Friday, February 24, 2006

Play Ball!!

There's nothing like the smell and look of spring. The sun begins to shine through the thinning clouds and the trees and plants start to blossom anew. The birds start to sing a new joyful song. The sunsets become vibrant orange and the days become warm.

And somewhere deep in the background of the noise of the towns and cities you hear the crack of the bat and the sound of the ball. It's baseball season again!! There is no place are time on Earth like spring training.

All the teams are potential contenders. Legends and rookies share the same lockerrooms and field. Hope springs eternal and dreams are one hot streak from reality. The comradery is infectious and there is no time for negativity. Everyone is pulling for each other because the best players will help the team win a Pennant and every player want his team to be as strong as possible.

Then there are the rivalries. The Yankees and Boston. The Dodgers and Giants. The A's and the Angels. The players who are all characters themselves. Barry Bonds and his pursuit of Hammerin' Hank Aaron's all time homerun record. Roger Clemens and his continued mastery and domination into his forties.

Comebacks and trades and their impact on this upcoming season. Who has the best starting line up? The best pitching staff? The fastest team speed? The best defense? The best closer? The best DH? The best ballpark? The best manager? Who will win the batting title this year? The Cy Young? Gold Glove? We have one month to sort it out and then it's time to play ball!!

--Hammertime
From my sidekick

94 comments:

Dave Lucas said...

HAMMER! Welcome to the blogosphere! I am so glad to see this! Stop by my blog and say hey!;)

Rodney Olsen said...

Here in Australia we're just heading towards the end of Summer and looking forward to the start of the Australian Rules Football season. The pre-season competition started last night and in a few weeks we'll be ready for several months of football action.

This is life, get used to it! said...

Hey MC Hammer! I think it's great that you have a blog! Welcome to CyberSpace! LOL, I'l be checking in on your blog!

Britt said...

I personally love baseball, but not the competitive aspects of it. I'm more passionate about going to the ballpark on a sunny afternoon, sipping lemonade from the nosebleed seats and cracking peanut shells and leaving them on the ground, all while watching a good game of ball. I'm from the Seattle area, so I have to be loyal to the Mariners, though I don't think this will be their comeback year. The Seahawks made Seattle proud enough this year.

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You said it man! I can't wait for sunshine. It's going to be a ball.

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a Blogger said...

is you the real MC Hammer that I have known in the 90s? lol, if this is you then its cool, i'll add your blog on http://1001blogs.blogspot.com ASAP :)

Johnny moo moo said...

Thank God, your interest is baseball and not politics or religion.... unlike another celebritiy Ive been argueing/blogging with for the past three months. :D

Hey! Didnt Canadians, "HAMMER" Americans, at one point playing ball. :D

James said...

Hammer, weren't you drafted by the Oakland A's back in the 80's?

Davenholl said...

Im confused...are you still a rapper or are you a pastor? I thought I saw you on TBN at one time...welcome!

Banco de Imágenes Gratuitas said...

Hi MC Hammer...

Welcome to the blogosphere...

Saludos from México

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Nice blog, CONGRATULATIONS.-

Heliopolis said...

Welcome to the blogosphere, Hammer!

Outstanding post. Though I can't help feeling that things haven't quite been the same since Boston humiliated my Yankees and took the World Series. It's like I've been deprived of one of Life's little certainties. :-)

Godknows said...

very nice blog and I dolove MC HAMMER- U Can't touch it !!!! comon- keep up the great work.

Online Degree said...

Well, this is definitely a great blog to come across! I found it on the homepage of blogger as a "Blog of Note!" Congrats on making it on the Blogger Homepage!

Daddy Love said...

Kool, the real MC Hammer (hopefully) I dont care what people say, Can't touch this is bumpin'

Dr. Nazli said...

"Anyone can funk and go to war, we all got soldiers but it takes real men to make peace"

Well said!
Cheers,

bonsal said...

hi there, welcome to the blogger!

Tom said...

Baseball is timeless.

Feed tha Soul said...

Hammer it is really good to see you continue in the call that God has on your life. It is uplifting, encouraging and transforming to watch a man break the mold of tradition to embrace life for Christ's sake so people may come to him for salvation and freedom. I am blessed to know that organized religion did not cause your talents to be burried.

You are an inspiration too so many people, young and older to continue in the Lord as God has ordained them to be.

Come by and check out my blog @ http://www.soulandspirit.blogspot.com/

One of your biggest supporters for over 20 years!!!

Shaun said...

