Is that Hilltopper mascot (Big Red) a dog or a muppet?
On the “Let not the specter of Labor Day get in the way” edition of CDST (Part 1):
— What exactly is a Hilltopper, and is that mascot a dog or a muppet?
— According to Frank, when it comes to lefty Chris, its Foreclosure for Sale.
— Dave Dombrowski didn’t just put his foot in his mouth, he put his whole leg … and complacency=arrogance
— Why Fenway Park is lately looking like Bleak House … you are sorely mistaken if you think you can casually slide into the second wild card
— When you die at PNC, you really die at PNC
— All about braveheart Puig, who lacked standing to be in the melee but couldn’t resist … by the way, Stan raises a question about how the frosted flake came into the country
— The amazing valuation of Jerry’s Kids ($5 billion), which is only 25% more than the Knicks and their house of bricks
— And how about Georgie Porgy’s $10 million investment in 1973 (now worth $4.6 billion) (nice return for the man who doubles as Bernie’s voiceover)
— Speaking of ex-players who’ve been a success in business, Staubach knows how to get the quarter back
— 20 people going into the HoF next year at Canton … what a meaningless traffic jam… has anyone ever heard of quality over quantity
— And what about the case for Cliff Branch?
— ChabDog proposes other wide receiver near misses … Collingsworth, Amhad Rashad and Sammy White … and don’t you dare question the credentials of Swann (it all has to do with the higher bar for wide receivers)
— Ray “I’m one helluva lonely” Guy is the only punter who’s gotten in … to this day
— The amazin slinging Sammy Baugh … who played both ways and put butts in the seats (the best football player prior to 1950)
— As for kickers, does The Polish Cannon have a shot? Maybe if he doesn’t take too many shots in retirement and shoot himself in the foot.
— Robert Kraft is not in the Hall of Fame, but rather the Hall of Shame (a rub and tug story that really tugs at your heart strings)
— Why Nevada has the taxes things really figured out.
— Poor Maahk, … reduced to complaining about balls and strikes
— All about Tank’s date for the Yankee’s game .. a firefighter from Worcester (Chuck and Larry revisted… lol)
— The state of MLB attendance: what a surprise… nobody is going to see games at either piss poor PNIC, Scamden Yards, Cough & Phlem Stadium, the O.Co. Mausoleum, BJ’s of Tampa Bay, or Marlin’s Park of Marginality; but their packing them in at The Ravine, The Friendly Confines, Fenway and Coors Field Sobriety
— Ber explains why Minute Maid is so aptly named … it is so minute down the left field line
— Personnel update in New England… the Pats have picked up Trent “the meat locker” Williams, among other force fed tidbits served up by the cabbie
— Candidate Sanders clips from Seinfeld … boy does he do a good Steinbrenner (“She’s a heart breaker, love maker … the most beautiful people people”)
— The last Demo debate was definitely a circular execution .. involving 20 dwarves
— De Blasio is the political equivalent of “Ban Johnson” … banning everything in sight
— Who said, “Marijuana’s like booze” … and I’ve smoked more marijuana than any ten people… and I’m fine… look at Frank, he’s a retard”
— The birth of a hit reality TV show… Marc and Frank as the “Bod Couple” …get ready Frankie Midnight with that Shake ‘N Bake and the laxative milkshake