Hooray For Everything

BaseballTwo years ago today I was part of a decision that haunts me to this day. We in Raging Storm voted to change our name from Hooray For Everything.

Hooray For Everything was not only a fantastic name for a slo-pitch team, but it was a successful one. We won three championships in four seasons. I previously discussed the origin of the name, a handle given to a group of "well-groomed young go-getters" on "The Simpsons". It was a good name, a solid name, an ironic name, and two years ago today we voted to change it to the soulless Raging Storm.

Not a day goes by that I don't regret that decision. Hooray For Everything, you're deeply missed.

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The key to a team name is to pick an obscure reference from a show that will never get old. It takes a true fan of The Simpsons and a true sense of humour to appreciate that name. To everyone else, it just sounds lame. I picked that name and I thank you for your support.

February 7, 2006 @ 6:58 PM


They both suck.

July 13, 2008 @ 11:32 AM

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