Dodgers Off Season and World Series
First of all, congratulations to Andre Ethier!! Ethier has been named the 2009 Major League Baseball’s Clutch Performer of the Year! Andre led the Majors with six walk-off hits, including four homers. Congrats Andre! A Well deserved award for you!!
I was watching Game 5 of the 1969 Mets-Orioles series on MLB TV. I love to watch old games and take a look at the suroundings like fans in suits, ties and hats. I noticed a sign for Royal Crown Cola. I think it was back in the 80’s that I used to work for this company. I remember Lee Majors used to advertise Diet Rite, a product of RC Cola. Remember him playing the bionic man in The Six Million Dollar Man. Here is a commercial I found of Lee Majors and his son from back in 1986
Talking about the bionic man, Mariano Rivera sure is some tough hombre. He is the only closer in the postseason that has not had a meltdown inning.
Did you know that during Charlie Manuel playing days in Japan, he took a fastball in the chops which took out a large portion of his teeth and shattered his jaw?
Well, is the battle of the P’s for game six of the World Series. Two old vets in Pedro and Pettit I think I want the W.S. to go seven so that I watch more “beisbol.”.
Meanwhile between the McCourt’s divorce (see this blog for updates http://www.dodgerdivorce.com/ ) and now that Padilla shot himself on the leg, is never a dull off season for the Dodgers.
I went to the LaPrensa,com from Nicaragua and read the report in Spanish. He got there on his own and he said “it was a light accident. The dimwit is OK and back in his ranch. Actually, the way our countries in Central America are, who knows what really happened there.
And because I never get tired of watching Gibby’s walk-off homerun in the 1988 World Series and listening to Vin Scully, here it is: