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    Question (player attire- necklaces)

    What are the ropes that the players wear around their necks?
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    What are the ropes that the players wear around their necks?
    Just a style of necklace?
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    What are the ropes that the players wear around their necks?
    If you are talking about the braided rope necklaces, they are called Phiten. They are infused with ions that give baseball players magical powers. Or so the marketing pitch goes. Every kid that played baseball 2 years ago had one. Now they are out of style.

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    Thanks I have always seen them and thought that they were some kind of sweat band. Did Dusty wear one?
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    My theory is that they ward off vampires, but it is not backed up by scientific study...
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    Thanks I have always seen them and thought that they were some kind of sweat band. Did Dusty wear one?
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    I thought I read somewhere that they can be frozen sort of. Basically a way to keep cool...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock of Truth View Post
    If you are talking about the braided rope necklaces, they are called Phiten. They are infused with ions that give baseball players magical powers. Or so the marketing pitch goes. Every kid that played baseball 2 years ago had one. Now they are out of style.
    $50 apiece and made of nylon-coated titanium. Have to admit, before today, I thought they were "rope," too.
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    They really don't seem to have helped Heisey that much..
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    Please be more descriptive with thread titles. I'm going to edit this one, but single-word thread titles with ambiguous interpretations like "question," "did you see that," "wow," or "horrible" don't lend themselves to discussion very well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Sheed View Post
    His toothpicks were infused with ions.
    Australian Chewing Sticks

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    Re: Question (player attire- necklaces)

    They will keep selling necklaces "infused with ions" for as long as there are major league dugouts infused with morons.

    Hey, them's Phiten words!
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