Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Timber Jim in the Merc

When the announcement came down a while back that Timber Jim was hanging up his chainsaw in 2008, I felt surprised and saddened at the thought of home matches without him. But to be honest, I kind of socked that nugget of info into a small nook of the memory banks and didn't summon it again until now. Now, in a little more than a week, Timber Jim's reign on the victory log will officially come to a close and it's definitely starting to sink in.

Check out the details of Jim's farewell in this rare sports-related story in the Portland Mercury.

My hope is Jim continues to wear his normal garb and bang his drum while he takes in matches as a "fan."

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