Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 4/4/12
Baseball begins in the States tonight with one game in Miami, then opens in a handful of other cities tomorrow, and then comes to a handful more on Friday*, before the first full slate of games on Saturday. * – including in Arlington at Rangers Ballpark for White Sox-Rangers…I’ll be there! While some people may be lamenting this ridiculously unnecessary and lame staggered Opening Week schedule, I’m just accepting it for what it is and focus on more important thoughts…thoughts like this: Hawk Harrelson is back! In this picture, Hawk looks like an aging cross between Dracula and Sloth from Goonies. I realize that for some of you Hawk Harrelson is a name that inspires dread, eye rolling, and unbridled rancor. Fine. To each their own. Not me. For all his faults as an announcer, including his annoying propensity to harp too much on the umpiring when things are going poorly, I still wouldn’t trade Hawk for anyone on White Sox broadcasts. He’s our Hawk, and I like my baseball announcers to
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