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  • #126499

    Yahtzee
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    A new thread; a late start; 4 more boys out of the cave.

    #126501

    Coma
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    I just want the record to reflect that I tried to start a thread around 10:30, but it didn’t pass the quality standards of WordPress.

    #126502

    Coma
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    Today is Joe Sullivan’s last day at the Globe. That’s gotta be worth at least 2 kids outta that cave.

    #126505

    Coma
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    Today is Joe Sullivan’s last day at the Globe. That’s news that has to be on par with at least 2 more kids outta that cave.

    #126506

    02062
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    Shank’s magnificent.

    “Try to find good baseball conversation. Spend an hour alternating between the Sports Hub and WEEI and take note of how little baseball conversation you hear. Unless there’s yet another caller bashing David Price, the Sox don’t generate much sports talk these days.”  DON’T YOU DO A PAID RADIO GIG ONCE A WEEK?  FIX IT.

    Suddenly, he’s Elon Musk

    “Baseball has become the sanctuary of senior citizens. Hardcore baseball fans are the same people who have land lines in their home and still read daily newspapers. Anybody seen my Sporting News?”

    Yeah, everybody does it.

    “A 10-strikeout effort by a starting pitcher is no longer a big deal.”

    Who doesn’t enjoy people willing themselves invisible stories?

    “There’s not a Wade Boggs or Oil Can Boyd in the bunch.”

    Finally, Dan reveals his motivation at the end, they are making his job harder.

    “It’s as if they are trained to drain the color from their commentary.”

    Meanwhile, LJ had a very productive weekend.

    #126507

    Laszlo Panaflex
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    We should offer free memberships to all the kids trapped in the cave. It would help get us more posts. Those kids got nothing but time.

    #126508

    GusChiggins
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    I’m certainly not up to date on David Price news so maybe I’m missing the genius of that cartoon. Most likely I’m not.

    #126509

    Lebron
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    The idea of the weekly thread as opposed to the daily thread may sadly have become a reality.

    Without reading seems Shank misses low hanging fruit like Margo Adams and late returns on videotapes.

    #126510

    Coma
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    Today is Joe Sullivan’s last day at the Globe. That’s news that should be on par with 2 more kids making it out of that cave.

    #126511

    Coma
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    We should offer free memberships to all the kids trapped in the cave. It would help get us more posts. Those kids got nothing but time.

    Today is Joe Sullivan’s last day at the Globe. That’s news that should be on par with 2 more kids making it out of that cave.

    #126512

    chicowalker
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    The idea of the weekly thread as opposed to the daily thread may sadly have become a reality. Without reading seems Shank misses low hanging fruit like Margo Adams and late returns on videotapes.

    Shank just misses the mid 80s, when he was a relatively young man acting like and old man, rather than just an old man.  Does he still do his 1 mile run?  I’d love to see him and fatty race a mile. :lol:   :ohmy:

    #126513

    Feejis
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    Dan doesn’t like baseball. He just likes people (especially his boss) to think he likes baseball.

    #126514

    Forget baseball. Dan doesn’t like sports.

    #126515

    Yahtzee
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    I kinda like Larry’s David Price cartoon.

    #126516

    jforb
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    The idea of the weekly thread as opposed to the daily thread may sadly have become a reality. Without reading seems Shank misses low hanging fruit like Margo Adams and late returns on videotapes.

    Shank just misses the mid 80s, when he was a relatively young man acting like and old man, rather than just an old man. Does he still do his 1 mile run? I’d love to see him and fatty race a mile. 😆 :ohmy:

    Think I’d bet on Fatty.

    #126517

    Big Fat O
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    Isn’t Shank the best. He’s made a name for himself basically writing what the talk shows say all day. Maybe once a year he writes a positive column but most of the time he’s shitting on everyone.

    He loves negativity just like everyone on the radio. Only the fans like winning.

    #126518

    Coma
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    We should offer free memberships to all the kids trapped in the cave. It would help get us more posts. Those kids got nothing but time.

    Today is Joe Sullivan’s last day at the Globe. That news should bring the rest of those kids out of that cave in a hurry.

    #126519

    GreatWhiteDhale
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    It seems like half of Shank’s columns now are now the Picked Up Pieces bit. I will have to see if they are still doing Dan Shaughnessy Watch.

    Come back, Regular Brian.

    My agenda is truth.

    #126520

    Coma
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    The idea of the weekly thread as opposed to the daily thread may sadly have become a reality. Without reading seems Shank misses low hanging fruit like Margo Adams and late returns on videotapes.

    Shank just misses the mid 80s, when he was a relatively young man acting like and old man, rather than just an old man. Does he still do his 1 mile run? I’d love to see him and fatty race a mile. 😆 :ohmy:

    Think I’d bet on Fatty.

    I’d bet on Shank. As loathsome as he is, I find it easier to believe that he’s actually running than PK.

    Of course, I’d be rooting for

    #126521

    Lebron
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    I kinda like Larry’s David Price cartoon.

    The idea in general might be fine but as usual the execution is all fucked up.  No wonder he can’t find home plate, one part of home plate is in a cul-de-sac the other is blocking traffic and then on a greenbelt.  He’s holding the phone in his glove hand.  And that’s the best caption he could come up with – Property of David Price.

