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Posted: 18 February 2008 10:04 AM   [ Ignore ]
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SPRING TRAINING!!!

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I got some extra body lube individual packets left over from when grace visited. I can give those to you

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Posted: 22 February 2008 04:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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what?!  the royals might switch leagues?  how about contracting some teams instead?

Royals dismiss talk of switching leagues
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Posted on Wed, Feb. 20, 2008 10:15 PM

It is a rumor that pops up every few years, and it is once again the buzz in many baseball forums on the Internet right now: That the Royals want to switch to the National League and the Brewers want to return to the American League.
The latest rumor may have started on an East Coast talk show.

The Royals, for now, are dismissing the talk as pure speculation.

“We haven’t heard a thing about that,” said Royals vice president of communications Mike Swanson. “I’ve talked to Dayton (Moore) and Dean (Taylor), and we were just floored by that (rumor).

“Dayton even kidded that if it’s true, someone better tell him soon because right now he’s putting together a team with a DH.”

The suggestion of a switch is hardly far-fetched, though, because the Royals entertained the notion quite seriously in 1997.

At the time, acting commissioner and Brewers owner Bud Selig wanted Milwaukee to return to its National League roots. But Selig gave the Royals first crack at the move.

The Royals surveyed their fans back then and while a slight majority favored a move to the NL, a vocal minority of fans insisted that Kansas City was and forever should be an American League town. The Royals respectfully declined the offer to move.

Now, though, the move probably would excite an ever greater majority of Royals fans, especially considering how tough the AL Central has become.

The bigger question is why Milwaukee would even consider the move.

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Posted: 25 February 2008 08:46 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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i would b surprised if selig actually moved the brewers to KC. that market sucks, and they’ve got a brand new stadium in Milwaukee.  Pretty nice too.  But the $10 beers are expensive for a place called MILLER Park.  Also, driving up to Milwaukee lets me watch more Cubs games than I normally would since there’s always tickets available up there.  So I hope all of that is just a rumor.

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Posted: 25 February 2008 10:58 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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When my coworkers ask me if I support the Cubs or, I say, “Neither, since I’m not from Chicago.” I get blank stares.

Should I just say Cubs because I livei n Lakeview/Lincoln Park?

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Posted: 25 February 2008 05:01 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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^if you had to pick. sure.  but if i were you, i’d say I was a Rockies’ fan, since your team did a nice job last year.  One of our Directors openly touts he’s a Red Sox fan since he just moved to Chicago from Boston 7 years ago or so.

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Posted: 25 February 2008 05:15 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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^^how about the cardinals?  aren’t they the cubs’ big rivals?  who are the white sox rivals, the indians?

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Posted: 25 February 2008 05:45 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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I claim Rockies fanhood, but if I was pressed to choose between the Sox and the Cubs.

The Sox?  I haven’t figured out who their biggest rival is.  Sometimes I think its Ozzie Guillen, sometimes I think its the Sox management.  I think its the Tigers?

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Posted: 25 February 2008 06:49 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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^definitely the Tigers. not only a classic Chicago vs. Detroit rivalry, but they have ex-sox Magglio Ordonez

I’m a Northsider til I die, but maybe this will help you choose.

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Posted: 25 February 2008 09:48 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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^ that picture can apply here to A’s fan vs Giants fan.

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Posted: 26 February 2008 06:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Oooh, I forgot how those two trailer park father and son duo jumped the fence and beat up the 3rd base coach for the Royals?

Cubs it is.

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Posted: 27 February 2008 01:40 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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anyone know when the Giants are going to sell the single game tix?

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Posted: 27 February 2008 02:02 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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^interesting, looks like they’re trying hard to sell season tickets and six packs.  i’m sure it will be soon since opening day is about 5 weeks away.

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Posted: 27 February 2008 02:23 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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^ they probably know that once the public sees how bad they are going to be this year they wont move a lot of the season tix and six packs.

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Posted: 27 February 2008 04:53 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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Wow.

I don’t care much about the Cubs, but its wrong to sell naming rights to Wrigley Field.  Wrong, wrong, wrong.

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Posted: 27 February 2008 05:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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i agree.  however, i think if it’s sold to someone who won’t change the name every few years, it works better.  case in point: coors field and safeco field.  at least they’ve kept their names and haven’t changed them like the giants, a’s and astros.

and of course wrigley is named for the former owner who also owned the gum company so it’s somewhat named by a company.

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Posted: 27 February 2008 07:16 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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honestly… as a life long Cubs fan.  They can sell the naming rights and move the stadium to suburban Schaumburg, if they would just win the damn World Series.  Obviously, the current name hasn’t helped.  It’s 100 years this year. I say do whatever the hell it takes.

Although, getting Fukudome is a big step in the right direction, and not for the reason you would think.  I’ve noticed that it’s difficult to have post season success without at least 1 Asian player.  Just look at the Yankees, Red Sox, and previously the White Sux.  Pretty soon, one of the t-shirt stands (the same one that sells “The Cardinals take it in the Pu-jols”, and White Sux t-shirts") will be selling “Fuk U, Do Me” t-shirts.

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