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I know that we've already performed the autopsy on baseball, dressed it up in a suit, and had a nice funeral where we danced on its grave, but I'd like to dig it up and poke the corpse with a stick, if you don't mind.
In deference to the Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah, the <a href="http://www.palmbeachpost.com/marlins/content/sports/epaper/2007/09/13/a1c_marlins_0913.html?cxtype=rss&cxsvc=7&cxcat=46" title="Palm Beach Post" target="_blank">Marlins changed their game time yesterday from 7:05 to 1:05</a> and a big crowd showed up to watch the Fish battle the Nats:Forget the announced attendance of 10,121 for the Marlins-Nationals game at Dolphin Stadium.
This story is a leftover from the weekend, but I wouldn't be me if I didn't write about that wonderful and not-entirely rare combination of an athlete driving drunk and getting tasered while resisting arrest.
Sadly, the headline refers to a baseball game, and not some wild South Beach party that ended with an athlete arrest.
One of Major League Baseball's priorities this off-season is to get a new stadium deal completed for the oft-maligned Florida Marlins.
Marlins ace Dontrelle Willis -- one of my favorite MLB players solely for the way he's portrayed in <a href="http://www.progressiveboink.com/dugout/archive/dugout11-10-05.htm" target="_blank">The Dugout</a> -- got busted for DUI early this morning.
Dolphin Stadium, which apparently is no longer called Joe Robbie OR Pro Player Stadium -- I must have missed that memo -- <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2611629" target="_blank">is falling apart</a>.
Northwestern alum <a href="http://sports.aol.com/mlb/story/_a/marlins-fire-girardi-over-rift-with/20061003111109990001?cid=1690">Joe Girardi got fired</a> for having the gall to politely confront Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria two months ago.