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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Tyrannical Teabaggers
A brief history of The Tyrannical Teabaggers:
The original Teabaggers played in ASSC and were made up of Ohio State alumni. Being corn-fed midwesterners, they were superior athletes and drinkers. They heard that WAKA was more social, so they moved over to Live. They won the tournament in their first season despite playing with an all-girl infield, and I think only 10 people that day? I wasn't there during this time and didn't run this by anyone, so I'm just winging this part of team history. The team moved up to Capital because it was more competitive and became more a mix of OSU alums and UT chemical engineering grad students. The engineering nerds ended up being surprisingly fast and good at kickball. Since then the team is less OSU alums, more grad students, and more miscellaneous folks.
Anyways, the whole point of that history lesson was to explain the Ohio State roots of the team. Only Doug and I are left as OSU alums, but they say (I say?) teams take on the character of their coaches, so that means the Teabaggers are still officially an OSU team. I know Justin jumped on the Buckeye train a long time ago. We play the Wolverines of Michigan this week, so because they are our arch rivals, we are looking forward to destroying them this week. When we're running up the score late in the game, just remember this quote from Woody Hayes, "because I couldn't go for 3".