The Lemon Drop – Not Your Granddaddy’s (Or Even Daddy’s) Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins have had exactly one claim to fame in their entire existence. The organization tightly hangs on to the past as the fanbase struggles with their present. The Perfect 72 season is both a source of pride and frustration for the followers of Miami’s professional football team. It

The Lemon Drop – Make Baseball Great Again

The days baseball used to be known as America's Pastime are long gone. America chose a new lover as the old one was surpassed by football; it seemed more like football flew by as baseball stood still. It's been some time since the boys of summer celebrated success past the

The Lemon Drop – Fish Cutting Bait?

Have you ever seen the movie Fever Pitch? You know, the RomCom with Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore about the Boston Red Sox circa 2004. Well, in the opening scene, Fallon's 7-year old character (Ben) gets taken to a ballgame at Fenway Park by his Uncle Carl (Lenny Clark) where

The Lemon Drop – The More You Know…

In the realm of sports, especially nowadays, few stories go untold. Basically, social media and an over-saturation of outlets have made it damn near impossible to fly under the radar for any athlete in the national entertainment spotlight. However, I still feel like there are things – huge, news-worthy, pressing

The Lemon Drop – R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Find Out What It Means To Baseball

"Respect the game". Has a more ridiculous sentence ever been uttered? Consider the beginning and end of said sentence. "Respect", followed by the word "game". "Game" as in play. "Game" as in entertainment. "Game" as in not that fucking serious.  Baseball is about as bad as it gets when it comes

The Lemon Drop – O Captain! My Captain!

Growing up, my two favorite baseball players were Derek Jeter and Ken Griffey, Jr. Griffey was the smooth-swinging lefty, the flashy outfielder, and the guy my favorite game was named after (Ken Griffey, Jr.'s Slugfest for the Nintendo 64). I loved Griffey, he was the shit. But Jeter, Jeter was