Thursday, September 13, 2007

If a baseball game is played and nobody is there to see it, did it really happen?

Apparently, it did, and only about 400 people witnessed it. And because baseball preserves every single stat imaginable, there will be proof 100 years from now that the Marlins beat the Nationals 5-4 yesterday in front of nearly 75,000 empty seats. It was hot, humid and involved two of the worst teams in the National League. I have my limits, so yeah, I probably would not have wanted to be there, either. But I have to admit that it would be interesting to watch a game in such a large stadium with such a tiny crowd.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Better than streaking

This occurred during the Colorado-Colorado State football game on Sept. 1. The "running toilet" was apparently part of a promotion by Denver Water to raise awareness about water conservation. What I want to know is how the person inside the toilet suit could see. It does not appear as though there are eye holes. Eye holes or no eye holes, a toilet with arms terrifies me.

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Yes, I know my first post in more than a month deals with a guy in a toilet suit running across a football field. Deal with it, I guess. It's an oft-used, yet rarely fulfilled promise, but I'll try to get back to this thing more regularly.