Tag Archives: A. J. Burnett

Going Viral (We Hope) with Keats Injured Playing Cricket

On this date (almost), a Great Poet recorded his failings in a late-winter, spring-training game of cricket. This would be March 19, 1819: 193 years, roughly 70,500 days (counting Leap Years like this one), or 1,692,000 hours ago for the … Continue reading

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Gary Carter, Whitney Houston, Many Events

The past several days have witnessed a convergence of many events, unrelated perhaps, but like all things juxtaposed by fate, each gives to the other a different and new meaning. There were the untimely deaths of only the third New … Continue reading

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Yankees and Tigers Take a Day Off

The New York City weather forecast is positive for tomorrow night as the Yankees and Tigers square off, winner-take-all….At this writing, congratulations go to Nolan Ryan and the Texas Rangers for once again crushing the Tampa Bay Rays. The wily … Continue reading


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A. J. Burnett Tries to Save Yankees Season

I (Evander) hope the message tonight from Detroit is not “Yanqui Go Home!” The Yankees’s season rests on the shoulders and strong right arm of A. J. Burnett. The offense has sputtered. Those home runs the Yankees hit at their … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Mariano Rivera

Under a Yeatsean full moon, beneath the Rabbit On The Moon (as I have been taught), in Seattle, a franchise against which he first revealed his greatness on a post-Yom Kippur night in October 1995, Mariano Rivera scored the six-hundredth … Continue reading

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