Baseball BeatOctober 21, 2004
Baseball in October
By Rich Lederer

Wild Cards.
Thirteen Straight Division Titles.
Houston Finally Wins.
Carlos Beltran.

The Revenge of Tom Niedenfuer.
8-3 Repeat After Me.
Lima Time.
Albert Pujols.
The Handshake.

Angels-Red Sox.
I Live For This.
Jarrod Washburn?
David Ortiz.
Walk-Off Home Runs.

Twins Double Up Yankees.
Jeter Scores on Sac Fly.
Ron Gardenhirefire
Santana Dana's Short Skit on Saturday Night.
A-Rod Steals Third And The Series.

Bengie Molina.
Jose Molina.
Yadier Molina.
The Debates.
Carlos Beltran.

Ken Caminiti.
Ray Boone.
Chuck Hiller.
Bill Mueller.
Kevin Millar.
No More Nomar.

Red Sox Nation.
Redbird Nation.

Division Rivals.
Killer B's.
Larry Walker.
Albert Pujols.
Cards Rolen Along.

The Rocket Fuels Astros.
Beltran Five Straight.
Broken Left Hands.
Broken Hearts.
Backe From The Dead.

Brad Lidge.
Jeff Clark Kent.
Oh Really, Dan Miceli?
Hats Off To JEdmonds.
Cards Talk.

The Best Rivalry In Sports.
Six-Inning Perfect Game.
Moose Calls.
What A Day For Rivera.

Who's Your Daddy?
Rain Out.
Curse Of The Bambino.

Wait 'Til Next Year.
Three Outs Away From A Sweep.
Do We Still Believe?
Make Room For Papi.

Boston Marathon(s).
Four Hours.
Five Hours.
Six Hours.
Longest Playoff Game Ever.

Clock Strikes Midnight.
Extra Innings.
Blown Saves.
Keep The Faith.
Why Not Us?

Schilling Shuts Up Yankees.
Blood And Guts.
Hand Interference.
Umpires Overturn Two Calls.
It's All Tied Up.

Bucky Fucking Dent.
Jeff Weaver. Kevin Brown.
Jeff Weaver. Javier Vazquez.
Derek Lowe Down.
Johnny Damon or Johnny Demon?

Greatest Comeback In Postseason History.
Greatest Collapse.
Heads Will Roll.
Where's The Big Fat Obnoxious Boss?
That's Fired With One "R".

John Kerry.
George Bush?


Awesome! I didn't realize I had so many images and memories in my head until you keyed off so many of them...

Thanks, Brian.

I should update the last three names in the article, if for no other reason than just for you.

Congratulations on a great regular season, NLDS, and NLCS. Three down, one to go. Good luck!

Wow! The poetry of autumn. Such imagery and emotion in the midst of so much analysis. RWBB is a one-stop wonderland.