Wednesday, September 15, 2010

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I'm blogging for BrewCrewBall today. Check out my recap of today's Brewers-Astros game.

On a side note, today in line at the bank, the guy in front of me had on a Doug Mientkiewicz Twins jersey. My friend Chris used to fight with Twins fans about bringing up some kid named Justin Morneau. But Mientkiewicz plays really good defense, they said. Chris 1, Twins fans 0

My teller's name was Soda Pop. Seriously. That's what the name plate said. This all happened at the bank. You can't make this stuff up.

Brewers 8, Astros 6
Game played 9-15-10


  1. I've been told that this is not a family blog, so... I have a friend who was an ENORMOUS Doug Mienchuzenitz fan. E-NORMOUS. I think that this stemmed from the fact that he hit not quite .400 for not quite a half season one year. For whatever reason, people around here seem to love defensive-minded white guys that suck at baseball. (See Nick Punto, Lew Ford, et al.)

    Anyway, I took to calling him Douche Miencatkiziwert$@tz. Mostly because it upset her, but partly because an old coach of mine was named Doug and we called him Doog, so I called Minetchizzlewicz "Doog" and that morphed into Douche when it turned out that he sucked.

    Anyway again, waiting in line for a movie one night I again took to trying to convince her that this Morneau kid was where it was at, but she wasn't having any of it. I was also repeatedly calling him Douche. Another friend commented that the first friend would never stop loving Mientchiwiggitz, but I thought that maybe she would if he were caught in bed with chicken. And thus, Douche McChickenfucker was born. Perhaps my crowning Twins-related achievement.

  2. This made me laugh. Great story.

    I remember when the Pirates put DM at third. He could not get a throw to first. After his second error, the announcers declared that Dougie "is having some problems at third." Just a few.