The Whippets won last Sunday afternoon. They played the Freeport Flyers and they won by a score of 3-2. It was a great game—it was one of those close, tight games where everything that happens means a lot because it’s so close.
Babe Ruth visits the town for an exhibition game against the Lake Wobegon Schroeders, in a monologue from 1985.
“I don’t want to be 64. I want to be 43. But that’s life. Life is one disappointment after another. Jesus said the meek would inherit the earth, but so far all we’ve gotten is Minnesota and North Dakota.”—GK’s thoughts on birthdays, from a few years back
It’s been warm out there—what we call warm. It’s been in the 90s. It’s been good tomato-growing weather.
Irene Bunsen grows a crop of unique tomato plants and a potential buyer bartends at the Sidetrack Tap to get a feel for the place, allowing Wally to enjoy some time on his pontoon boat, in a monologue from 1999.