Canaries to host "Balco be Gone Night": Here is a neat twist to the whole Steroid issue!
posted by daddisamm to baseball at 11:53 AM - 5 comments
Hahahaha...I'd love to see this one!
posted by lil_brown_bat at 12:12 PM on May 24
Thanks for the fun link! Sports teams need to get a sense of humor like these guys. Because they have nothing to do with steroids, right? "Other activities scheduled for BALCO (Be Gone) Night include a video wall game called “Juice or Juiced?”, The Marion Jones “Two Fat Guys Not-on-Steroids” Race, Public Address announcer Dan Christopherson going through wild mood swings, and fans voting on the All-Time “Non-Steroid” Baseball Team."
posted by worldcup2002 at 12:45 PM on May 24
There have been a couple of players suspended from the Northern League for steroids. This was mainlhy because they had failed the test in the MLB minor leagues.. The Testing policies of the Independant teams are not well know. The Northern league maintains that each teams does test for drugs and other substances. This is just plain fun. Mike Veck is a minority owner of the Canaries. He is also involved in the ownership of the St Paul Saints. They were the ones who had the pig take the line-up ard to home plate.
posted by daddisamm at 01:07 PM on May 24
Mike Veck iike his "Pop"has the same since of irony.who might have went further with free Balco products to the first 30,000.Maybe even a drawing to share dinner out with muscle headed sluggers who lied or stonewalled before Congress.
posted by clarencesmmns at 02:35 PM on May 24
Oh, that's awesome! The PA Announcer is going to go through wild mood swings? "All the fans will be tested by the end of the game?" "The Marion Jones 'Two Fat Guys Not On Steroids' Race?" The Veeck family is a fountain of genius. Awesome, awesome, awesome.
posted by chicobangs at 03:39 PM on May 24
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