Thursday, March 24, 2011
Boog Powell, 2002 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Classic #84
Elizabeth is my only sibling, and I'm grateful that we've stayed close into our adulthood. We always laugh when we're together, and we've even found common ground in sports, which I never would have imagined. She's a hometown loyalist all the way, which makes sense when you consider the popularity and recent successes of the Ravens and Capitals (the latter being the closest thing to an area hockey team that she has). But to root for the Orioles, who haven't fielded a winner since she was 12 and haven't won a World Series in her lifetime, takes true dedication and stubbornness. I can tell you that she has both in spades. So happy birthday, sis. May the O's give you more of a reward for your fandom this year.