A belated birthday to Hammer & Rails/Off the Tracks

I forgot to mention this on Saturday, but we passed another milestone. On August 28th, 2006 I launched what was then called the Purdue Football Blog. It took me awhile to even get one comment,  but in the four years since this site has grown beyond anything I could have ever dreamed for it, and it has continued to grow.

It is because of you readers that I am here at SBNation.

It is because of you readers that I was credentialed for the Big Ten Tournament.

It is because of you readers that I will be credentialed this weekend at Notre Dame.

I thank you from the bottom of my heart. You guys are the reason that I get to do what I do here.

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