(h/t to Baroness Wezenhausen for coming up with this idea)During Friday’s game, there was a little discussion on Twitter about how the NL Central was like the movie Caddyshack. A lot of the ideas people threw around were pretty funny, and I got around to thinking about the similarities a little more.
I’ve seen the movie once or twice, but I’m guessing there are people here who know it a lot better than me. So, if you have anything to add (I couldn’t come up with a match for Lacey Underall), don’t hesitate to tweet (@n_prill or @TheBrewersBar) or leave a comment.
The 2012 Brewers are Danny Noonan. Danny is a good kid who hasn’t figured out what he’s going to do with his life, and (I still think) the Brewers are a good team who is yet to hit their stride. However, they both have their eyes on a big prize: For Danny, the Caddy’s Scholarship, and for the Brewers, a playoff spot.
Like the Brewers, Danny has an antagonist at the top standing in his way. For the Brewers, this is the first-place Cardinals. For Danny, this is Judge Elihu Smails, a rich dinosaur who controls the scholarship fund. Judge Smails has been pretty successful over his life, but -- perhaps as a result --
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