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an ornamental festoon of flowers, fruit, and greenery.
"ribbon-tied swags of flowers"
a carved or painted representation of an ornamental festoon of flowers or fruit.
"fine plaster swags"
a curtain or piece of fabric fastened so as to hang in a drooping curve.
money or goods taken by a thief or burglar.
"their homes offer tempting swag for burglars"
products given away free, typically for promotional purposes.
"local studios provide swag, spirits, and food"
marijuana, typically of a low grade.
"prices range from $40 a 10-seed packet for some Jamaican swag to $345 per pack for something tastier"
a traveler's or miner's bundle of personal belongings.
a large number, amount, or variety.
"the seller left a swag of unpaid bills"
verb: swag;?3rd person present: swags;?past tense: swagged;?past participle: swagged;?gerund or present participle: swagging
arrange in or decorate with a swag or swags of fabric.
"swag the fabric gracefully over the curtain tie-backs"
travel with one's personal belongings in a bundle.
"swagging it in Queensland"
"the crinkly old hide swags here and there"
sway from side to side.
"the stout chief sat swagging from one side of the carriage to the other"
Actually, it's a big W.
Right fielder: Another difficult one [...]
But in the end, Phillips’ choice is unconventional: San Francisco’s Hunter Pence, whose on-deck routine is, in Phillips’ words, “the most funked-up stuff I’ve ever seen.”
“I love his swag,” Phillips says admiringly. “He has swag. Nobody else plays the game like him. His swag is hustle, hustle, hustle, hustle. … He’s unique. I call him the unicorn, (because) you’ll never see another guy swing like him. You’ll never see nobody else play like him. David Eckstein used to be one of my favorite players. He was totally different. I like people that are different. Those guys can change a whole game by their teammates feeding off their swag.”
Then you probably don't want to consult the "swag" entry on UrbanDictionary.com :-)
White guys with swag: Nick Swisher
See Pinball Clemons
He says the major league product isn’t exciting enough. “That’s exactly why African-Americans don’t play baseball
But... Rent-A-Swag is being run out of business by Henry Winkler!
My favorite exchange, As one couple leaves a blown up hardware store in search for the big W.
Third Cab Driver (Peter Falk): What's the matter, what happened to you? What was ya, in some kind of initiation?
Melville Crump (Sid Cesar): We had an accident. We fell into yellow, alright? Hurry up!
Is uncivilized a derogatory term now?
But these choreographed dance routines and finger wagging and butt planting in meaningless games...
Who gets to decide which games are the meaningless ones?
Carlos Gomez should have high-stepped all the way down the 3B line then danced after crossing the plate.
#51 Johnny Rodgers used to run the ball in backwards -- sometimes from as far out as the 10 yard line. As you can imagine players on the other teams took this very well.
He's wrong IMO about the AA participation thing though. It's not because of a lack of swag, it's just a numbers game.
No, I think Phillips is dead on.
cultures - generally speaking - are just different?
Acknowledgement of difference without (implicit or explicit) judgement of difference tends to be very difficult.
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