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Why is Dmitri Young referred to "Da Meat Hook"?

Postby LouisC9999 » Wed Aug 02, 2006 6:17 pm

It just occurred to me to ask on this forum.
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Postby Simulacrum » Wed Aug 02, 2006 6:22 pm

Cuz he looks like a huge side of beef hanging from a hook? That's what I always thought anyway. :-)
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Postby hybrid » Wed Aug 02, 2006 6:27 pm

I'm not quite sure either, though the first two words are easy to figure out. Just say his first name, it's sound like "Da Meat" ... just not sure about the "Hook" part.
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Postby Old_Style » Wed Aug 02, 2006 6:30 pm

yeah, dmitri does look like a slab of beef i guess
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Postby StudentOfTheGame » Wed Aug 02, 2006 7:39 pm

Have you ever seen him round the bases after a HR...It looks like he makes a little hook with his hand. It's kind of funny actually..

That could be why he is called da meat hook, but I always thought it was because that phrase is pronounced almost the same way as his first name:

Dmitri----DaMeathook
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Postby Matthias » Wed Aug 02, 2006 7:49 pm

heh. not sure. but mcsweeney's wants to know what he's done to deserve such a cool nickname.

http://www.mcsweeneys.net/links/fantasy ... enam6.html
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