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  • "That Double Play Again" (Tinkers-Evers-Chance; Vin Scully wanted new poem)

    08/02/2014 10:36:38 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 1 replies
    During tonight's game, Vin Scully read a poem about the famous Chicago Cub double play trio of Tinkers to Evers to Chance. Published: New York Evening Mail (July 10, 1910) These are the saddest of possible words: "Tinker to Evers to Chance." Trio of bear cubs, and fleeter than birds, Tinker and Evers and Chance. Ruthlessly pricking our gonfalon bubble, Making a Giant hit into a double- Words that are heavy with nothing but trouble: "Tinker to Evers to Chance." Baseball's Sad Lexicon by Franklin Pierce Adams © He then said something about needing a new poem (I think about...
  • ALL STAR BASEBALL AND EAST COAST SNOBBERY; WHERE'S VIN SCULLY? [Vanity]

    07/15/2014 7:05:46 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 51 replies
    July 15, 2014 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    All right, where's Vin Scully? He's the most iconic baseball announcer in the game's history, but has obviously been snubbed by the East coast liberal establishment. Where did Scully's career begin? With the Brooklyn Dodgers, but that STILL doesn't buy him a seat with the terrible announcers from back East at THIS All Star game. This is an outrage!
  • Vin Scully Endorses Gay Marriage? (Vanity

    12/19/2013 8:05:36 AM PST · by weeweed · 29 replies
    Daily Breeze ^ | 12/19/13 | Me
    PASADENA >> In a Tournament of Roses first, two Los Angeles men will celebrate their gay marriage on a Rose Parade float as it goes down Colorado Boulevard on New Year’s Day.
  • Twenty Years On: The X-Files Premier September 10, 1993

    09/10/2013 3:02:23 PM PDT · by Joe 6-pack · 97 replies
    Self ^ | 9/10/13 | Joe 6-pack
    Twenty years ago tonight, I sat down on the couch in my little apartment in Ogden, KS, and flipped on the TV to watch the debut of a new show. The promotion blitz for the show had been dark and mysterious, and apart from some vague references to UFOs and the FBI, gave little idea as to what the show was actually going to be about. It had piqued my interest, as it was no doubt intended to do, and I figured with much of my life still ahead of me, I could spare an hour to check it...
  • Dodgers: Mike Piazza calls out Vin Scully in book

    02/13/2013 2:29:47 PM PST · by ColdOne · 10 replies
    latimes.com ^ | 2/13/13 | Bill Shaikin
    Piazza did himself no favors on that score in his new book, "Long Shot." In the book, he blames iconic Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully for turning fans against him during the contract stalemate that preceded his trade to the Florida Marlins in 1998.
  • Keeping Scully in Dodgers’ Booth Is Baseball’s Easiest Call

    05/09/2012 1:29:46 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 12 replies
    The New York Times ^ | May 9, 2012 | Richard Sandomir
    Vin Scully’s memories of sales of the Dodgers date to 1950, when the team was still in Brooklyn, and now include the recently completed $2.15 billion acquisition by a group that includes Magic Johnson.
  • Vin Scully to Miss Home Opener (50th anniversary of Dodger Stadium)

    04/10/2012 12:25:16 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 22 replies
    espn ^ | 4-10-12
    LOS ANGELES -- Vin Scully, the Los Angeles Dodgers' Hall of Fame broadcaster, will miss calling the team's home opener on Tuesday for just the second time in his 63 years at the microphone. Scully, who the team said was suffering from a severe cold, skipped the game on orders from his doctor, a source said. The illness isn't thought to be serious. Dodgers star Matt Kemp sent best wishes to Scully on Twitter. "Get well soon Mr. Vin Scully!!" he wrote on the social media site. Scully began experiencing cold symptoms last weekend while the team was in San...
  • Paradoxical beginning for Dodgers legend Scully

    04/10/2011 1:12:07 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 15 replies
    The San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | April 9, 2011 | Nick Canepa
    I grew up a Giants fan. So, ironically, did the greatest broadcaster of any sport anytime, anyplace, anywhere. Impossibly true. We’re talking Spartacus joining the Romans. Vin Scully has been calling Dodgers games for 61 years. But I guess the 1950 job market wasn’t much different than 2011’s. He went where he got paid, even if the check came from the Bums.
  • Convicted Mass. librarian wants to keep pension

    05/19/2009 9:16:10 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 2 replies · 333+ views
    WHDH-TV ^ | 05/19/09 | WHDH-TV
    BEVERLY, Mass. -- The former director of the Beverly Public Library who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography wants to keep his $31,000 annual public pension. Thomas Scully has filed a lawsuit in Salem Superior Court claiming the city Retirement Board has no right to revoke his pension on the grounds of "moral turpitude." Scully's suit filed Friday claims he would suffer "severe financial loss" if he loses his pension because he is unlikely to land another job in his field. Scully's pension was approved in May 2005, after his arrest, but his lawyer tells The Salem News the decision...
  • Happy 80th birthday, Vin Scully!

