"I guess people just came to the ballpark, and when it went south a little bit, they probably were looking for doom and gloom."
(Jim Hendry, via Chicago Tribune, 10/3/2008)
100 years and counting. Or 36,514 days.
If you believe what Stan said yesterday, at least there's good reason for optimism in Washington (*gulp*)!
"I really like our roster. We have added youth and athleticism. We can already see for next year that we will have a young, athletic, speedy team to go along with an above-average defensive team. I think one or both of our cleanup hitters (Nick Johnson or Dmitri Young) will be back. We are a greatly improved team before we even make any moves, which I know we are going to try to do."
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)