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Postby HOOTIE » Sun Jul 17, 2005 11:54 pm

ESPN ran a poll on the greatest clutch performer ever. The 4 in poll were Jordan, Reggie, Tiger, Montana. Not that it means anything, since clutch is just a hyped word, but the results were kind of funny.

Jordan 74%
Montana 16%
Tiger 6%
Reggie 3%

Reggie didn't fair too well did he?
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Postby Kingctb27 » Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:02 am

No, he didn't. I think that's due to the fact that Jordon got 74% of the vote. That's wayyyyyy too much if you ask me.
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Postby Tavish » Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:06 am

The one obvious omission from the poll is Dale Earnhardt, that guy was the best ever with a clutch... :-o
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Postby moochman » Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:09 am

As much as I dis-like Tiger, mostly because he is the greatest golfer in the world and lands a top babe, and yet is still a bore. Loosen up Eldrick. Sorry, where was I. Oh yeah. The one thing that makes him the greatest golfer is that he is clutch. Just watch the other golfers continuously choking in tournaments and appreciate how little it happens to Tiger. He should've been much higher, maybe top.

Jordan was great in the clutch too, but what about Magic, Bird, Kobe...okay, forget Kobe.
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Postby bigh0rt » Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:12 am

Being Reggie Miller's #1 fan, I'd have loved to see him fair better, but I think they got the order pretty much right. Though shaving Jordan down to about 50% and distributing the other points around would make it more accurate, maybe. However, if the question was, "Who was the most clutch performer ever?" you'd have to think that about 3/4 people are going to pick his Airness, so at least the poll appears to be accurate in that respect.
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Postby BobbyRoberto » Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:20 am

Was the Reggie in the poll Reggie Miller? I didn't see the poll but when I saw the post, I assumed they meant "Mr. October" Reggie Jackson.

In Tim McCarver's world, Derek Jeter gets 100% of the vote for greatest clutch performer ever.
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Postby bigh0rt » Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:23 am

BobbyRoberto wrote:Was the Reggie in the poll Reggie Miller? I didn't see the poll but when I saw the post, I assumed they meant "Mr. October" Reggie Jackson.

In Tim McCarver's world, Derek Jeter gets 100% of the vote for greatest clutch performer ever.


Good call. My fandom immediately made me think of Miller, though they did probably mean Jackson. :-b
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Postby beltrans_boy » Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:29 am

Where's Adam Kennedy in this pole? Why does Reggie get all the love?

Or was Adam just lucky...and not clutch?

Or MAYBE, just maybe, clutch hitting is a farce!

(ok, I'll just leave now...don't lynch me)
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Postby wrveres » Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:44 am

Aaah come on ..
everybody knows this is the posterboy for "clutch". ;-7
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Postby beltrans_boy » Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:46 am

wrveres wrote:Aaah come on ..
everybody knows this is the posterboy for "clutch". ;-7
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He's got such calm eyes...

He really came through in the clutch against the Red Sox last year hitting .200 with 0 HRs...

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