My John Pinette Story

I need to share my John Pinette story. Somewhere around 10-13 years ago, I was enjoying a night with friends at the Pour House in Chicago, one of my regular hangouts. We became good friends with Al, the owner, and often went to after-hours bars with him. He knew a lot of people. On this…

Nick Swisher Sings: A Swing and A Miss

Nick Swisher of the New York Yankees has released an album. That is to say, he sang a bunch of songs and someone recorded those songs and decided they should be released to the public. He released a CD — a compact disc. You can purchase his stuff on iTunes. I've just listened to it.…

“That’s fantastic!” – Stu Nahan

Long time sports anchor Stu Nahan passed away yesterday at the age of 81. He was prevelent in California sports television as an anchor for about 30 years, but is most famous as being the announcer in all of the Rocky films. However, I'll never be able to hear the name "Stu Nahan" without also…

Smell of the glove.

I went to the Cub game last night with my family. It started out as a good game. Carlos Zambrano throwing for the Cubbies and Tim Hudson for the Braves. There was a double no-hitter through the first three innings. But then Zambrano gave up a couple runs. The Cubs got ‘em back though, tying…