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Introducing Fly Eli

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Offered without much comment, this is too rich for words:

  2. mb

    mb Active Member

    Or, as the cutline says ...

  3. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I would have really laughed if it were about Eli Manning.
  4. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    My God, I thought he was starting his own airline.

    One of the biggest wastes of talent in the last quarter century.
  5. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    I am pre-ordering "You Dead Dawg" off iTunes right now.
  6. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Sad - effed up dude but man could he hit a baseball. Saw him put one in the black at Yankee stadium. Only ball I've ever seen hit harder was by Frank Thomas.

    Ball took off like a shot and just kept climbing.
  7. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    I saw him hit a couple like that. Shake your head kind of shots. Why anyone threw him a fastball is a mystery. Any of us would be a better choice to try and hit a breaking ball.

    Great arm, too. Fast as hell. When he was down on a rehab, I caught him in Richmond - seats almost on the field. The bat speed, the power - my Lord. Just a massive hole in his game, plus all the other bullshit.
  8. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Travis Henry scoffs as this bush-leaguer.
  9. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    You're making Beavis and Butthead go "heh-heh"
  10. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    A buddy of mine who has had season tickets for the Montgomery Biscuits (Rays' Double-A) since their inception still claims Dukes is the most-talented player to come through there, ahead of Evan Longoria, B.J. Upton, Ben Zobrist, Delmon Young and all the others.
  11. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Raw talent wise I can't disagree unless you add Josh Hamilton to the mix.

    Imagine if all those guys were sane all at same time and stayed in Tampa.
    Tampa farm system dominated the minor leagues the few years those guys were there.
  12. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Hamilton never played in Montgomery. He played briefly in Double-A with the Rays, but their affiliate was still in Orlando at that time.

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