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  Topic: 42 = 94
Harpo

Replies: 3
Views: 121

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Thu 1/31/13 9:31 am   Subject: 42 = 94
See what Google is doing today to honor Jackie, at www.google.com
 
  Topic: Strange Injuries
Harpo

Replies: 125
Views: 3961

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Mon 1/28/13 2:47 pm   Subject: Strange Injuries
Seems like that is 2 hunting related injuries in baseball just this week!
Just imagine how many there might have been if Dick Cheney worked in baseball!
 
  Topic: Astros Moving On...
Harpo

Replies: 1
Views: 89

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Tue 11/27/12 9:45 am   Subject: Re: Astros Moving On...
... the return of the popular mascot Orbit, ...
I guess it made too much sense to contact Hanna-Barbera and get (buy?) permission to use the Jetsons' dog as the mascot.
 
That said, I don't like ma ...
  Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Harpo

Replies: 4
Views: 646

PostForum: General Discussion and Chat Room   Posted: Thu 11/22/12 10:43 am   Subject: Happy Thanksgiving
I echo the sentiment, and add that it just isn't a "real" Thanksgiving without revisiting this great piece by the late humorist Art Buchwald:

http://www.kirkdorffer.com/ontheroadto2008/2 ...
  Topic: Rumblings from the Valley
Harpo

Replies: 16
Views: 271

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Thu 10/25/12 11:25 am   Subject: Rumblings from the Valley
Hamilton sounds like the reincarnation of Cool Papa Bell, a Negro League player who, according to people who played with or against him, had blazing speed.

Buck O'Neil used to say that "Bell w ...
  Topic: Baseball Across America
Harpo

Replies: 493
Views: 11589

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Sun 2/26/12 10:33 pm   Subject: Baseball Across America
My pictures are stored on my computer in folders not a publically accessible web server.
Ah, that's the rub!  You need to upload your pictures to somewhere on the internet, so that you can post links ...
  Topic: American League Most Valuable Player - 2011
Harpo

Replies: 6
Views: 149

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Mon 11/21/11 3:29 pm   Subject: American League Most Valuable Player - 2011
 
There went Don Newcombe's exclusivity.
 
  Topic: National League CY - 2011
Harpo

Replies: 12
Views: 186

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Thu 11/17/11 12:58 pm   Subject: National League CY - 2011
Here is the complete voting breakdown:
 
     http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/6559/cyvote.jpg
  
  Topic: Dodgers McCourt Era Coming to an End?
Harpo

Replies: 219
Views: 1972

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Fri 11/11/11 8:25 am   Subject: Dodgers McCourt Era Coming to an End?
Here's yet another column about "potential buyers."  Link

Note: This column is totally tongue-in-cheek, but it is funny enough to make it worth reading.
 
  Topic: Dodgers McCourt Era Coming to an End?
Harpo

Replies: 219
Views: 1972

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Fri 11/11/11 7:58 am   Subject: Dodgers McCourt Era Coming to an End?
Here's the story you mentioned:
 
http://espn.go.com/los-angeles/mlb/story/_/id/7199907/los-angeles-dodgers-legends-saviors-get-same-page
 
  Topic: RAVIN' AT THE RAVINE - 2011 EDITION!
Harpo

Replies: 115
Views: 1310

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Sun 7/10/11 5:13 pm   Subject: RAVIN' AT THE RAVINE - 2011 EDITION!
Vin either can't do simple math, or was given some misinformation ...

Nine different Dodgers have played some left field this season:

Tony Gwynn
Jerry Sands
Marcus Thames
Jay Gibbons
Trent O ...
  Topic: Especially for Mariners fans
Harpo

Replies: 1
Views: 90

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Thu 7/7/11 12:55 pm   Subject: Especially for Mariners fans
You don't have to be a Mariners fan to enjoy this posting by Ken Levine on his own blog, but it may have a wee bit more import to those who are ...
 
http://kenlevine.blogspot.com/2011/07/day-in-li ...
  Topic: Dodgers McCourt Era Coming to an End?
Harpo

Replies: 219
Views: 1972

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Wed 6/29/11 11:30 am   Subject: Dodgers McCourt Era Coming to an End?
 
The newest fashion rage for exasperated Dodgers fans:

http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/5042/jersey1t.jpg
  Topic: Dodgers McCourt Era Coming to an End?
Harpo

Replies: 219
Views: 1972

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Wed 4/20/11 2:23 pm   Subject: Dodgers McCourt Era Coming to an End?
From the Dodgers blog in the L.A. Times-and-Morning-Throwaway:

"MLB Commissioner Bud Selig announced Wednesday that his office will assume control of the Dodgers' operations."

The full ...
  Topic: Padre Charged with Battery, etc.
Harpo

Replies: 27
Views: 396

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Tue 3/29/11 12:48 pm   Subject: Padre Charged with Battery, etc.
... charges brought against former player Brian Giles ...
           http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51CMyNSiWPL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
 
  Topic: WOULD YOU AGREE?
Harpo

Replies: 8
Views: 865

PostForum: General Discussion and Chat Room   Posted: Thu 1/20/11 11:41 am   Subject: WOULD YOU AGREE?
What?
I'm just guessing, but I have a sneaking suspicion that she is referring to [url=http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/01/visitors-say-la-is-the-rudest-city-in-america-do-you-agree.html]th ...
  Topic: National League Championship Series - Phillies vs. Giants
Harpo

Replies: 15
Views: 259

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Sun 10/24/10 9:24 am   Subject: National League Championship Series - Phillies vs. Giants
I just looked at the world serious schedule.

