The Great Jimmy Dugan

A lot's been written, a lot's been said.

But on this Indian Summer morning, when we're nursing some wounds, and looking to winter sports, (not to mention fall ones) we leave it to the great Jimmy Dugan to show the way ...

Daily Sally
Posted 10/07/2007 05:10:31 PM

Just a brilliant post, Dan. (Damn, wish I'd thought of it.) And of course you --and Jimmy Dugan-- are right. But what about whining?

Posted 10/07/2007 05:48:07 PM

prefer beering.

Tom Durso
Posted 10/07/2007 07:07:00 PM

As Jimmy also said (paraphrasing): Of course baseball is hard. The hard is what makes it great.

Posted 10/08/2007 09:03:01 AM

Nursing wounds? From an unapologetic Red Sox fan?

Posted 10/08/2007 09:53:35 AM

The Phils could have used Dottie Hinson and Marla Hooch.

Posted 10/08/2007 10:05:33 AM

Also good advice for everyone now that the Phillies have lost is another line from that movie: "Avoid the clap."

daniel rubin
Posted 10/08/2007 03:21:29 PM

will: those red sox are in the junior circuit, remember? plenty of room over 20 years to have found a national league team to fret over. and don't be opening the door on home teams, you know???

Citizen Mom
Posted 10/09/2007 08:03:34 AM

Seriously, I can't imagine anyone didn't see the Phils' loss coming. What happened the last time the Flyers made the Finals? SWEPT. What happened the last time the Eagles went to the Super Bowl? PIMP-SLAPPED! Look, we just don't win championships here. It's OK. We don't need them.

Posted 10/09/2007 06:14:55 PM

CMom: Don't need them? This city needs a championship worse than ... Arizona ... or Denver. I've got socks older than the Diamondbacks. It'll be snowing in Denver before the NLCS is over. Championship? Looks like another year. At least.

Posted 10/09/2007 08:21:00 PM

Ugh. Now, Charlie's back. Make that 2 years, CMom.