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Friday, August 12, 2011

Curt Flood

Here’s a brilliant post, or rather essay, celebrating Curt Flood’s heroism and his legacy.

The author concludes with a rousing endorsement for Flood’s selection to Cooperstown.  All I can say is “Here, Here!!!”

It’s worth the read.

Posted: August 12, 2011 at 04:04 AM | 18 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: August 12, 2011 at 01:30 PM (#3898583)
All I can say is “Here, Here!!!”

I see a small mistake hear.
   2. Mike Emeigh Posted: August 12, 2011 at 01:44 PM (#3898593)
When I see this type of intro from a site I've never heard of, posted by a Primate who just joined, I always feel like the submitter is the author trying to drive traffic to his/her blog.

Here's a hint: if you really want us to read your stuff, try not to use words like "brilliant" and "rousing" in the intro before you establish some credibility elsewhere on BTF.

-- MWE
   3. cardsfanboy Posted: August 12, 2011 at 01:54 PM (#3898596)
Here's a hint: if you really want us to read your stuff, try not to use words like "brilliant" and "rousing" in the intro before you establish some credibility elsewhere on BTF.


The screen name kept me away to be honest.
   4. KingKaufman Posted: August 12, 2011 at 02:52 PM (#3898632)
Couldn't get through the 828 words of purple wind before the first mention of the words "Curt Flood."
   5. Chicago Joe Posted: August 12, 2011 at 05:20 PM (#3898732)
custom-embroidered-jackets.htm

Good gravy.
   6. The District Attorney Posted: August 12, 2011 at 05:27 PM (#3898736)
Yeah, that's not this schmendrick's fault... if you google up old BTF threads, they all in fact do look like that.

Curious, to be sure.
   7. BDC Posted: August 12, 2011 at 05:32 PM (#3898738)
Well at least it's not robs-old-flannel-shirts.htm
   8. steagles Posted: August 12, 2011 at 07:26 PM (#3898790)
Yeah, that's not this schmendrick's fault... if you google up old BTF threads, they all in fact do look like that.

Curious, to be sure.
why?
   9. The Long Arm of Rudy Law Posted: August 12, 2011 at 07:52 PM (#3898796)
And yet my essays on Curt Ford remain unpublished.
   10. Der-K and the statistical werewolves. Posted: August 12, 2011 at 08:05 PM (#3898798)
I've been wondering about this (embroidered jackets) ... what's up with that?
   11. The Long Arm of Rudy Law Posted: August 12, 2011 at 08:19 PM (#3898807)
If you Google baseball-think-factory.htm, you get a web site that sells clothing, so everything evens out.
   12. base ball chick Posted: August 12, 2011 at 08:40 PM (#3898819)
he ain't no john brattain, but damm he ain't bad enuf to deserve THAT beatdown
   13. rr Posted: August 12, 2011 at 08:59 PM (#3898832)
Deserve's got nothin' to do with it.
   14. John DiFool2 Posted: August 12, 2011 at 09:27 PM (#3898847)
The screen name kept me away to be honest.


The screen name is hugely ironic in this case.
   15. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: August 12, 2011 at 09:44 PM (#3898862)
Deserve's got nothin' to do with it.

Ha!

The screen name is hugely ironic in this case.

Ha Ha!
   16. Something Other Posted: August 13, 2011 at 03:49 AM (#3899102)
And, for all that, I still can't give a #### about Curt Flood. Sure it's wonderful that baseball players are getting money team owners would otherwise get, which brought us the sight of multiple strikes by millionaire athletes.

I just can't give a flying ####.
   17. Infinite Joost (Voxter) Posted: August 13, 2011 at 04:05 AM (#3899111)
Pete Rose!

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