January 22, 2008
In case you haven’t noticed, with all due apologies to Randy Winn, this is how to get excited about the upcoming baseball season.
Before or since, has there ever been a more appropriate nickname than “The Thrill”?
And then, we started the great “Give Will Clark his own radio show” campaign of 2008. All aboard.
January 18, 2008
The scene: the 1989 NLCS. Giants v. Cubs. Will Clark at the plate versus Mitch “the Wild Thing” Williams. 1-1 tie ballgame.
Robby Thompson! Brett Butler! Candy Maldonado! Roger Craig! Real Fans! The ‘Stick! Hummm baby!
The game seemed so much more pure back then, no?
January 5, 2008
So apparently, the cool thing to do on the interblognets around the turn of the calendar year is to look back on the year that was. Thus, we’re proud to present the first annual Say Heys, est. 1959.
The “One Shining Moment” Award for the Best Montage: the new pre-game introduction video at the Warriors games
The 2 Girls, 1 Cup Award for the Most Cringe-Inducing Moment: 756!
The Max Power Award for Best Nickname: Stephen Jackson, aka Captain Jack
The Baron Davis Award for the Best Beard: Baron Davis
The Rod Beck Award for Most Lovable Giants Pitcher: Matt Cain
The Atlee Hammaker/Salomon Torres Award for the Most _____ Giants Pitcher: Barry Zito (Runner-up, somehow: Trent Dilfer)
The Teri Schiavo Award for the Most Overexposed Vegetable: Barry Bonds
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