The New York Times Helps Matt Stairs Retrieve His Masculinity

Matt Stairs' stay as a Philadelphia's favorite 40-year-old beefy homer-hitting Canuck continues today, with a story about him in today's New York Times » 10/15/08 1:15pm 10/15/08 1:15pm that gives America's baseball nation a closer glimpse at the 16-year vet. The whole piece focuses on Stairs' everyman-ness and how he's a "guys' guy" who loves to…

Matt Stairs Enters the Pantheon of Philadelphia's Portly Sports Heroes

When the Philllies added journeyman hitter Matt Stairs » 10/14/08 9:30am 10/14/08 9:30am to their roster August 30th, it was a move that barely registered on most people's radar. Another left-handed bat off the bench seemed like something the Phillies didn't need — even though Geoff Jenkins was recovering from an injury — but with everyone else in…