Here comes spring!
1. Difficult, annoying, hard to endure.
2. Attempting, making an effort, doing one's best
On a dreary, drizzly Oakland evening, the 2nd annual Bacon Tuesday sponsored by Jeff Francoeur went down, all stemming from Frenchy tossing a baseball wrapped in a $100 bill to be used for the purchase of pork products last season.
I think I can now officially forgive Jeff Francoeur for his past OBP transgressions and freely admit that I am a rabid Francoeur supporter. Click through for the whole video.
This is a most awesome story, even (maybe) if you don’t like baseball. Backstory is that the Oakland fans are incredibly upbeat and supportive, even though beleaguered by the team threatening to move, a lousy stadium set up, and a non-contending team year after year. Also, multicultural. Coda to the story is Francouer bought them all bacon pizzas Wednesday during a tedious and stadium-clearing rain delay.
This totally made me grin and tear up a little at the same time. Joy of baseball! Love to Jeff Francoeur! Let’s Go Oakland! Bacon Tuesdays!
Um. While I agree with the gist of your story…Chink in his armor? REALLY? Please try to stay up on current events.
Nothing beautiful can last forever. It’s why James Dean and Marilyn Monroe are still so popular—their looks will never see the damage of time and being out in the sun without sunscreen. For a while, Ichiro Suzuki seemed to be the one person immune to all of that. He’s still tall and thin, avoiding…