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Postby reznorsboy » Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:07 am

I think that all closers should have an entrance song. It really gets the fans involved. A closer should get to choose any song they want. (except Hells Bells) ;-)
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Postby Xtreemes » Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:55 am

During the Yankees game tonight they said that Mariano was asked by reporters before the game about Billy using the song. He said he doesn't care, and he doesn't see what the big deal is.

End of story.
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Postby Amazinz » Wed Apr 05, 2006 1:25 am

Yeah they posted the interview in the NY Times online edition:

"If the guy feels comfortable using that song, hey, let him be, let him be."

Asked if he liked the song, Rivera said: "You want me to tell the truth? I don't want to get in trouble."

"I don't listen to that kind of music," he added, more bluntly. "I don't love the song."
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Postby TheYanks04 » Wed Apr 05, 2006 1:28 am

Xtreemes wrote:During the Yankees game tonight they said that Mariano was asked by reporters before the game about Billy using the song. He said he doesn't care, and he doesn't see what the big deal is.

End of story.



LOL...until the next Mike and the Mad Dog show. Although with Torre's inept managing today, they may have a new target to beat up on fo the next day or two.
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Postby WittyC » Wed Apr 05, 2006 1:29 am

Amazinz wrote:Yeah they posted the interview in the NY Times online edition:

"If the guy feels comfortable using that song, hey, let him be, let him be."

Asked if he liked the song, Rivera said: "You want me to tell the truth? I don't want to get in trouble."

"I don't listen to that kind of music," he added, more bluntly. "I don't love the song."


Yeah, that's the thing... I could see Wagner cruising around blasting that song. Rivera seems waaaaaaay too relaxed for that; like he should have Mozart going or something.
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Postby pokerplaya » Wed Apr 05, 2006 1:33 am

I have kept my mouth shut all along, so I'll generally follow that and keep it short and sweet: It's only a song. Move on.

There are plenty of much better reasons for Yankee and Met fans to hate each other. ;-D
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Postby Fireball Express » Wed Apr 05, 2006 2:11 am

Since this thread is dealing with Billy Wagner I'd like you to read this article that was posted on my league website. It made me think just how silly this thread is. That's why I'm posting it.

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercuryn ... 43025.html
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Postby Art Vandelay » Wed Apr 05, 2006 2:18 am

If I was a Mets fan I'd start calling Wagner 'Mo' just to see how many Yankees fans heads I could get to explode. Rivera said that it doesn't bother him at all that Wagner uses the song, and furthermore...that he doesn't even like the song. Can we all move on now?
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Postby AcidRock23 » Wed Apr 05, 2006 7:04 am

So...if it's no biggie to Rivera, it is the Yankee PR machine that Wagner is upsetting by using a song which, while not Rivera's personal choice, is a song that'd been chosen FOR him? :-? :-D
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Postby Mookie4ever » Wed Apr 05, 2006 8:00 am

Fireball Express wrote:Since this thread is dealing with Billy Wagner I'd like you to read this article that was posted on my league website. It made me think just how silly this thread is. That's why I'm posting it.

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercuryn ... 43025.html


Wow - great article. Thanks for posting it.

I have a newfound respect for Wagner.
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