Nomie made the All-Star team! Makes me want to get out old photos and think about how happy we were together.


I like to think this had a little something to do with a homegrown Fenway effort. After starting the season on the DL, Nomar is leading the National League with a .359 average. If he can stay on top, he’ll be the first player to win a batting title in each league in….well, on second thought, instead of giving it away, let’s make this a bonus trivia question. What the hell, I’m feeling giddy. When was the last time it happened and, for a cookie, who did it? No Googling!

So an all-around tip of the hat for Nomar. I suppose this just goes to show that every thorn has its rose.

One Response to “Just like the Good Ol’ Days”

  1. Sarah Green says:

    Fine, you pussies. I guess I stumped you all with the sheer ballsiness of my trivia Q. If Nomie gets his batting title this year, it’ll be the first time a player won the title in both leagues since 1899 and 1902, when Ed Delahanty did it. Easy Eddie is often remembered as the dude who died by falling into Niagara Falls.

    Read his 1903 obit here:

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