Tag Archives: San Francisco Giants
By Joe Torosian “And, as his strength failed him at length, he wondered upon a sportswriters shadow… “Shadow,” said he, “where it can be this land called Montebello?”—Jack McTaggart Kick it! Right off the Top: Road team…Top of the ninth…three-run homer…It was like living through Jack Clark all over again.
By Tim Peterson I’m not one to get emotional – especially when it comes to sports – but it was sad to see an era come to an end on Sunday.
By Joe Torosian “The Earth has a fever.”—Al Gore Kick it! Right off the Top: With Carolina opening the NFL season in Denver tonight…Can prep stadium announcers avoid sharing the score of this game?
By Joe Torosian “But now it’s just another show. You leave ’em laughing when you go and if you care, don’t let them know, don’t give yourself away.” —Joni Mitchell Kick it! Right off the Top: Looks like I picked the wrong year to root for the Giants over the Dodgers…
By Joe Torosian “I wanna have friends that I can trust, that love me for the man I’ve become not the man I was.” —The Avett Brothers Kick it! Right off the Top: Ever notice how you never see the Los Angeles Angels and the San Francisco Giants pitching staffs in the room at the […]
By Joe Torosian “It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the helmets knocking And everyone talking you’ll be in good cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year There’ll be coaches for roasting Sportswriters for toasting And complaining ‘bout the quarterback’s poor throws There’ll be scary locker room stories And tales of […]
(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
By Joe Torosian “Why don’t you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? Why don’t you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?”—Oddball Kick it! Right off the Top: Does there really need to be Bring Your Dog To The Ballpark Day?
By Joe Torosian “Hey, y’all, prepare yourself for the rubberband man You’ve never heard a sound Like the rubberband man You’re bound to lose control When the rubberband starts to jam.”—The Spinners Kick it! Right off the Top: What I miss most about getting older is playing ball. Right now, I d settle for scoring […]
By Joe Torosian “There’s nothing wrong with being shallow as long as you’re insightful about it.”—Dennis Miller Kick it! Right off the Top: I always tell people to take the high road…that way there’s more room for me on the low road.