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From: Pearly Soames on 16 Jul 2010 00:21
> "Tomasz Radko" <trad(a)interia.pl> wrote in message
>> W dniu 2010-07-15 22:42, The Gnorkmeister pisze:
>>> It is pathetic that any basball fan would say Buckner belongs in the
>>> Hall of Fame. He is so far away from belonging that he shouldn't have
>>> even got one vote.
>>> Career numbers: .289 .321 .408
>>> Examine those. You have a good batting averaage, a BELOW average OBP
>>> and a mediocre SLG. he was a mediocre player for 22 years.
>> Yeah, but he is famous, isn't he?
> Yeah, him and Bartman
OK, who�s got the kibble?
From: Ronald Emerson on 23 Jul 2010 02:58
On Jul 15, 4:42 pm, The Gnorkmeister <gn...(a)yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Jul 15, 8:34 am, "O'Neill's Faggy Prostrate - I Gotta Lotta GAS,
> these FARTS are BAD!!!" <accoun...(a)rocketmail.com> wrote:
> > I will go out on a limb and predict this:
> > The Mets take the NL East.
> > The Red Sox win the AL WildCard.
> > Both teams will surge in the second half, especially the Red Sox when
> > all are healthy.
> > Look for the Mets to beat the Braves in 7 games in an exciting NLCS.
> > Look for the Red Sox to beat the Yankees in 5 games in the ALCS, where
> > their pitching will be too much for the Yankees to handle.
> > And that sets up a rematch of the 1986 World Series:
> > Bill Buckner, who really had a stellar career, and should be in the
> > hall of fame, is called upon to throw out the first pitch. The Boston
> > faithful go wild as Bill returns to the World Series.
> > And the winner, in 7 games, is .....
> > (stay tuned!)
> It is pathetic that any basball fan would say Buckner belongs in the
> Hall of Fame. He is so far away from belonging that he shouldn't have
> even got one vote.
> Career numbers: .289 .321 .408
> Examine those. You have a good batting averaage, a BELOW average OBP
> and a mediocre SLG. he was a mediocre player for 22 years. His 2715
> hits are not enough. His 450 walks over 10,033 PAs are pathetic.
> Interestingly his career high in walks was 40 for the 86 Red Sox. But
> he had 681 PAs. His career season high in OBP was a mere .353 set in
> 1980 when he led the NL in BA at .324.
> The kicker is his career OPS + is 99. An average player for a long
> time does not belong in the HoF. His peripherals sucked.- Hide quoted text -
> - Show quoted text -
We all agree that Dan Kolb belongs in the Hall of fame! He can pitch
for the Braves when the Braves sweep the Rangers in October.Ronald