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MLB season delayed

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Regan MacNeil, Mar 12, 2020.

  1. Sea Bass

    Sea Bass Well-Known Member

    You mean Cool Papa?
  2. Apologies, do not get the reference to the former Negro Leaguer.
  3. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    So the seats are going to be disguised as fans?
  4. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    I'm thinking the cutouts, like in the KBO.
  5. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    What would really be a joke is if the final standings looked like weirdo ca. 1878 standings, where some teams have played more games than others.

    Because it just feels like some of these games are not going to go off, and for reasons that've nothing to do with weather.
  6. Sea Bass

    Sea Bass Well-Known Member

    Back when Ted Williams’ son was fighting to keep his father frozen, some writer (forget who) came up with the nickname Cool Papa for Ted.
    Splendid Splinter likes this.
  7. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    An indie league team in Arizona held a "Ted Williams Night" shortly after his remains were frozen in the Phoenix area. Fans got a free popsicle.
  8. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    Why can’t MLB front-office employees work from home? This is ridiculous policy by the Rangers, who may be migrating back to the top of my least-favorite franchises list.

    Also, the Rangers’ new ballpark looks like a damn airplane hangar. I fully expect V-22 Ospreys to zoom out of that roof opening.
  9. Regan MacNeil

    Regan MacNeil Well-Known Member

    And their old stadium really wasn't that old and had already been renovated once, IIRC. Fuck the Rangers.
  10. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    Good for The Athletic for taking the locals to task.
  11. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    I read a tweet saying it looked like the world's biggest tool shed, which I think is accurate.
    tapintoamerica likes this.
  12. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    ESPN home page has headline: Sources: Nationals to host Yanks on Opening Day. Who fuckin' cares! Nobody can go to the games. If the headline was Nationals to host Yanks in New Zealand it'd mean just as much. This is so pathetic. So much better to have just folded the tents.
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