    11/29/2007 11:40:37 AM PST · by EveningStar · 15 replies · 473+ views
    November 29, 2007
    Vin Scully, the great broadcaster for the Los Angeles Dodgers, turns 80 years old today. He began his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950. When the Dodgers moved to Los Angeles in 1958, Scully moved with them. 8 seasons in Brooklyn, 50 seasons in LA. 58 seasons and counting. Wow. Scully's longevity is remarkable, but even more remarkable is his unique style. It transcends just sportscasting. It is artistic broadcasting at its best. You don't have to be a sports fan to appreciate him. You can read about his style in this fine Salon article There are more articles...
  • US divided by superhighway plan

    11/22/2006 12:42:29 AM PST · by Sarajevo · 144 replies · 2,621+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | Fri 16 Jun 2006 | CRAIG HOWIE
    A MASSIVE road four football fields wide and running from Mexico to Canada through the heartland of the United States is being proposed amid controversy over security and the damage to the environment. The "nation's most modern roadway", proposed between Laredo in Texas and Duluth, Minnesota, along Interstate 35, would allow the US to bypass the west coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to import goods from China and the Far East into the heart of middle America via Mexico, saving both cost and time. However, critics argue that the ten-lane road would lay a swathe of concrete...
  • Does Clinton do Linux?

    09/29/2006 8:45:47 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 499 replies · 3,180+ views
    Guardian ^ | September 28 2006 | Bobbie Johnson
    When Bill Clinton made his speech to the Labour Party conference, he bamboozled a few by finishing with the word "Ubuntu".
  • "COLD CASE" - TWA FLIGHT 800 Movement in D.C. on FBI cover-up

    08/21/2006 8:19:46 PM PDT · by AnimalLover · 137 replies · 2,669+ views
    World Net Daily.com ^ | August 17, 2006 | Jack Cashill
    Serious movement in D.C. – and if I hadn't been there, I would not have believed it. For several months Joan Wire and her daughter have been trying to secure an appointment with a highly effective government official we'll simply call Mr. Washington. Joan Wire is the stalwart wife of Mike Wire. Mike is the storied "man on the bridge," the single most critical eyewitness in the saga of TWA Flight 800, the 747 that was inexplicably blown out of the sky on the night of July 17, 1996. The CIA built its notorious zoom-climb animation around Mike's position on...
  • Housing Slump Threatens Jobs

    08/21/2006 5:40:55 PM PDT · by ex-Texan · 31 replies · 1,756+ views
    US News.com ^ | 8/20/2006 | Alex Markels
    The economy's growth has never before been so driven by real estate. Now that engine is sputtering. Jiany Massad isn't quite ready to throw in the towel on his fledgling career as a Miami real-estate tycoon. But if the local housing market continues to head south, the 30-year-old real-estate broker is already making alternate plans. "I might restart my old business," he says of a home decorating company that specialized in high-end window treatments. "At least it's real-estate-related." With home sales down by nearly a third in Florida last quarter, thousands of those who hoped to cash in on the...
  • The Difference Between Religion And Christianity In America

    08/20/2006 6:32:59 PM PDT · by A Blind Man Who Can See · 24 replies · 1,405+ views
    When Jesus was living, he did not align himself with the Jewish religious parties, then called Saducees and Pharisees, nor the secular authorities: King Herod and Rome. He obeyed the Mosaic law and even paid tribute. He told Nicodemus, an old man that he had to be born again to be saved. Jesus meant born spiritually. Jesus preached that this spiritual new baby would be then, dead to the world, living in the world but not of it. He pointed out that worrying about the future was not what a Christian would be doing because tomorrow has enough worries to...
  • How Do You ..

    08/19/2006 10:51:37 PM PDT · by MrClose · 24 replies · 1,129+ views
    today | me
    This is different. This post isn't about what I have gleemed from some 'news-source' today. This post is about HOW do you convince your friends, your family .. your loved ones that "There Is A Crisis" in America and that this crisis continues to grow, each and every day..regardless of whether they believe it or not! The only thing that any of them believe in is: Our Government. I would like to give you the whole story, how I have tried and finally given up, given up in trying to convince my family, my loved ones that we are at...
  • Mohammed in the "Gospel" of Barnabas - ZOT for the Theologians

    07/17/2006 9:05:28 AM PDT · by parakletos · 3,619 replies · 13,640+ views
    The GREAT PROPHET MOHAMMED was mentioned by name in the forgotten gospel of Barnabas,who was one of the disciples of THE GREAT PROPHET JESUS CHRIST. The gospel is here: www.barnabas.net/ in the aforementioned site,make a search for the word "mohammed". heres a sample: from part 97 Then said the priest: `How shall the Messiah be called, and what sign shall reveal his coming?' Jesus answered: `The name of the Messiah is admirable, for God himself gave him the name when he had created his soul, and placed it in a celestial splendour. God said: "Wait Mohammed; for thy sake I...
  • WE SELL ALL KIND OF ELECTRONIC AT AFFORADABLE RATE. (Call us now at . . . oops!)

