I got the shill (who is so classic) email today from the Friars trumpeting Tony getting put in the Padres HOF tomorrow.
What I thought was odd is three of the six people in there currently were not put in for being players?
Founder Ray Kroc First President Buzzi Bavasi Announcer Jerry Coleman
1B Nate Colbert P Randy Jones OF Dave Winfield
Now that I know there's no strike, I wish had the disposable income to fly out tomorrow morning, see the game, and then fly back for work on Monday.
Hey, Guru, can I get you to throw in a tape, assuming it will be on channel 4?
You're all so WONDERFUL. Why did they ever have to remove you from the continuity? You'd have made for MARVELOUS stories. You WILL make marvelous stories. And the FIRST story of the new world will be a story of REVENGE! -- The Psycho Pirate, Animal Man 23, May 1990.
Now if they put Tucker Ashford in there, I'll pay attention!!
I don't know how many saw the ceremony. I was at the yard, and it sounded to me like TGwynn really doesn't want anymore cermonies... several times he said, "I'm moving on." Not that I don't blame him. He looked really bored sitting at home plate... or maybe it's just me.
Although my favorite Tug-ism is the following: "Ninety percent, I'll spend on good times, women, and irish whiskey. The other ten percent I'll probably waste." - Tug McGraw, on what he would do with his 1975 salary That's a tremendous quote.