Baseball’s been around since the mid-1800s so it’s rare that you get to see a feat that’s never been done before. It’s even more rare when you get to see that happen in person. The Boston Red Sox had just Continue reading Sights and Sounds from a Record-Setting ALDS Game One
Now I know how Cleveland felt. Years ago, the man known as LeBron James made the biggest mistake of his career. Personally, I didn’t think it was that big of a deal but history will remember it as such. LeBron Continue reading New Tampa stadium talk a steaming pile of hooey
Some years ago, my interwebtacular partner in crime asked me to contribute to his series entitled Tales of Depression and Sorrow. In said pieces, J-Dub of Dubsism fame asks fans of a particular franchise to share in the misery of Continue reading Tales of Depression and Sorrow: The Tampa Bay Rays
My mother and I moved to Tampa when I was 12 years old. It was a lot like when Daniel LaRusso and his mom moved from New Jersey to Reseda except I didn’t have a magical karate coach and I Continue reading Tropicana Field, Part Do? Tampa Bay’s Tug-Of-War continues
There’s a Major League Baseball stadium that nobody goes to. It’s about 38 miles from my house. A pretty good and consistently competitive baseball team plays there. That team is the Tampa Bay Rays. That stadium is Tropicana Field. 38 Continue reading Progress: No longer trapped at the Trop, Rays free to look for new home
“Anything is possible!” In 2008, Kevin Garnett shouted those words minutes after winning his first and only title as an NBA big man. Earlier that season, he and Ray Allen defected from their franchises to join Paul Pierce and others Continue reading Anything is possible… unless it’s not: Rays’ roster now regrettably unrecognizable
I woke up from a blissful slumber the other afternoon to find an online headline that read… “Tim Tebow Caught In Controversial Photo.” My imagination raced. Could the saintly Tim Tebow have posed nude for someone back in his Gainesville Continue reading Chumpservations, Vol. 33: Timothy, Marshawn, Jameis, Giancarlo, William and the cure to end attendance woes
This time around was different. The Tampa Bay Rays have lost big name players in the past, faces of the franchise, players their fan base had come to know and love. Scott Kazmir, Matt Garza and James Shields were all Continue reading Parting thoughts on Price
Can you feel it, Rays fans? You know it’s coming; your clock is starting to tick louder and louder. It’s bad enough you have to live with the fact that your stadium, your attendance figures, your payroll and your team’s Continue reading Future of the Rays? Price-less.
Funny things happen when you grow up a sports fan. In our misspent youth, we randomly cheer for players or teams without giving it a second thought.