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The H-Town Mayor announced her appointees to the METRO Board yesterday and included a first.  Gilbert Garcia will serve as the first ever Latino METRO Board Chair.  It’s about time.  Way to go Mayor!

Her other METRO Board appointees include Allen Dale Watson, Dwight E. Jefferson, Carrin Patman, and Christof Spieler.

Next time you see The Mayor, give her the knuckle bump, un abrazo, a high five, tell her muchas gracias, or offer her a cerveza!

What MLB player stole seven bases in consecutive World Seriouses?

Quien es mas macho – Guv Dude o Former H-Town Mayor? In a back and forth yesterday carried on Chron.com, it looks like both candidates are racing to get more border security.  If this keeps up, by the time November rolls around they’ll have tanks, land mines, drones, choppers, the cavalry, posses, Mini Men, Patriot Missiles, Special Forces, and the Texas Rangers gunning down folks trying to get to H-Town to mow my lawn – great!

“Born on a mountain top in Tennessee,

“Greenest state in the Land of the Free,

“Raised in the woods so’s he knew every tree,

“Kilt him a b’ar when he was only three.

“Davy, Davy Crockett, King of the wild frontier!”

If you are of Commentary’s age, you know the song and you know that Fess Parker played Davy Crockett in the Walt Disney productions way back then.  Fess Parker left us yesterday.

Lou Brock of course of San Luis in ’67 against the Red Sox and in ’68 against the Tigers.

According to Tag’s Line, here is who he thinks will be on the roster on Opening Day:

CATCHERS (2) J.R. Towles and  Humberto Quintero,  INFIELDERS (6) , Geoff Blum , Kaz Matsui, Tommy Manzella, Pedro Feliz, Jeff Keppinger, and Edwin Maysonet (The Big Puma won’t be ready), OUTFIELDERS (5) Carlos Lee, Michael Bourn, Hunter Pence, Jason Michaels, and Cory Sullivan,  ROTATION (5)Roy Oswalt, Wandy Rodriguez,  Brett Myers, Bud Norris, and Felipe Paulino, RELIEF PITCHERS (7) Matt Lindstrom, Brandon Lyon, Jeff Fulchino, Brian Moehler, Chris Sampson, Tim Byrdak,  and Alberto Arias.  Stay tuned!

 

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