October 19, 2004

was i dreaming last night?


I think that was the greatest baseball game I've seen in years. I had to turn on ESPN this morning just to see if it was true. I was pacing the floor in my apartment and jumping up and down and screaming at the television. That game was almost 6 hours long man! I couldn't even go grab a bite to eat. I kept calling friends in Boston and screaming with them. 14 innings later The Sox won the game by a score of 5 to 4. I thought I was going to have a heart attack. The Yankees are cranky and we get to see another game tonight. They keep saying that no team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit to win a series. Well has anyone ever come back from a 3-2 deficit? Oh they have? Well then I say anything can happen.

Oh yeah... The Astros kicked a little booty too. I kept switching back between both games to see the Astros win it in the ninth on a walk off homer by Jeff Kent. I am so happy for my musician pal Beaver Nelson. He is from Houston and now lives in Austin. Buy his new record. Go to and check him out. I am sure he was in some smoky bar yelling his brains out last night. You will love his music as well his down home styleeee.

Thanks to the 500 plus folks who came out the Sycuan Theatre show on Friday night. It was sold-out thanks to you and I had a blast playing alongside the fabulous Stinky. This show would have never happened if weren't for the efforts of Scott Bernstein at Sycuan. Thanks Scott. Thanks to Wangs as well for hosting over 105 people in their house for a living room show. I have never seen so many people crammed in to a living room since high school when my parents went out of town and I had a party.

Mas beisbol tonight!

Steven the baseball dreamer

Posted by steve at October 19, 2004 8:39 AM


The Yankees are cranky. The Yankees are cranky. That has a nice ring.
Did you know that if you rearrange the letters in Red Sox you get Sex Rod?
If you rearrange the letters in Yankees you get Seek Nay. Which one is sexier?


Posted by: ms p at October 19, 2004 9:46 AM

I got my fingers and my toes crossed! GO SOX! What a game last night. I kept rubbing my eyes, blinking and rubbing my eyes. UNBELEIVEABLE.

Hi MsP!

Hi Steeverino!

Shut up Paul.

Posted by: liza at October 19, 2004 9:51 AM

the sox are sexier! that rules. Seek Nay just doen's have a ring to it. i hope the seeknays lose tonight.
shut up paul.

Posted by: steverino at October 19, 2004 9:58 AM

Ms. P,

you didn't really re-arrange the letters in Yankees. You just spelled it backwards, unlike the Red Sox, which you actually rearranged. :shrug:, just an observation. = )

There is nothing sexy about the yankees.

shut UP paul!

Posted by: liza at October 19, 2004 10:17 AM

That's a good point Liza. Originally I rearranged them to say Seek Any. That sounded much too optimistic for my tastes. Keen Say? Sane key?

Shut up lupa.


Posted by: ms p at October 19, 2004 10:38 AM

Hey dana,

how about Sean Yek?


Posted by: Carence at October 19, 2004 10:52 AM

Perfekt! Yek!!

I have a problem with A-Rod. Turns out I hate him.

Do we have another early start today?

Posted by: ms p at October 19, 2004 11:01 AM

it's 8pm tonight, dana -- weather permitting.

I wonder if those reeboks are like a magical ruby slipper or something!?!

Posted by: carence at October 19, 2004 11:06 AM

the sean yek game starts at 8 eastern 5 my time.
i am blowing off yoga for this one. a-rod really bugs me too. but jeter...he is the king of the evil empire.
see ya'll on the east coast manana. i have a 6:45 am flight. OUCH!
shut up george!

Posted by: steverino at October 19, 2004 11:08 AM

carence. the ruby red slipper holds the keys to the kingdom. are your folks yanks or mets fans???

Posted by: steverino at October 19, 2004 11:09 AM


we are all sox fans!

it's a tense house hold these days.

have a safe trip, see you this weekend!

Posted by: carence at October 19, 2004 11:18 AM

wait, I always get this mixed up...which one's paul and which one's george?

Posted by: sean at October 19, 2004 12:00 PM

from --

"I just realized what’s so much better about Fenway lately. Yes, the concourse behind right field is very nice, as are the Monster seats. But perhaps the best innovation to hit the old girl in years is, no more wave. Twenty years after it went out of style, Bostonians have finally moved on. Congrats, everyone….

Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing,” blared through the Fenway Park loudspeakers during the late innings last night, an obvious accompaniment to the Red Sox’ “Keep the Faith” campaign (which you have to admit seems to be working smashingly so far). Unfortunately, let’s not forget though that Steve Perry also went on to sing “Foolish Heart.”…"


Safe travels Mr. Peltz!

Posted by: ms p at October 19, 2004 12:21 PM

A prayer for the magic shoe

There once was a magic shoe,
designed by Reebok in a day or two.
For Game 6 of the ALCS,
For a dude named Schilling, who's ankle was a mess.
Everyone thought the ace's season was finished,
high Red Sox hopes were quickly diminished.
Then came the magic shoe.

Oh magic shoe, oh magic shoe,
From now until 8:19 p.m., we pray for you.
After Game 1, the Nation had never felt weaker,
all that has changed because of one super sneaker.

It's come down to this, two games in New York,
Sheffield's got a big mouth, Matsui's a dork.
And Reebok, if this works out and we win in the end,
I promise: I'll never, EVER, buy Nike again.

- By Chris Rattey, The Lighter Side

Posted by: Carence at October 19, 2004 12:27 PM

quien es 'goatboy'

Posted by: sweetlou at October 19, 2004 1:27 PM

I just wish that the sox catcher would knock jeter on his ass everytime he slides and gets up clapping. Other than that the yonkees (rhymes with monkees) still suck. saw the show at sycuan it was greattt. your parents are the best, it was fun to sit and talk with them again. could'nt stay to say hi, had a date at the river. seeme, cuz

Posted by: robbie at October 19, 2004 3:00 PM


top of the 6th and the BoSox are up 4-0. i hope i don't curse them.

....crazy with anticipation!!!

Posted by: liza at October 19, 2004 7:16 PM

Shite... Now New York's finest are out in riot gear along the first and third sides of the stands... Methinks something crazy is gonna happen in this 9th inning and the fit will hit the shan...

Posted by: mustardrow at October 19, 2004 8:47 PM

Any Skee?

I understand that's a pickup line on Coney Island, or any part of the shore.

Speaking of Bitchin Camaros, will Steve be driving his, disguised as some sort of neo-VW van, up towards Revland anytime soon?

I have a big bag of candy corn.....

Posted by: Rev. Spankola at October 19, 2004 9:52 PM

I love going to to my bar -- being the only sox fan and feeling the negative energy in the room... and the Sox winning.

Perhaps I'll go back tomorrow.

I can't believe he didn't even use the speicial shoe -- it's awesome.

Posted by: carence at October 19, 2004 11:51 PM

Oh, Mr. Poltz.. you are such a bad influence on me (and my family).

Thanks for the pizza! Cheers to you.

Posted by: Philly at October 20, 2004 3:05 AM

C'mon Steve! Don't cheer for the Asstros. It's all about the Cards baby!

Posted by: tori at October 20, 2004 1:18 PM

thanks for the kind words about beaver...

and i thought you hated american league baseball cause of the dh????

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