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Bizarro Indians

July 20, 2011

The series in Minnesota reminds me of the Bizarro Jerry episode of Seinfeld, where George does everything opposite and is …Read the Rest

If that’s too soon, you can leave in a minute and a Huff

July 18, 2011

The Indians won the first game of a day-night doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins by a score of 5-2, behind …Read the Rest

Run support is so beautiful

July 15, 2011

This morning at the Y, my friend Roger said, “Hey, they’re on a winning streak!” That’s the kind of smart-alecky …Read the Rest

Gimme a Break

July 10, 2011

On the eve of the All-Star break, the Tribe dropped the third of a four-game series to the Toronto Blue …Read the Rest

Some deficits are bigger than others

July 9, 2011

I watched/listened to the Indians game last night in between bouts of drinking and eating (and drinking) with some old …Read the Rest

Let me give you the bad news first

July 6, 2011

The bad news is, the Indians lost to the Yankees last night, 9-2. We won the first game in the …Read the Rest

Giving Doby the credit he deserves

July 5, 2011

My old Italian grandparents back in Youngstown, Ohio, used to have this little lawn jockey in front of their garage. …Read the Rest

Maybe Appreciative Inquiry will make us feel better about this

June 29, 2011

Appreciative Inquiry is a hands-on organizational development method that focuses on assets or strengths. Instead of asking “What’s wrong here?”, …Read the Rest

Pleasantly surprised

June 28, 2011

The problem when the Indians play out west is that games don’t start until almost 10 p.m. Eastern time. Between …Read the Rest

This is not the 2007 World Series

June 22, 2011

Yesterday morning, my friend Nick, who opens the YMCA every day at 5:30 a.m. (bless his heart), commented that the …Read the Rest