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Postby thedude » Tue Apr 10, 2007 7:12 pm

"I do not think baseball of today is any better than it was 30 years ago... I still think Radbourne is the greatest of the pitchers." John Sullivan 1914-Old athletes never change.
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Postby pokerplaya » Tue Apr 10, 2007 7:18 pm

Wow.... 8-o
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Postby Mugrila » Tue Apr 10, 2007 7:29 pm

Now if he could somehow use that to hit a baseball.
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Postby GiantsFan14 » Tue Apr 10, 2007 7:50 pm

i'll be impressed when he jumps over the catcher to score when stealing home, though he does have to get on base first...
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Postby Dislexic Irishman » Tue Apr 10, 2007 8:56 pm

HE IS THE MAN.....
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Postby smoovethug » Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:26 pm

Sick, too bad he can't incorporate that into baseball.
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Postby BaseballFann0008 » Tue Apr 10, 2007 10:06 pm

Someone who is affiliated with the Devil Rays says this was how Gathright was discovered. By a low level scout in an organization. Who knows how valid it is, but judging on his baseball skills I would kinda believe it.
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Postby thedude » Tue Apr 10, 2007 11:11 pm

BaseballFann0008 wrote:Someone who is affiliated with the Devil Rays says this was how Gathright was discovered. By a low level scout in an organization. Who knows how valid it is, but judging on his baseball skills I would kinda believe it.


They saw him jumping cars and offered him a baseball contract? And my mother told me never to play in the street.
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Postby Madison » Tue Apr 10, 2007 11:34 pm

Wow. Let's hope he's stopped that habit. Could you imagine having to explain that injury? :-b
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Postby orange12 » Wed Apr 11, 2007 4:18 am

Can somebody with some athletic training experience tell me what kind of conditioning it takes to achieve that kind of vertical jump height? The concept of vertical jump height always eluded me. Obviously its not just doing squats and pumping up your legs like crazy. Is it some sort of ratio between calf strength and overall weight?
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