    05/26/2006 10:33:30 AM PDT · by ronaldbizworld · 5,033 replies · 24,023+ views
    Ronalds Biz World | 1995 | Jeferson Simth Ronald
    Dear customers, We have for sale all Brands & Models Of MOBILE Phones,Tuners, Laptops Computers; I pod Nanas, Digital Cameras, camcorders AND ALL General Electronics at very Subsidized & Unbeatable Prices. All Phones are Brand New T2 Euro specs, Factory unlocked, free sim no Operator logo, sealed in their original factory box, we sell in Wholesales and any quantity of your choice. All phones come with the full specs and complete accessories/manuals with 2 years international warranty. YOUR ORDER HAVE TO BE MADE BEFORE PROCESSING IT.SO YOU ARE ASK TO PLACE AN ORDER NOW WHICH WILL BE SHIP WITHIN 48...
  • I take a field trip to Zotland, the capital of Upper Volta

    04/24/2006 6:32:23 AM PDT · by zakzakzakzakzakzakzakzakzak · 6,493 replies · 24,328+ views
    So like Dude... I learned that the capitol of Texas is Cuba. That means that the capitol of Arizona is like, Brazil. WHOA DUDE! IT MUST BE! Uh Huh Huh Huh Huh Huh Huh...
  • Anderson to divorce (X-files)

    04/25/2006 1:51:11 PM PDT · by Panerai · 4 replies · 404+ views
    Former 'X Files' star Gillian Anderson is getting divorced. The actress - who is best known for playing Agent Dana Scully in the cult US TV show - and photojournalist and filmmaker Julian Ozanne have called time on their marriage after less than two years. A statement from the pair's solicitors, Schillings, said: 'Gillian Anderson and her husband Julian Ozanne are saddened to announce that their marriage is at an end and they are in the process of separating. 'At this difficult time they request that their privacy is respected. There will be no further comment.' The couple have been...
  • Why I Support President Bush and the ZOT!

    03/19/2006 6:29:28 AM PST · by thousand dollar hamburger · 6,454 replies · 22,046+ views
    I think he has a sincere desire to help everyone. he has even gone out of his way to embrace people like Hillary Clinton and Ted Kennedy. He does not hold grudges as shown by his willingness to bend over backwards to allow terrorist supporting nations to operate our ports. We need this type of benevolent leader. Our President is not a cheapskate, as he has opened up our budget to give to anyone who might need anything. Aliens from all nations are welcomed into our great country without having to deal with mundane bureaucratic State approval. Cutting government red...
  • AG Supports Poochigian's Request for Review of First 5 Commission's Use of Taxpayer Funds (Meathead)

    03/07/2006 3:24:52 PM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 5 replies · 353+ views
    Poochigian for Attorney General e-mail | 7 March 2006
    Attorney General Supports Poochigian’s Request for Review of First 5 Commission’s Use of Taxpayer Funds Citing Conflict, Lockyer Refers Investigation to Sacramento County District Attorney “Attorney General Bill Lockyer has acknowledged that allegations that the First 5 Commission may have misused taxpayer funds in connection with campaign advertising for Proposition 82 warrant a prompt review. Although the Attorney General’s office has investigated and prosecuted other state entities and officers in the past, he has decided to refer this case. I believe that Sacramento County District Attorney Jan Scully will fully investigate the matter and, if warranted, prosecute any civil or...
  • First 5 boss may stop giving cover to Reiner (better watch his back)

    03/07/2006 7:45:31 AM PST · by george76 · 6 replies · 671+ views
    UNION-TRIBUNE ^ | March 7, 2006
    Rob Reiner better watch his back. It now appears that an outside audit – at the least – will be done of the California Children and Families Commission because it used $23 million in taxpayer funds for TV ads touting “preschool for all” at the same time Reiner, a commission board member, was circulating petitions for his “preschool for all” initiative. And when investigators come to chat, the executive director of the commission just might not go along with the cover story that it was all one big “coincidence” that the TV ads ran at the same time as the...
  • Jet rage of X-Files star Gillian Anderson

