Philadelphia Inquirer Encourages Fans To Throw Batteries At Boston's…

Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe picked up on a curious editor's note in the Philadelphia Inquirer on March 6. It read: » 3/11/11 11:45am 3/11/11 11:45am

You Will Never Think Of The Drew Brothers The Same Way Again

I've heard of Star Trek slash fiction, and Starsky & Hutch ... even Harry Potter. But baseball's Drew brothers? Why, Jesus? No, I don't have all the answers. But I would like to point out that the author at Live Journal is not twisted and sick, as one might expect. He's just a misunderstood artist trying to find his… » 8/14/08 3:30pm 8/14/08 3:30pm

Philadelphia's Continuing Misguided Hatred Of J.D. Drew



J.D. Drew's play on the field this past week did nothing to keep Philadelphians from mercilessly, lustily booing him the last couple days, but even if he went 0-for-20 and caught a baby falling from the stands at Citizens Bank Park, he'd still hear it, just 'cuz. Drew, as you may recall, became a permanent fixture… » 6/19/08 6:00pm 6/19/08 6:00pm

They're Not Booing, They're Saying 'Drewwwww' ... Oh Wait, Yeah,…


It was in the Simpsons episode Marge and Homer Turn a Couple Play that Homer, disgusted at a player during an Isotopes game, hurls various batteries onto the field, following it up by throwing an electric drill. J.D. Drew knows the feeling. Each time he plays in Philadelphia, the calm, measured Citizens Bank Park… » 6/19/08 10:57am 6/19/08 10:57am

You Mean The Speed-Up Rules Began THIS Weekend?

Hopefully you caught wind of Major League Baseball's new directive to enforce rules that speed up the game, if from no other source, from Jim Leyland's awesome rant. But apparently the Red Sox didn't get the memo. Correction: they read it, they just didn't read it. » 5/25/08 1:40pm 5/25/08 1:40pm

Because of this, hitting coach Dave Magadan was…