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Swing For The Fences Edition (4/3/12)
A famous writer once said that April is the cruelest month, but I've gotta tell you, I just don't see it. We love April here at PoolDawg's Worldwide HQ, as it marks the end of snowy winter and the start of baseball season.
We have a couple of traditions here for Opening Day. Keven breaks out the grill for some burgers and dogs, we tune into the MLB network and groove on baseball all day long. That and we talk a little smack since we all have our hometown favorites (Dodgers, Brewers and the Rockies).
Since we're on the subject, it seems like the perfect time to shill for officially licensed MLB products. Fear not though, because once you get through the pitch, Liz Ford has put together an awesome new article just for our loyal PoolDawgians. And away we go!.
Officially Licensed MLB Pool Cues
MLB Home and Away 8 Ball Sets
MLB Pool Table Covers
MLB Dart Board Sets - $159.99
Liz Ford - Put A Band Aid on your Pool Boo-Boo!
You latch on to each new idea you encounter as “the secret to pool!”: A fresh and innovative perspective that lights up your mind and game and energize you to play better than you ever have before. And then it stops working. Until you find the next new thing. We pool-players call these experiences “Band-Aids,” because they successfully cover-up something raw with a clean, tidy and ultimately disposable veneer. The analogy is imperfect, though, because there are some Band-Aids you'll save and reuse - which in the real world would be very, very gross.
The longer you play, the more helpful Band-Aids you'll accumulate, eventually totally a hundred or more. When one stops working you can hit shuffle and shift your perspective to one that you know will work for a while. Case in point? Here are my top-ten all-time favorite Band-Aids, many of which approach the same ideas in different ways...keep reading