If the baseball gods do their job, and if the planets are in proper alignment, Texas will sweep, and the series will end on Halloween – Duke Snide ...
  Topic: Sacrifice Draws Protest
Harpo

Replies: 7
Views: 171

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Sun 10/3/10 5:59 pm   Subject: Sacrifice Draws Protest
What happened to Pearl Girl, she's a Stanford alumnus right?
Only if she graduated as a guy, and later became a girl.   Razz

Otherwise, she is called an alumna.
 
  Topic: BUMS ON THE ROAD - 2010 EDITION
Harpo

Replies: 79
Views: 880

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Tue 9/14/10 6:16 pm   Subject: BUMS ON THE ROAD - 2010 EDITION
... once her vomit-reflex would kick-in, they'd have a tough time trying to stop it,
and would have to resort to giving her drugs to get her to stop vomiting.
Considering how the Dodgers have been p ...
  Topic: RAVIN' AT THE RAVINE - 2010 EDITION!
Harpo

Replies: 39
Views: 615

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Thu 8/5/10 4:31 pm   Subject: RAVIN' AT THE RAVINE - 2010 EDITION!
http://www.frugalfritzie.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/mr-bubbles.jpg
 
   This reminded me of a classic from "The Lazlo Letters":

http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/9650/lazlobbl.jpg ...
  Topic: Knock on Wood
Harpo

Replies: 7
Views: 189

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Mon 4/5/10 10:01 am   Subject: Knock on Wood
More grist for the mill from yesterday's Los Angeles Times-Throwaway:

http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-0405-sondheimer-20100405,0,6059052.column
 
  Topic: Chat Room issues
Harpo

Replies: 4
Views: 1164

PostForum: General Discussion and Chat Room   Posted: Mon 3/8/10 8:40 pm   Subject: Chat Room issues
>> How do I get to the chat room? <<

Open the topmost thread (Announcement: Chat room now open!), and you'll see a "Chat" button. Click on it, and you'll be redirected to the ...
  Topic: Enberg to call Pads TV games???
Harpo

Replies: 4
Views: 135

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Thu 12/3/09 2:47 pm   Subject: Enberg to call Pads TV games???
The Padres should complete the upgrade by replacing the clown Mark Grant with an analyst who isn't always auditioning for Comedy Central.

Tony Gwynn would be a great choice, if someone would just r ...
  Topic: How about the move from Vero to Glendale
Harpo

Replies: 132
Views: 1666

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Tue 6/23/09 9:42 am   Subject: How about the move from Vero to Glendale
Hi, Emma.

Unfortunately, Auto Club members get different editions of Westways, depending on where they live.

Here in North Tijuana, the July-August "Picture This" column features two p ...
  Topic: Testing links to WAV audio files
Harpo

Replies: 0
Views: 549

PostForum: Test Forum   Posted: Sun 2/15/09 1:58 pm   Subject: Testing links to WAV audio files
http://www.lukefisher.com/where-did-you-hear-that-word.wav

http://www.moviewavs.com/0053665484/WAVS/Movies/A_Christmas_Story/tapestry.wav
 
  Topic: The 2008 World Series
Harpo

Replies: 27
Views: 492

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Mon 10/27/08 8:59 am   Subject: The 2008 World Series
Photo of the Tampa Bay dugout, moments after the last out of game 4:

http://images.jupiterimages.com/common/detail/64/10/23051064.jpg
 
  Topic: The 2008 World Series
Harpo

Replies: 27
Views: 492

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Fri 10/24/08 9:23 am   Subject: The 2008 World Series
Anyone else have any thoughts/observations?
    How many days until pitchers and catchers report??
 
  Topic: Interesting side story of the '08 W.S.
Harpo

Replies: 5
Views: 189

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Wed 10/22/08 9:58 am   Subject: Interesting side story of the '08 W.S.
Columnist Bill Lyon has an enjoyable piece about the father-and-son broadcasters here:

http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/phillies/20081022_Bill_Lyon__Kalas__Phils__reunited_with_Kalas__fils_.html ...
  Topic: Interesting side story of the '08 W.S.
Harpo

Replies: 5
Views: 189

PostForum: Talkin' Baseball   Posted: Tue 10/21/08 12:03 pm   Subject: Interesting side story of the '08 W.S.
Harry's son's name is Todd.  Details are here:
 
http://tampabay.rays.mlb.com/team/broadcasters.jsp?c_id=tb
 
  Topic: In memoriam - 30 years later
Harpo

Replies: 3
Views: 607

PostForum: General Discussion and Chat Room   Posted: Thu 9/25/08 10:00 am   Subject: In memoriam - 30 years later
If God wanted man to fly through the air, she would have given him wings.
 
 
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