    #126522

    jforb
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    And the route to home comes from behind the plate.

    Doesn’t look much like NY or KC either.

    #126523

    02062
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    I’m certainly not up to date on David Price news so maybe I’m missing the genius of that cartoon. Most likely I’m not.

    “The Can’s Film Festival” it might be the only thing he ever wrote that made me smirk.

    #126524

    Canadian Soldier
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    Re. Shank, every time I drive through the Ted Williams Tunnel, I think: “Huh. No one even named a public shithouse after ‘Colonel’ Dave Egan.”

    DIAF, CHB …

    #126525

    02062
    Participant

    It seems like half of Shank’s columns now are now the Picked Up Pieces bit. I will have to see if they are still doing Dan Shaughnessy Watch.

    http://danshaughnessy.blogspot.com/

     

    #126526

    Yahtzee
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    And the route to home comes from behind the plate. Doesn’t look much like NY or KC either.

    You guys are too literal.  Larry operates on a higher plane.  Like God wants.

    #126528

    Coma
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    We should offer free memberships to all the kids trapped in the cave. It would help get us more posts. Those kids got nothing but time.

    Today is Joe Sullivan’d last day at the Globe. That news should bring the rest of those kids out of the cave in no time.

    #126529

    Canadian Soldier
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    The distinctive “LAKERS” all-caps italic typeface that they’ve used on their uniforms since anyone can remember — pre-Wilt, in any case — seems to be beyond Larry as well.

    It should be fairly straightforward to trace, too.

    #126530

    Laszlo Panaflex
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    I’m certainly not up to date on David Price news so maybe I’m missing the genius of that cartoon. Most likely I’m not.

    “The Can’s Film Festival” it might be the only thing he ever wrote that made me smirk.

    Did he really write “Can’s film Festival”? That’s awesome. :lol:

    #126531

    Coma
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    We should offer free memberships to all the kids trapped in the cave. It would help get us more posts. Those kids got nothing but time.

     
    Today is Joe Sullivan’d last day at the Globe. I don’t think the kids need any extra motivation to get out of that cave, but if any of them hesitate, that news should get them moving.

    #126532

    Coma
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    Today is Joe Sullivan’d last day at the Globe. I don’t think the kids need any extra motivation to get out of that cave, but if any of them hesitate, that news should get them moving.

    #126533

    Coma
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    We should offer free memberships to all the kids trapped in the cave. It would help get us more posts. Those kids got nothing but time.

     

    Today is Joe Sullivan’d last day at the Globe. I don’t think the kids need any extra motivation to get out of that cave, but if any of them hesitate, that news should get them moving.

     

    #126534

    02062
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    It’s almost as if Waxpack doesn’t read Shank’s column…..

    CHAD FINN

    Without David Price, what would Red Sox fans complain about?

    #126535

    Major Intangibles
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    It’s almost as if Waxpack doesn’t read Shank’s column…..

    CHAD FINN

    Without David Price, what would Red Sox fans complain about?

    I’m personally OK with Red Sox fans complaining about WordPress. :ozzy:   :ozzy:

    Reposting a Best of Dale & Holley and Little Jerry from 2016 comes up as ‘may be spam.’ and ‘contains contacts’ and ‘we just don’t feel like letting you post it.’ :ozzy:   :ozzy:   :ozzy:

    Nothing will be saved. All will be lost. And our new onion-headed sad emoticon is unable to convey the depth of that loss. -10/22/25 (sic) Daily Thread

    #126536

    Hacksaw
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    This AL All-Star team is very unlikeable!

    #126537

    Yahtzee
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    Makes me happy to see Mitch Moreland make the team.

    #126538

    02062
    Participant

    Holy crap, Joe Fitz didn’t take the buyout or get canned?  Shut it down WINGO Square by the Sea.

     

     

    #126539

    Coma
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    We should offer free memberships to all the kids trapped in the cave. It would help get us more posts. Those kids got nothing but time.

    Today is Joe Sullivan’s last day at the Globe. If those kids needed any extra motivation to leave that cave, there it is.

    #126540

    Coma
    Participant

    We should offer free memberships to all the kids trapped in the cave. It would help get us more posts. Those kids got nothing but time.

    Today is Joe Sullivan’s last day at the Globe. If those kids needed any extra motivation to leave that cave, there it is.

    #126541

    Lebron
    Participant

    SI didn’t go with ‘ex Patriots’

    Report: Ex-Seahawks CB Browner Arrested in California

    #126542

    Yahtzee
    Participant

    Ha! Yankees lose first game of doubleheader to Baltimore.

    I actually don’t think Sox will win tonight but NY loss makes me happy.

    #126543

    02062
    Participant

    Was that the game they originally wanted to play after a Sunday night game??

    #126544

    Lefty
    Moderator

    Great moment at tonight’s Six game.

    Steve Lyons came down and plopped in the front row, trying to get as much attention as he could.  A half inning later, the actual seat holder showed up and booted his ass out.  It was probably on tv behind the batter.  He even hesitated like he was doing the “do you know who I am” thing.   Beautiful.

    #126548

    Yahtzee
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    Boom!

     

    JD’s bomb should only count as a double since Texas isn’t very good and he doesn’t have a Millar-like personality.

    #126549

    Feejis
    Participant

    A July baseball mini game thread?

    Strange days indeed.

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