Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Detroit, San Francisco Symphonies Root, Root, Root for the Home Team

In an era when sports fans can pepper — or flood — their Twitter feeds and Facebook posts with praise for one team and trash-talk for the other, social networks add a new and non-stop dimension to root, root, rooting for the home team.

So, while the Giants and Tigers battle it out on the ball field, the orchestras from their respective cities are engaged in their own friendly online rivalry. It’s @DetroitSymphony vs. @SFSymphony and the winner receives a box of local treats from the loser’s city.

radioman Posted: October 27, 2012 at 10:25 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: beethoven, classical music, giants, tigers, world series

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: October 28, 2012 at 11:00 AM (#4285821)
Detroit, San Francisco Symphonies, Root, Third, Fifth for the Home Team?
   2. Leroy Kincaid Posted: October 28, 2012 at 12:05 PM (#4285878)
Maybe for San Fran. Probably want to flat the third for Detroit.
   3. OsunaSakata Posted: October 28, 2012 at 12:29 PM (#4285898)
I thought they might do something more charitable like buy tickets, instruments or lessons for low-income kids.
   4. Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: October 28, 2012 at 12:42 PM (#4285909)
A short disappointing coda to Detroit's season in no way diminished how they conducted themselves this year. They remain a major threat to score plenty of wins again next year.
   5. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: October 28, 2012 at 02:11 PM (#4286006)
Or shoot, let's lower the third AND fifth for Detroit. I'm not trying to diminish their success this season, but...
   6. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: October 28, 2012 at 02:11 PM (#4286007)
Coke to Pat Rapper's Delight.

   7. bobm Posted: October 28, 2012 at 02:42 PM (#4286028)
A short disappointing coda to Detroit's season in no way diminished how they conducted themselves this year. They remain a major threat to score plenty of wins again next year.

After such a flat performance in concert, they should all be sent to the minors.
   8. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: October 28, 2012 at 04:33 PM (#4286108)
This has been a dominant performance by the Giants; just the tonic they needed.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Tuque
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - December 2014
(750 - 10:53am, Dec 20)
Last: starving to death with a full STEAGLES

NewsblogOT: Soccer December 2014
(309 - 10:42am, Dec 20)
Last: Juilin Sandar to Conkling Speedwell (Arjun)

NewsblogAngels, Red Sox discontinue pension plans for non-uniformed personnel - LA Times
(2 - 10:41am, Dec 20)
Last: Dr. Chaleeko

NewsblogOT: Politics - December 2014: Baseball & Politics Collide in New Thriller
(5067 - 10:32am, Dec 20)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Is A Jolly Old St. Crip

NewsblogMax Scherzer not a realistic option, New York Yankees' Randy Levine says - ESPN New York
(78 - 10:18am, Dec 20)
Last: cercopithecus aethiops

NewsblogThe right — and wrong — way for Mets to get Tulowitzki | New York Post
(2 - 10:09am, Dec 20)
Last: BDC

NewsblogAmazin' Avenue - Cohen: Mets and Rockies discussing Troy Tulowitzki deal with Noah Syndergaard as the centerpiece
(41 - 10:07am, Dec 20)
Last: formerly dp

NewsblogTrading Justin Upton means the Braves are in full rebuilding mode | Mark Bradley blog
(81 - 10:04am, Dec 20)
Last: Rickey! trades in sheep and threats

NewsblogThe 2015 HOF Ballot Collecting Gizmo!
(128 - 9:50am, Dec 20)
Last: Scott Ross

NewsblogOT: NBC.news: Valve isn’t making one gaming console, but multiple ‘Steam machines’
(1360 - 9:21am, Dec 20)
Last: Greg K

NewsblogThe 4 surprisingly quiet teams of the MLB offseason
(31 - 9:05am, Dec 20)
Last: Steve Balboni's Personal Trainer

NewsblogOC Register | Former Angels prospect Ryan Bolden shot to death
(5 - 8:32am, Dec 20)
Last: AndrewJ

NewsblogFull Count » Source: Red Sox close to deal sending Will Middlebrooks to Padres for Ryan Hanigan
(11 - 3:27am, Dec 20)
Last: The TVerik of Lordly Might

NewsblogOT: NFL/NHL thread
(9174 - 1:15am, Dec 20)
Last: PASTE Thinks This Trout Kid Might Be OK (Zeth)

NewsblogJerry Crasnick on Twitter: "Jake Peavy has agreed on 2 yr deal with
(13 - 12:13am, Dec 20)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

Page rendered in 0.1818 seconds
48 querie(s) executed