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Ever see "A Bridge Too Far" (or read Cornelius Ryan's book)? This season is a lot like that.
2 years ago on The Surviving Grady Red Sox Podcast: Tell Me When Did Things Go Wrong
Daaaaaaaaang, Becks was positively svelte in that old Marlins gear. Or maybe it's just the slimming effect of the pinstripes (C.C. Sabathia could not be reached for comment).
2 years, 3 months ago on The Red Sox-Marlins Series Will Rock This Planet to Its Very Core. Or At Least See Someone Hit With a Mallet.
@EcksMoustache That is South Florida. The only time it ever looked right was in the '80's.
Still love that pic of Teddy Ballgame. That, ladies and gentlemen, was a man.
2 years, 3 months ago on Gratitude.
"Love that chicken from Popeyes". I am just chuffed to bits over the fact that in the last...I don't know, 20 years...I've spent exactly one weekend in Boston and during that time managed to ride in the same duckboat and eat at the same Popeys restaurant as many of the players. It's silly I know, but after the way last season ended I'm looking for all the positives I can get.
2 years, 11 months ago on Getting To Know Jon Lester
I TOLD you guys that Popeye's was good...unfortunately they probably blew their chances to sign Beckett and Lester as spokesmen with this article.I believe every word of it. I don't know what the hell they were thinking by dumping it all out there, though...anyone going in to fill the vacated positions already know what an asylum Boston is with the press and the devotions of the fanbase...knowing that the ownership group could sell you out like that on a whim? Yeah, sure, sign ME up...things at Fenway aren't challenging enough as it is.
2 years, 11 months ago on Red Sox Continue To Lower The Bar
Holy God, THAT is a textbook example of a FUPA not seen since Charlie Weis patrolled the sidelines for Notre Dame.
3 years, 4 months ago on Beat The Birds. Please?
@English Sox Fan Lack of run support finally drove him to drinkin'. Seriously, an ERA of 3.21 and a record of 2-3?
Ah, the joys of a contract year. Keep it up, Daisuke...you might yet end up getting extended here.
3 years, 4 months ago on Magic Man
I'm the dandy highwayman who you're too scared to mentionI spend my cash on looking flash and grabbing your attentionThe devil take your stereo and your record collectionThe way you look you'll qualify for next year's old age pensionStand and Deliver your money or your lifeTry and use a mirror no bullet or a knifeI'm the dandy highwayman so sick of easy fashionThe clumsy boots, peek-a-boo roots that people think so dashingSo what's the point of robbery when nothing is worth taking ?It's kind of tough to tell a scruff the big mistake he's makingStand and Deliver your money or your lifeTry and use a mirror no bullet or a knifeAnd even though you fool your soulYour conscience will be mineAll mineWe're the dandy highwayman so tired of excusesOf deep meaning philosophies where only showbiz losesWe're the dandy highwayman and here's our invitation"Throw your safety overboard and join our insect nation"Stand and Deliver your money or your lifeTry and use a mirror no bullet or a knifeAnd even though you fool your soulYour conscience will be mine
3 years, 5 months ago on Stand and Deliver
@Nikki in Denver: There was an ad he made for the Asahi corporation just after signing w/ the Sox in 2007 where he not only drank but SLAMMED a pint of their Super Dry beer. He didn't get that waistline by drinking green tea, you know.
3 years, 5 months ago on NESN Presents: The Adventures of Ellsbury ‘n’ Elf, Episode 64-B, “Because Nothing Heals Like Beer”
I still love that model.
3 years, 5 months ago on Girl, You — and All of Red Sox Nation — Know It’s True
No one's got Tessie yet? Bloody Philistines:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR4tTQVjHUI
3 years, 5 months ago on Welcome To Surviving Grady: Season Eight
Dude looke like Rich Garces' evil twin.
3 years, 5 months ago on An Early Preview of Beatdowns to Come?