Farewell classic dot racing.
The Oakland A’s have had dot racing at the Coliseum since they had a video screen. With decades of history, dot racing has been a staple in the East Bay. The dots have always been red, white and blue and sometimes they have even done a live version.
Since I was a kid, I have enjoyed it and the entire Coliseum crowd eats it up. But on Tuesday night, dot racing changed its colors to green, white and gold. Even though the change makes sense, it saddens me because it ends a long-time theory I had been working on for many years.
No pole needed.
This was from Sunday’s A’s game. It’s funny, it’s clever, it’s a Seinfeld reference.
The entire weekend back was nice. Got a chance to go back to the Coliseum and watch the A’s sweep the Indians. Coming back for the anniversary of the 20-game win streak brought back memories of when I fell in love with this team.
Overall, it was just a good weekend to be back home and be with good baseball. I love this A’s team.
What clever signs have you seen in baseball — or in fact, any sporting event you’ve attended?