By JOHN KANELIS / firstname.lastname@example.org This message ought to be directed to the couple of Amarillo soreheads who have chastised me for commenting on the city’s minor league baseball team because I no longer live in the Texas Panhandle. My strong hope is that the Amarillo Sod Poodles will play ball this spring and summer. … Continue reading Sod Poodles to play ball?
By JOHN KANELIS / email@example.com Hey, let’s take a break from Donald Trump’s petty petulance at having lost an election. I want to offer an atta boy to the Amarillo Sod Poodles, the defending Texas League champs and the minor league baseball team that plays hardball in the city I once called home. Sod Poodles … Continue reading Oh, and how about them Sod Poodles?
They’re getting ready to play some hardball again in Amarillo, Texas. The city’s AA franchise, the Sod Poodles, are training in Arizona at this moment alongside their parent ballclub, the National League’s San Diego Padres. I want, though, to take a brief moment to salute the Sod Poodles and their commitment to the community that … Continue reading Sod Poodles giving back to a supportive community
I am hearing some faint — but growing — rumblings of excitement from up yonder on the Texas Panhandle, on the Caprock. The fans of Amarillo’s Texas League champion Sod Poodles baseball team are counting down the days to the start of spring training in Arizona. The Sod Poodles will be preparing for their second-ever … Continue reading They’re getting anxious in Sod Poodles Land
Here is a test for how loyal and dedicated the Amarillo Sod Poodles’ fan base has become. The Sod Poodles will be training in Arizona this spring alongside their parent National League club, the San Diego Padres. For what it’s worth the Padres will compete in the Cactus League against other teams that are getting … Continue reading Will the Sod Poodles’ fans show up at spring training?
Let’s try this one on for size. The Amarillo Sod Poodles, Texas League champs in their first year of existence, have been named the Minor League Team of the Year throughout the entire United States of America. Let’s see. I believe that is a high honor that needs to be saluted. An article on www.baseballamerica.com … Continue reading Sod Poodles rack up another high honor
Teams that take cities by storm, which is what happened with the Amarillo Sod Poodles’ minor-league baseball franchise, can be expected to develop a loyal fan base during the season of play. Now the season is over. The Sod Poodles won the Texas League pennant with a thrilling come-from-behind victory over the league’s defending champs. … Continue reading Expect the Sod Poodles’ fan base to hold up during off season
I am going to bid adieu to the Amarillo Sod Poodles with this brief blog post. However, I am likely to be back when the Soddies take the field for Season No. 2 next spring. They had a hell of a ride in their initial minor-league baseball season in the Texas League. They won the … Continue reading Bidding adieu to Sod Poodles … for this season
Strike up the band. Clear the streets. Get ready for a parade … maybe? The Amarillo Sod Poodles completed their initial season in existence by winning the Texas League baseball championship. Oh, I guess I should note they defeated the defending league champs, the Tulsa Drillers with an 8-3 victory on the Drillers’ home field. … Continue reading How about that? Sod Poodles are the champs!
I don’t know where I’ll be when the Amarillo Sod Poodles’ initial baseball season comes to an end. They’ll either be Texas League champs or the runnerup to the Tulsa Drillers. My wife and I are trekking across Canada, where we might be out of touch for a time … or, then again, we might … Continue reading Sod Poodles’ season already a smashing success!