Some people don't like him and try to dupe him into looking like a fool.
He's overzealous about getting a "scoop."
His sources are old.
"Don't trust any statistics you did not fake yourself."--Winston Churchill
I wonder if Hal's pretty ticked that he's not in LV...It's pretty hard to do the things Fay is doing (interviewing Dusty, giving us the heads up on the Orioles deal for Freel) if you're sitting in Dayton. With Hal's eyesight I don't know how well he texts...Seems to me the Winter Meetings would rank as a must for a sportswriter to be there in person.
The Rally Onion wants 150 fans before Opening Day.
Hmmm. Let me see...Good writers don't spend their careers at the Dayton Daily News.
Hal McCoy is the third Dayton newspaperman to win the J.G. Taylor Spink Award, joining Si Burick (1982) and Ritter Collett (1991).
I believe Collett was with the now defunct Dayton Journal Herald, but just sayin'. Cincinnati is a baseball town. Dayton is a mere 45 miles from a baseball town. Good writers do spend their careers in Dayton. Three of them were good enough to have their names put in Cooperstown by their peers.
Now many can continue bashing a man who has dedicated his career to the following/reporting a team you all love. Hell, you all spend countless hours here. No shame, no shame.
Last edited by RedFanAlways1966; 12-09-2008 at 10:55 PM.
Small market fan... always hoping, but never expecting.