An Open Letter To Bill Simmons

April 29th, 2010 by Thomas Galicia Leave a reply »
Dear Bill Simmons,

I've been a fan of yours ever since that February day in 2002 when I was in Ms. Culmo's Computer Class and finished up my Microsoft Word assignment and had time to kill and read you for the first time.   The pop culture references, the unabashed Boston homerism, and the fact that despite your many flaws, you were still funny, well informed, and a great read.

My favorites of yours are your mail-bag, ramblings, NBA Draft Diary with your dad, and of course your annual NBA top 50 trade value column.

I purchased your Red Sox book despite not being a Red Sox fan. And after reading and even enjoying it, passed it on to one of my good friends, who was a Red Sox fan.  I even pre-ordered your "Book of Basketball" on Amazon, then when I received it in the mail, read it in three weeks.  And I'm about to use your book, a great read, against you.

Fact is, since moving to Los Angeles, you've lost your fastball. I don't remember the last time you rambled, and you've had one...ONE mailbag since the beginning of the year.  Now I know it must be hard for you to answer questions in a witty way considering that you ...

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