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December 2004



The solution to the Alou dilemma

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The revelation that Moises Alou urinates on his hands to help build callouses was, I thought, worthy of a nickname. However, I grappled with varieties of “Pee-hands” for the whole year last year without settling on anything right.

I think I finally found it:

Wherever Alou ends up, I hope fans of that team will embrace the nickname as warmly as a Michael Jackson embrace to an eleven year old boy.

When I am ninety-six years old I intend to mature, but not one day earlier.

Update: Alou signed with SF today for 2 years