• http://ken.arneson.name/ Ken Arneson

    I’m glad I can expect you to give 110%, one day at a time. But on the other hand, don’t forget you also have to make sure that you stay within yourself.

  • http://www.linkmeister.com/wordpress/ Linkmeister

    Are you just working up to pressing the LA County phone book? That program guide (if that’s what it is) is pretty weak tea.

  • http://twitter.com/stevedilbeck Steve Dilbeck

    You’ve shamed my conditioning program. Fingers so weak, I can hardly finish this sentenc

  • http://twitter.com/terryraustin terry austin

    A definite Michael Scott vibe there.

  • Anonymous

    Bwahaaahaa
     

  • Anonymous

    Does the beard have to come off for the regular season or is it before spring training? Or, now that you’re a ronin blogger, can you just keep it?

    • http://www.dodgerthoughts.com/ Jon Weisman

      It has always been gone by Opening Day.

    • http://underdog.typepad.com/ underdog

      I like the idea of being a ronin blogger, though hope it doesn’t involve eventual harakiri.

  • Anonymous

    I can a test to how sore one might feel…

  • http://twitter.com/RobertTiffin Robert Tiffin

    I have that same hat!  First game I went to, if I recall correctly. 
    Keep on keepin’ on, Jon.  

  • http://twitter.com/adamluther55 Adam Luther

    Jon – the 5lb book you were throwing around like it was nothing…had Scully’s photo…new Dodger 2012 media guide?  

    • http://www.dodgerthoughts.com/ Jon Weisman

      2011

      • http://twitter.com/adamluther55 Adam Luther

        Thanks Jon, figuring 2012′s version will honor KShaw.

  • http://twitter.com/DPereslete Dane Pereslete

    And is that a copy of “101 Things…” on the shelf in the background?

  • http://underdog.typepad.com/ underdog

    So I take it Jon is going to be a Yankee next year? (The Russell Martin Scenario.)

    Dig the video, now just want a version where young Mr Weisman adds ”Gonna Fly Now” as background music.

  • Anonymous

    I wish there was a like button. That was great!

  • Anonymous

    Haha! My favorite line at this time of year- “I’m in the best shape of my life.”

  • Anonymous

    Your semi-circular “best effort” statement had, dare i say it, definite shades of Jim Tracy to it. Hilarious.

    • Anonymous

      Tracy would have phrased it all in terms of questions to himself.

  • Anonymous

    perfectly pitched. :)

  • Anonymous

    When you said you were getting into shape by doing some light jogging, shouldn’t that have been some light blogging? Like maybe some sessions of 80 words per minute instead of 90 or 95?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1813400086 Howard Kulzer

    Just make sure you drive better than Loney. A serious injury at this point in the off season, may not heal in time for opening day!

  • http://www.dodgerthoughts.com/ Jon Weisman

    This was on a previous thread: Matt Worland blogged in detail about the Saturday softball tournament. First of two parts:
    http://www.onlytwopeople.com/blog/?p=222

  • http://twitter.com/nrmnbates Eric Enders

    Good stuff, Jon — as was Diner Thoughts, which I finally got around to reading tonight.

    Diner is near and dear to my heart too, and is arguably the quintessential example of one of my favorite genres, the “People Doing Nothing But Sitting Around and Talking” genre. Other favorites in this category include Before Sunrise, Kicking and Screaming (the original), Waking Life, plus, of course, Seinfeld and Cheers.

    • http://www.dodgerthoughts.com/ Jon Weisman

      Thanks, Eric.

  • http://twitter.com/nrmnbates Eric Enders

    I know Jon hates at least one of those though.

    • http://www.dodgerthoughts.com/ Jon Weisman

      I wouldn’t say “hate,” but I did find it bleah, and I did kind of hate Ethan. Love that old Kicking and Screaming, though.

      • Anonymous

        The NYT wedding announcement for Ethan Hawke’s mother a few weeks ago was both deeply disturbing and outrageously funny.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Gregory-Zakwin/637238542 Gregory Zakwin

    The only thing this lacked was your son whispering “Weisman Mode” non-stop in the background.

  • Anonymous

    “So get on board – this train is rolling…” words I love to hear. Pitchers/catchers report date here we come!

  • Anonymous

    OT – I just wanted to say that I had a fantastic time at the tournament on Saturday!  I couldn’t ask for a better group of teammates!   I hope that the tournament will become an annual event – though waiting another year for it seems rather long.   I felt like I resembled a robot walking yesterday morning with my sore legs, but I feel almost normal today.

    P.S.  Don’t worry Jon, I won’t reveal the terms of my contract to those suspicious TBLA folks!

    • Anonymous

      Have your agent give me a call

      • Anonymous

         Sorry, I’m half Japanese (Okinawan), so  I’ll need to wait until my contract expires before considering other teams.

    • http://www.dodgerthoughts.com/ Jon Weisman

       Ha – thanks!

  • Anonymous

    Seriously – we should do a mid-summers classic at BLD just with the folks from DT and TBLA.  Will be a blast

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dave-Pomerantz/3608376 Dave Pomerantz

    Jon, it was a pleasure to meet you briefly on Saturday. I’m glad your team had as much fun as mine (Team Mike Scioscia’s Tragic Illness), AND managed to last a round longer than we did. Great job, Dodger Thoughts!

  • Anonymous

    Very funny Jon.  How are the hamstrings by the way?

    • http://www.dodgerthoughts.com/ Jon Weisman

       Still sore – no surprise.

  • http://www.dodgerthoughts.com/ Jon Weisman

    NPUT

  • Thomas Beatty

    Your son’s breathing in the background is utterly charming.  And you are quite the wit sir!

    • http://www.dodgerthoughts.com/ Jon Weisman

      Regarding my son – the outtake reel would be amusing …