Astros and Debits

by James Finn Garner

If Houston’s the most valuable franchise,
As Forbes Magazine did just say,
Then our economic assumptions
Are a foundation made of clay.

To be valuable, apparently, is to
Never spend your cash, just hoard it,
Yet I keep hearing the voice of Chico Marx:
“For us not to play, you couldn’t afford it.”

 


Published in Houston Astros, James Finn Garner, Management, Pure doggerel | Link to this poem | 2 Comments

Astros and Debits: 2 Comments

  1. Michael X. Ferraro wrote,

    you can’t fool me. there ain’t no sanity clause.

  2. James Finn Garner wrote,

    And is my word good enough for you?

    I should say not!

    Then that cuts out two more clauses.

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