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Lonnie Smith's plot to kill John Schuerholz

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by beefncheddar, Nov 6, 2006.

  1. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest


  2. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    He should really focus his rage on Chuck Knoblauch for that great, Series-saving fake in Game Seven.
  3. Sly

    Sly Active Member

    I would love to know Schuerholz's reaction to this story. Why wasn't he asked?
  4. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    He had no comment. It says in there.
  5. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    YES! The 1982 Cardinals just became even less likable than they already were. Way to go Skates!
  6. Sly

    Sly Active Member

    Ah. Skipped over that part and only saw the "Braves official" part.

    Hopefully the Atlanta papers do a good follow-up and get him to talk.
  7. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    A. If Schuerholz did tell other teams Smith was on drugs after 1983, he apparently was right.
    B. If Lonnie shot like he played left field, Schuerholz didn't mave much to worry about.
  8. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Another load of "former drug addict reforms" bullshit.

    I'm fucking sick of it.

    I don't want to read or hear what former drug addicts have to say. Fuck 'em.
  9. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    No way. We had no idea. :D :D
  10. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    Am I the only one amused at the idea of a guy who had throwing problems later in his career making a fake throw to save the World Series?
  11. CentralIllinoisan

    CentralIllinoisan Active Member

    Fuck off, BYH! :D [/bitterbravesfan]
  12. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    It's not quite as a egregious as Wohlers throwing a slider to Leyritz and speeding up his bat, but it's pretty close. I mean, players learn in high school to pick up the third base coach 2/3 of the way between first and second, and Smith, who by that point had been playing baseball, what, 25 years, really should have known better.
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