MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

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Re: MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

Postby LotusBlossom » Tue Oct 25, 2011 12:03 am

What's with LaRussa's hair? I'm still pulling for the Cards but that hair has to go!
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Re: MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

Postby Rumsfeld » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:56 pm

Whatta game.
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Re: MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

Postby Corb » Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:35 pm

Why do the managers wear the uniform!? They look ridiculous - what, they are going to bust out and play? :scowl:
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Re: MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

Postby Rumsfeld » Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:41 pm

Game 7.

Nolan Ryan looks like someone just took a dump in his wife's lap.

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Re: MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

Postby Jovorock » Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:50 pm

Great game but 5 errors in a world series game? Holliday drop ball in LF was unreal. I would of given my little league team crap for doing that but this is happening in this World Series, unbelievable :lol:
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Re: MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

Postby Eddy Punch Clock » Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:11 am

Corb wrote:Why do the managers wear the uniform!? They look ridiculous - what, they are going to bust out and play? :scowl:


:lol:

I never thought of that before. You just gave me another reason to hate professional Baseball.
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Re: MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

Postby Rumsfeld » Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:28 am

There should be a timer on how long the pitcher can stand there not throwing the ball. And maybe a limit on how many times the manager can trot out there for a conference. Purists would say I'm an idiot but the playoff games are simply too long, especially in a sport with such little action.
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Re: MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

Postby Corb » Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:06 pm

Eddy Punch Clock wrote:
Corb wrote:Why do the managers wear the uniform!? They look ridiculous - what, they are going to bust out and play? :scowl:


:lol:

I never thought of that before. You just gave me another reason to hate professional Baseball.

I noticed it last night when I was trying to watch. Tony Larussa looked absolutely retarded in his 'gear'.
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Re: MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

Postby Jovorock » Fri Oct 28, 2011 5:42 pm

Rumsfeld wrote:There should be a timer on how long the pitcher can stand there not throwing the ball. And maybe a limit on how many times the manager can trot out there for a conference. Purists would say I'm an idiot but the playoff games are simply too long, especially in a sport with such little action.

I'm a purist and I agree with you. I would also start extra innings with the last man out from the prior inning at first or second base. Just to get it going, but only in regular season not playoffs. Regular season extra inning games are bullshit.
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Re: MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

Postby Aaronp18 » Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:07 pm

Rumsfeld wrote:There should be a timer on how long the pitcher can stand there not throwing the ball. And maybe a limit on how many times the manager can trot out there for a conference.


There's rules for both.

The first is rarely enforced unless the other team complains. It should be 12 seconds between pitches, of course that's only if there's no runners on base.

A coach or manager can only make a trip to the mound once per inning, the second time he must pull him. though I'm positive that when I played ball it was a max of 2 per inning and 3 in a game per pitcher before you had to yank him.

The game slows to almost a halt when the teams start using the bullpens, pitchers changers are a slow agonizing process. Especially when a guy comes in to intentionally walk a player and is then yanked :thumbs:
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Re: MLB: Swing battah battah swing!!!

Postby LotusBlossom » Tue Mar 13, 2012 2:24 am

My other sports love is back! Yankees baby!

How many more days until "Opening Day" :) Can't wait.

Heading to NYC this year to have my kiddo experience Yankee Stadium this summer. :rockin:
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