What's up Hammer? I've got your back with the A's. Big time A's fan right here.

It's a shame we couldn't make any mad changes like Toronto did... but I'm sure we'll do well again (didn't do that bad last year.. was close)

Check out my blog if you have a minute!

Thanks!

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Anthony said...

Hey, that's pretty sweet, I didn't know you had a blog. That's awesome.

Baseball is fun. I like the Seattle Mariners.

Well, hope you could check my blog out as well.

See ya,

Anthony.

TheKidsArentAlright said...

It's so interesting to see a celebrity just write. That's pretty cool. I can't say I've heard a whole lot of your music in my life but I can gather from what I've read here that you're a smart guy, you made some good decisions with your life. I respect that a lot. You don't have to read any of my stuff, don't worry about it. Just letting you know you have a fan of not-quite-your-music

-Chris

Johnny said...

Welcome to the world of blogging. Here in Kenya I am trying to get into soccer and other non-American sports.

Steph Dawe said...

Yo, MC Hammer! Welcome to the blogger front page! It's cool to see celebs blog.

Ozzie Guillen said...

jo hammer, joo should come by our spring training. jour hangin out wit da losers.

Trikki Nikki said...

Hey MC Hammer, firstly I'd like to say how much I adore your music!!

What a beautifully written post as well. I'm Aussie so I know nuthin about baseball except I like playing it.hehe

MC Hammer said...

Thanks
I love Sydney.

agne said...

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R2K said...

Welcome to the blogger front page :)

R2K

wj said...

this blog is awesome!

Kat said...

Welcome to the Blogasphere! Cool!

Breathe said...

http://exhalesome.blogspot.com/

please tak the time to read about Bobby.

www.pariguayo.com said...

Welcome to the Blogger Time....

I loved the way you dance in all your Videoss...

From NYC.

Richard Liriano said...
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Calulu said...

You've summed up the excitement in this household about the coming of baseball season. So glad you've joined us in the realm of blogging, adding you as a favorite. God is great and merciful. Many blessings.

Richard Liriano said...

Hammer... welcome to the world of blogging.

Hope you have fun with blogging as us bloggers do...

Please refer some of your friends to blogging also (there is nothing like it...

In closing, I've always respected you and supported you however I can.

God Bless...

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Karen said...

He hee, who is ERIC??? If I can even ask that? Karen (The one that doesn't believe but I also don't mean to offend- either way- I'm good.)

Mary said...

What do you think about the war on terror?

bricotrout said...

if this is the real Hammer then finish this sentence: too legit, too legit to.....

you can post the answer at my site. im guessing you dont know it. there are too many frauds out there in cyberland (mili vanili's if you will) claiming to be somebody else.
if it is you then all apologies.

dxsuckit said...

This is the year of the Tigers. I like the A's too, since I learned you used to be a bat boy. I still have my British Knights!

Satya said...

In my humble opinion, the wild card has taken some of the luster off the baseball season. It seems that the long (too long --- the season should go back to 154 games, particularly given the long playoffs) season means less than in the past, since the wild card teams seem to go into the playoffs with more momentum that the real championship squads that have proven their mettle over the long haul. Perhaps they should go back to the plan of realignment and simultaneously create more of an advantage for having been the best team over the entire season (maybe the wild card team should have to play all their games on the road). Despite these complaints, I agree with you that spring and baseball are wonderful triggers for the Halycon days of youth.

Cheers!

Satya said...

. . . that is, triggers for memories of those halcyon days (two mistakes in the above). It would be nice if they actually brought the days back, but . . .

Suko Family said...

Hi Stanley,

Great blog but I am confused. For a time I thought you had found Christ and began preaching.

Are you putting all that behind you now and going back to your previous life?

Feed tha Soul said...
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mmat said...

woo! hammer rules!

mmat said...

woo! hammer rules!

Feed tha Soul said...
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Feed tha Soul said...

To all my friends on here that is asking Hammer about his committment to rap vs Christ, I want to share with you it is all in his calling by God. Just because he preaches doesn't mean he is to stop rapping, dancing, talking, sharing or loving. God granted him gifts/talents and if he doesn't use them then Hammer have to answer to God why he neglected his ability.

Hammer touches the world through his art and craft of dance, song, rap, poetry and entertaining as well as educating, teaching, preaching and prophetically sharing the word of God which is all a part of God's ministry. This is for real. It is all about Love and Hammer expresses a lot of LOVE.

For those who are interested read Matthew 25:14-30 or refer to my blog
http://www.soulandspirit.blogspot.com/

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Wezi said...

