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Re: Major League Baseball
« Reply #3885 on: November 13, 2020, 10:00:59 PM »

I watched about 5 or 6 episodes, but the genre is less than appealing to me, so I bailed.

Reminded me of too many in the GOP.
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« Reply #3886 on: November 13, 2020, 11:39:35 PM »

I think it reminded a lot of people of today's twisted and perverse Republican party.

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The show to date, is disturbing as hell in its portrayal of the cruelty and inhumanity, it probably makes Mike Pence hard, and Amy Coney Barrett giggle. but I digress.
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« Reply #3890 on: November 21, 2020, 09:37:17 PM »

Reading about Toronto's basketball team in the news and of the Celtics and their GM reminded me of this headline from 1981:
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« Reply #3892 on: November 24, 2020, 01:04:44 PM »

https://www.pitcherlist.com/why-curt-schilling-has-no-place-in-cooperstown/

Excellent piece on why "Red-light" Schilling needs to be allowed by the BBWAA to fade to black. Unrepentant racists have no place in the HOF. Voting for one is an act of complicity that should be unforgivable.

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« Reply #3893 on: November 24, 2020, 01:38:19 PM »

Thanks for the link.
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« Reply #3894 on: November 24, 2020, 01:39:25 PM »

Content warning:. Racism, violence

Heh
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« Reply #3895 on: November 24, 2020, 08:11:40 PM »

Content warning:. Racism, violence

Heh

And: Being a dick.

Should come with most of your posts, too.
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« Reply #3896 on: November 24, 2020, 10:27:12 PM »

Sorry to spoil your party - I think 38 gets into the HOF soon.
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« Reply #3897 on: November 24, 2020, 10:30:30 PM »

Sorry to spoil your party - I think 38 gets into the HOF soon.

Given who else is in there with political foibles, it's hard to see a consistent reason to keep him out.

Not that I find the HoF voters to be especially consistent.
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« Reply #3898 on: November 25, 2020, 09:18:13 AM »

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/randy-arozarena-rays-arrested-mexico-domestic-dispute/

Not good news for the (former) rookie. I hope it turns out to have been a tempest in a teapot, with nobody hurt beyond feelings, but I am not optimistic.
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« Reply #3899 on: November 25, 2020, 12:51:21 PM »

Sorry to spoil your party - I think 38 gets into the HOF soon.

Given who else is in there with political foibles, it's hard to see a consistent reason to keep him out.

Not that I find the HoF voters to be especially consistent.

And there's the rub. NO SPORTSWRITER should be involved with putting players in the HOF.

Especially those who can not see that putting someone as indecent a person, as bigoted, as racist, and as narcissistic as this one. The excuse of saying "given who else is in there" is just that. An excuse. There is no need to perpetuate mistakes that have been made in the past.
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