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Holliday credits McGwire for his improvments

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by jakewriter82, Sep 21, 2007.

  1. jakewriter82

    jakewriter82 Active Member

    Now I'm a big Matt Holliday fan. He seems, from an outsider's perspective, as a real down-to-earth humble guy who can smash the guts out of a baseball.
    Is it a mistake to credit Big Mac with helping him with his stroke, though, given the unanswered speculation around him still today?

  2. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Somewhere, STD's little thingy got hard and he has no idea why...
  3. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    I get my baseball information from Jeff Passan, who reported a change with Holliday on July 2:

  4. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    It'd be like giving Saddam props for improving your rule of a police/dictator state.
  5. Mayfly

    Mayfly Active Member

    But what if you became a contender for best dictator in your area?
  6. Dan Rydell

    Dan Rydell Guest

    If they were just talking batting tips, what's the problem?

    Regardless of whether or not McGwire juiced up, he's a good guy. Probably has a few regrets, like anyone. But it's not like he's O.J. or something.
  7. bostonbred

    bostonbred Guest

    Steriods or not, the guy could rake: 70 homers in a season. Doesn't matter how many 'roids he took, that's still worth taking plenty of batting tips from.
  8. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    Just to make sure: Does that mean if Bonds offered tips, Holliday should take those as well and not be concerned about the image of Bonds?
  9. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    I don't know, Buck. Those .263 hitters aren't exactly a dime a dozen.

    Wait a second. ...
  10. indiansnetwork

    indiansnetwork Active Member

    Big Mac hit 49 hr as a rookie and I am pretty sure he wasn't on the juice then given his thin frame. His helping Matt Holiday is only going to help his image in general. Matt Holiday is an exceptional hitter and has a brother that is an hitting instructor and a father as a coach. That said sometimes you need batting tips from people outside of your inner circle.
    And again this was reported much earlier by an excellent writer at yahoo sports (Jeff Passan)
  11. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    Isn't this like saying "if my Aunt had balls she'd be my Uncle".
    I mean if Tony Gwynn didn't hit for average he would have had trouble staying in the league because he did not hit many home runs. The fact of the matter is they both did their jobs. One enhanced by steroids one enhanced by a buffet
  12. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    right. because no one thin has ever been nailed for steroids.



    Fucking idiot.
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