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Japanese girl drafted by baseball team

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Rusty Shackleford, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford Active Member

    This is something that actually seems plausible to me -- that a female could develop a good enough knuckleball and make it to the majors. Besides golf and bowling, and maybe placekicking/punting, a good knuckleball seems about the most likely way for a woman to make it in male professional sports.

    After all, how much arm strength do you need for a knuckleball? Very little. And if she signed with an AL team, she'd never have to bat. Now the rampant misogyny I'm sure she'd face -- that's another problem entirely.

  2. The Granny

    The Granny Guest

    I think its just some of internet buildup to some new, top-of-the-line Asian porn.
  3. CentralIllinoisan

    CentralIllinoisan Active Member

    16-year-old asian schoolgirl and baseball?

    The Internets is abouts to explodes. :D
  4. Flash

    Flash Guest

    TTIWWP! [/dooley]
  5. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    I don't think we'll ever see this in this country. I think, at least I hope, there'll be a professional softball league within the next 15 years. It'll be a more successful WNBA.
  6. Highway 101

    Highway 101 Active Member

    Quit sucking up to Flash!
  7. Gold

    Gold Active Member

    I think of any of the four major sports, a pitcher would be the most likely chance a woman would have. The other thing might be a goaltender in hockey.

    Women can throw softballs very fast, and that might be possible that a woman could get pitchers out. Think somebody like Dan Quisenberry. Women have played in high school.

    I don't think the verbal abuse factor would be as bad as people might think so long as the female pitcher could get batters out. I think this Japanese 16-year-old girl is just too small physically to play serious baseball - she is only five feet tall and weighs 114 lbs.
  8. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    (Manon Rheaume raises her hand...)

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  9. DougDascenzo

    DougDascenzo Member

    The Kobe 9 Cruise are now Rivers Cuomo's all-time favorite baseball team.
  10. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

  11. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Well, I'll be. I hope it catches on because I really dig softball. Not only am I an All-Star; it's fun to watch, too.
  12. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    I just want to know if she'll be wearing a school girl outfit on the mound.
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