Wednesday, June 29, 2005

We're Number One

Did you know that the White Sox have the best record in all of baseball?!? I knew they were in first place in their division, but I didn't realize the extent to which they were winning. Of course, the naysayers out there will say this is the way the Sox usually perform - they're stellar when it don't matter and will just do something tragic like lose 24 games in a row to ensure they miss the playoffs. This would hurt if it weren't true, so it is particularly traumatic since it has some basis in fact. One can only hope the Sox keep up the level of play and that the management doesn't do something outrageous like trade all our pitchers for Barry Bonds.

If you want to keep up on the ChiSox, you can check out their blog which is at:

Today was a light day for neurosurgery. Saw two cases, one a laminectomy (remove part of the vertebra) and one a foraminotomy (make a hole in the vertebra). The lami was at L4 in a guy with a major disc herniation, looked like a tennis ball was compressing his nerve root while the foraminotomy was at C2 to decompress tension on the nerve root in a lady who was in a motor vehicle accident. Both cases went well and I got to leave relatively early...

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