White Sox Interactive Forums
Forums Home  

Welcome
Go Back   White Sox Interactive Forums > Blogs
Home Chat Stats Register Blogs FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read


Old
Rating: 2 votes, 5.00 average.

Shutouts Maybe, But No Shutdowns

Posted 05-14-2009 at 02:30 PM by tebman (Try To Hit 'Em Where They Ain't)

Six shutouts in 33 games. I put those words right out front to remind me why, in answer to a question last night, I told a friend that I didn't know when the next Sox game was scheduled.

But that was the malaise talking. Of course I knew when the next game was and who the Sox were playing. It's just that I find myself drifting in an arid stupor somewhere between anger and resignation after watching my team look like pigeons out there. And all I can do is feed the birds and hope they...
tebman's Avatar
WSI Church Elder
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 6718 Comments 0 tebman is offline
Old

To be or not to be...Cubsessed

Posted 05-08-2009 at 04:28 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 05-14-2009 at 09:21 PM by TommyJohn

"Cubsession" n.-An obsession with the Chicago National League Ballclub, Inc. Said to afflict several rooters of the *sneer* other team in town, if one does truly exist. *sneer*

I have been thinking about "Cubsession," that fine, badly overused word coined here on WSI, lately. I have several rambling, disjointed thoughts about it. I just thought I would share a few in the privacy of my own blog, where you are free to come and read it if you like. It isn't on the...
WSI Church Elder
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1393 Comments 0 TommyJohn is online now
Old

Thanks, Mark

Posted 05-08-2009 at 02:11 PM by tebman (Try To Hit 'Em Where They Ain't)

Playing with the pencil in my hand Thursday night, my mind wandered. I was sitting in the midst of a meeting where the discussion floated between topics like clouds on a breezy day, and I realized I had no idea what was being discussed.

The cellphone buzzed in my pocket. It was a text message from my son asking me if I was watching the White Sox game. "No," I wrote back, "I'm at a meeting. What's going on?"

He wrote back to tell me that Mark Buehrle...
tebman's Avatar
WSI Church Elder
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 2977 Comments 0 tebman is offline
Old

Baseball on Ice

Posted 05-04-2009 at 02:39 PM by tebman (Try To Hit 'Em Where They Ain't)

We had tickets to Opening Day. The key word there is "had," because the game was snowed out and postponed until the next day. Disappointing, but it happens. This is April in Chicago after all.

We couldn't make it to the next day's game so I exchanged the tickets for April 28th. A bummer, because I love Opening Day: the crowd, the pageantry, the spring-is-here feeling that accompanies the event. But I already had tickets to the April 25th game and I resigned myself to making...
tebman's Avatar
WSI Church Elder
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 9793 Comments 2 tebman is offline
Old

APBA Game 12

Posted 04-28-2009 at 10:27 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)

Just finished game 12 of my APBA season. It was the type of game that would cause 500 reply postgame threads, server overload and a complete crash-and-burn on WSI were it a real game.

The 1936 Sox took the early 2-0 lead, but Boston answered right back to make it 2-2. The White Sox eventually made it 6-3. Zeke Bonura was in fine form with two 2 RBI hits. John Whitehead (what a name. Just hearing it brings back painful memories of adolesence) pitched well for the Sox. Boston chipped...
WSI Church Elder
Posted in APBA
Views 1216 Comments 0 TommyJohn is online now



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:12 AM.




Design by: Michelle

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Site-specific editorial/photos Copyright ©2001 - 2008 White Sox Interactive. All rights reserved.