Thank God for satellite TV
With DirecTV you have the NFL to carry you through the fall and winter. If you are so inclined, NBA, NHL and college basketball can take up to the spring. And then, thank you God, baseball.
As a Boston Red Sox fan, this is the next best thing to being at Fenway - Don and Jerry on NESN, Joe and Jerry on XM.
It's hard to believe that as a child you were thankful just to get the Atlanta Braves on the SuperStation because otherwise it was the Saturday Game of the Week on NBC and Monday Night Baseball on ABC. The rest of the week was left to the box scores and the imagination.
Then came the Chicago Cubs on WGN in the early 1980s. Now, the greatest invention of all, baseball via satellite.