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Dallas Keuchel embraces the ‘calmness’ of being Yankees killer | New York Post

The Astros will have the right starter on the mound to kill the Yankees’ momentum.

Three years after knocking them from the playoffs — and less than a week removed from dominating them again — Astros ace Dallas Keuchel will be asked to stop the Yankees from inching closer to another improbable playoff comeback Wednesday in Game 5 of the ALCS.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 18, 2017 at 11:44 AM | 66 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. LA Podcasting Hombre of Anaheim Posted: October 18, 2017 at 07:07 PM (#5557366)
He looks less calm now.
   2. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: October 18, 2017 at 08:48 PM (#5557438)
Corey Kluber and Trevor Bauer will sympathize.
   3. Blastin Posted: October 19, 2017 at 06:17 AM (#5557897)
His beard is very dumb. I'm glad we got to him.
   4. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: October 19, 2017 at 08:07 AM (#5557904)
His beard is very dumb. I'm glad we got to him.

My wife recoils in horror every time Keuchel or Justin Turner shows up on the screen. Of course she also recoils in even more horror when she sees players spitting out sunflower seeds or scratching their crotches.

And back when they were spitting tobacco juice, oh my.....
   5. Blastin Posted: October 19, 2017 at 08:53 AM (#5557913)
I'm not a prude in almost any way, but I really hate the "deliberately uncouth millionaire" thing. Same for the tech bro hoodie stuff.

I also hate wearing ties. But still, look groomed. You can afford it. They look like they smell terrible.
   6. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 08:58 AM (#5557916)
I'm not a prude in almost any way, but I really hate the "deliberately uncouth millionaire" thing. Same for the tech bro hoodie stuff.

I also hate wearing ties. But still, look groomed. You can afford it. They look like they smell terrible.


Agree 100%.

And long hair/beards just seems so damn impractical for athletes. If you have to shower 2 or 3 times a day, it makes no sense. So, maybe they do smell bad.
   7. rconn23 Posted: October 19, 2017 at 09:08 AM (#5557918)
I kind of want the Yankees to sign Keuchel when he becomes a free agent, but a) I don't believe he would go to a team that would make him shave his beard and b) I'm not sure I'm ready to see what is under that beard.
   8. SG Posted: October 19, 2017 at 09:33 AM (#5557927)
   9. PreservedFish Posted: October 19, 2017 at 09:34 AM (#5557928)
Agree 100%.


Snapper I seem to recall you once arguing in favor of wearing sweatpants to the office or something like that.
   10. rconn23 Posted: October 19, 2017 at 09:37 AM (#5557930)
Not as bad as I thought. Ay, but who knows what the ravages of time have done?
   11. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 09:45 AM (#5557934)
Snapper I seem to recall you once arguing in favor of wearing sweatpants to the office or something like that.

You've got the wrong huckleberry. I don't wear sweatpants unless actual exercising. I'd never wear them in public. I won't even wear jeans to the office on the rare days it's allowed. Hell, I don't own a pair of jeans.

   12. PreservedFish Posted: October 19, 2017 at 09:46 AM (#5557936)
His beard is long but it doesn't look nasty to me. It's just a long beard. Put him in a tuxedo and he's a regular Rutherford B Hayes.
   13. PreservedFish Posted: October 19, 2017 at 09:46 AM (#5557938)
You've got the wrong huckleberry. I won't even wear jeans to the office on the rare days it's allowed. Hell, I don't own a pair of jeans.

Hmmm. Maybe I exaggerated. It was something about not giving a crap how you looked as long as you were comfortable. Or maybe I'm just dead wrong.
   14. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 09:49 AM (#5557939)
Hmmm. Maybe I exaggerated. It was something about not giving a crap how you looked as long as you were comfortable. Or maybe I'm just dead wrong.

I don't think that was me. I'm actually moderately vain. That's the only reason I'm thinner now than I was in college.
   15. PreservedFish Posted: October 19, 2017 at 09:52 AM (#5557940)
I think moderately vain is a good thing. Good to have pride in one's appearance.
   16. Blastin Posted: October 19, 2017 at 09:53 AM (#5557941)
If you have to shower 2 or 3 times a day, it makes no sense. So, maybe they do smell bad.


It reminds me of how every single bro in a Sox cap around NYC feels the need for that cap to look covered in mud and garbage.

