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Feeling Hallow' At the Moment

And with today being Halloween, the New York Knicks will dress themselves up as a reputable organization.

Seriously, this is a tough time for me as a sports fan. The Jets season basically feels as if the Mets merely extended their schedule past the 162-game mark and kept playing as they were throughout the last two weeks. The Rangers looks mediocre too. And I find it hard to root for a team (though I still will) that employs Isiah Thomas and Zach Randolph.

So we stick with baseball...

* My fav tidbit from the World Series: Jonathan Papelbon's 5-out save was the longest save to close out a World Series since Jesse Orosco's 6-out save in 1986.

* Possible slogan for 2008: You Gotta Have Less (The Red Sox had, including postseason, 4 walk-off wins, 3 fewer than the Mets). Though, at this point, I'm leaning towards: Make The Last Game, the Best Game.

* A-Rod: Sure, bring him on. Posada: Absolutely, but not for 3 years. Schilling: Yeah, shoot, maybe he'd even post a link to this blog. Basically, I'm in favor of anything and everything that rids the team of the stench of 2007. We'll worry about the position changes some other time.

* So I'm writing a profile of Bobby Pfeil for a 40th anniversary book (put out by SABR) on the 1969 Mets. Obviously this will require much research, but if anyone has anything good on Pfeil (couldn't resist the pun), feel free to shoot me a note.

* My dad had successful surgery on a torn meniscus today. He should be available to pitch the 7th inning by Opening Day.


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