I honestly didn't think it would happen.
Grape works as a soda. Sort of as a gum. I wonder why it doesn't work as a pie. Grape pie? There's no grape pie. - Larry David
"You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one."
Just in time to protect the Aaron homerun record!
One season too late [at least]
Championships for MY teams in my lifetime:
Cincinnati Reds - 75, 76, 90
Chicago Blackhawks - 10, 13
University of Kentucky - 78, 96, 98, 12
Cincinnati Bengals - None
Chicago Bulls - 91, 92, 93, 96, 97, 98
His fans will say he's being picked upon and that he was the greatest hitter in baseball history. Bunk.
Whether the steriods helped him or not, his career should be done, but watch someone sign him.
"This isnít stats vs scouts - this is stats and scouts working together, building an organization that blends the best of both worlds. This is the blueprint for how a baseball organization should be run. And, whether the baseball men of the 20th century like it or not, this is where baseball is going."---Dave Cameron, U.S.S. Mariner
Better late than never.
I wonder if the timing of this happening before the release of the Mitchell report was intentional.
What a disgrace. I hope that people don't feel that protecting Bonds from his own stupid and possibly illegal behavior is somehow protecting baseball. I have always felt that is what was behind those that always seem so anxious to sweep this garbage under the rug and forget about it.
Baseball will be fine if this loser goes to prison. In fact, I am beginning to think it will be better off.
So, where's the indictment for Rafael Palmeiro?
What's sad is that he took a HoF career and turned it in to a mockery. Very ironic that his ego actually will lead people to appreciate his talents and accomplishments less.
Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.
Here's the indictment if you wish to read it.
The Rally Onion wants 150 fans before Opening Day.