My dad has always had a beard. But it's close-cropped.
   17. Blastin Posted: October 19, 2017 at 09:55 AM (#5557943)
Good to have pride in one's appearance.


I think this is good too. One can take it too far, but effort is valuable. I have some friends, and I'm like, oh so you're not trying. We're only in our early 30s, it's a lot harder to keep it together as you age. Start now! And it's worse because they're single and I'm like, yeah, no woman is going to be into that, so good luck. I am sure my effort was part of the reason my wife paid any attention to me at all when I approached her.

Semi-related, Papi looks way better on TV than he did at the end of his career.
   18. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 10:07 AM (#5557951)
I think this is good too. One can take it too far, but effort is valuable. I have some friends, and I'm like, oh so you're not trying. We're only in our early 30s, it's a lot harder to keep it together as you age. Start now! And it's worse because they're single and I'm like, yeah, no woman is going to be into that, so good luck.

In my experience, the large majority of women hate beards. So, I think the mountain man, or insane homeless guy facial hair style is definitely dumb for single guys.
   19. fra paolo Posted: October 19, 2017 at 10:14 AM (#5557956)
I'm not a prude in almost any way, but I really hate the "deliberately uncouth millionaire" thing. Same for the tech bro hoodie stuff.

Today's hippies should wear jackets-and-ties and sweater vests and learn Classical Greek.
   20. Nasty Nate Posted: October 19, 2017 at 10:25 AM (#5557968)
Look at them sideburns! He looks like a girl.
Now, Johnny Unitas- there's a haircut you could set your watch to.
   21. Blastin Posted: October 19, 2017 at 10:34 AM (#5557977)
In my experience, the large majority of women hate beards.


There is this subset of women who are insane about the viking look. It is a minority though.

   22. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: October 19, 2017 at 10:38 AM (#5557984)

It reminds me of how every single bro in a Sox cap around NYC feels the need for that cap to look covered in mud and garbage.

It ain't real unless it comes with a bloody sock for a scarf, and the blood's gotta be your own.
   23. PreservedFish Posted: October 19, 2017 at 10:38 AM (#5557985)
I bet that young snapper and Keuchel didn't frequent the same joints.
   24. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: October 19, 2017 at 10:41 AM (#5557988)
The best thing about facial hair on ballplayers is getting to hear Jon Miller use the word "mustachioed" in a way that only Jon Miller can.
   25. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 10:51 AM (#5557996)
I bet that young snapper and Keuchel didn't frequent the same joints.

I'd hope with his money Keuchel would be frequenting much classier joints. Which makes the beard even more inexplicable.
   26. The Good Face Posted: October 19, 2017 at 10:56 AM (#5558007)
I bet that young snapper and Keuchel didn't frequent the same joints.

I'd hope with his money Keuchel would be frequenting much classier joints. Which makes the beard even more inexplicable.


Based on most of the women I see professional athletes with, I'm not sure "class" is a driving factor.
   27. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 10:58 AM (#5558011)
Based on most of the women I see professional athletes with, I'm not sure "class" is a driving factor.

Touche. But, if you are really rich and famous, why wouldn't you want to date classy women?

I mean, Mike Napoli was dating a porn star. And she wasn't even a young, good looking porn star.
   28. The Good Face Posted: October 19, 2017 at 11:15 AM (#5558027)
Touche. But, if you are really rich and famous, why wouldn't you want to date classy women?

I mean, Mike Napoli was dating a porn star. And she wasn't even a young, good looking porn star.


Because while professional athletes are often rich and famous, they're not necessarily classy people themselves, nor do they seem to particularly value class in romantic partners. They mostly seem to value women that look like (or are) swimsuit models.
   29. . . . . . . . . . . Posted: October 19, 2017 at 11:18 AM (#5558029)

Touche. But, if you are really rich and famous, why wouldn't you want to date classy women?


they do. My wife travels about 200 days a year, and often ends up staying at the same hotel as the visiting pro team. She's been hit on by more athletes than you can imagine (and those are just the ones she tells me about), including ones that you'd figure could do a lot better than a 30-something woman in a business suit.
   30. Blastin Posted: October 19, 2017 at 11:19 AM (#5558031)
30-something woman in a business suit.


