Sun-Times sports columnist Telander is on the mark today. It's in his discussion of Finger-heavenward Sox catcher Pierzynski, who got Cub pitcher Zambrano’s cork without half trying yesterday, doing a Z-imitation on a home-run trot -- chest-pound-lips-touch-finger-up to that Great Umpire in the Sky Who Got It Right This Time.
Was imitating no one, says P, innocent as always. It was about something “you don’t know anything about” that happened “off the field a few days ago,” he tells Telander, who takes the occasion to say:
Personally, I’m waiting for the first athlete in any sport to point downward after his big moment.
Me too, but we have a long wait.