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Shawnny3October 6th, 2007, 6:34 am
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GeneOctober 6th, 2007, 8:14 am
Posts: 107Yea and I'm a yankee fan. When I saw that happen....you know you aren't going to win because the gods are against you.

They didn't look like midges too me...they looked like flying ants or something similar. And spraying Off doesn't help. A good cigar would have but I don't think you are allowed to pitch with a cigar in your mouth.

They usually don't like smoke!

life sucks and then the flying ants coming out

gene
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JOHNWOctober 6th, 2007, 8:30 am
Chambersburg, PA

Posts: 452
My question now is how will last nights events be reflected in the infamous "Jaba Rules".

Yet another example of why hockey players are tougher than baseball players.
JW
"old habits are hard to kill once you have gray in your beard" -Old Red Barn
Shawnny3October 6th, 2007, 8:54 am
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Pleasant Gap, PA

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Funny you should mention the cigar, Gene - I don't smoke, but I've always liked to puff one just enough to keep it lit when it's really buggy. I didn't think they were midges either (they called them Canadian soldiers last night during the game - a bit of additional cruel irony for America's Team that our neighbors Up North probably enjoyed). I guess we probably shouldn't place a lot of confidence in ESPN's entomological IDs. Regardless, as a long-time Dodgers fan, it sure was fun to watch it happen to the Yanks. I couldn't help feeling a just a little pity for the big boy, though - it made my neck itchy just watching him out there.

And John, don't get me started. I love baseball, but if I have to hear one more announcer tell me with the blind adoration of a teenage girl how tough Jeter is for bumping his chin on a seat... Let's just say that collisions worse than that one happen about 100 times in every single NHL game. I think the toughness of baseball players is closer to the toughness of golfers than hockey players.

-Shawn
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GeneOctober 6th, 2007, 1:06 pm
Posts: 107Hockey players are tougher than killer ninjas. They probably are the best overall atheletes in the world. Too bad that idiot commissioner has destroyed the league and they have been relegated to the Versus network which has about the viewership of a dead midget contest.

tight lines and Sidney Crosby and the Pens!


gene

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LamOctober 6th, 2007, 4:48 pm
Lancaster, PA

Posts: 81
Don't knock dead midget contests, next to fly fishing, they are my passion.
RleePOctober 6th, 2007, 8:21 pm
NW PA - Pennsylvania's Glacial Pothole Wonderland

Posts: 372
Works for me... I'd root for the Manson Family team featuring the late Jeffrey Dahmer on the mound against the Yankees...:)

Go Tribe!

GeneOctober 6th, 2007, 10:28 pm
Posts: 107So there are other midget supporters out there! I could tell a lot midget jokes but......they would probably be banned..How about a soft one.

Did you hear about the 100 pound midget who had 50 pound balls!


All the girls said he was half NUTS!


gene
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tight lines and flying midgets
Jmd123October 7th, 2007, 5:44 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2368
Good one, Gene!!

Jonathon (still laughing...)
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...

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