Craig Finn, taking the whole Twins thing in stride. Pics by Rob Trucks, more below.The Hold Steady
Thursday, October 7
Better than: Cirque de Soleil's Banana Shpeel or whatever usually goes on here.
I'm sure some of those Allman Brothers shows get pretty rowdy, but I still ca ... More >>
Twins cap not pictured, for onceThe MLB Playoffs begin today, kicking off an annual tradition for many sports-minded New Yorkers: rooting against the Yankees. Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn has added motivation this year, given that his beloved Minnesota Twins once again drew the Yanks in th ... More >>
Some things are simply unforeseeable. After all, who would've thought that the New York Yankees - the highest-paid team in baseball, the team that won the World Series just six months ago - would sustain what some could only perceive as the most shocking defeat in the history of the franchise ... More >>
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW YORK YANKEES FOR WINNING THEIR 27th WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP!!!!
I'm still trying to wrap my head around it.
Well, I'm finally just getting out of bed, after celebrating the World Series Championship of the New York Yankees up until about 7am. None of us wanted ... More >>
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW YORK YANKEES ON SWEEPING THE AMERICAN LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES!
Instead of a straight recap, we're doing it running-diary style. Because years from now when I'm locked up and under observation for some new breed of manic psychosis, these entries will be invaluable to ... More >>
Previewing Game 3 of the ALDS, Yankees @ Twins, 7:07pm...Minnesota facing elimination...
"Are the Twins on crack starting Pavano over Baker on full rest?" --Text message from White Sox buddy
It's a fair question. I'm not really sure what the reasoning is behind this, but the only thing I ca ... More >>
I cannot believe what the hell just happened.
My hands are still shaking.
My heart may or may not be fighting the good fight against certain cardiac arrest.
The Yankees just beat the Twins in 11 innings, off the bat of Mark Teixeira--his first walkoff in pinstripes, the Yankees' 11th posts ... More >>
So about 5 hours ago, I lamented that my hands have been shaking all day. And they still are. But for different reasons now.
The Yanks are down 2-0 in the bottom of the 3rd, and that was around the time my manic desperation started to manifest itself full throttle. It's a crazy frenzy that ... More >>
With all the talk of Derek Jeter as the possible MVP winner for 2009, an
important question has been overlooked: who is the Yankees MVP? Bill Madden
inadvertently weighed in on the issue last Sunday with a piece headlined "Ring In The Old -- Yanks rediscover formula for success: more Jeter, less
A ... More >>