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Best BBTN Talent

Karl Ravech
Peter Gammons
John Kruk
Harold Reynolds
Steve Phillips
Orel Hersheiser
Tino Martinez
Jeff Brantley
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Postby MMoNeY24 » Tue Jul 25, 2006 3:05 pm

Only one I actually hate is Steve Phillips and I don't mind the rest, including Kruk. I'd say I liked HR best though and Brantley/Hershiser have been pretty good too from what I recall.
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Postby The Loveable Losers » Tue Jul 25, 2006 3:07 pm

I don't watch BBTN but I will say that Steve Phillips is really good to listen to on the radio when he's on Mike and Mike. Not sure if he's bad on TV but he's really interesting on the radio.
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Postby smoovethug » Tue Jul 25, 2006 7:32 pm

HR gets the nod from me. It's gonna be tough not seeing him on BBTN anymore, very insightful and knowledgable and humorous at times. Ravech is also one of my favorites, as well as Kurkjian and Gammons for pure knowledge. Brantley is the only one I really don't like. I like that he played the game and can give insight on some things but he just doesn't come off as a good speaker, he always seems to be stammering and stuttering and is never really in sync with the on screen displays.

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Postby Morrison8312 » Tue Jul 25, 2006 7:38 pm

Kruk was a sick man when he picked the DBacks as the sleeper in 05 LMAO

voted for HR but I really don't have a problem with any of them
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Postby whoseyourdaddy12 » Tue Jul 25, 2006 8:27 pm

why did Kruk come to baseball tonight anyways? He should go back to Best Damn.
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Postby CircleMeBert » Tue Jul 25, 2006 8:37 pm

Gammons and Kurkjian are two of the most knowledgable on there. Kruk is completely incompetent.
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Postby thedude » Tue Jul 25, 2006 11:40 pm

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thomasps3 wrote:Agree on the Gammons vote. He seems to get a lot of flak 'round here, but he has so many sources and is very relevant to rumor mongers like we are.... :-b

Gammons knows about the highly publicized media-hyped east coast teams (Red Sox, Yankees, and to a lesser extent, the Mets), but he sounds like a complete idiot when he talks about every other team.

I'll take the recently fired HR, with Ravech and Kurkjian following closely behind.

Gammons is the man. He is the only guy on that show that has any real knowledge of today's game or personal decisions (steve Phillips is useless, if he knew anything he wouldn't be at ESPN),
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Postby HOOTIE » Wed Jul 26, 2006 12:51 am

Pogotheostrich wrote:I voted other. Tim Kurkjian is my favorite.

I think Tim blows everybody away. He understands the deeper side.
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Postby 1337_Dude » Wed Jul 26, 2006 1:26 am

I like Gammons with Buster Onley being a close 2nd.
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Postby brandnew » Wed Jul 26, 2006 1:56 am

If you picked Kruk, please scroll up and to the left of your screen and click the majestically colored yellow lettering engraved "Football."
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