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Josh Hamilton: Hall of Fame?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Dick Whitman, Jan 13, 2016.

  1. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

  2. Liut

    Liut Active Member

    No, I'm too busy laughing.
    sgreenwell likes this.
  3. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Not before Olerud
    LongTimeListener likes this.
  4. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Hey, pal, talk to Posnanski about that.
  5. Liut

    Liut Active Member

    Sorry for the snark Dick, I usually stay away from that. Hamilton has some impressive accomplishments to his credit, but no. To me, it's more wondering "What If" he hadn't got sick.
  6. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    First ballot for the Scumbag Hall of Fame.
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    As in, thoughts on if he'll ever visit?
    Liut likes this.
  8. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Not before Leon Durham.
    Liut and Riptide like this.
  9. ChrisLong

    ChrisLong Active Member

    No votes from the Anaheim chapter.
    Liut likes this.
  10. Liut

    Liut Active Member

    I think you've indicated previously, dm, that you are working or did work in the Metroplex. If so, you would probably know much more about the man's character than myself. Is he or was he a jerk? I have no idea. However, I have sympathy for people with diseases of his sort.
  11. Liut

    Liut Active Member

    In reference to the other thread, I have no idea who Lena Dunham is.
  12. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    I never did a lot of Rangers stuff, but I know he was the snide, sarcastic type a lot of the time and he tried to play games with reporters.

    The one time I got a freelance assignment to do a feature on him, he was in the middle of a horrendous slump and he was a total dick at first. After I asked a couple questions that made him decide I wasn't a complete idiot and that I wasn't writing some sort of rip job, he got a little better. But you could see he was suspicious of pretty much everyone he came into contact with.

    As for his character, I think his actions speak for themselves. BTW, I am on the record on one or another of the Josh Hamilton threads as saying his marriage ends when the big checks stop coming.
    Liut likes this.
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