Hammer, long tome no see and now I find you've got a blog. Check out mine if you have time, I reccommend my post Progress Report. At Words of Wezi.

Norm

Carl E. French said...

Great to see you're a big Blogger now, Hammer. Would like to talk to you in person, sometime. Try mine. www.bigdreammaker.blogspot.com

Larrylandia said...

Hammer, will baseball uniforms ever change from those polyestor pants? I would suggest genie pants. Did you ever play baseball with genie pants and patent leather shoes? We do and it is awesome! no Cups necessary player.

Maddy said...

Hello MC - you have a wonderful
writing style. Terrific,
actually.

Smiles!

elasticwaistbandlady said...

Hey Hammer!

My 9 and 10 year old girls think that you're the shiznit and they just learned how to do the finger motions thing for '2 Legit 2 Quit'. Yeah, 15 years too late to look cool though.

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Its All Good!

All In One Travel said...

Hammer I will be looking for your reality show soon...that is what your fans want ...any in the works? How about movie deals...? You are the best!

otho said...

God Bless Mr Hammer. Your name has so much more meaning than my "stage" name ever did. Rappin' with the best of them

otho said...

P.S. I'll put a link on my weblog too!

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Jose Colvin said...

Pumps in da Web!

-=Debbhy=- said...

Really is you,hammer?i can't believe it!today i watch a film with you..you are very good actor..lol!
what you is doing now?is really you,please,answer me in my email:
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thank you!

observation:you really now is gospel?

JShekiRei said...

DAMN MAN! I LIKE SO MUCH UR Blogz! I'm Italian guy and i support u and ur beatz! peace
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ames said...

Dude, WHITE SOX. Don't forget the World Champs! Victory is sweet, but a repeat would be sweeter :)

ames

w.y. said...

I like Yankees, so prefer it to be the WINNER

AirForceFun said...

I'm not much into sports, I like foot ball more than anything. Been kind of more interested in basketball lately having recently volunteered to be a b-ball Referee Official for the Missouri Special Olympics. I watched a baseball game once: it was very long... ^_^"

Blast said...

Well, well, well...HELLO MC HAMMER!
Man, just seein' the name "MC Hammer", and the photos on this blog, brings back alot of memories from back in the day. Mmmm, Mmmm, Mmmm,... "Can't touch this". "STOP! HAMMa' TIME"! LOL, I could go all night back in the day. Now, I might fall and break a hip or somethin'...LOL! Nah just playin'. Just wanted to say hey!

joe said...

Damn Hammer, I wish we had a little more sun up here in Seattle. I hear you though, Spring does bring out some great rivalries. Lets see the Mariners hit 90 wins this season, lord knows we need it after that catastrophe of a Superbowl. :P

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RT said...
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princessoctober said...

Spring is not only when things renew themselves, but, I find it is when you can renew your self as well. Its the time when little boys can run off all the excess energy from winter. I find spring to be the best time of the year, the smell of grass being cut,flowers in bloom and the start of the grilling. Not to mention watching everything come to life again.
Its nice to see you here, I hope your enjoying your blog expierence. If you have the time stop by my blog and say whats up?

surreal said...

dur sala

jk said...

Yeessss! Balltime again! My son and I have a yearly rilvery- he is a forever-fan of Cards and me, you mentioned Rocket Rogers: Houston Astros!!! When spring training commenced, Bagwell and Rogers didn't show up at spring training and I was like... OH NO!!!! So, I am biting my nails... But, the balls will fly and the bats will swing.
I am waiting for my Astros to make another appearance at the World Series! Let's Play Ball!

David Nateras said...

Ho yea Hammer cool welcome to blogosphere, gretings from Monterrey México.
saludos
hail

R2K said...

:) too crazy!

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ikiv said...

Music will never die.

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hello, would like to know as if it places image of titulo in blogspot helps me or it teaches to me?

Morris said...
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Mary said...

What do you think about the war on terror?

Scott Evans said...

We have to WIN it. I have a son in law in Afganastan looking for a top ten list of the bad guys right now.

mark said...

Go Cubbies!

fancyrants said...

YO, HAMMER! Every time I watch the following trailer I wish you were in it. It's a baseball movie called THE BENCHWARMERS. So, you keep popping into my head. You shoulda done something for the soundtrack! Napoleon Dynamite, the guy that plays him anyway stars in it. Here's a link. FUNNY stuff!

http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/thebenchwarmers/site/benchwarmers.php?

You gonna see it?

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