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Re: RIP George

Postby Neato Torpedo » Tue Jul 13, 2010 8:40 pm

drunkmonkey wrote:Ticket to All-Star game: $500
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Booing the Yankees on the day of Steinbrenner's death: Classless

Way to go, L.A. :-t

To be fair, I doubt a lot of people know about it. A lot of them just woke up and left for the stadium.

Edit: they cheered Jeter when they had a recording of Bob Sheppard announce his AB, after informing the crowd of his passing.
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Re: RIP George

Postby thedude » Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:07 pm

Rest in Peace
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Re: RIP George

Postby AussieDodger » Tue Jul 13, 2010 11:20 pm

Bummer :-/
I loved that he made baseball more interesting on one hand, and on the other I hated that he could have off-seasons like 2008 where he bought everything.
I really hope the one nutcase son he has (Hank?) takes over from the steady one, that would be entertaining. :-b



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Re: RIP George

Postby drunkmonkey » Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:54 am

Neato Torpedo wrote:Edit: they cheered Jeter when they had a recording of Bob Sheppard announce his AB, after informing the crowd of his passing.


There were clear boos mixed in there. You could tell they were conflicted. I still find it hard to believe, in this age of information & technology, that the majority of the crowd was unaware of the Boss's passing.

Edit: That was still different. The announcer basically said, "Now we're going to play a clip of an announcer who just died." Even the most soulless of people wouldn't boo that (although a few still managed).
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Re: RIP George

Postby SecretAgentMan » Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:20 am

RIP George and thank you.

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Re: RIP George

Postby 4Pack » Wed Jul 14, 2010 7:46 am

drunkmonkey wrote:
Neato Torpedo wrote:Edit: they cheered Jeter when they had a recording of Bob Sheppard announce his AB, after informing the crowd of his passing.


There were clear boos mixed in there. You could tell they were conflicted. I still find it hard to believe, in this age of information & technology, that the majority of the crowd was unaware of the Boss's passing.

Edit: That was still different. The announcer basically said, "Now we're going to play a clip of an announcer who just died." Even the most soulless of people wouldn't boo that (although a few still managed).



So your saying that because George passed away then Yankee players should be applauded? Sorry....RIP George...but I still hate your Yankees.
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Re: RIP George

Postby drunkmonkey » Wed Jul 14, 2010 8:48 am

4Pack wrote:
drunkmonkey wrote:
Neato Torpedo wrote:Edit: they cheered Jeter when they had a recording of Bob Sheppard announce his AB, after informing the crowd of his passing.


There were clear boos mixed in there. You could tell they were conflicted. I still find it hard to believe, in this age of information & technology, that the majority of the crowd was unaware of the Boss's passing.

Edit: That was still different. The announcer basically said, "Now we're going to play a clip of an announcer who just died." Even the most soulless of people wouldn't boo that (although a few still managed).



So your saying that because George passed away then Yankee players should be applauded? Sorry....RIP George...but I still hate your Yankees.


Nope. Just asking to hold off the boos for one day. That's it.
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