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A slap in the face of the high and mighty writers?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by creamora, May 8, 2007.

  1. Willie-Butch

    Willie-Butch Member

    In the story, the writer said the poll consisted of "all passionate baseball fans." How does he know this? I'm sure there were many, many, many regular fans voted as well.
  2. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    Why would you all be so defensive about this? If ... if it's not true, then it's not worth responding to.

    But it certainly sounds like it made some of you think.
  3. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    Yes, it made me think, Man, I have been so disrespected by the great American public.
  4. Ashy Larry

    Ashy Larry Active Member

    I don't see how this poll of "passionate baseball fans" proves anything. Maybe 58% of respondents think Bonds belongs in the Hall because if he retired in 2000, he'd be a HOFer?
  5. Ashy Larry

    Ashy Larry Active Member

    there's a lot of people with thin skin around here......
  6. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    I am so glad now that I didn't post on the high heels thread.
  7. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Plenty of imbeciles think Pete Rose should be in the Hall of Fame, and they're wrong too.
  8. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    Why are they wrong, and you're right? Because you're the professional?
  9. I'm sorry, but an awful lot of the commentary on Bonds -- and an awful lot of the commentary on steroids in general -- IS based on the notion that "baseball fans" or "the American people" are overwhelmingly lined up against Bonds and behind the notion that the steroid frenzy is worth the hype. This has transparently not been true.
  10. Bucknutty

    Bucknutty Member

    I second this!
  11. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    That column is terribly written and based on some of the worst logic I've ever attempted to contemplate.
  12. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    No, because no-one's wrong and no-one's right. Everyone has their own opinion. But I'm not going to change mine just because a poll that is most notable for the lines it's divided down came out.

    I think Bonds does deserve to be in the Hall when he retires. He's that good, not only at the plate but also in his prime as an all-around player. I respect the fact that he's stayed in the NL even in the final years of his career when he could have gone and DH'd for someone. As I've said in the past, it saddens me that he took performance enhancers when he was so great in the first place.

    Others don't share this view, and that's their right. The fact that he took PED's is too much for them to overlook. That's fine too.
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