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Matt White gives it up

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by shotglass, Jul 25, 2006.

  1. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    Matt White, the kid who signed with Tampa Bay for $10.2M out of high school, finally calls it quits at age 27.


    In an age where a lot of athletes would have written things off five years earlier, this guy is a quality human. He tried for years to work through his arm trouble and earn the money he received. He also serves meals to the homeless on a regular basis. I hope he has a good life.
  2. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    If the Devil Rays decided the sun was coming up tommorow morning, I'd buy a new flashlight.
  3. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    He couldn't cut it after signing for $10.2 M. He's a looser. [/somecolumnistsomewhere]
  4. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    his life will be fine. he got $10.2 million. my life is fine right now but it'd be much finer if someone gave me $10.2 million.
  5. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    Those signing bonus figures are always misleading. He probably only got about half of that after they took out taxes. I believe I could make $5.1 million go a long way, but still. Seems like a guy like that might land as a coach somewhere.
  6. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    See? I told you. Don't draft high school pitchers!!!! [/Billy Beane]
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