Baseball Toaster was unplugged on February 4, 2009.
Lovely piece by John Branch in the Times the other day about an 89-year old organist Lambert Bartak. Worth a click. Man, baseball organists are a beautiful thing, no?
I think so. Apparently, the general public doesn't think so, as evidenced by the obnoxious music you hear at the ballpark nowadays.
"But we have flamethrowers. And what this indicates to me, it means that at some point, some person said to himself, "Gee, I sure would like to set those people on fire over there. But I'm way to far away to get the job done. If only I had something that would throw flame on them."
(It all comes back to George Carlin somehow)
One of my fears for the new stadium is that it will actually be even louder...and imagine what it will be like with sound effects and the wrap-around scoreboards. Yikes!
Who gets the axe for Christian? Pete Abe thinks Traber.
Well, now we'll have a really good pinch hitter, that's for sure.
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