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Someone get Bubbler off the ledge

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Chef2, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Dale Sveum takes the Cubs job.


    Rumors abound that Yount will be the hitting coach, and Molitor will be the bench coach.
  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Whoever thought we'd see the day where the Cubs hire a Brewers assistant?
  3. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Any idea who will be the hitting coach?
  4. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Dale Sveum. Easter Sunday. I was there.
  5. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Cecil Cooper or Gorman Thomas. :D
  6. Gutter

    Gutter Well-Known Member

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  7. Gutter

    Gutter Well-Known Member

    Wouldn't be surprised to see Craig Counsell on his coaching staff.
  8. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Is Ben Oglivie still alive?
  9. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    Prince Fielder.
  10. MrHavercamp

    MrHavercamp Member

    I'm hearing Jim Gantner.
  11. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    I had already watched that before you even posted.

    Quite a year. A 13-game winning streak, a 12-game losing streak, a 39-game hitting streak and a no-hitter. It would be pretty difficult to pack any more excitement into a non-playoff season.
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  12. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Until very recently, that was, without question, the greatest non-1982 Brewers regular season game in its history. Still one of the biggest ever.

    Non-Milwaukeeans won't understand the significance of 12 in a row. The local greasy spoon/late night drunk stop, George Webb's, always had a standing offer that if the Brewers had won 12 in a row, they'd serve hamburgers for free for a day. That was the first time it happened, and I believe, the only time the Brewers have won 12 in a row.

    (I believe the Braves might have done it twice when they were in Milwaukee, but I don't know if George Webb's did the promotion back in those days)

    As far as today's news ... good for Sveum. I wish him bad luck, but it's business, not personal.
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