Say it ain't so, (fire) Joe (morgan)!
November 18, 2008 10:45 AM Subscribe
posted by googly (17 comments total)
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#$^$ the heck? Fire Joe Morgan
, one of the interwebs' most beloved baseball geekery/Sabermetrics/media-criticism blogs, calls it quits (for now).
as an in-joke among several anonymous friends - who later revealed
themselves to be mostly TV comedy writers
) - fed up with the idiocy of sports journalism. It evolved into one of the most consistently hilarious reads on the web, skewering said journalists’ lack of understanding of basic statistics, providing informed commentary on baseball, and even occasionally mentioning (gasp!) football and other sports. Among other highlights of FJM’s illustrious history: detailed critiques of ESPN’s webchats
with FJM namesake Joe Morgan
; repeated rants on rampant Derek-Jeter worship
; devastating defenestrations of the hat guy
; and, of course, fuck the heck?