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Postby BobbyRoberto » Sat Aug 27, 2005 4:58 pm

i agree with you...you gotta do what you gotta do to win


That statement opens up a whole can of worms. Seriously, if you take it literally then you should have no problem with steroid-use, corked bats, scuffing the ball (pitchers), grabbing someone's belt loop (an old-school method of cheating), tripping a baserunner, doing the Alex Rodriguez arm slap, etc.
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Postby BaseballFann0008 » Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:27 pm

BobbyRoberto wrote:
i agree with you...you gotta do what you gotta do to win


That statement opens up a whole can of worms. Seriously, if you take it literally then you should have no problem with steroid-use, corked bats, scuffing the ball (pitchers), grabbing someone's belt loop (an old-school method of cheating), tripping a baserunner, doing the Alex Rodriguez arm slap, etc.
its easy to say bending the rules is bad as a spectator, but put youself in the persons shoes, its natural instinct to w/e it takes to be the best
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Postby BaseballFann0008 » Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:28 pm

oh and one more thing steroids dont help you hit a 95+ mph fastball either
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Postby josebach » Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:30 pm

BaseballFann0008 wrote:oh and one more thing steroids dont help you hit a 95+ mph fastball either


From your last few posts, I would guess you're 15 yrs old or younger? Do I win a prize?
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Postby SuptownSpartans34 » Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:31 pm

BaseballFann0008 wrote:oh and one more thing steroids dont help you hit a 95+ mph fastball either


Can we put the steroid issue to rest, at least until the offseason?
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Postby DK » Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:36 pm

BaseballFann0008 wrote:oh and one more thing steroids dont help you hit a 95+ mph fastball either


So all the players who have been caught put their career in jeopardy for something that doesn't make you better? Steroids are on the MLB banned list just because?

I think someone here deserves a prize... ;-7
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Postby warrick95 » Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:40 pm

The problem here is that many people have a different definition of proper ethics and morals, just as people have different ways of conduct. I think that as peers, we should offer our $0.02, but not go onto a crazy persecuting witch-hunt if we believe that their morals are flawed. If that's the way that they think, even with our rational thoughts on the matter, let them be. We don't want to sound sanctimonious.
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Postby Red Stripe » Sat Aug 27, 2005 6:21 pm

josebach wrote:
BaseballFann0008 wrote:oh and one more thing steroids dont help you hit a 95+ mph fastball either


From your last few posts, I would guess you're 15 yrs old or younger? Do I win a prize?


From what Ive read from him the last few days Id have to say 11 or 12.
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Postby mweir145 » Sat Aug 27, 2005 6:24 pm

BaseballFann0008 wrote:
BobbyRoberto wrote:
i agree with you...you gotta do what you gotta do to win


That statement opens up a whole can of worms. Seriously, if you take it literally then you should have no problem with steroid-use, corked bats, scuffing the ball (pitchers), grabbing someone's belt loop (an old-school method of cheating), tripping a baserunner, doing the Alex Rodriguez arm slap, etc.
its easy to say bending the rules is bad as a spectator, but put youself in the persons shoes, its natural instinct to w/e it takes to be the best

Exactly, athletes put huge pressure on themselves to exceed at the highest level, and many of them will do whatever it takes to succeed.
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Postby mweir145 » Sat Aug 27, 2005 6:25 pm

josebach wrote:
BaseballFann0008 wrote:oh and one more thing steroids dont help you hit a 95+ mph fastball either


From your last few posts, I would guess you're 15 yrs old or younger? Do I win a prize?

This matters in the terms of this thread because...? :-?

Is it a crime to be 15 yrs old or younger, and post on these boards? :-?
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