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by JoltinJoe
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Hot Stove League: Modern Baseball HOF Ballot 2020
Replies: 57
Views: 1603

Re: Hot Stove League: Modern Baseball HOF Ballot 2020

Gil Dobie wrote:Simmons and Miller elected to the HOF


Miller was better defensively.
by JoltinJoe
Wed Dec 11, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2020 Official Baseball Season Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 265

Re: 2020 Official Baseball Season Thread

Ivytalk wrote:It’s official: Gerrit Cole will make more money than Stevie Strasburg.

Just wanted to prime the pump on this topic, so JoltinJoe and 89 can pick it up and run with it.


Will do. Thanks!

Hey, 89, my star pitcher is more overpaid than yours! :loser:
by JoltinJoe
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: 2020 Democratic Nomination Process Mega-thread
Replies: 2619
Views: 109365

Re: 2020 Democratic Nomination Process Mega-thread

For any of them, really. She's a work horse among show ponies And a real nasty bitch to work for. "To work for" is probably true but also superfluous. Plus, she calls the Knights of Columbus a bunch of misogynists and then says we're bigots for not supporting her. Oooo-kay. Her sense of s...
by JoltinJoe
Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: If the House Voted... on Impeachment Today...(POLL)
Replies: 52
Views: 1353

Re: RE: Re: If the House Voted... on Impeachment Today...(POLL)

The Democrats should have a cake walk in 2020. They just never know when to leave good enough alone. They and their supporters exist in a never-ending circle jerk through which they convince themselves that they are a majority. I'm not sure if they think they're in the majority or if they're certai...
by JoltinJoe
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: If the House Voted... on Impeachment Today...(POLL)
Replies: 52
Views: 1353

Re: If the House Voted... on Impeachment Today...(POLL)

The Democrats should have a cake walk in 2020. They just never know when to leave good enough alone. They and their supporters exist in a never-ending circle jerk through which they convince themselves that they are a majority.
by JoltinJoe
Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Astros Accused of Cheating...
Replies: 18
Views: 450

Re: Astros Accused of Cheating...

Use of technology to steal signs is illegal. Plenty to see here. This isn't about the runner on second trying to see what the catcher is putting down, like Cobb may have done. :nod: Pretty big deal. I also agree with Chizzy. Make it so painful other teams don't try this shit. This is a huge embarra...
by JoltinJoe
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Astros Accused of Cheating...
Replies: 18
Views: 450

Re: Astros Accused of Cheating...

AZGrizFan wrote:Fuckin’ Yank fans will come up with ANYTHING, ANY conspiracy to excuse away underperformance from their $200+Million payroll...

:lol:

This isn't a conspiracy theory. This happened. It's called cheating.
by JoltinJoe
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Astros Accused of Cheating...
Replies: 18
Views: 450

Re: Astros Accused of Cheating...

Ivytalk wrote:Players have been stealing signs since the days of Ty Cobb. Nothing to see here.


Use of technology to steal signs is illegal. Plenty to see here.

This isn't about the runner on second trying to see what the catcher is putting down, like Cobb may have done.
by JoltinJoe
Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Astros Accused of Cheating...
Replies: 18
Views: 450

Re: Astros Accused of Cheating...

So I'm guessing Altuve knew Chapman was throwing the slider.
by JoltinJoe
Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019 MLB World Series
Replies: 247
Views: 12387

Re: 2019 MLB World Series

Yea, we got suckered on both of those deals. Thanks for bringing up how badly the Yankees were victimized by the steroid era.I almost forgot to mention that. But you're right. No team suffered more because of the steroid era. Clemens went to Toronto, started taking steroids, and won back-to-back Cy...
by JoltinJoe
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019 MLB World Series
Replies: 247
Views: 12387

Re: 2019 MLB World Series

Harvard guys. You use to stand for something. Now it's all about winning. If you cheat to win, that's even better, right, Zuckertalk?. :ohno: I have two words for you: Alex Rodriguez. Two more: Roger Clemens. Do you pitch a fit like this when you lose a case? Yea, we got suckered on both of those d...
by JoltinJoe
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019 MLB World Series
Replies: 247
Views: 12387

Re: 2019 MLB World Series

Yea, celebrate the steroid cheater who hit a bloop 100 feet. Without the fake muscles, that ball is a soft liner into the glove of the shortstop. The first steroid MLB championship! Uh, didn't the great Mariano Rivero technically blow the save in the bottom of the 9th in Game 7 when Tony Womack dou...
by JoltinJoe
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019 MLB World Series
Replies: 247
Views: 12387

Re: 2019 MLB World Series

Luis Gonzalez, 2001

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Luis Gonzalez, 1997

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by JoltinJoe
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019 MLB World Series
Replies: 247
Views: 12387

Re: 2019 MLB World Series

Yea, celebrate the steroid cheater who hit a bloop 100 feet. Without the fake muscles, that ball is a soft liner into the glove of the shortstop. The first steroid MLB championship! After 18 years, the butthurt is still great in you. I still see an analyst twice a week about the collapse of the ‘64...
by JoltinJoe
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019 MLB World Series
Replies: 247
Views: 12387

Re: 2019 MLB World Series

I rest my case. And dback hits the sweet spot! 2001: the year that The Greatest Relief Pitcher of All Time coughed it up! Yea, celebrate the steroid cheater who hit a bloop 100 feet. Without the fake muscles, that ball is a soft liner into the glove of the shortstop. The first steroid MLB champions...
by JoltinJoe
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Neoliberalism FTW!
Replies: 70
Views: 1622

Re: Neoliberalism FTW!

