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2009 Poetic Interlude #4: PECOTA

  I met him in a clubhouse down in Old Oakland Where if the players aren't in pain they've got exotic diseases like ebolae-b-o-l-a ebola He walked down to first every time he had a chance I...

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2009 Poetic Interlude #2: Statnerds of W.A.R.P.

[Original lyrics here. Bobby Z cribbed the melody from this trad tune, which may soon become its own PI. And FWIW, do you know how hard it is to find a non-CGV youtube of this song? DFHs.] [...

2009 Poetic Interlude #1: Bowen on the Bench

How many Rhodes must a GM live down before you call yourself a fan?

2008 Cinematic Interlude #2: Chavvy and the Athletic Factory, Chapter One

An adaptation of WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, starring Billy Beane and Eric Chavez.

2008 Poetic Interlude #???: Holliday in Alameda

An old-school punk take on the Matt Holliday trade. In verse.

2008 Poetic Interlude #???: Holliday

[Original lyrics here.] [Full Poetic Interlude after the jump.] Holliday ... rosterbate Holliday ... rosterbate If we trade for Holliday Took some time to celebrate Just one day out of life It...

2008 Poetic Interlude #7: It Takes a Parking Lot With a Mayor To Laugh, It Takes a Trade To Cry

Will Huston Street be traded by the A's in the off-season? Only Billy Beane and Bob Dylan know for sure.

2008 Poetic Interlude #7: (What's So Funny 'Bout) Jack Cust Striking Out Looking

[Original lyrics here.](What's So Funny 'Bout) Jack Cust Striking Out Looking As he walks to The base that's first Waitin' for strikes off the blackness of unhittability. I ask myself Is this...

2009 Poetic Interlude #3: 88 Lines About 44 Athletics

[Original lyrics here.]88 Lines About 44 Athletics Durazo was the Holy Grail, he held out for a better pitch.Emil was a different type, he's the one who drove runs in.Barry had a wack curve,...

2008 Poetic Interlude #5: Driver-in 8

OK, OK, OK. Emil deserves some recognition. Aw, hell, he deserves some versification!Driver-in 8 [Original lyrics (for what they're worth: I disagree with the interpretation of some of...

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