Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Best Explanation of Cards' Win

Last night I saw the most incredible thing on a baseball field that memory will allow me to recall (apart from the collective 4-game comeback by last year's Red Sox--nonetheless, this was a dramatic momentary turn-around). Pujols of course hit that towering home run into left field, with his team having been just one strike away from playoff elimination. The following is one possible explanation:

Now, as for the Astros' playoff beards: Is it me, or are these guys actually grooming their playoff beards? Take a look at Lance Berkman's chin line; it's suspiciously clean, isn't it? If I'm right, then this is very, very bad form. This is George Michael territory. The baseball gods will punish this behavior. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow but soon and for the rest of their lives.