Baseball is a very important part of my life. I can admit I’m addicted. I have that type personality, but this addiction is the least hurtful of all of my addictions. Some, my family, for instance, may beg to differ. Folks I DVR every single Yankees game. By hook or by crook I watch every one of them. I DVR for 2 reasons, I want to keep my family. By that I mean if I were to watch the games every day/night when they are scheduled, I’d never spend time with the family. Secondly, I fast forward through the commercials. YES!
The old Mom and Pop shop trying to be successful in a Mall. We sold fine man’s suits, sport jackets and sportswear. By sportswear I’m referring to casual clothing. Sport shirts, polos and a like. We were very successful for a few years. Then Enron hit. You remember Enron, the company that lied on their financials which led to the ruin of employees and stock holders alike. Some of the top-level executives were either committing suicide or being tried for their crimes. “The Enron scandal eventually led to the bankruptcy of the Enron Corporation, an American energy company based in Houston, Texas, and the de facto dissolution of Arthur Andersen, which was one of the five largest audit and accountancy partnerships in the world.”1) In addition, Enron just happened to be the energy supplier to the Simon Malls across the United States.
This lineup for the Yankees is solid from top to bottom. You’ve got speed, power
and versatility. There is a veteran presence in Gardner and Sabathia, youth in
Judge, Didi, Severino and Sanchez, a bullpen like no other in the majors.
The biggest unknown is first year manager Aaron Boone. When I first heard of
Boone being considered, I didn’t think much about it. I mean who would hire a guy with no experience in coaching much less managing. A color analyst who I
thought was insightful, but managing the New York Yankees? NEVER!
How wrong can a guy be. Nevertheless, they hired him, without consulting me,