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SPORTS

It’s Baseball Ray – All For One

Abandon hope, all ye who exit April with less than 10 wins
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EPL Week 36 – Crystal Palace had a good week

Week 36 included one of the biggest shock results of the season when Crystal Palace battered Leicester City 5-0 at home.
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It’s Baseball, Ray – Of Black Cats and Ladders

Over the years, I have endured a fair amount of grief over my need to mark the flagpole upon departure. My friends find increasingly clever and creative ways to make fun of me for it. That’s just fine by me. Roger Clemens used to go and touch the Babe Ruth plaque in Monument Park before every home game he pitched for the Yankees. My flagpole thing isn’t all that weird.
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It’s Baseball, Ray – Home Sweet Home

There is a reason why “Home” is important to the game of baseball. It signifies the completion of a journey around the diamond’s four corners. It is the return to where you started. It’s recorded and will ultimately decide the outcome of the contest.
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It’s Baseball, Ray – The First Rule of Fight Club

Retribution is one of those unwritten rules in Baseball. You do something like spike a player, you are gonna get plunked. There are things you just don’t do and the game has a self-regulating tendency outside of the formal rules.
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EPL Week 33 – Best Manchester Derby ever?

The three home defeats mean that Pep Guardiola has now lost as many games at home in a month than Jose Mourinho has in two years with Manchester United
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“It’s Baseball, Ray” – The Most Important Part of the Game

"The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball."
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EPL Week 32 – Poor Old West Brom

It’s never easy for a relegation threatened club to entice a “big” manager to come to their club and save them, but West Brom surely didn’t have to settle for Alan Pardew, the meme of the Premier League.
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A League Of My Own – Play Ball!

Don't tell me the score
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A League Of My Own – Batter Up!

Someone once said that America will be remembered for exactly three things: 1) The Constitution, 2) Jazz and 3) Baseball.
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