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Postby MMoNeY24 » Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:01 pm

Yoda wrote:
ChipperJonesFanatic wrote:
acsguitar wrote:
JTWood wrote:
PlayingWithFire wrote:Best of luck to him. Was a very good pitcher for the Twins for a long time, and stuck with them his whole career, which is rare now a days. ;-D

Bagwell... Radke... There just aren't many of them anymore.


Jeter ;-D


Chipper Jones ;-D


Chipper Jones? :-?


Larry was drafted by and always with Atlanta.

Even though not brought up by them, Smoltz with them since 1988 is pretty impressive also.
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Postby BlueBandit24 » Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:05 pm

Very solid career for Radke. And I know as a Twins fan everyone appreciated his loyalty and his willingness to pitch through pain. I hope he has a happy retirement.
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Postby davidmarver » Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:19 pm

Pitching through a torn labrum and broken shoulder socket is perhaps the most pain I've ever heard a baseball player play with. Having a bunch of family from Minnetonka, Radke was a family favorite...his early retirement reminds me of Robert Smith's -- another family fave. Wish Radke the best. ;-D
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Postby Half Massed » Mon Dec 18, 2006 10:36 pm

I was a little sad to see Radke lose his last game when the A's beat him to advance in the playoffs, but that was drowned out by my happiness that the A's were advancing in the playoffs. He was a classy guy.
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