Because it wasn’t enough to surprise the kid by flying him to Chicago and taking him to Wrigley Field in the afternoon, mom Sharon and dad Kevin doubled up the “WE’RE WHAT?” factor by taking Ross to new Comiskey Park (a.k.a. U.S. Cellular Field) for the White Sox game the same night…fireworks night, at that. [...]
On the occasion of his 12th birthday last week, Ross was awakened and whisked away by the greatest parents the world has ever known last Friday. Other than “get in the car,” he wasn’t told they were going to the airport or flying to Chicago or headed to Wrigley Field for the afternoon.
Of course his [...]
You already know Ross Chapman. The guy with the mustache is newest Hall of Fame inductee Goose Gossage, who pitched for a while with the Cubs but was inducted as an Auto Trader. The shirt enjoyed a whirlwind trip to Chicago recently on the occasion of Ross’ 12th birthday.
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Well, they showed us. That bullpen of ours — they sure don't stink!
For one night they did all right, Smith and Feliciano in particular. Was it all because Jerry Manuel called them out, challenged them, questioned their intestinal fortitude? Because Jerry Manuel, as smooth an operator with the press as any Mets manager, is smart [...]
I know we're all in this together, but forgive me: I needed that one. Me. Jason Fry.
Because yesterday sucked.
The silver lining of Day 1 of unemployment turning into a Shea Stadium matinee turned out to be a downed power line. And it had been a lovely day — the game got off late and [...]