ls this week i thought "god, matt must be having a heart attack."

you know, in a good way.

congrats. :)

Posted by: dan truly at October 5, 2002 09:42 PM

dude, you called it a long time ago. you taught me about glaus way before i could even pronounce his name.

congratulations matt.

my love to the 714

Posted by: tony at October 5, 2002 10:03 PM

Thanks, Dan and Ken! (And Ken, which Ken *are* you?)

Max -- I thought you *lived* down that way, though I probably have your domicile confused with that of Annie Salisbury. At any rate, we all have our irrelevant passions; mine happened to cycle into the playoffs for the first time since I was 18, so I'm kind of geeked.

Posted by: Matt Welch at October 5, 2002 10:07 PM

Just too bad Autrey and Donnie Moore ain't around any more. The Donnie Moore story is a very sad one, he was the guy who gave up the home run to Boston in '86. Was depressed for the rest of his life and killed himself. The fans were very nasty to him.

Posted by: Howard Veit at October 6, 2002 06:17 AM

Don't live in California; only wish I did. No, I live in the middle of a shooting gallery called Montgomery County, MD.

Posted by: Max at October 7, 2002 12:09 PM

Matt: Congratulations! It's been nice to hear how a long-time Angels fan (not a bandwagon hopper like me) feels about the Angels finally breaking through. They're a fun team to watch, and I was extremely proud of the purportedly laid-back SoCal fans turning the Ed into as noisy a sporting caldron as any of the more storied venues that dot the East Coast.

And go Gauchos, too! (UCSB '92)

Posted by: Dave at October 7, 2002 05:17 PM
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