It’s only just beginning to feel like baseball weather here in Boston, and MLB owners are clamoring to start the season and send their players out into a pandemic to make them money. I’d almost understand if those billionaires had to pay Boston rents.
The weather’s finally nice enough to catch up on baseball season. If you don’t follow the sport, here’s a quick rundown of what the panels are referencing.The Minnesota Twins’ whining about bunts and “unwritten rules” inspired this premise.
Tucked into the massive tax scam that screwed everybody was a special provision that especially screwed minor league players.
The Cleveland Indians are phasing out their offensive Chief Wahoo mascot off their uniforms next year in order to get the All-Star Game. They’ll still sell tacky Wahoo merchandise as long as fans keep buying it, however.
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President Trump won’t throw out the first pitch at the Nationals’ home opener. The White House claims there’s a scheduling conflict, but we all know it’s to avoid an embarrassing thunder of boos.
It’s tempting to assume our doughy, old, and large-assed president can’t throw a pitch over the plate, but he apparently did that at a Jimmy Fund fundraiser at my beloved Fenway Park. But he looked like a goon doing it.
Whether he actually donated anything to the Jimmy Fund is up to David Farenthold to find out.
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New York’s primary matters for the first time in decades, and all of the remaining candidates are doing some campaign pandering in the Big Apple. Events are scheduled in the rest of the state of course, but with 8 million people, and the headquarters of the media, there’s been substantially more emphasis on NYC.
I couldn’t resist including a little Easter egg for my fellow Red Sox fans. I’m thankful baseball season’s back, where even the Yankees-Sox rivalry is more civil than electoral politics.
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