Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Play Ball !!!
Tis the season to P L A Y B A L L !!! As a lifelong fan of the Orioles, I have experienced mostly despair with a side of disappointment. And while my love for the Orioles remains unchanged (i.e. unconditional), my hatred for the organization's turd owner, Peter Angelos is also unchanged (i.e. wide-ranging). The AL East is arguably the most challenging division in Major League Baseball. Angelos seems more interested in growing his fortune by suing Big Tobacco and other large corporations instead of building a consistently good ball club *weeping*. It's unlikely he will ever sell the team, but if/when he does I will celebrate in a very special way...but, o'course it's not *all* his fault.
A lot of you may have heard of the Curse of the Bambino in Boston (which ended in 2004) and the Curse of the Billy Goat in Chicago (which continues)...but. . . you may not be familiar with the Curse of the Jockey Underwear in Baltimore. The Orioles haven't won the Series since 1983. I blame this:
Tonight the Orioles begin their season, the first game of 162. Breaking the TWENTY-SIX-year-old curse is a dubious thought. So, here's to finishing the season better than we have the last TWELVE years.