Tuesday, October 04, 2005

This is L.A. Baseball?

Apparently, for some. One small disagreement with the article linked in the headline: the use of the term "difference in philosophies" implies that dePodesta has a philosophy. He doesn't have a philosophy. He has a laptop.

More on the ownership and alleged "management" of Los Angeles' national league franchise from Bill Plaschke and T.J. Simers. Can you say "eviscerate"? I knew you could.

This is L.A. Baseball

O.K., "of Anaheim" if you insist. Even The Times calls OC part of "the L.A. metropolitan area". By either name or both they're still going to the playoffs in a few hours.

And for those who care not a fig for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, there is still the Yankees factor. As Mr Kirkorian points out, it adds interest to any contest. If one can't be a fan, one can always be an antifan.