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Discussion in 'ten-forward' started by snowbound, May 27, 2005.

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  1. snowbound

    snowbound Retired Moderator

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    Well, not quite 2 months into th season and my Toronto Blue Jays are looking pretty good. :cool:

    They put a butt kicking to the World Champs(Boston Red Sox) in their last 3 game series(winning all 3) ending yesterday. ;) :D

    It's been a long painful road for us Jay's fans since all the glory of back to back championships some 12 years ago but hopefully we are finally on the road back to being competitive and maybe, possibly, get a birth in the playoffs this year. There is still a long long way to go but one can only hope. :D

    Burnt in our memorys is Tom Cheeks call in the sixth game in the 1993 World Series when Joe Carter hit that homer in the 9th inning against Philaphedia Phillies closer Mitch Williams(the wild thing) to give them the win and their second World Series win in a row. :cool:

    Tom said it all when he announced "Touch em all Joe, you'll never hit a bigger home run in your life".

    Still gives me goosebumps just thinking about it. ;) :D

    Go Jays Go!


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    Close race in that division. As for Houston--------- :rolleyes:
     
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    Yes, what's going on there Ron? I thought they would play much better than that. I,ve always liked Houston. Did u see this,

    http://msnbc.msn.com/id/7983575/

    Clemons was magnificent in his short time with the Jays winning 2 consecutive Cy Youngs. ;) :D


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    Interesting. Why not?
    The Astros started slow last year but this year seems far worse.

    Low salaries overall in Houston. They just won't part with any money.

    Clements is getting up there in age for a baseball player. Everyone was very disappointed last year when they couldn't get over the hump knowing this was the best chance they might ever have of getting to the World Series.
     
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    I agree GO JAYS GO and Don't forget We had Paul Molitor,Robbie Alomar,John Olerud the 3 top hitters that year!! The good old Days!!

    Cheers,;)
     
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    That was some Great Baseball then also!!

    I think they have a good team this year that they can build on for next year and so on!!

    At this time they are playing the Twins Losing 7 to 1 :oops:
     
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    Make the final 7-2 for the Twins.....

    Oh well, we'll get em tomorrow. ;) :D

    @ Ron,

    We have that problem here too Ron as for the money spent on the team. It's now up to 70 million from 50 last year but that's pocket change compared to the Yankees at 200 million or better. :eek:

    U just have to hope all the stars line up and with a little luck everything will fall into place. ;)


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    i'm an a's fan and we're king of the low salaries. they are playing so bad right now, i can't even bare to watch them. last place! :mad: trade hudson and mulder, idiots! :mad: nobody can hit either! :mad:
     
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    if i was a yankees fan i'd be wearing that bag! 12-0 :D
     
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    LOve the Oak town A's Can't wait to see a game when I'm there.
     
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    i'm usually roaming around the beer stands, stop by and say hi. should be no problem getting tickets, :D they should be letting people in for free right now! :mad:
     
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    Maybe we can meet ... I would love that. I'll be in Fairfield ;)
     
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    Cherish the memories Intox. ;) :D

    U think they would be this bad if Gene Autry was still around? ;) :D


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    Whoops wrong team, wrong owner. :D ;) :D

    Got the Los Angeles Angels on my mind, or whatever they are called now. ;) :D


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    lol, think you're in angels country! i'm talking bout the crappy athletics! :p
     
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    the los angeles angels of anaheim is the proper wording.....i think! :D
     
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    fairfield is about a half hour from me. we'll have to party! :D
     
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    I'll be in cali for about 2 mons...Lots of partying LOL
     
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    Hang in there Intox as the turnaround will come at anytime and u all can be proud again. ;) :D


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    yes, our genious gm billy beane says that there is not reason to panic just yet. :mad:
     
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    With all the times they lost they have to have a good year someday. :cool:
     
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    I've never had the pleasure of taking in an A's game at home before but it looks like a beautiful place to watch a ball game. At least on TV it does anyway. ;) :D


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    i've always like the coliseum! they made a few changes for the raiders that weren't necessarily good for baseball, but i think it's still a great park. hard to compete with that other team across the bay though. that sbc park....now that's nice! i think one of the biggest drawbacks to going to see a game is dealing with the rif-raf outside. oakland has allot of culture and nice places to visit, but it's not exactly a place i wanna hang around when the sun goes down. i'm sure there are many stadiums like that tho!
     
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    As a boy me and my dad used to go down to old Tiger Stadium and i'm telling ya, that was a scary place to be on the way out after a night game. :eek:


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