1. "Field of Dreams": A Three Hankie Dilemma

    This Christmas Eve, "Field of Dreams" was playing back to back with "Major League" on Versus.  You know that cable channel that only plays hockey?  Am I the only person who thought a relationship ...

    Trish Vignola Written by Trish Vignola about over 4 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  2. Can I Field a Team Of Hall Of Fame Lefties?

    YOU'RE DARN RIGHT I CAN! Last night I was bored at work, so I challenged myself to see if I could field a team of Hall of Fame Lefties. After all, Left-handed position players account for 49% of all position players in the Hall of Fame...

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  3. Are There Two Types Of People In This World: Seaver Fans and Ryan Fans?

    There's two kinds of people in this world, Elvis people and Beatles people. Now Beatles people can like Elvis. And Elvis people can like the Beatles. But nobody likes them both equally. Somewhere you have to make a choice...

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  4. Meeting Don Mattingly - The greatest moment ever?

    Like everyone my age, I grew up a fan of Don Mattingly. Who wasn't? No matter who you are or what team you root for, you can't deny that Don Mattingly always played the game like a gentleman...

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  5. How Could I Forget a Bench For My All-Time Team?!

    I gave you my All-Time Team last week, but how could I forget a bench? Ok! Here we go: I. Rodriguez Clemente J. Jackson A. Pujols Hornsby (That's Rogers and not Bruce. I do love The Range though...

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  6. My All-Time Baseball Team, Despite What My Ex Says!

    During my time with the idiot who shall no longer be named, we spent our summer creating "All-Time" teams. (I know, how did I not keep this guy? Right?) The following is an "All-Time" team that I created which became a bone of contention...

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  7. Why I Stopped Dating Losers and Started Loving The Yankees....

    Well, due to Sammy Sosa acting like an idiot last week, I never really got the opportunity to chat about why I do what I do. Why am I a Yankee fan? Why am I writing this blog? Why am I so cranky? My story begins back in 1978...

    Trish Vignola Written by Trish Vignola about almost 5 years ago 260 reads 4 comments

  8. A New Shade For Sammy

    Sammy Sosa finds himself back in the news again for anything but Baseball. Remember, when this guy used to be in the Headlines for Homers? The former lauded slugger was caught in Vegas on November 4, with a new look...

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  9. And The Rivalry Never Ends...a Homage to Yankee and Red Sox Fans

    Characters Marie Henry – 27 Officer Kathleen Christiano – 35 Joe Girardi – 45 (A mangled vehicle on the side of the Cross County Parkway...

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  10. An Ode to Omar Minaya: A Haiku

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  11. An Ode to Jerry Jones and a Scoreboard: A Haiku

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  12. Brett Favre Ushers In The End of Days!

    This week I was chilling out, waiting for my bookie Albert to call me, when I was SHOCKED to see on ESPN SportsCenter that Brett Favre had signed with the Minnesota Vikings...

    Trish Vignola Written by Trish Vignola about 5 years ago 36 reads 3 comments

  13. My Fantasy Press Conference With Sammy Sosa

    Disgraced former Cub, Sammy Sosa, who after swearing before Congress he had never taken steroids, was recently outed for a failed drug test in 2003, but in a recent interview with ESPN Desportes, ...

    Trish Vignola Written by Trish Vignola about 5 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  14. An Evening With Derrick Rose

    Gather round all my Windy City chic-a-dees As this homegrown Sports scandal grows The story of the rookie who cheated in school We present an evening with Derrick Rose His ...

    Trish Vignola Written by Trish Vignola about 5 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  15. The Wrigleyville Trixie: An Elegy Part 2

    The rosters at home plate they exchanged, “THIS is our year” we all pray But as she sits, we see that nothing has changed The Wrigleyville Trixie – An Elegy...

    Trish Vignola Written by Trish Vignola about over 5 years ago 99 reads 1 comments

  16. It's Deja Vu all over again! Top-Five Reasons for the Mets' Slide Out of First

    The Mets never cease to disappoint me. As usual, I can’t book a flight to New York for the postseason...Yet. The following are the top-five reasons why the team has had yet another late-season slide out of first...

    Trish Vignola Written by Trish Vignola about almost 6 years ago 1,062 reads 1 comments

  17. Oh, Billy Wagner

    Oh, Billy Wagner, A fan’s pessimism, like a weed, will grow. Our playoff prospects are no longer secure, As you go in for reconstruction on your elbow. Oh, Billy Wagner, Standing defiant at the microphone...

    Trish Vignola Written by Trish Vignola about almost 6 years ago 340 reads 1 comments

  18. The Wrigleyville Trixie – An Elegy

    The sweet green grass, the roaring crowd, A perfect picture of serenity. But here she comes, chatting on her cell phone loud, The Wrigleyville Trixie – An Elegy. Out of place is the sound that her heel Makes on the concrete past me...

    Trish Vignola Written by Trish Vignola about almost 6 years ago 349 reads 2 comments

  19. The Top Ten Sports Signs Of The Apocalypse

    10. Brett Favre is a starting quarterback... in New York! 9. The Chicago Blackhawks have a television contract...for an entire season. 8. Our USA Basketball team actually lived up to the hype...

    Trish Vignola Written by Trish Vignola about almost 6 years ago 935 reads 7 comments

  20. Shea Stadium: Ode to the Last Queen of the Cookie Cutter

    The twilight is now approaching In the midst of the meadows in Flushing,As the faithful do not shed tears toAn aging stadium of Orange and Blue. Schelping through security, Gates A through D,In my seat for first pitch, I know I’ll never be...

    Trish Vignola Written by Trish Vignola about over 6 years ago 577 reads 2 comments