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On Hallowed Ground; Fort Worths Baseball Connection to »

Kincaid’s is supposed to have one of the best hamburgers in America.  Each morning they grind a fresh batch of prime beef, g rilled to perfection, served on a bulky roll, and garnished with your choice of any or all kinds cheese, crisp lettuce, sliced tomatoes, grilled onions, and jalapenos.  Yummy.  There's nothing [...]

Why Do the Yankees Drive Their Own Players to Drink? »

The New York Yankees.  Lord of their realm, with fans who let you know it. Talking to a Yankee fan is generally an exercise in futility, since they are programmed to utter two basic phrases: Phrase one: “Twenty-seven rings, baby”, or a something along that vein. Phrase two: “(Fill in the blank) sucks”.  This is [...]

A Field Guide to Yankee Fans for the Rest of Us »

Some pests are hard to get rid of. Like Yankee fans. As anyone who follows American League ball can tell you, they show up in droves at opposing ballparks whenever the Bronx Bombers visit. With their charming ways, chainsaw accents, and oh-so-gentle demeanor, they continue to be ambassadors for the civility and "live and let live" attitude [...]

Misery?: Yankees, Giants, Mets, Jets, Knicks, and »

A survey of over 1.3 million people across the country has just been released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranking the 50 states and Washington D.C. on how happy the residents of each locale are.  It used data collected over four years.  Out of the 51 states and D.C., New York came in last at 51st, Connecticut second [...]

MLB Issues: A Second Mortgage To Go to the Ballgame »

This year, we had a replay of the 1950 classic, the last time the Phillies and Yankees met for the World Championship, with both teams showing off their shiny new ballparks.  Tickets, brews, and food cost the equivalent of your first born male child during the regular season, and both organizations stuck the needle in deeper for [...]