I’ve been a lapsed baseball fan for a few years but I grew up a fanatical San Francisco Giants fan. They were my hometown team and I saw 20-30 games a season for many years. This year’s improbable champions melted my icy blue heart and I’ve fallen hard once again for my true sports love.
It’s time, however, for the Giants to win the World Series already. They’ve had so many great players and teams that many people don’t realize that they’ve never won since moving West and last won it all in 1954. 56 fucking years. That’s right: they played in the fucking Polo Grounds, it’s been that goddamn long.
Make it work, guys. Go Giants.
Finally, here’s a clip from the great but short-lived sitcomSports Night. It was Aaron Sorkin’s first great teevee show: