Here's Looking at You

By Phil Hecken

Howdy, boys and girls — I’m baaaaaack.

Who’s that in the splash photo? None other than Caitlin Lukas and her owner, Paul — more on that in a minute.

I wish I could tell you guys my weekend hiatus was because I was on vacation or otherwise was having a . . . → Read More: Here’s Looking at You

South by Northwest(ern)

For the past year or so I’ve been toying with the idea of getting green/gold striping tattooed onto my calves, to mimic the look of tube sox. But reader Adam Walter beat me to that idea. As you can see above, he has a nice Northwestern stripe pattern on his right leg. “I got . . . → Read More: South by Northwest(ern)

Gary’s Players

Back in May, I Ticker-linked to the new uniforms being worn by the Gary South Shore RailCats. “Unusual, but it totally works,” I wrote. Many people in the comments section agreed.

What I didn’t realize (read: I forgot) was that the seeds for this design had been planted last November, when I received the . . . → Read More: Gary’s Players

With a Rubber Hose

Mildly surreal sight last night at the Big A, as Ervin Santana, apparently suffering from a nosebleed, took the mound for the top of the 4th against the Chisox with a very prominent wad of tissue wedged up his left nostril (lots of screen shots here).

After giving up a leadoff double and then . . . → Read More: With a Rubber Hose