Happy Birthday

In other Friday the 13th related news, Donnie Moore would have been 55 today.

We still contend that it just wasn’t that bad of a pitch.  If Hendu takes the pitch, it’s a ball.  If he hits it at night, it’s an easy fly out.  That infamous day, the ball was carrying about as well it ever has at the Big A (which is saying something, to be sure).   

The lasting image, to us, is Brian Downing burying his face into the left field fence as he realized what all of it meant.

We never really blamed Donnie Moore as much as other Angel fans did, or as much as he blamed himself; some things, like fate, are simply out of the pitcher’s hands. 

R.I.P. Donnie Moore, and Happy Birthday.



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2 responses to “Happy Birthday

  1. Simple Voice

    I always blamed Gene Mauch. He should have left Witt in. Mauch was an over rated manager.

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