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Thread: Grade Our Owner - Mr "Win Now"

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    Member cincrazy's Avatar
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    Re: Grade Our Owner - Mr "Win Now"

    To elaborate a little further on my earlier post, I think the 2006 season did more harm than good. It tricked Bob into thinking we were closer than we actually are. He got a little bit of "pennant fever." A 90 loss season probably would have been better that year, so he could have said to himself "Man, this team has a LONG ways to go, and we need to rebuild."

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    Re: Grade Our Owner - Mr "Win Now"

    Quote Originally Posted by membengal View Post
    Ability to spin a pleasing bedtime story (we're a'gonna win!)? A

    Money meets mouth? D

    Ability to articulate a vision for how we're a'gonna win? D-
    membengal A+

    Castellini all air dip and wind pudding. Sell it Bob, Sell it Bob keep those dollars coming in, it doesn't matter that you don't have the product, just keep selling it.

    All hale the budget, profit margin and net effect. Product value be damned
    Last edited by Spring~Fields; 12-31-2008 at 05:47 PM.

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    Re: Grade Our Owner - Mr "Win Now"

    How do you grade an owner? Um, he owns the team and doesn't make it impossible for the GM and/or manager to succeed... I guess that's harder than it looks, so I give Bob an 'A'! Really, I don't think it would be so hard for a person with a normal sized ego to be a successful baseball team owner, but then none of the owners have normal sized egos.

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