Ever notice how anti capitalists are long on complaints but short on alternatives? Which is understandable, really Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Ever notice how neoliberals completely ignore the middle path of regulated capitalism? It doesn’t exist apparently. Capitalism is great. Capitalists ...
by JoltinJoe
Mon Nov 11, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019 MLB World Series
Replies: 247
Views: 12387

Re: 2019 MLB World Series

dbackjon wrote:
JoltinJoe wrote:
I'm not a sore loser. I just feel sorry for you. I'm sorry that Steroid Gumpy's 100-foot blooper will forever be your team's greatest moment.



I rest my case.


It was all about Curt Schilling. Without him, the DBacks were lost.
by JoltinJoe
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Hot Stove League: Modern Baseball HOF Ballot 2020
Replies: 57
Views: 1603

Re: Hot Stove League: Modern Baseball HOF Ballot 2020

Joe, what is your take on Wills? Also, now that Lemahieu has thrived outside of Denver, does this help Larry Walker in his last year? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Wills is interesting, because he changed the way the game was played for a significant time. In the 1950s through 1970s, an era of p...
by JoltinJoe
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019 MLB World Series
Replies: 247
Views: 12387

Re: 2019 MLB World Series

Joe is still a sore loser over the 2001 World Series. But he can't help it, he's a Yankee fan. If the Yankees don't win the World Series, other teams cheated. And EVERY Yankee player ever should be in the Hall of Fame. Too many Yank fans like that, we need a return to the Horace Clark, Roy White er...
by JoltinJoe
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019 MLB World Series
Replies: 247
Views: 12387

Re: 2019 MLB World Series

A week later Joe? I think that's past that statute of limitations on being a sore loser. Sorry your team can't get past the Astros. Joe is still a sore loser over the 2001 World Series. But he can't help it, he's a Yankee fan. If the Yankees don't win the World Series, other teams cheated. And EVER...
by JoltinJoe
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019 MLB World Series
Replies: 247
Views: 12387

Re: 2019 MLB World Series

89Hen wrote:A week later Joe? I think that's past that statute of limitations on being a sore loser. Sorry your team can't get past the Astros.


We've won 27 times and not once has any Yankee undressed in public like a Chippendale's dancer.
by JoltinJoe
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Hot Stove League: Modern Baseball HOF Ballot 2020
Replies: 57
Views: 1603

Re: Hot Stove League: Modern Baseball HOF Ballot 2020

This isn't what you are thinking. This is the revised "Veterans Committee" vote. This isn't the most recent eligible players. https://sports.yahoo.com/lou-whitaker-leads-strong-modern-193054220.html So this is the second chance list for guys who weren't super. I nominate John Kruk. It's r...
by JoltinJoe
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019 MLB World Series
Replies: 247
Views: 12387

Re: 2019 MLB World Series

Nats are trying to live up to the Caps partying. It was quite the scene last night at the Caps game... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9H7lHGtxJx0 https://sportshub.cbsistatic.com/i/r/2019/11/04/0176f502-e229-4eed-8a5b-655f9c5c1287/thumbnail/1200x675/dd5e170bde4d12825df4423d38c3ab9e/eifnfgiwsasujgf...
by JoltinJoe
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Hot Stove League: Modern Baseball HOF Ballot 2020
Replies: 57
Views: 1603

Re: Hot Stove League: Modern Baseball HOF Ballot 2020

Whitaker was a great player. Look how he ranks with the top 20 second basemen JAWS ranking. Uses longevity and best 7 years of career. Listed by WAR, Best 7 years WAR and Jaws 1 Rogers Hornsby HOF 127.0 73.5 100.2 2 Eddie Collins HOF 124.0 64.2 94.1 3 Nap Lajoie HOF 107.4 60.4 83.9 4 Joe Morgan HOF...
by JoltinJoe
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Hot Stove League: Modern Baseball HOF Ballot 2020
Replies: 57
Views: 1603

Re: Hot Stove League: Modern Baseball HOF Ballot 2020

It's just amazing how new metrics have influenced the perceptions of Munson's career. Articles like this one are all over the place all of a sudden. Hopefully the voters take note. https://alleverythingentertainment.com/munsons-hall-of-fame-case-is-beyond-question/?fbclid=IwAR0nOUVEX7YKiD8qLMY6qD6V6...

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