    01/17/2006 9:03:30 PM PST · by mr. mojo risin · 34 replies · 2,578+ views
    Sun ^ | 1-17-06 | J. Clench
    X-FILES star Gillian Anderson pulled off a man’s headphones on a plane and launched into an X-rated rant at him. The actress — Scully in the TV series — turned on the man next to her claiming he was not looking after his child. Witness Simon Jones watched the incident in the business class section of a SriLankan Airlines flight from Colombo to London. He insisted that teetotal Anderson, 37, had drunk six glasses of red wine and said: “She was aggressive and slurring.” He claimed she turned on the man after his wife — who was playing with their...
  • TINFOIL ALERT: Who is jamming communications in New Orleans?

    09/07/2005 7:58:20 PM PDT · by Checkers · 55 replies · 1,475+ views
    Wayne Madsen Report ^ | Sept. 2, 2005 | Wayne Madsen (who?)
    September 2, 2005 -- Who is jamming communications in New Orleans? Ham radio operators are reporting that communications in and around New Orleans are being jammed. In addition, perplexed ham radio operators who were enlisted by the Federal government in 911 are not being used for hurricane Katrina Federal relief efforts. There is some misinformation circulating on the web that the jamming is the result of solar flares. Ham radio operators report that the flares are not the source of the communications jamming. If anyone at the National Security Agency is aware of the source of the jamming, from direction...
  • Mark Felt Hinted at Exotic Antigravity Project?

    06/13/2005 1:16:58 PM PDT · by Destro · 46 replies · 2,396+ views
    cmaq.net ^ | 09/06/2005 - 19:26 | Thien Vehl
    Mark Felt Hinted at Exotic Antigravity Project? Thien Vehl, jeudi, 09/06/2005 - 19:26 Fil de presse | Politique A few years ago while in San Francisco, Bob Woodward made an intriguing remark. He told the San Francisco Chronicle he wouldn’t expose Deep Throat until the man died but that when he died people would begin to research the case and one thing would lead to another. Woodward said it would all lead to a “fantastic” discovery. Now that we know that Deep Throat was W. Mark Felt, former #2 man at the FBI and the architect of J. Edgar Hoover’s...
  • You are being watched! You will slip up soon! (Ooooooooh, a scary post! ZOT!!!)

    01/31/2005 3:28:10 PM PST · by dl_pens · 189 replies · 3,465+ views
    You and your fascist co-horts will all be sorry when the Bush* administration is charged with stealing this election. His administration and this website is nothing more then propaganda for a fascist regime. We are watching you, and we will be there when you slip up and your face down on the ground because you slipped on your own Nazi style propaganda. John Kerry won this election and you know it! Everyone knows it!
  • THE NOISE OF SUMMER

    05/02/2004 7:04:46 PM PDT · by TBP · 2 replies · 297+ views
    New York Post ^ | May 2, 2004 | Phil Mushnick
    <p>May 2, 2004 -- CURT Smith, author of "Voices of the Game" and chronicler of all that binds baseball to broadcasting, had a frightening thought. "What if the next Vin Scully is out there and no one will hire him? What if he can't find work because his audition tape isn't loaded with screaming and shtick and hyperbole? Look at it this way: When's the last time 'SportsCenter' chose to replay a classy, dignified call of a team announcer's call?"</p>
  • The XMAS-Files

    11/22/2001 5:38:27 PM PST · by EveningStar · 45 replies · 573+ views
    E-mail | 1996? | unknown
    - We're too late! It's already been here. - Mulder, I hope you know what you're doing. - Look, Scully, just like the other homes: Douglas fir, truncated, mounted, transformed into a shrine; halls decked with boughs of holly; stockings hung by the chimney, with care. - You really think someone's been here? - Someone or some THING. - Mulder, over here - it's a fruitcake. - Don't touch it! Those things can be lethal. - It's O.K. There's a note attached: "Gonna find out who's naughty and nice." - It's judging them, Scully. It's making a list. - ...
  • Administration Official 'Defies' Congressional Subpoena

    04/11/2002 5:44:04 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 1 replies · 193+ views
    CNSNews ^ | 4/11/02 | Jeff Johnson
    The head of the Bush administration's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Wednesday defied a congressional subpoena to testify before the House Small Business Committee, and may face a citation for contempt of Congress. Thomas Scully, administrator of the agency formerly known as the Health Care Financing Administration, had previously agreed in writing to testify before the committee at a hearing chaired by Rep. Donald Manzullo (R-Ill.). That was when the committee hurriedly drafted a subpoena, which it served via fax and which Scully's office acknowledged. In a letter to Manzullo Wednesday afternoon, Scully said he "had been looking...