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Don’t worry about the bad dress rehearsal

March 7, 2012

I spent a lot of my high school years and some of my early professional life working in the theater. …Read the Rest

Fandom OR I have always depended upon the conversation of strangers

March 6, 2012

1) The kid and I took the new car in to the Honda place to get a cargo cover. (Why …Read the Rest

The Odd Man Out

March 5, 2012

I always feel kind of bad for Shelley Duncan. It seems like he can never catch a break. He’s a …Read the Rest

There’s been a cha-yay-yange…

March 3, 2012

Major League baseball has added two Wild Card spots, meaning that there will be a total of 10 teams competing …Read the Rest

And the past comes crawling out of the woodwork

February 28, 2012

In case you missed it, Sandy Alomar, Carlos Baerga, Albert Belle, Mike Hargrove, and Kenny Lofton had an impromptu reunion …Read the Rest

Oh, the strain of it all…

February 26, 2012

Back in Spring Training 2000, when Bartolo Colon showed up as bloated as a Kennedy after St. Patrick’s Day, he …Read the Rest

Who’ll Be the Fifth Man?

February 24, 2012

In the great Graham Greene-scripted film The Third Man, Joseph Cotten spends 104 minutes trying to figure out who the …Read the Rest

Again with the one-year contract…

February 10, 2012

Well, the Indians and Asdrubal Cabrera have avoided arbitration and agreed to a one-year deal worth $4.55 million for the …Read the Rest

How Asdrubal Cabrera’s contract negotiations are like my marriage proposal

February 8, 2012

I love that pitchers and catchers always report for Spring Training sometime around Valentine’s Day. It’s like a little Valentine’s …Read the Rest

Want to Be in an Upcoming Indians Commercial?

January 30, 2012

I received the following handout at the Tribe on Tour event on Sunday and thought I’d pass it along. I’ve …Read the Rest