Crosby Stills the Horse

Mason Crosby watches his game winning field goal sail through the uprights as time expires

My new job and moving to Lafayette has made posting here a little harder lately. I have lost the bug as well for writing so I have not been as quick to post as normal. I normally do not watch the NFL that much. I will catch most of the Packer game on TV, but I love the college game so much more. I don’t attend the NFL that much either because it is just way too expensive. This past Friday though things clicked just right so that I would attend a NFL preseason game. My Packers were facing the Colts just an hour from Lafayette. It was the start of my birthday weekend as well. The two factors combined led to me finding a  nice cheap ticket on StubHub to watch the game. Continue reading

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The Big Hurt Gets Bronzed

The Thomas statue shortly after its unveiling. I could barely get in to get this picture let alone get the camera settings dialed in. This turned out better than I thought it would.

Yesterday I made it to U.S. Cellular Field to see the second Frank Thomas day in as many years. Last August I saw the team retire his number. Yesterday they gave him a statue in left field. Frank was probably the best hitter I have seen so far in my life. I have seen players hit more home runs and hit for a higher average, but none that could do both while staying clean. Continue reading