The above video was a scoreboard advertisement for Kahn’s during Cincinnati Reds games at Riverfront Stadium in the 1990s. More specifically, the ad was for a product called the Big Red Smokey, which, as the ad makes abundantly clear, is a SMOKED SAUSAGE, and definitely not a hot dog.
The greatest day of my life was when my boy quit baseball. God, was he awful.
This is a story about friendship. This is a story about growing up, and being on the cusp of growing old. This is a story about last chances.
There's no way this is real, right? An unverified Twitter account claiming to be former Atlanta Braves pitcher/New York City subway rider/English language enthusiast declared this week "slap a liberal for good luck week," then got into it with some of those who responded to him. Shockingly, he was not very diplomatic.
As a lifelong A's fan, I recently found myself flipping through the LA Times sports section on the eve of yet another delicious Angels loss, luxuriating in schadenfreude. I found what I was looking for, but not in the expected place.