Month: August 2022
Videos of Orioles prospects finding out they’re going to the majors
The Orioles called up top prospect Gunnar Henderson today. Earlier this year, they called up their then-top prospect, Adley Rutschman.
Food spill videos
Today’s tweet on the Alfredo sauce spill is why I decided to look further.
Firesign Theatre had the line “There’s hamburger all over the highway in Mystic, Connecticut.”
The Beach Boys – Surf’s Up released 8/30/71
Surf’s Up was their 17th album. I have a poster which I assume was a promotional item.
Covers: You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me
“You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” is a 1962 song by Smokey Robinson, recorded by his group, the Miracles. The Beatles covered it in 1963.
Trump and extremists
Republicans back off unpopular extreme abortion positions
The Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump investigations are not the same
Trump is being investigated for much worse activity. Don’t compare the two.
Lawfare Blog’s Interactive January 6th Evidence Piece
Wild Bill Hagy
Talking about the Orioles reminded me of the late Wild Bill Hagy. He was a great fan. At Memorial Stadium, he and his friends would sit in the cheap seats in section 34. He would spell out Orioles with his body. I sat there once or twice – it was fun.
Here’s a Baltimore Sun article published after he died. One thing I remember that is discussed in the article – you used to be able to bring your own beer to the ballpark. I saw a bachelor party in the bleachers once.