Another season

It has been a long, long time since I posted here. Since I didn’t have anything to say, I didn’t force it – even though that is contrary to most of the bloggers in the universe. The AirHogs are in the next phase of “let’s destroy the team” – the owners have decided to co-locate … Read more

Sports Marketing

I don’t understand sports marketing, specifically the AirHogs. They changed mascots this year, from Ace Bacon (a fighter pilot pig) to Scout, a blob that’s supposed to be a fighter pilot pig. Apparently, a realistic fighter pilot pig scared children. WTF? Scout looks like Dodger, the Ft Worth Cats old mascot. Allegedly, it’s the same … Read more

First Game

The AirHogs dropped the first game of the season to Winnipeg last night. It was a close game, with good pitching and decent offense – the AirHogs need to put some hits together. The best part of baseball is that they can try again tonight. Plus, El Paso has already lost two games, so we’re … Read more

Season Tickets … At last

Things not to do ever again: Never leave town for two weeks vacation just before the start of baseball season. Never have multiple deaths in the family at the beginning of a year (or anytime, really.) Never change managers at work just as you’re trying to figure out if you made the right career choice … Read more