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As a dyed-in-the-wool Met fan, any negative publicity the Yankees receive is welcome news. That being said, I agree with the Sousepaw. Anyone who has played even Little League knows that the shortstop should've taken control of the pop-up, either calling off the third baseman immediately, or at the very least, going over and covering 3B. Hey, these guys are the elite of the elite and earning money I can only dream about. Just because someone yells out "your mother wears army boots", doesn't make him the antichrist. Barreling into a catcher on a play at the plate is no more sportman-like, yet you don't hear anyone complaining about that.
posted by FishingDr at 04:23 AM on May 31
Why would you stay in the league and risk being crippled on some play? "Plummer has three years left on his contract and was due $5.3 million in 2007. " I would have to say $5.3 Million is reason enough to play quarterback in South Florida. If the risk of being crippled on some play had anything to do with it, then he should have never started playing football. Maybe he could've been an underachieving handball player his entire career.
posted by FishingDr at 04:29 AM on March 12
If you want to judge a coach by what he gets out of his players, there is no better coach in any sport than Bobby Knight. Dean Smith's teams were consistently underachievers.
posted by FishingDr at 04:12 AM on January 02
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