Indians, Podcast

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of ‘Major League’ – The Nail in the Coffin, Episode 146

This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of ‘Major League’ hitting theaters. The Nail guys look back at the Cleveland classic.

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WFNY Roundtable

Sport Movie Takes: WFNY Roundtable

The WFNY Staff opens up about their popular and unpopular stances on sport movies.

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WWW

Major League is one giant sex metaphor: While We’re Waiting…

On the surface it’s a movie about baseball. We go a bit deeper.

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Podcast

Do you like the movie Major League? – Anything to Add Monty?

Major League is one of the most connecting pieces of art for Cleveland sports fans.

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Indians

Next Up: Indians vs. Brewers at Miller Park

Oh, my, that trip to Cincinnati! Did it feel like a trip to the dentist, as in “scoring runs was like pulling teeth?” Well, it’s been that way pretty much all season, so why should anyone assume that a few days off for the All-Star Game would change anything? Yes, there was that one game

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Featured, General

Pedro Cerrano in the Twitter age

As I was watching the Cleveland Cavaliers put in work against the Toronto Raptors Friday night, and following along with the game on Twitter, I got to wondering: What if fictional sports teams existed in the real world, and we could tweet all about ’em? More specifically, what would it be like to follow the fictional 1989 Cleveland

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Multimedia

“Major League” turns 25: 15 facts you may not have known about the movie

Amidst all of the nostalgic things have have happened over the course of the last few weeks1, the one that may ultimately mean the most to Cleveland fans is the 25th anniversary of the release of Major League, which opened in theatres on April 7, 1989. Writer/director David S. Ward, whose other credits include “The

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Headlines

A brilliant oral history of the 1989 Cleveland Indians via The Score

Oral histories have started to run their course a bit when it comes to reliving past events through the thoughts of others. This one by Scott Lewis, however, is simply beyond words. Just read it. You won’t be sorry.

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General

Contest Time: Win a Wild Thing Cleve-Land That I Love Shirt

Doesn’t this frustrating situation with the Indians make you want to scream? I’m right there with you. So for this week’s GV Art and Design shirt giveaway, we’ve got a great looking shirt and I think we have an interesting question of the day. (Really, really love this design!) To be entered in the random

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General

While We’re Waiting… Looking for a little help, the best things about being an Indians fan and your new #1 RB

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Hey gang, sorry to bug you again. Our competition this week (new round every week) in the Cleveland Magazine Nothing but Net contest is

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General

While We’re Waiting… Antawn Stats, NBA Dunk Contest and Indians Questions

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something else you think we should see? Send it to our fancy tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. This is a must-read blog for numbers-oriented Cleveland Cavs fans and it continues to get better by the day. Following the topic

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General

While We’re Waiting… Tommy Likes Mike, Tribe Winter Development, and Andy’s New Approach

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Go to the Mirror! “The turning point in the recruitment of the high-respected executive was the involvement of Holmgren.  Last year around this time,

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Browns, Indians

JoBernie

So in the comments section of Craig’s short-winded abstract of a discussion today I mentioned something about tithing rum to an effigy of Bernie Kosar.  Commenter Chuck replied with “JoBernie?” I laughed and started up the Photoshop thingy.  Apparently, so did Chuck.  Here are our creations (Chuck’s is first, mine second).  Personally I think his

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Indians

Stumbling To The Finish Line

Can it get any worse? No, I’m not talking about the boring Browns; I’m talking about YOUR Cleveland Indians. You remember them don’t you? Most of you aren’t paying attention. One of my favorite lines in Major League seems to apply to the Tribe these days: Lady: “who do you play for.” Jake Taylor: “The

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Indians

Seen Around Wrigley Field

What else do you do when your team is blowing leads at Wrigley Field? Why not do a little investigative work for your favorite website? Andy was at Wrigley last weekend, and returned with these gems. Thanks Andy!

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General

All-Time Baseball movie character draft

I’m a fan of Extra Mustard. For those of you not familiar with SI’s version of a sports/entertainment blog, you should try it sometime. In fact, start with a photo gallery that they entitled “Drafting Baseball Movie Characters.” Go ahead. I’ll wait. Interesting idea they came up with, too bad they flopped on the execution.

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