Monday, February 11, 2008

A Dream of Summer?

The windchill today has hovered around 0 F. Last night, it went all the way down to -20.

My thought going to class today wasn't about Spring Training, but rather, how much I'm really, really jealous of everyone in Tampa Bay, and how I'm going to have to figure out a way to love frostbite.

You'd think, after four years, I'd learn something.

Guess not.

Anyway, as we get closer, some (not quite so obvious) questions to consider, ponder, etc:

1) Is Joe Torre really an excellent manager, or did he just luck out in New York?

1a) Has you-know-who gone into hiding yet?

2) Who really got the better end of the Miggy Cabrera deal? Dan Haren? Johann Santana?

3) Will Tampa Bay and Toronto be fighting it out for third in the AL East, or might Toronto and Baltimore be fighting to stay out of the division basement?

4) Who will win the Optimist Prime Blog Award for least-bad announcing?

5) Will someone get me a ticket (okay, two) to go see the Yankees play in Boston on Saturday, 12 April (my birthday)? What about gas money/plane ticket?

If you have answers to any of these, please, share them in a comment! Especially number five...

THREE Days to go!

1 comment:

  1. Rochester was windy and cold about 8 with wind chill about -20 or so too. I lost some shingles off the roof week or so ago it was so windy.
    Joe T. was in the right place at the right time. Not that he was a bad mgr, but I think we have all seen better. In the NL, he was sub par, which could be because of the team. With NYY, he was very good...because of the team? I also think he was the right guy for that WS run. He kept things even and took a lot of the heat off the players. For those first few years, he was the man for the job. But now, we need a different type of mgr., one to teach, motivate, and make hard decisions...when necessary.
    Can't help with wife would kill me! Don't you worry about getting older (Not old), Sept. I'll be 70. Where have all the years gone? So, cheer up!