Hot Dog With Relish

Cyclones put Markowitz on a bobblehead doll. Now he'll pop up even more.

Cyclones manager Edgar Alfonzo has seen leaders in his native Venezuela hit the same type of emotional buttons in rants against the gringos.

"You think there'll ever be a Hugo Chávez bobblehead night?" Alfonzo is asked shortly before game time.

"Probably." Alfonzo ponders a moment. "Probably," he repeats, "but in a different way."

"What kind of way?"

He chews his gum a few times and measures his words: "Maybe not in a funny way."

« Previous Page