Sunday, June 17, 2012

Flotsam and Jetsam

Miscellaneous thoughts and observations.

It is amazing that Derek Jeter at age 38 leads the AL in hits. Amazing... Wicked funny - Jack Brayer and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog visit Chicago's Weiner's Circle... I've said it before but Barack Obama not campaigning in Massachusetts for Elizabeth Warren is probably proof that his polls show his presence would just antagonize likely voters into voting for Scott Brown... Awesome! Where are my dragons?... Todd Helton is the same age as Derek Jeter and has a higher career batting average (.321 to .313) yet Helton is not close to getting that magic 3,000 hits. Did going to college at Tennessee cost Helton a few years of playing and a potential spot in the Hall of Fame?... Speaking of Tennessee - as a former frat guy I think this is great!... A final Derek Jeter nugget - he needs just 10 hits for 3184 which would tie him for 14th place on the all-time hits list with Cal Ripken.