Thursday, June 7, 2018

Poor Baby

Niles Crane "basketballing" half time shot from Hooping Cranes
Niles Crane "basketballing" a half-time shot 
from an episode of Frasier

"I simply can't sleep nights till I find out who hurled what ball through what apparatus."  
- Niles Crane, M.D., Ph.D., A.P.A., Ed.D and fictional character
Funny sports fan sign - sports harder
I have no knowledge of sports . . .
Jordin Tootoo, the Grand Rapids Griffins right Gives Camden Smith Hockey Stick
Jordin Tootoo from the Grand Rapids Griffins, making a young fan very happy.
or more accurately, I have a very limited knowledge, 
like a knowledge that people exchange currency to observe athletic interchanges . . .
sign at a Green Bay Packers game Marry Me Aaron
Sign at a Green Bay Packers game
and clearly,  
England's World Cup qualifying tie against Poland in Warsaw rained out when officials refuse to stadium's retractable roof.
England's World Cup qualifying game against Poland 
which was rained out 
when officials refuse to close the stadium's retractable roof.
there is a portion of the global population who is happy with this arrangement.
funny sports fan New Jersey Nets vs New York Knicks

Years ago I worked with a gentleman in his 50s who was a quadriplegic, 
the result of incredibly incompetent cancer treatment.
Jason McElwain, the autistic high school basketball team manager  after sinking six three-pointers and one two-point shot, before the game ended
Jason McElwain, an autistic high school basketball team manager, after playing in the last few minutes of the final home game, making six three-pointers and one two-point shot before the game ended.
He was an exceptionally happy individual, who loved three things . . .
Funny long-haired Pittsburg Steelers fan. My dad says run the ball
A long-haired Pittsburg Steelers fan.
fruitcake, gospel music, and a national football team (that I in no way can remember the name of.)
funny sports fans holding a sign The Guy Behind Me Can't See
I have no idea what sporting event this is from. 
For his birthday, he received a fruitcake (with more rum than fruit) and a new sports blanket. 

- Fan Getting Hugtackled By LeBron James After Hitting A Half-Court Hook Shot at the Pistons-Heat game
A fan getting a half-court hook shot and being hug-tackled by LeBron James 
Congratulating myself, because I recognized the adornment on the blanket as a football helmet, 
I confessed my ignorance and asked him what team was on his blanket.
Some sporting event involving sticks where a team member has experienced some lost
The conclusion of some sporting event, probably involving sticks, where a team appears to have lost. 
He looked at me, slowly shook his head, and said,  
"You poor baby."
Hunter Pence, the San Fransisco Giants right fielder getting no love.
Hunter Pence getting no love.
Pitied for my lack of sports knowledge. 
Jack Hoffman, a 7-year-old brain cancer patient, scores a 69-yard touchdown in the 2013 Nebraska Spring Game
Jack Hoffman, a 7-year-old brain cancer patient, scores a 69-yard touchdown in the 2013 Nebraska Spring Game!
All things considered, 
Florida State University wide receiver Travis Rudolph eats lunch with an autistic student while visiting a Tallahassee middle school
Florida State University wide receiver Travis Rudolph eating lunch with a young student who was sitting alone, while the college team visited the Tallahassee middle school.
if that is the extent of my pitiable state,
lack of sporting knowledge, while retaining my ability to use my limbs . . .  
Diamondbacks fan Ian McMillan 11 years old gives ball to disappointed boy who missed the catch
Diamondbacks fan Ian McMillan, gives his ball away to a disappointed boy who missed the catch. 
and I occasionally get a rum cake with fruit, 
- Funny Miami fan sign. Appearing on a regional sports cable network.
I'll accept that.
- Niles Crane "basketballing" half time shot from Hooping Cranes


#Sports #Happy #Gratitude #Hospice #Kindness

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