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The fault does not lie with Lidge.Using the exaggerated shift with a man on base cost the game.Once there was a man on third,
Lidge could not use his out pitch , the slider and the the Yankees and most of America knew it.Any pro batter can hit a fastball when he knows it's coming whether it's 89 mph or 96 mph. Only Nolan Ryan had the kind of fastball that few could hit....Lidge had to hit the dirt so the catcher could get his throw off,no way he could have covered third.Watch the rerun, Lidge was damn near prone when the catchers throw went over his head, by the time he got to his feet, Damon was halfway to third.
posted by Lashlarue at 04:43 PM on November 02
All sports end their broadcasts with the copyright spiel. We as fans are so used to it, we for the most part carry on as if it didn't exist.I always wondered what would happen if they tried to enforce it. Would I be guilty of copyright infringment for describing a play I saw on Tv to my friends.Think they will need a few thousand more prisons built for us hardened sports criminals.
posted by Lashlarue at 07:33 PM on June 11
I was at the game where they found the nail file in his back pocket, much ado about nothing, he routinely filed his nails in the dugout as it helped him control that wicked knuckleball. He will be sorely missed.
posted by Lashlarue at 06:45 PM on October 28
The gambling sites will find a way around the new law, most likely creating their own offshore financing site.Neteller which is based in England is still accepting transactions from US customers.
posted by Lashlarue at 10:35 AM on October 23
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