I dunno, that's one of the most attractive things to me.
   31. PreservedFish Posted: October 19, 2017 at 11:38 AM (#5558051)
What do we mean by "classy" exactly? How do you find classy chicks, where do they congregate?
   32. Khrushin it bro Posted: October 19, 2017 at 11:59 AM (#5558075)
She's been hit on by more athletes than you can imagine 


One of the driving factors of getting hit on by men is close proximity.
   33. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 12:38 PM (#5558109)
What do we mean by "classy" exactly? How do you find classy chicks, where do they congregate?

per Merriam Webster

Definition of classy

classier; classiest
:having or showing class: such as
a :elegant, stylish a classy clientele a classy hotel
b :having or reflecting high standards of personal behavior a classy guy a classy gesture
   34. Nasty Nate Posted: October 19, 2017 at 01:01 PM (#5558131)
a :elegant, stylish a classy clientele a classy hotel
b :having or reflecting high standards of personal behavior a classy guy a classy gesture
I don't like when people assume a) is proof of b)
   35. PreservedFish Posted: October 19, 2017 at 01:05 PM (#5558135)
Even if you go to a swanky nightclub, the ladies throwing themselves at a ballplayer are not going to be classy. Models and pretty young things might dress nice but are not all classy. You probably have to make an effort to meet eligible young women that are not groupies, gold diggers, etc. There's a wall of available sexy young bodies between you and them.

A lot of these guys are coming from big families in the Florida suburbs and the like. They stick with what they're familiar with. A lot of them seem to get married young.
   36. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 01:09 PM (#5558140)
I don't like when people assume a) is proof of b)

Fair. But on the other hand, if a woman dresses like a hooker, it's a pretty good signal the other way.

Even if you go to a swanky nightclub, the ladies throwing themselves at a ballplayer are not going to be classy. Models and pretty young things might dress nice but are not all classy. You probably have to make an effort to meet eligible young women that are not groupies, gold diggers, etc. There's a wall of available sexy young bodies between you and them.

A lot of these guys are coming from big families in the Florida suburbs and the like. They stick with what they're familiar with. A lot of them seem to get married young.


I think the ones who marry someone they met before they hit the big time end up better off. I don't think the Jeter approach to romance is going to yield many long lasting marriages.

Maybe that's why they marry young. They know they won't be able to trust the motives of anyone they meet when they're rich and famous.
   37. Blastin Posted: October 19, 2017 at 01:33 PM (#5558147)
They know they won't be able to trust the motives of anyone they meet when they're rich and famous.


I'm of two minds on this. I think marrying mid-career is the worst. I have a feeling I would have had trouble really raising a family if I were not home for 20 years (and they often end up with... other kids). So I might have waited until the end to settle down but only with someone who was very successful in her own right that I could, say, work with professionally afterwards.
   38. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 01:37 PM (#5558151)
I'm of two minds on this. I think marrying mid-career is the worst. I have a feeling I would have had trouble really raising a family if I were not home for 20 years (and they often end up with... other kids). So I might have waited until the end to settle down but only with someone who was very successful in her own right that I could, say, work with professionally afterwards.

But the marriages between rich/famous people rarely seem to work.
   39. . . . . . . . . . . Posted: October 19, 2017 at 01:43 PM (#5558153)
But the marriages between rich/famous people rarely seem to work.


Divorce rates among the rich are the lowest for any economic cohort.

Marrying young if you're going to be rich or famous is idiotic. It squanders all of your social capital. Plenty of fish in the sea.
   40. Blastin Posted: October 19, 2017 at 01:44 PM (#5558156)
rarely seem to work.


That key word is "seem." The ones that work we don't really hear about.

Mr. Ellipses is right that the actual stats aren't any worse for the wealthy however I am not sure how we'd quantify who is famous enough for the fame to be a factor.
   41. PreservedFish Posted: October 19, 2017 at 01:46 PM (#5558159)
Most ballplayers aren't "famous" in like a Elizabeth Taylor or Kim Kardashian sense. 'zop and snapper are talking about entirely different things here.
   42. Blastin Posted: October 19, 2017 at 01:50 PM (#5558160)
That is a fair point. At least not since the DiMaggio days.

