As some of you know I am in the middle of posting a story that revolves around baseball. As some of you also know I am a native of Cleveland who resides near Pittsburgh.
For the first time in my 44 years on the planet my two favorite teams are in the playoffs! Granted, it might only last one game but the Indians and Pirates have put together magical seasons and I have a rooting interest in October. The playoffs have been rare in Cleveland since the great teams of the mid-90s -- and the less said about the Pirates for the previous 21 years the better.
So I will be glued to the TV for the next couple of days and dreaming of a Pirates-Indians World Series (despite the civil war that would cause in my household).
My thanks for all the kind words on Diamond and the well wishes for recovery. I'm sorry I can't reply to everyone but I fear I might lose my typing finger if I tried