As you probably already know, former Yankees catcher and captain Thurman Munson was killed during a plane crash on this date 33 years ago. He was piloting the duel-engine plane and practicing landings during an off day. His number 15 was retired immediately and George Steinbrenner kept Munson’s locker as is until the the Yankees moved into the New Stadium. It now sits in the museum at the new park. The Yankees will surely pay tribute to Munson’s life and career during tomorrow night’s game, a life and career I wasn’t around to see.
Here is your open thread for the night. The Phillies and Nationals (Hamels vs. Detwiler) will be on MLB Network, and that’s pretty much it as far as nationally televised sports go. Well, other than the Olympics of course. Talk about that or anything else here. Go nuts.