Premonitions of a Pessimistic Optimist

October 6, 2011 at 7:13 PM | Posted in Baseball | 1 Comment
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I await the first pitch of the fifth and last game between the Yankees and the Tigers. I am optimistic but strapped in for failure, doom and recriminations.

On the side of light is that we are home – this is something we fought for all year. We had a better record in a much tougher division. But Detroit finished better than we did – I may look back at this fact with gloom or a shrug of the shoulders.

Ah, we’ve given up two home runs in the first inning. Forget this happiness stuff – all is dark, laughable.

But still, if the Captain gets on ….

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  1. I’m sick already…..especially after leaving Texeria on 2nd after his double. The Yanks are staring at these strikes too…I mean…swing !


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