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 Post subject: Re: MLB
PostPosted: Fri October 13, 2017 2:26 pm 
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The Argonaut wrote:
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Am I the only Yankees fan on this board?

I used to be a big-time Yankees fan. They still hold a special place in my heart, but it's not the same. I have trouble rooting against them, but I've found it more fun recently to just fall in love with an exciting team and jump on their bandwagon for a year or two. But, yeah, I guess I'm a Yankees fan

I get that. This is the first Yanks team in many years that I've actively been interested in. I really hated when they went on the free agent hired gun spree in the early 2000s with Giambi, ARod, etc. They were just hard to root for. They've finally gone back to building a younger core team again.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
PostPosted: Fri October 13, 2017 2:34 pm 
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EJ wrote:
Am I the only Yankees fan on this board?

There's me. I'm not really a fan of the team but my best friend growing up was a Mets fan so I just glommed onto the Yankees to be a thorn in his side. I literally had no idea of the team before that.

For the NL I'm a Marlins fan because one of my other friends decided to back the Rockies. So I did the same thing as before and just picked the other expansion team.

The 2003 World Series was a tough one for me.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
PostPosted: Fri October 13, 2017 2:35 pm 
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bune wrote:
EJ wrote:
Am I the only Yankees fan on this board?

There's me. I'm not really a fan of the team but my best friend growing up was a Mets fan so I just glommed onto the Yankees to be a thorn in his side. I literally had no idea of the team before that.

For the NL I'm a Marlins fan because one of my other friends decided to back the Rockies. So I did the same thing as before and just picked the other expansion team.

The 2003 World Series was a tough one for me.

I was at that WS game when the Marlins clinched the title at Yankees Stadium. That was...interesting.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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EJ wrote:
Good luck to your Astros, WM. I'd be rooting for them to win the whole thing if the Yanks weren't still playing.

They're the much better team and should win this series. I'd only be a bit upset if the Astros blow them away. The Yanks really overachieved this year, so everything after beating the Twins has been a bonus.

Thanks, EJ. I've never had anything against the Yankees like most of the baseball world does, but that might change if we lose this series and Judge gets the league MVP award over Altuve. Should be a fun one.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
PostPosted: Fri October 13, 2017 3:08 pm 
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I'm all in on the Astros now. As a Baltimore fan, I can't root for the Yanks, but as an AL fan, I can't root for the Cubs or the Dodgers.

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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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Judge gets the league MVP award over Altuve.

That would be ridiculous if that does happen.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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I'll root for the Astros just like I root for Reid.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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I'll root for the Astros just like I root for Reid.

let's just hope they don't fail as he has

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Len, I would seriously come and see you if you were a bit closer than Yuma.

6 hours roundtrip is a little much for freaking Yuma.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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lennytheweedwhacker wrote:
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I'll root for the Astros just like I root for Reid.

let's just hope they don't fail as he has

Why do we fall, Lenny?


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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Self wrote:
lennytheweedwhacker wrote:
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I'll root for the Astros just like I root for Reid.

let's just hope they don't fail as he has

Why do we fall, Lenny?

our center of gravity is off?

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Len, I would seriously come and see you if you were a bit closer than Yuma.

6 hours roundtrip is a little much for freaking Yuma.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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lennytheweedwhacker wrote:
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lennytheweedwhacker wrote:
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I'll root for the Astros just like I root for Reid.

let's just hope they don't fail as he has

Why do we fall, Lenny?

our center of gravity is off?

I believe in Reid. I believe he's found the balance required to remain upright.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
PostPosted: Fri October 13, 2017 3:29 pm 
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Self wrote:
lennytheweedwhacker wrote:
Self wrote:
lennytheweedwhacker wrote:
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I'll root for the Astros just like I root for Reid.

let's just hope they don't fail as he has

Why do we fall, Lenny?

our center of gravity is off?

I believe in Reid. I believe he's found the balance required to remain upright.

how much does he weigh?

also, go altuve

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Len, I would seriously come and see you if you were a bit closer than Yuma.

6 hours roundtrip is a little much for freaking Yuma.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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I'll not dignify that question with a response, Lenny.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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I'll not dignify that question with a response, Lenny.

what's your net worth?

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Len, I would seriously come and see you if you were a bit closer than Yuma.

6 hours roundtrip is a little much for freaking Yuma.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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lennytheweedwhacker wrote:
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I'll not dignify that question with a response, Lenny.

what's your net worth?

-$170,237.08


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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Self wrote:
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I'll not dignify that question with a response, Lenny.

what's your net worth?

-$170,237.08

omg

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Len, I would seriously come and see you if you were a bit closer than Yuma.

6 hours roundtrip is a little much for freaking Yuma.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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EJ wrote:
bune wrote:
EJ wrote:
Am I the only Yankees fan on this board?

There's me. I'm not really a fan of the team but my best friend growing up was a Mets fan so I just glommed onto the Yankees to be a thorn in his side. I literally had no idea of the team before that.

For the NL I'm a Marlins fan because one of my other friends decided to back the Rockies. So I did the same thing as before and just picked the other expansion team.

The 2003 World Series was a tough one for me.

I was at that WS game when the Marlins clinched the title at Yankees Stadium. That was...interesting.

One of the great moments in my sports life.

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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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EJ wrote:
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Judge gets the league MVP award over Altuve.

That would be ridiculous if that does happen.


I would probably pick Altuve, but Judge is absolutely deserving.


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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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Altuve should get it, no doubt in my mind

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 Post subject: Re: MLB
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Yeah it's Altuve.


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