Saturday, October 23, 2010


My mind is running in so many has started to sink in ...we the TEXAS RANGER FANS are going to the WORLD SERIES. The game has been over for 21/2 hours and the buzzzzzzzzzz on the radio is still going strong. The home station THE FAN that carries the games has the entire staff from all the daily shows talking in a forum and word has it , they may go all night. NEVER...NEVER...have we had baseball talk in OCTOBER, we were lucky if they ever played a meaningful game in SEPTEMBER, BUT ....I can't stop saying it, WE ARE GOING TO THE WORLD SERIES!!!! How sweet it is.

I have grown up a lifelong fan of the Oklahoma Sooners and a Houston Oiler, NOT Texan, and now Dallas Cowboy fan, BUT my passion has always been baseball. As a teenager just barely driving, I would plan trips from Oklahoma to Arlington to see THE TEXAS RANGERS. I would literally wait until they played a double header on a Saturday and a Sunday afternoon game, make the trip and usually stay in a Motel 6 ( We'll leave the lights on for you) That will probably date me with that statement. Nothing better than baseball on a warm afternoon...... did I say warm? It was usually 100 degree plus....damn hot to be more specific. I got to see the late, great Billy Martin, then managing the team by day and punching out marshmallow salesmen by night...the great Toby Harrah, Jim Sunberg......on and on. The great Charlie Hough with his goofy nuckleball, hiding in the dugout between innings sneaking a smoke. They usually lost, but it was baseball, and everyday brought a new hope.

I could talk your ears off about the Rangers, my years as an employee...from ushering to supervising speed pitch machines, to transition into the new park to phone ticket sales... Just to much to say....maybe at a later time....WE ARE GOING TO THE WORLD SERIES!!!!!! Not just with BATS....we have PITCHING......GO RANGERS!!!!!

Monday, October 18, 2010


WOW.....I still can't believe what I am seeing. YOU take the 8th inning away from game one and I can't imagine how badly we have WOOOOOPED up the New York Yankees. This team is so I dare suggest they SWEEP the YANKEES in NEW YORK ....AND .... not even have to return home to the friendly confines of Arlington Stadium for a win. NAAAW... better not get that big headed, but it sure is nice to wish and day dream. The Powers to Be in The Rangers Organization need to back the BRINKS TRUCK up and give CLIFF LEE whatever he wants. He is the most dominating pitcher I have seen personally since watching Nolan Ryan pitch at the old ballpark. I was an employee of the Rangers at that time and probably saw most of the home games for several years, and watching and listening as Ryan pitched, hearing the echo of a loud grunt following each pitch .......WOW... CLIFF LEE has that same baseball IQ and determination. Well tomorrow is another day... CLAWS and ANTLERS UP....GET 'EM RANGERS.........

Sunday, October 17, 2010


I'm here to tell you....these last two RANGER/YANKEE games have been both Invigorating and Nerve Racking. Being a Die Hard Ranger fan and a Realist,.......Going into this series I would have taken a split as a totally successful home stand against the World Champion YANKEES,...HOWEVER , we should be 2-0. The great CC Sabathia, with his clown looking uniform, his TOTALLY out of proportion baby ears, sitting on top of that gigantic head,...was so ORDINARY. CJ WILSON, calmly pitched a great 6 innings and our BULLPEN let us down. Defensively we were nearly stellar, except for CJ's lackadaisical covering of first base...Kinsler's brain freeze...getting picked off at first and Mike Young felling to get in front of a playable hit at third. ALL THIS BEING SAID... I am so proud of them and besides all that, they are the best RANGER TEAM EVER ..and THEY WILL GET IT DONE IN NEW YORK!!! We are going to win TWO of THREE there and save the ONE WIN needed for back home in front of the HOME CROWD!!! LEE is the man and I am predicting a 3 to 1 win for the RANGERS with LEE THROWING a 5 hitter. GO RANGERS,... YOU GREAT RANGER FANS CAN REST UP ON THE SABBATH and take in a sometimes entertaining football game this afternoon and see which COWBOY team shows up!!!!!!! UNTIL MONDAY NIGHT...............................................

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

ONE OF THREE.................

ONE WIN....TEXAS RANGERS......THE TEXAS RANGERS HAVE DONE THE UNTHINKABLE....Game one of the first round of Playoffs at TROPICANA FIELD AGAINST THE "RAYS" and possibly this years CY YOUNG WINNER , David Price....goes to the TEXAS RANGERS.....they looked like a seasoned playoff team and did everythingright. CLIFF LEE got the win and now you know the reason the RANGERS picked him up.....He is money in the bank for POST SEASON.

NELSON CRUZ.....hit one out that landed on the roof of the outfield restaurant, becoming the first person since 2005 to swing at a pitch ...3-0 and homer in post season. BENGIE MOLINA ... hit only his THIRD HOMERUN of the year. JOSH HAMILTON, wearing a flack jacket to protect his broken ribs , stretches a single into a double as he dove into the base. The whole team looks like a SEASONED PLAYOFF TEAM...Believe me. the rest of the league has taken notice and probably want nothing of them in the playoffs.

I KNOW IT IS ONLY ONE GAME......but DAMN they look good. Let me know what you think. GO RANGERS..... DO I DARE BRING OUT MY BROOM???????????

Sunday, October 3, 2010

WHAT A GREAT WIN FOR THE SOONER NATION!!! It was a nice win by the Sooners, and probably should have been by a larger margin, but a win is a win. The big question, if you are a LONGHORN fan .....what is up with the Texas team???????? They definitely miss Colt McCoy and Shipley. Both were great Longhorns and will have great careers with their prospective teams. HOWEVER, this team is nothing special and has all kind os holes in both offense and defense. THE BIGGER ISSUE.....the LONGHORNS have to travel to LINCOLN NEBRASKA next week and face a CORNHUSKER team that is rated higher than OKLAHOMA. Wow, They could be facing a ......THREE GAME LOSING STREAK........I can't remember the last time that happened to them......Good thing Mack Brown signed that new contract.....Texas regents aren't always that patient. BOOMER SOONER......go TEXAS RANGERS.