Category Archives: Grand Prairie Airhogs

There is something eerie about the new Laredo Lemurs already

When it’s cold outside like it is today, I always revert to thinking about warm weather and warm weather activities like baseball. As you may or may not know, I’m a big fan of the local team, the Independent league … Continue reading

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Bell: Cats will be back in 2012

From Ballpark Digest Despite a move by the American Association to remove the Fort Worth Cats from its 2012 lineup, owner Carl Bell says he’s selling the team to new owners, who would field a team next season. Earlier this … Continue reading

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A High School Soccer Team’s Season Almost Ended Because They Did A Funny Dance

From Sports Grid In 1993′s seminal Weekend at Bernie’s II, the titular character of Bernie (who is, of course, dead)

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What’s up with the Dallas Morning News? Really

  OK, so you know how there is this imaginary battle line drawn in the sand (concrete and pavement) between Tarrant and Dallas County? In fact, there have been wars waged between the 2 counties enough that DFW Airport straddles the … Continue reading

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Wake up call: It’s All-Star time

The 82nd All-Star game isn’t officially until Tuesday, but the home run hitting contest is tonight, so it’s like a two-day party fest that starts today. Chase Field in Phoenix is the place. Where the Arizona Diamondbacks play. I love … Continue reading

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St. Paul Saints Hosted “Welcome To Zombieland” Theme Night

From Off the Bench by Ben Chew Ah, baseball. The great American pastime where some of the greatest promoters of all-time used their wit and wisdom to drive people to the ballpark. Last week, the minor league St. Paul Saints … Continue reading

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Cameron sold to Phillies

  From AirHogs Press Release:   GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — The Grand Prairie AirHogs’ bullpen suffered a blow on Thursday, albeit one the team can be proud of, as set-up man Dustin Cameron was sold to the Philadelphia Phillies organization, the … Continue reading

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Wake up call: Happy Birthday America!

Heroes and baseball. Usually where you find one, you find the other. The day was April 25, 1976. The Cubs were playing the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Patrolling center field for the Cubs was 30-year-old Rick Monday, who was embarking … Continue reading

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Wake up call: Your pre-fireworks show

    Good morning /afternoon fellow Americans. Sort of a nice way to enjoy a holiday weekend with no boundaries, let’s see what what’s shaking today.

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Wake up call: It’s Friday, July 1st, time to get ready for a holiday weekend!

Aaaah yes, it’s Friday, July 1st, and time to plan the big weekend right? In my mind, July 4th is the exact middle of the summer so I have to plan this weekend carefully because before I know it, September … Continue reading

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