Bats: I need a DH
Throws: Weakly, mostly knucklers
Born: Toronto, ON
Resides: Toronto, ON
Major-League Comparison to Little League Career: Ken Kaiser
Favourite Team: Blue Jays
Favourite Player Past: George Brett
Least Favourite Player (current): Kevin Youkilis
Best Game Attended In Person: SWB Red Barons vs Buffalo Bisons with Cheap Trick playing at second base instead of extra innings at Dunn Tire Park in Aug, 2002. It was a good one because I was hammered drunk, but I don’t remember the game but it was a good time.
Baseball Book: Green Catherals, Phil Lowry
Favourite Play in Baseball: Pitcher batting with the bases loaded and 2 outs
Favourite Ballpark: Yankee Stadium
Three Unshakable Baseball Beliefs: 1) Hank Aaron is the most underrated player in history 2) NL baseball is a farce for their unwillingness to step into the 20th century and have a DH 3) There is too much going on in baseball all at once, so simple-minded people cannot fathom why it is so slow.
Flavour: Spicy Stewed Pork
Fav Baseball Movie: Cobb
Nerdy baseball obsession/hobby: Cards
Most treasured baseball related possesion: Steve Bowling bat from 1977, maybe first game but that is unsubstantiated — and I don’t really treasure it — not because of its questioned legitimacy mind you.
Player I never saw play I wish I had seen: Babe Ruth, with Ole Satch pitching to him up and in.
Game I never saw I wish I had seen: Jackie Robinson’s First
First ML game: Jays 6, Royals 2, July 1986
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