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Postby Transmogrifier » Wed May 12, 2004 3:27 pm

KPucks wrote:
Transmogrifier wrote:Hmmm... I missed Scooter entirely. When was this? Game 7?


It was during the first game this year that aired on FOX (yankees vs red sox). Not sure if he is still around.


OH, ok. I was in Hawaii. :-D
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Postby thetongueofire » Wed May 12, 2004 3:34 pm

neat read, Trans. ;-D
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Postby Madison » Wed May 12, 2004 10:28 pm

Nice read Trans. Thanks. ;-D
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Postby Transmogrifier » Wed May 12, 2004 11:32 pm

You are all welcome.

... just making sure everyone sees this. Still a good read. :-b
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Postby ramble2 » Thu May 13, 2004 1:48 am

Excellent article! Thanks for the link, trans.

Let's see, I've got Zito and Zambrano already, Zink would fit right in ... :-D
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Postby foamposited » Thu May 13, 2004 2:52 am

Read half of it. Good stuff, but time to sleep. Gonna finish it up tomorrow. Nice find ;-D
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Postby Arlo » Thu May 13, 2004 7:20 am

LBJackal wrote:I've always loved trying to perfect the knuckleball. Good find, Transmo ;-D

A fellow knuckler! Definitely a very fun pitch. (Too bad it's also the only one I can throw !+) )
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Re: On the art of the knuckleball--a good read

Postby thedude » Tue Aug 12, 2008 1:23 pm

Good article.




I accidentally stumbled upon this, and figured i'd bump it for all the new folks.
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Postby Bloody Sox » Tue Aug 12, 2008 2:20 pm

And well timed, given that knuckleballer Charlie Zink is pitching for the Red Sox tonight.
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Postby thedude » Tue Aug 12, 2008 3:38 pm

Bloody Sox wrote:And well timed, given that knuckleballer Charlie Zink is pitching for the Red Sox tonight.


Well that is how i found this article; i was doing a cafe search for any analysis of Zink, and i stumbled upon this article.

On a side note i am rooting for Zink tonight. He turns 29 at the end of the month, was an undrafted free agent, spent time in an independent league, and has been basically been the guy used to train Wakefield's catchers since 2002. Hoyt Wilhelm turned 30 during his rookie year, so i guess there is hope, but i am not holding my breath. I would not be shocked that if Zink is good while for the next couple of weeks, he stays and Buchholz goes to triple a when Wakefield returns.
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