Wednesday, October 28, 2009

One - Two - Three Strikes You're Out!

Well today was pretty uneventful. We had a crabby Mr. Connor today - not sure if maybe he is having a growth spurt but not much would make him happy! As the member of a baseball crazy family (ok well really only my Dad and brother are crazy) we thought we'd make sure that we highlighted today as being Connor's first World Series Game. He wore his All Star outfit for the occasion!

The 2009 World Series: Philadelphia Phillies vs. the New York Yankees. Tonight was Game 1 in New York. Connor's Uncle Keith lives in New York and is a Yankees Season Ticket Holder and I'm sure was not happy with the outcome of the game tonight! There are two natives of the Illinois Valley that play for the Phillies (Chad Durbin and JA Happ) so I'm sure this series will have a variety of people cheering for teams they normally wouldn't cheer for!
Here is some World Series Trivia for you thanks to Wikipedia:
The New York Yankees of the American League have played in 40 of the 105 Series through 2009 and have won 26 World Series championships through 2008, the most of any Major League franchise and exactly one quarter of all World Series titles won to date. For the National League, the Dodgers have appeared in the Series the most at 18 times (9 each in Brooklyn and Los Angeles), but have won the Series only 6 times (once as Brooklyn, five times as Los Angeles). The St. Louis Cardinals have represented the National League 17 times and have won 10 championships, which is the second most of any Major League Team. The Chicago Cubs have the longest streak of not winning the World Series, with their last championship coming in 1908. (So sorry Cub's fan...I'm really only pointing this out for historical information - he he he!)


Final Score of Game 1: Philadelphia 6/New York Yankees 1 (sorry Uncle Keith!)


2 comments:

  1. Love it (well, not the Cubs comment though)!! As a baseball coach's wife, put everything in his left hand and hope for the best :) Miss you guys!!!

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  2. I'm trying this again, what adorable photos of Grace and Connor togehter. They are both so adorable.
    Thanks so much for sharing a big part of your weekend with all of us. We enjoyed meeting your handsome little guy so much. What a delightful babe he is.
    Love you all so much,
    Cheryl

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