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    You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    Joey's got a beard! Alert Heather!

    http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-bi...4890--mlb.html


    Here is part of the article's analysis of the move and its possible in-season impact.
    Votto's facial hair serves him well, in a Jeff Reardon-sort-of-way. And having a beard, as everyone knows, is worth four or five more home runs a season per 162 games played. It's too bad we'll never see him take this look to Great American Ball Park, even though the Reds dropped their strict no-facial-hair policy after 1999. It would attract too much attention to a guy who just likes to blend in.
    Will this get a sticky?
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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    ....when I open this threrad with eager anticipation.

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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    I have a shirt like that, but it's shaped differently. Votto's is wider at the top, but mine is wider at the bottom. I'm not sure why.
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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    Quote Originally Posted by marcshoe View Post
    I have a shirt like that, but it's shaped differently. Votto's is wider at the top, but mine is wider at the bottom. I'm not sure why.
    It is the lighting and angle of the picture

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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    Quote Originally Posted by marcshoe View Post
    I have a shirt like that, but it's shaped differently. Votto's is wider at the top, but mine is wider at the bottom. I'm not sure why.
    Stupid shirt.
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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    He's a handsome man.

    Looks like a hockey player.

    Teach tolerance.

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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    Quote Originally Posted by Roy Tucker View Post
    He's a handsome man.

    Looks like a hockey player.
    Those are two sentences rarely used together about the same man
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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    I was at midnight madness for UC for the infamous Dukie V. "I'll even throw in the books baby!", made halfcourt shot by a student.
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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    Quote Originally Posted by Roy Tucker View Post
    He's a handsome man.

    Looks like a hockey player with teeth.
    Fixed that for ya...

    Hey, shouldn't the countdown to pitchers and catchers reporting begin around now?

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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    Quote Originally Posted by Roy Tucker View Post
    He's a handsome man.

    Looks like a hockey player.
    He's a lumberjack.

    And he's okay.
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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    looks middle eastern.....no sticky methinks

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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    Do you think Brawny will soon sponsor him?
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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    Keep it, Joe.

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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    Hehe, he had most of that beard at Redsfest (see below) but thanks for thinking of me. Seeing a picture of Joey today helps me forget about the fact that I was sick as all get out yesterday.

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    Re: You know we are in a slow part of the off-season

    It's not the beard that's getting my attention...it's that miniature mohawk he seems to be trying for. Weird looking. Oh well, it IS the offseason. *grin*
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