Some grown men cried,” La Russa said, then he joked, “I kind of liked that...– Cardinals manager La Russa announces retirement - MLB - Yahoo! Sports
Ever since Game 6 was postponed Wednesday, the possibility of using Carpenter on...– My new favorite Dave Duncan / Tony La Russa story (via brighteryellow)
Shannon with the Call
Mike Shannon had a scintillating description of the final out on KMOX (1120 AM):
"Back goes Craig, he's at the track. HE HAS IT! The Cardinals are world champions for 2011. They came from NOWHERE to ASTOUND the baseball world ... What a season! What a comeback for this Cardinal team."
And this led to David Freese and the Cardinals’ last hope. Soon, as announcers...– Joe Posnanski » Posts Game Six «
Since baseball time is measured only in outs, all you have to do is succeed...– Roger Angell, apparently writing about tonight. (via oldtimefamilybaseball)
What I like about this speculation is that it begins to explain why the feeling...– Why Does Beauty Exist? | Wired Science | Wired.com
I see beauty as a form of curiosity that exists in response to sensation, and...– Why Does Beauty Exist? | Wired Science | Wired.com
We are, each of us, largely responsible for what gets put into our brains.– Carl Sagan
The article that most caught my eye was a review paper by demographers in...– This is an interesting look at the relationship between education and population control. Literacy and the Population Problem - NYTimes.com
This video brings back so many great memories of Iceland. We saw a number of the places in this video. That was one of the most beautiful trips I have ever been on. It feels good to relax on a Sunday night, browsing the web, and stumbling across great memories from across the ocean. icelandwantstobeyourfriend: Halló. In this video you can see Guillem and three other humans from Barcelona walk...