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Tantrum of the season

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by sportshack06, Jun 2, 2007.

  1. sportshack06

    sportshack06 Member

    With the baseball season at the 1/3rd mark, the Mississippi Braves (AA) manager appears to be the clubhouse leader in the Tantrum of the Year award.

    Perhaps this was covered in Bobby Cox's coaching clinic

  2. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Extra points for the "grenade" toss with the rosin bag..
  3. Stretch15

    Stretch15 Member

    Covering up home plate and drawing a bigger home plate was absolutely brilliant. Apparently blue had a pretty liberal strike zone that night.
  4. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    At one point I thought he was going to do Lloyd McClendon one better by hauling two bases off with him. The video was edited, so we don't know where they ended up.

    Funnier than the grenade toss was his crawling up to the bag behind the mound.
  5. When something like that happens, at what point does the manager realize he's not that angry any more but he is going to continue the show? I mean, he's tossed anyway. He might as well give people their money's worth, right?
  6. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Get the park's PA man a job in the bigs. Playing Al Green in the background during the tantrum was a great call. :D
  7. markvid

    markvid Guest

    The games in his suspension might match his jersey number (30).
  8. Freelance Hack

    Freelance Hack Active Member

    How close did his hands get to the plate ump's face? I'm surprised blue stayed calm throughout the tirade.

    That being said, you have to give originality points for the infantry crawl and bean-bag grenade toss. Considering that managerial tantrums have grown as stale as slam dunks, any originality should be considered refreshing.
  9. Sxysprtswrtr

    Sxysprtswrtr Active Member

    Thought this thread was gonna be about Pinella today.
  10. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    That was absurd.

    I'm sorry, it was funny and all, but showing up an umpire like that -- I just don't see how that helps your team's cause in the long run.
  11. Yodel

    Yodel Active Member

    If anyone was more inappropriately named than Mr. Wellman, I don't know who.
  12. Bill Horton

    Bill Horton Active Member

    The bean bag toss was perfect ... not too long, not too fat, didn't hit the ump, just landed on his feet and left a cloud of power on his shoes.
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