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klw
04-17-2010, 07:26 PM
http://www.slate.com/blogs/blogs/browbeat/archive/2010/04/08/what-can-you-learn-from-staring-at-a-baseball-player-s-butt.aspx?obref=obnetwork

Interesting discussion with Chris Buckley quote. Best quote is from Buck Showalter about Derrick Lee.

Yachtzee
04-17-2010, 07:40 PM
http://www.slate.com/blogs/blogs/browbeat/archive/2010/04/08/what-can-you-learn-from-staring-at-a-baseball-player-s-butt.aspx?obref=obnetwork

Interesting discussion with Chris Buckley quote. Best quote is from Buck Showalter about Derrick Lee.

Buck Showalter, the Sir Mix-a-lot of baseball analysts.

Yachtzee
04-17-2010, 07:41 PM
On a related note, are we going start seeing stories of kids getting bum implants to impress the scouts?

klw
04-17-2010, 07:58 PM
Could bring a new meaning to a prospect being "on the bubble."

Yachtzee
04-17-2010, 08:51 PM
Could bring a new meaning to a prospect being "on the bubble."

The D'Backs don't want none unless you got buns hun.

TheNext44
04-17-2010, 08:52 PM
Scouts in the 40's and 50's were known to recommend a player because he had a solid, square jaw. And to be honest, it does seem that most really good players have them.

TheNext44
04-17-2010, 08:53 PM
On a related note, are we going start seeing stories of kids getting bum implants to impress the scouts?

Wouldn't they risk getting banned for using PED's? Or PEB's?

Brutus
04-17-2010, 10:55 PM
I'll never hear "small strikezone" in the same way again.