can’t turn that down…”
Be careful out there. (It’s a jungle!)
Happy National Chicken Lady Day!
“We are the Priests, of the Temple of Syrinx
Our great computers fill the hallowed halls
We are the Priests, of the Temples of Syrinx
All the gifts of life are held within our walls”
– Rush (complete with Tom Hanks on drums. 😊 )