You Will Never Be This Famous

Ah, October. A great time of year for so many reason. The weather. The treats --caramel apples and pumpkin latte, anyone? Playoff baseball. And of course, my birthday.

The Phillies are in the midst of a battle with the St. Louis Cardinals to win the National League Divisional Series and advance to the next round of the playoffs. For a team so good that only a World Championship will do, a win Friday night in Philadelphia is critical.

The weight on both teams was somehow lessened on Wednesday by something on the field. Not a player. Not a ball. Something else.

If you pay attention to sports news, you know what I'm talking about. You're sick of what I'm talking about. But I'm talking about it all the same.

This, ladies and gentleman, was the star of Wednesday's game:

Here's video if you just can't get enough of our furry friend.

That's right. I'm talking about a blasted squirrel. He has a Twitter feed. He's headlining SportsCenter.

This blasted rodent is more famous than you or I will ever be. Just let that thought marinate a bit. It hurts. Oh yes. It hurts. 

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