It was bittersweet, that last day of baseball.
If your team is still playing … and eight teams still are … well, good for you. Your summer goes on, at least for now. At least for a few more days.
This note is not for you. (Come back later, ok?)
This is for the rest of us. Whether your team was good, but not quite good enough. Or, your team was meh.
Or, whether your team lost 115 games which put it so far below meh, that a meh season seems like something one should aspire to.
The Oriole Bird has smiled through all 115 losses. Stupid bird.
No matter what your team did last Sunday, if your team was one of the 20 that weren’t quite good enough to play this week, that Sunday was the end of summer.
The Orioles won that day. Continue reading