I’ll be brief. (Brief-ish.)
Baseball Is Shorter Than You Think.
For those who believe that baseball games are too long, I have a gift for you … the postseason was shorter than it could have been.
Each World Series team takes a percentage of the profits from the games they play, which means that following this five-but-coulda-been-seven game Series, the Red Sox and Dodgers are each a little poorer this morning than they could have been had only the Dodgers been a little better and the Red Sox a little weaker.
And, while Game 3 took 18 innings, seven hours and 20 minutes, and was the longest game in World Series history, baseball still ended three days early. (I guess some of you “it’s too long” whiners are happy about that.)
Hooray For “Little Yankee.”
“You people have a little pet name for everybody.”
Whether he played for the Orioles (in stints over five seasons), the Rays, the Blue Jays, or the Red Sox, we always call Steve Pearce “Little Yankee.”