I am pleased to introduce a new author to “Brewers! Brewers! Keep Turnin’ Up the Heat!” That user is 8Letters4Ls, a.k.a. Dan Sikorski. Dan will bring some new insight and viewpoints to the site. He and I go back quite a ways. To fill you in, here’s our story in a nutshell.
1. I’m pretty sure we met at the neighborhood park around the age of three. At least this is what I think we tell people. I don’t think I have any recollection of this event, so it may not have even happened at all… But I do know we’ve known each other since before pre-school.
2. We rocked the it as members of the Baltimore Orioles t-ball team at Franklin Little League. We won every game and even batted around every inning.
3. Along with our younger brothers, we presided over the single-greatest baseball season of all time on Ken Griffey Jr. Baseball on Nintendo 64. Naturally, I won this franchise riding the coattails of Mo Vaughn, Albert Belle, Barry Larkin, John Smoltz and Scott Kamieniecki.
4. Dan’s interest in the Brewers piqued, he became infected by brewerfan.net, and eventually, reached my level of dorky obsession. Then he joined my blog.
Oh, and somewhere along the way I accidentally punched him in the face on purpose. You can see a reenactment of that event laid out in the series of photos below. Welcome Dan!