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    Scouting by um looking at a player's uh frame

    http://www.slate.com/blogs/blogs/bro...bref=obnetwork

    Interesting discussion with Chris Buckley quote. Best quote is from Buck Showalter about Derrick Lee.

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    Re: Scouting by um looking at a player's uh frame

    Quote Originally Posted by klw View Post
    http://www.slate.com/blogs/blogs/bro...bref=obnetwork

    Interesting discussion with Chris Buckley quote. Best quote is from Buck Showalter about Derrick Lee.
    Buck Showalter, the Sir Mix-a-lot of baseball analysts.
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    Re: Scouting by um looking at a player's uh frame

    On a related note, are we going start seeing stories of kids getting bum implants to impress the scouts?
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    Re: Scouting by um looking at a player's uh frame

    Could bring a new meaning to a prospect being "on the bubble."

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    Re: Scouting by um looking at a player's uh frame

    Quote Originally Posted by klw View Post
    Could bring a new meaning to a prospect being "on the bubble."
    The D'Backs don't want none unless you got buns hun.
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    Re: Scouting by um looking at a player's uh frame

    Scouts in the 40's and 50's were known to recommend a player because he had a solid, square jaw. And to be honest, it does seem that most really good players have them.
    "Imagination is more important than knowledge." -- Albert Einstein

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    Re: Scouting by um looking at a player's uh frame

    Quote Originally Posted by Yachtzee View Post
    On a related note, are we going start seeing stories of kids getting bum implants to impress the scouts?
    Wouldn't they risk getting banned for using PED's? Or PEB's?
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    Re: Scouting by um looking at a player's uh frame

    I'll never hear "small strikezone" in the same way again.
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