June 17, 2012

By now, John and Jane Web Site Visitor are doubtlessly as caught up in the hunt for the yo la tengo moment as I am.  So it is for the benefit of those doing their own research that I post.  A cursory glance at the Mets’ Fathers’ Day doubleheader loss to the Cubs 50 years ago today suggests that I should delve deeper to see if today is the day that Richie Ashburn yells “yo la tengo” to a comprehending Elio Chacon, only to collide with non-Spanish-speaking left fielder Frank Thomas.  But a closer reading of the data reveals that Thomas plays both games at third base, eliminating the possibility that this is the day we’ve been waiting for.  Hope all you sons and daughters out there are going to find some time today for Bobcat Goldthwait’s holiday classic!