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    Looks like Tuffy wasn't very popular the Yomiuri Giants

    ...Tatsunori Hara will be able to use Lee as an infielder or outfielder to replace players such as Tuffy Rhodes, whose tirades and bad shoulder made him unpopular with the Giants, and Kazuhiro Kiyohara, who was mostly unproductive last season in 96 games.

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/sports/20060120TDY24004.htm

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    Re: Looks like Tuffy wasn't very popular the Yomiuri Giants

    Welcome to the board, Bucky.

    I bet your screenname is something spelled backwards

    Oh, i see it "oogrufyk cub"

    Ah, a Cubs fan from Oogrufyk.
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    Re: Looks like Tuffy wasn't very popular the Yomiuri Giants

    If you figure out what it means, then please let me know. Cause I don't have a clue.

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    Re: Looks like Tuffy wasn't very popular the Yomiuri Giants

    Quote Originally Posted by Bucky Furgoo
    If you figure out what it means, then please let me know. Cause I don't have a clue.
    You mean that wasn't it?
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    Re: Looks like Tuffy wasn't very popular the Yomiuri Giants

    Well, the press and fans in Japan are notoriously rigid in their disapproval of any action that doesn't fit into the strict definition of "team behavior". And double that for gaijin.

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    Re: Looks like Tuffy wasn't very popular the Yomiuri Giants

    ...Also in 2005, Rhodes set the NPB record for career ejections, when he was thrown out of a game in May. It was his 9th ejection, breaking the mark held by Masaichi Kaneda.

    After the season ended, Rhodes was released by the Giants. It is unclear if any other Japanese teams are interested in his services.

    No matter what happens, though, Rhodes has had an amazing career in Japan. His 360 homers (as of 7/23/05) rank him among the top 20 in NPB history, over 70 more than any other foreigner. While he has run into some trouble with PR and management this year, he has adapted better to Japanese life than most Americans and has become fluent in Japanese and not sought to impose his ways on Japanese culture...



    http://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Tuffy_Rhodes

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    Re: Looks like Tuffy wasn't very popular the Yomiuri Giants

    These posts and all the Tuffy Rhodes talk keep giving me visions of Tom Selleck in Mr. Baseball...

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    Re: Looks like Tuffy wasn't very popular the Yomiuri Giants

    Quote Originally Posted by CincyFalcon
    These posts and all the Tuffy Rhodes talk keep giving me visions of Tom Selleck in Mr. Baseball...

    that was a great movie.
    there's nothing like bowling a 300 game! 13 now and retired.


    Ricky henderson has a higher OBP than C. patterson and he's retired. C. Trent 6-14-2008


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