And baseball players are less "cool" than basketball or football players. (Not to us, but to those who might chase athletes)
   43. PreservedFish Posted: October 19, 2017 at 01:57 PM (#5558161)
I'm sure they have more than enough ladies chasing them, starting in high school even. But they don't live in the maelstrom of public scrutiny that seems to consume most celebrity marriages.

This is a fun read: NY Times celebrity divorce calculator
   44. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 02:01 PM (#5558163)
Divorce rates among the rich are the lowest for any economic cohort.

As PF says, you're talking wealthy people not famous people.

Marrying young if you're going to be rich or famous is idiotic. It squanders all of your social capital. Plenty of fish in the sea.

Sure, if only want to have sex, rather than actually being happy, productive, and raising well adjusted kids.

All the research shows, marriage is very good for a man's career and success. All that time chasing pretty young things is a complete waste.
   45. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: October 19, 2017 at 02:07 PM (#5558167)
But on the other hand, if a woman dresses like a hooker, it's a pretty good signal the other way.

So just what does a hooker dress like? Does this streetwalker from the Upper East Side have the hooker look?
   46. PreservedFish Posted: October 19, 2017 at 02:08 PM (#5558168)
Well not a complete waste, surely. Just a fleeting pleasure.
   47. . . . . . . . . . . Posted: October 19, 2017 at 02:28 PM (#5558175)
Sure, if only want to have sex, rather than actually being happy, productive, and raising well adjusted kids.


FWIW, this is also demonstrably untrue. Data conclusively shows that rich people have lower divorce rates and better outcomes with kids. Data also shows that children of older parents have better outcomes. It's logically obvious that having a kid in your mid/late 30s with a pile of cash in the bank is going to be better than having it in your mid 20s with no cash and more unstable professional and personal lives.

The only thing pushing marriages and starting families at a young age is social pressure that's basically legacy religious dogma from the pre-birth control era.

For a baseball player WHO TRAVELS 7 MONTHS A YEAR DURING THEIR CAREER AND WHO WILL HAVE INFINITE TIME AND MONEY TO SUPPORT A FAMILY STARTING AT AROUND AGE 35 OR SO to get married at 25 is absolutely nuts.
   48. BrianBrianson Posted: October 19, 2017 at 02:40 PM (#5558185)
I'd hope with his money Keuchel would be frequenting much classier joints. Which makes the beard even more inexplicable.


His money doesn't come from frequenting such places - I can't imagine why someone would voluntarily go to such a place unless there was some upside. Pay more to be less comfortable and enjoy yourself less?
   49. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 02:45 PM (#5558188)
FWIW, this is also demonstrably untrue. Data conclusively shows that rich people have lower divorce rates and better outcomes with kids. Data also shows that children of older parents have better outcomes. It's logically obvious that having a kid in your mid/late 30s with a pile of cash in the bank is going to be better than having it in your mid 20s with no cash and more unstable professional and personal lives.

The only thing pushing marriages and starting families at a young age is social pressure that's basically legacy religious dogma from the pre-birth control era.

For a baseball player WHO TRAVELS 7 MONTHS A YEAR DURING THEIR CAREER AND WHO WILL HAVE INFINITE TIME AND MONEY TO SUPPORT A FAMILY STARTING AT AROUND AGE 35 OR SO to get married at 25 is absolutely nuts.


That's all selection bias. It's educated, intelligent, affluent people marrying late, vs. uneducated, less-intelligent, poor people marrying earlier.

If you happen to be educated and intelligent, and likely to make a good living, your odds of a successful marriage aren't influenced by the behavior of a bunch of people who are nothing like you.

If you find the right person at 25, it makes perfect sense to marry. Especially if you want more than one or two kids. Lots of people who wait until their late 30s to try and have kids, realize it's not a given.

The mere fact of bouncing from girlfriend to girlfriend, and one-night stand to one night-stand for 15 years is going to reduce your chances of a happy marriage. Not to mention the women that want to marry you when your getting fat and balding, merely because you have money, are far less likely to make you happy in marriage.
   50. PreservedFish Posted: October 19, 2017 at 02:47 PM (#5558190)
I'd hope with his money Keuchel would be frequenting much classier joints.

Not sure when the last time snapper showed his clean shaven face around Manhattan's hipper environs, but Keuchel's shaggy visage would not look out of place basically anywhere outside of a handful of private mens clubs, and he probably doesn't need to be networking on the squash court anyway.
   51. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: October 19, 2017 at 02:58 PM (#5558195)
I'd hope with his money Keuchel would be frequenting much classier joints.

