Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Only the best wife ever

Well, my birthday isn't actually until tomorrow (28 and counting), but I already have received two of my presents. First off, my in-laws are awesome and got me the ESPN Baseball Almanac which has the record for every single player who has ever played the game up until 2006. Seriously. Try me. I can tell you the lifetime batting average of Don Zimmer. I can tell you how many homers Shoeless Joe had during the infamous Black Sox season.

I am a god.

So, I got that yesterday. Now, today, I package came in the mail. Leah, being totally unable to contain herself, quickly wrapped the present and brought it right out. So it was a day early, big deal. My mom was in labor anyway. I quickly opened it and what did I find? It's the Chicago Cubs Legends Great Games Collector's Edition. It's a DVD set of 8 full length games featuring all the modern day greats and great games: Andre Dawson, Ryne Sandberg, Rick Sutcliffe, Kerry Wood, Mark Grace, Derrek Lee, Sammy Sosa, and Greg Maddux. I'm going to spend all day tomorrow watching games, but I'm not sure whether to start with Kerry Wood's 20 strikeout game (my personal favorite single game) or the Sandberg game which I've never seen. Oh, the suspense.

Seriously, it's an incredible set. The package has the full box scores on it, the inside has the inning by inning details, and the games are unedited. Totally worth buying for your favorite Cub fan out there.

Go Cubs.

8 comments:

Kendra said...

Happy (almost) birthday, Jason!

Josh said...

Happy Birthday! Those are both awesome gifts. Hope you have a great day -- oh, and here's a stat for you to look up - which pitcher holds the KC Royals' single-season record for wins?

Running Jayhawk said...

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww :) She's so sweet!! You've got yourself a good egg!

Running Jayhawk said...

Oh...and...uhmm...Happy Birthday and stuff, too...


...Mike just gave me shit for not saying it in my previous post. :)

So yeah...HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!

Theoutofshapeguy said...

Happy birthday buddy! Those are some awesome gifts!

Thomas said...

Happy Birthday, young one!

Bridgette said...

I was really excited when Leah told me about your gift. (its a big deal that I kept it quiet:)) She (of course) was worried about getting it to you on time. Once again, she rocks as a good wife! :)

Haaaaaaaaappy Biiiiiiiiiirthday!
*Frosty the Snowman voice*

Firefly's Running said...

SWEEEEEET gifts! How cool!