SPIBaseball
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Nov 1
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I once fell off my chair - in an open office - while reading the Hater’s Guide to the Williams-Sonoma Catalog. So, thank you for that and everything else. Deadspin was a national treasure, and you and Barry and Diana and Tom and David and Samer and Will and Laura and Lauren and AJ everyone else still are national Read more

Oct 28
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That should be “cessation” rather than “secession” I think?

Oct 25
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I must have fallen asleep and missed the bits where Booger did some real analysis. Mostly what I heard was the same kind of “the Jets just need to help out Sam Darnold, he’s a young quarterback” nothingburgers we got from Tessitore.

Oct 25
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Kind of unsurprising that even when the tech bro approach works at building a roster and winning a ton of games, they still suck as human beings.

Oct 24
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Rudy Giuliani will be tuning in for Thursday Night Football. He heard someone will be royally fucked by Cousins.

Oct 17
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John Oliver’s stirring defense of Marquese Chriss and trashing of Morey for not keeping him is worthy of mention, too. Even if it was in service of a joke, whoever wrote that clearly admired the player.

Oct 16
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In the same part of the country where people endlessly rage about “participation trophies,” apparently no one can play class B or C football. Just different numbers of As.

Oct 15
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Now that I take another look at the nicknames, how transparent is the attempt to woo nationalistic military fan boys by naming teams “Defenders” and “Guardians” in DC and NYC? Gross.

Oct 1
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In base ball of the 1860s, the umpire had the option of “no call” rather than ball or strike. Near enough to be a legitimate attempt by the pitcher, far enough that the batter is not wasting time by leaving it go. Or just too tricky to tell.

Sep 30
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Also lovely to see a really polite exchange - “Do you know what coverage they were playing?” as an honest question to get at what level of detail he’d need in his response.

Sep 24
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Fuck, this whole blog reminds me that I need to lose about 20 pounds by mid November to fit into a suit for a fucking destination wedding. Fuck.