December 28th, 2010
True to form, my most excellent husband got me GREAT Red Sox gear for the holiday season–A Red Sox Santa Hat, Whoo Hoo!
And you better believe that it was on my head from the moment I unwrapped it until Christmas was over. Tons of Coolness!
Coming up next week, on Wednesday, January 5th, the BBWAA will announce the class of 2011 Hall of Fame Selections. Will Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar, who missed my the tiniest of margins (74.2% and 73.7% respectively) get enough votes to get them into the Hall? Let’s hope so. In addition to Alomar and Blyleven, the rest of the eligible are below:
Ya know, no one happier than I am about how the off-season has been shaping up for the Sox, specifically the acquisition of Adrian Gonzales, but do we really need a contest to give him some lame-o nickname? Unfortunately, it appears we do. NESN had a poll earlier in the week, and these were the choices, submitted by readers:
Really? I always thought a nickname is something that should come organically over time–not some media contrivance (read: A-Rod…UGH) So I think I will pass on the whole voting thing…