Magic Number is 37
The topic for today:
Of the myriad possible ways for the A's to choke in September, describe the scenario that produces the helpless gasping for air that begs the late-arriving Heimlich.
I'll go first:
Larry Davis, Oakland's head trainer, washes his digusting hair for the first time this season and none of the players recognize him, leading to numerous bangs and bruises going untreated, weakening the squad and contributing to an 0-8 slide sometime before the tree leaves start turning the color of an Angel jersey.
And also, it is almost September and time to check out the growing SBNation family of Football Blogs:
Field Gulls (Seahawks)
Pats Pulpit (Patriots)
I guess you can make this a How will Brett Favre do in his final season thread if you are more inclined, seeing as he has more of a chance to something with his green and gold than Soon-to-Choakland...