Monday, September 24, 2007

The White Sox are not friends to bears

When the hyperlink for an article reads, "Buehrle bags bears," that's worth checking out, right?

I mean, what's the first thing you think about? Bagging teddy bears for sick children? Feeding bears bagels? Some euphemism for teabagging?

Or stalking them in cold blood and killing them with bow-and-arrows?

Yeah, that last one...

Buehrle, [Jim] Thome, Jermaine Dye and A.J. Pierzynski took a bear-hunting trip following Saturday's victory, an excursion set up by Twins broadcaster Dan Gladden on the property of a friend. Buehrle made the only kill of the day, using a bow, but it turned into a memorable moment with Thome right beside him.

"[It was] just a once-in-a-lifetime experience, especially going with Jimmy," Buehrle said. "When we got out there, the guy said we could hunt [separately]. But my main thing [was], I wanted to be in the stand with Jim Thome. I turned down hunting by myself to be with him.

"We weren't together together, but we were close enough [that] he got me on video. First, getting to bear hunt and then getting to hunt with him was more special."

Get Smart Bear Society: You have been put on alert. And to think, the White Sox share a city with a professional team called the Bears.

UPDATE, 9/27: From the "Who knew?" department, it appears a Google Image search of "Bears" brings up this hit:

Impressive profile picture, Mr.
MidwayMonSter23. You get my props for the day. Now if you could just fill me in on whatever happened to Jennifer Love Hewitt's career...

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