“We already have two strikes against us already…so you might as well not kick yourself out of the game. In football, you can’t kick them out. You need those players. In baseball, they don’t need us…Baseball is a white man’s sport.”

never was a caged bird
never could be free
never was a blackbird
swinging in the Southern breeze

Charm City paramour
Mondawmin matador
won’t never hear a black word
from me

Adam Jones photo courtesy of Keith Allison.

Adam Jones quote courtesy of USA Today.


One Response to “Oriole”

  1. […] out, Alex Cobb is an improvement over Yovani Gallardo and Ubaldo Jimenez, and….uh….I once wrote a poem about Adam Jones.  Baltimore will not finish last if only because of the AL Miami […]

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