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Postby slomo007 » Wed Aug 24, 2005 12:23 am

TheYanks04 wrote:
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wrveres wrote:Come to think of it..

this thread really cracks me up ..

We have player (A) and Player (B), both with troubled pasts.
But yet one was instantly villified, and the other was giving the benifit of doubt ...

no. it doesn't crack me up, it makes me sick to my stomach!! :-t :-t :-t


For the record...I dislike Jeff Kent even more than I dislike Milton Bradley. But, that's beside the point. Bradley is the one turning to the media to vent his problems rather than discussing it with Kent or team management. That's why I'm "villifying" him.


Some non-Bond apologist really has to explain the Kent hate around here to me. The man has always performed for his fantasy owners. He does his job well. Yeah he has an attitude but he does not go around attacking fans or committing crimes or the like. And if an attitude were a crime then 90% of MLB palyers should be despised. Just what has Kent done in his career outside of the motor-cycle/car-wash incident to earn this sort of hatred? He is not even in the same league as Bonds, Pedro, Belle, Bradley, etc. for being disliked.


The reason I specifically don't like him is because he displayed almost no effort when he was on the Astros. Yes, the stats were there...but it was the little things like not running out ground balls and not hustling to turn doubles in to triples...etc. I realize quite a few players are guilty of this....but factor that in with his run-ins with other players/media....it seems pretty obvious to me that he's not exactly a class-act.

Plus, that porn-star moustache isn't helping his case at all. :-b

But, in his defense, he does choose players I also have little respect for to have arguments with (Bonds, now Bradley). At least he's got that going for him. Now if only he could start an argument with Pedro. :-?
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Postby wrveres » Wed Aug 24, 2005 12:25 am

what does Barry Bonds have to do with any of this?

why are we dragging his name into your muck!
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Postby slomo007 » Wed Aug 24, 2005 12:26 am

wrveres wrote:what does Barry Bonds have to do with any of this?

why are we dragging his name into your muck!


Because he's racist, and you brought up how racism is being overlooked....so we thought we'd do you a favor. :-)
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Postby wrveres » Wed Aug 24, 2005 12:30 am

slomo007 wrote:
wrveres wrote:what does Barry Bonds have to do with any of this?

why are we dragging his name into your muck!


Because he's racist, and you brought up how racism is being overlooked....so we thought we'd do you a favor. :-)


speechless ..
utterly speechless ..

He married a WHITE woman for gods sake ..

I don't know what to say.

It would be appreciated though if we didn't drag Barry into this.
this is not his doing, even though you guys would like to blame him for all of the evils in the world.
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Postby slomo007 » Wed Aug 24, 2005 12:33 am

wrveres wrote:
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wrveres wrote:what does Barry Bonds have to do with any of this?

why are we dragging his name into your muck!


Because he's racist, and you brought up how racism is being overlooked....so we thought we'd do you a favor. :-)


speechless ..
utterly speechless ..

He married a WHITE woman for gods sake ..

I don't know what to say.

It would be appreciated though if we didn't drag Barry into this.
this is not his doing, even though you guys would like to blame him for all of the evils in the world.


Speechless huh? I guess I win.

Just giving you a hard time WR....nothing personal. I agree, let's keep Bonds out of this and stick to Kent/Bradley.
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Postby wrveres » Wed Aug 24, 2005 12:35 am

slomo007 wrote:
wrveres wrote:
slomo007 wrote:
wrveres wrote:what does Barry Bonds have to do with any of this?

why are we dragging his name into your muck!


Because he's racist, and you brought up how racism is being overlooked....so we thought we'd do you a favor. :-)


speechless ..
utterly speechless ..

He married a WHITE woman for gods sake ..

I don't know what to say.

It would be appreciated though if we didn't drag Barry into this.
this is not his doing, even though you guys would like to blame him for all of the evils in the world.


Speechless huh? I guess I win.

Just giving you a hard time WR....nothing personal. I agree, let's keep Bonds out of this and stick to Kent/Bradley.


Yes .. You win ;-D
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Postby davidmarver » Wed Aug 24, 2005 12:38 am

More trouble in Dodger camp? :-) }:-) }:-) }:-)
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Postby Matthew M. » Wed Aug 24, 2005 5:59 am

slomo007 wrote:The reason I specifically don't like him is because he displayed almost no effort when he was on the Astros. Yes, the stats were there...but it was the little things like not running out ground balls and not hustling to turn doubles in to triples...etc.



Really? It's a lot different this year then, because he puts over 100% effort into his game. He slides head first into first very often, he goes all out and he's been nothing short of a gamer.
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Postby BaseballFann0008 » Wed Aug 24, 2005 6:21 am

zhutou wrote:damn i'm sick of this race bullsh!t. why must blacks never take the blame? kent should sue bradley for libel. oh wait, if he did it would be racism and the naacp would be all over him.
lol white supremacist

jk ;)

i agree it seems like the race card is played to much now a days :-?
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Postby josebach » Wed Aug 24, 2005 9:22 am

One thing I don't quite understand is what 9% of MLB players being black has to do with anything? Is he not only accusing Kent of being racist but also MLB?

Oh, and the third person thing? To me it's a sign that somebody has completely lost their perspective of reality.

The people that are the most racist are the quickest to label others as such. It's human nature to assume others are as you are. Some families (both black and white) are raised on hate and intolerance. I've seen it. It's bred into them. The only difference is that black people can get away with revealing that hatred while white people can't. I believe as time goes by, society will improve and each generation will grow more and more tolerable. 20 or 30 years ago it was a lot worse than it is now and in another 20 or 30 years, it will be that much better. It just takes time.
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