It’s really the simple marriage proposals that are the most beautiful. Like Carlos Correa’s. Nothing fancy. Step One: Win the World Series with the Houston Astros. Step Two: Work out a plan with Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports to interview you on national TV. Step Three: Propose. Read more →
There are really only two ways to enjoy the World Series. One is to actually buy a ticket and be at the game. The other is to to work the third shift somewhere and watch it on TV.
Once again last night — or was it this morning? — the game ended with late action in a 13-to-12 Houston victory over the Dodgers.
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It’s quite a parade and party going on this afternoon in Chicago, where tens of thousands of fans are celebrating the Cubs’ World Series victory of Wednesday night.
But Budweiser won the week, too, with its well-timed revival of long-dead Harry Caray, the team’s broadcaster from back when they weren’t very good. Read more →
‘We had a pact,’ Wayne Williams said. ‘When the Cubs – not if, when – the Cubs got into the World Series, we would make sure we listen to the games together.’ Read more →
When reporters parachute in to provide sports coverage to an audience which hates sports, you get the kind of story NPR provided today in a blast against the fans of the Cleveland Indians. Read more →
Jim Schlegel, the 97-year-old veteran of Pearl Harbor whose daughter wanted him to see one more Chicago Cubs World Series game, is going to see one more Chicago Cubs World Series game. Read more →
If Chicago can’t rally around a 97-year old man who survived Pearl Harbor, there’s something wrong. All you have to do, Chicago, is give up your tickets to a Cubs World Series game. Read more →
It was another metaphorical moment for the greatest game ever invented. There is is risk in reward and, sometime, failure in playing it safe. Read more →
In the unlikely event the Minnesota Twins had surprised us, played decent baseball, and made it to the World Series (which begins tonight, you may have heard), here’s something you wouldn’t be seeing: Two orchestras — St. Louis’ and Boston’s — “playing trash” at each other. Read more →