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Yahoo story on home run #762

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by bigpern23, Mar 13, 2008.

  1. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

  2. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    You're going to make some people jealous mad posting a Zack Hample article.
  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    It sounds like the guy needs the money with a father with cancer. Hopefully, there is somebody out there willing to fork over six figures for it, but we won't know until Bonds officially retires.

    I wouldn't be surprised at all if Bonds signs with a team in August or something like that, so let the buyer beware.
  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    If there's any who knows about confusion and bullying to get a baseball....
  5. Rumpleforeskin

    Rumpleforeskin Active Member

    How about this section from the story. If I could, I would take a right hook at the guy and say "Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier!"

  6. OJ1414

    OJ1414 Member

    And a little further down:

  7. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    That part cracked me up.

    As for the guy selling the ball, he's in a tough spot. Does he try to unload it now, hoping to get max value for it in case Bonds comes back at some point in the season, or does he hold onto it, fearing that he's not getting full value because people believe Bonds will be back? If he holds onto it and Bonds doesn't come back and officially retires, he might be able to get more. If he holds on and Bonds does come back, he probably costs himself hundreds of thousands of dollars.

    Personally, I'd sell it now, believing that Bonds will probably hit at least one more home run. If he doesn't come back, you've probably sold it for a few hundred thousand less than you could have gotten. If he does come back and hits one more, you've probably gone from a $700,000 payday to well under $100,000.
  8. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Why would anyone tell a reporter that all he does is get stoned?
  9. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Because he's stoned?
  10. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty Guest

    why not?
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