Here is something that I thought might be interesting. You all know that psychological tactic of “word association,” where someone says a word and you just run off whatever first comes to your mind. Well, I think it might be interesting to see what happens if we use sports teams. So, as a somewhat regular segment, I will just throw a team out there and you guys respond with whatever first comes to your mind and run from there. It can be anything: players, coaches, games, uniforms, events in your life, etc. No internet lookups, no deep thinking, just knee-jerk reactions to what you see in your mind when you hear a certain team. We will start with a very random one (and the responses–at least mine–will be very off-the-wall, in fact some of them may not even make sense or have anything to do with the team).
What is the first thing your mind sees when you think of:
THE SAN DIEGO PADRES