Yesterday was my favorite holiday of the year: the Twins’ home opener.
Some of my earliest memories include being at Twins games. I still can name all the players from the ’87 & ’91 World Series. My favorite player was Kent Hrbek (my little bro was obsessed with Dan Gladden and his mullet). However, if my parents would’ve been nice enough to get us a dog as little kids, I’m sure we would’ve named it after Kirby Puckett.
Anyhow, not to brag, but I think I’ve literally been to ever home opener for the last 11 or 12 years. To me, there are few better things than eating a hot dog and drinking a cold beer on opening day.
All this said, I’ll admit I find it difficult to closely follow baseball. It’s six months long, with 162 games (that’s right, right?). In my opinion, things don’t get all that exciting until the last 2/3 of the season.
So here’s this week’s ridiculous question:
If you could only watch one sport for the rest of your life, what would it be? Baseball, football, hockey, basketball, soccer, tennis or something else? Bonus q: What sport do you wish got more play than it currently does?
If I had to choose between watching baseball or football (hockey and basketball don’t interest me that much; same with soccer), I might have to go with football because it’s way more social. Unlike baseball, I have no emotional attachment to football, but you get to go to a bar and eat wings and sort of watch a Packers game. That’s up my alley.
As for my sport that I wish would get more play, I’m going out on a limb and saying roller derby. Women’s, preferably.
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