- Bronx Banter - http://www.bronxbanterblog.com -
Posted By Alex Belth On December 19, 2005 @ 5:06 am In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled
Man, Monday mornings round this time of year seem to be the worst for baseball news. The papers are replete with football scores and basketball and hockey news. For a true baseball nyerd, you just pray there are some scraps for us. On my crowded subway ride into Manhattan this morning I saw an older Spanish man standing a few feet away, a rolled up newspaper in his back pocket. There was a photograph of a baseball player swinging a bat on back page of the paper. I couldn’t tell who the player was (I could only see from the waist down), or what team he played for. But what did that matter? It was nice to see something, anything related to baseball. And it was a comfort to know that for some papers (i.e., the Latin ones), baseball is year-round back page news.
Today gives bubkus in New York, the bubkus being Nomar  and the Dodgers , Paul Lo Duca  and the Mets , and the Yankees’  interest in taking a chance on injured relief pitcher Octavio Dotel .
Article printed from Bronx Banter: http://www.bronxbanterblog.com
URL to article: http://www.bronxbanterblog.com/2005/12/19/monday-mush/
URLs in this post:
 Nomar: http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/yankees/ny-spyanks194558088dec19,0,1001566.story?coll=ny-yankees-print
 the Dodgers: http://yankeefan.blogspot.com/2005/12/no-shirt-no-shoes-nomar.html
 Paul Lo Duca: http://griddle.baseballtoaster.com/archives/305602.html
 the Mets: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/19/sports/baseball/19loduca.html?adxnnl=1&pagewanted=all&adxnnlx=1134998334-ysnPS5GGm/tcaJrsgxKQuQ
 Yankees’: http://www.nyyfans.com/article/8476/
 Octavio Dotel: http://www.nypost.com/sports/yankees/59077.htm
Copyright © 2011 Bronx Banter. All rights reserved.