Why we love the underdogs

“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.” Yogi Berra

Baseball season is a week old. I am already overcome by the all familiar emotions that come with winning, losing, home runs and blown saves. And I already miss 2017. Last year, my beloved New York Yankees were in the middle of a rebuild. But miracle of youth, some magic and lot of luck saw them knocking on the door of World Series. The joy of 2017 was something I had not felt since the first year 1992: when I became a baseball fan. This year we have GoneCarlo. Our young-uns are certified rock stars. We are the evil empire again. Continue reading “Why we love the underdogs”

Despite his flaws, Jason Giambi remains one of my favorite players – he did great as an Athletic, and he showed up to deliver every year as a Yankee. While he didn’t admit to steroids, he didn’t run from the charges either. He is back in Oakland now. Cool – I will go back to … Continue reading