Saturday, October 23, 2010

Woo Hoo We're in the PINK in a Big Texas Way!!!

Unless you're a long time Yankees fan (like I usually am) You can enjoy the story of an underdog Texas team that took on the giant and won...Yup! The Texas Rangers are in the World Series... Texas and the World Series...it still sounds like the punch line to a sportscaster's joke...but it's true...Look at the celebration...winners falling all over each like happy puppies...

Rangers win...hot dang!

This is probably what I love most about baseball...grown men still playing their boyhood game with the gusto of kids...and of course, the sports Cinderella stories about players who had been counted out but end up saving the day... Baseball in Texas in October...Yahoo! How PINK is that?  If PINK is an attitude, look at what pink looks like on the face of Nolan Ryan...Yup, a pennant for his Texas team...can we even imagine what that trophy must feel like in his arms?

Rangers win...hot dang 3

Mike wants him to run for Governor...Nolan is reserved compared to Ron Washington...talk about being in the PINK...

rangers win...hot dang! 2

Well, I'm getting all emotional again...time to head over to Beverly's How Sweet the Sound for our weekly dose of all things pink... http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog

I'll spend the week with a stupid grin on my face...a World Series in Texas!!!

8 comments:

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

YaHooooo! Love all your pictures of the Rangers! Gosh! Texas is famous again for Texas Rangers...only this time they are packin' baseballs instead of pistols! So glad you visited CITexas today for my Featured Pink Saturday!

Oh Boy! Bluebonnet Seeds...thanks so much! I'll email you my address!

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

oooops! I can't find your email addy here on your site.

Mine is:
collectintexas@gmail.com
email me and I'll return with my address.
Thanks,
Sue

My Crafty Little Page said...

Even I'm excited about the Rangers. I don't even know the other team I'm so not into baseball. Maybe it will spark an interest somewhere in my inner being. I think Jeff and Quentin got a recessive gene!!! xoxo Nancy

thestonerabbit said...

Happy Pink Saturday, LaVerne! We were cheering for Texas, too. I really don't care for the Yankees.....they've had their glory moments plenty of times!!!

Dana

Donnie said...

It's always great when an underdog wins. I'm glad you found some pink there.....lol....Happy Pink Saturday!

Deanna said...

Yay Rangers!! Hubby says, "Woo HOOOO!!!"

We both loved your post :D

Deanna

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Nancy said...

Wish I was still there to see this! We happened upon a team with Rangers all over their gear in San Jose on Sunday night at the airport. We took pics for my Texas BFF, but they were a hockey team from Boston. What do we know? HA!!! We even lived in Texas longer than anywhere else and went to a Rangers game. That whole Giants thing mixed us up...LOL!

I'm still visiting around PS posts. Have a wonderful week!

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