Used book shops used to be a great place to meet classy and good looking women. But now the women there are like a villa in Tuscany, and the best ones have all been taken.
   52. BrianBrianson Posted: October 19, 2017 at 03:00 PM (#5558198)
If I had as much money as Keuchel, I'd wear cargo shorts or utilikilts by and large. Jeans if it's too cold. How much do you have to hate yourself to not want to be in jeans?
   53. The Yankee Clapper Posted: October 19, 2017 at 03:02 PM (#5558200)
Hmmm. Maybe I exaggerated. It was something about not giving a crap how you looked as long as you were comfortable.

That was George Costanza, not Snapper. They are often mistaken for each other.
   54. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 03:05 PM (#5558205)
That was George Costanza, not Snapper. They are often mistaken for each other.

You've obviously never met me :-) Come to a softball game some year.
   55. The Good Face Posted: October 19, 2017 at 03:29 PM (#5558220)
If I had as much money as Keuchel, I'd wear cargo shorts or utilikilts by and large. Jeans if it's too cold. How much do you have to hate yourself to not want to be in jeans?


Quality, well tailored dress slacks are super comfortable and are typically made of thinner, softer fabric than jeans. People who complain about clothes other than jeans and tshirts being uncomfortable are probably buying/wearing cheap, ill-fitting crap. Spring for some custom shirts, get decent pants and have them tailored, and spend on quality shoes. Now you don't look like you spend your spare time trapping beavers and making your own candles.
   56. Blastin Posted: October 19, 2017 at 03:46 PM (#5558242)
Keuchel's shaggy visage would not look out of place basically anywhere outside of a handful of private mens clubs


Yeah and I hate this bearded bro thing of the day and want it very much to die.
   57. BrianBrianson Posted: October 19, 2017 at 03:49 PM (#5558246)
I mean - I do spend a lot of my spare time trapping beavers and making my own candles. But "made of thinner, softer fabric than jeans." is two strikes against well tailored dress slacks. I haven't bought custom shirts (I don't think), but tailored pants I have, and they're significantly worse than decent jeans.

Shoes? I might be persuadable - basically every pair of shoes I've worn has been a piece of crap. But 14W really limits your chances.

   58. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: October 19, 2017 at 04:00 PM (#5558260)
For a baseball player WHO TRAVELS 7 MONTHS A YEAR DURING THEIR CAREER AND WHO WILL HAVE INFINITE TIME AND MONEY TO SUPPORT A FAMILY STARTING AT AROUND AGE 35 OR SO to get married at 25 is absolutely nuts.

That's all selection bias. It's educated, intelligent, affluent people marrying late, vs. uneducated, less-intelligent, poor people marrying earlier.

If you happen to be educated and intelligent, and likely to make a good living, your odds of a successful marriage aren't influenced by the behavior of a bunch of people who are nothing like you.

If you find the right person at 25, it makes perfect sense to marry. Especially if you want more than one or two kids. Lots of people who wait until their late 30s to try and have kids, realize it's not a given.


You give up a lot of freedom and mobility if you marry early, speaking from experience. Both my ex and I would have benefited from taking jobs in different cities while we were married. Plus, you also miss out on some of the professional socialization if you're going home right after work to be with the spouse and kid.
   59. Bote Man Posted: October 19, 2017 at 04:11 PM (#5558274)
What makes you assume that Keuchel goes for the wimmens?? Remember, this is Spirit Day when you're supposed to wear purple to indicate...something.
   60. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: October 19, 2017 at 04:24 PM (#5558288)
Quality, well tailored dress slacks are super comfortable and are typically made of thinner, softer fabric than jeans. People who complain about clothes other than jeans and tshirts being uncomfortable are probably buying/wearing cheap, ill-fitting crap. Spring for some custom shirts, get decent pants and have them tailored, and spend on quality shoes. Now you don't look like you spend your spare time trapping beavers and making your own candles.

It's a pretty sure sign of common sense that as soon as dress codes were abolished in many public and private settings,** people stopped wearing the sort of clothes that those dress codes had required. Only a masochist would go around with a rope tied around his neck if he weren't forced to by dated social conventions.

Personally I don't find slacks particularly uncomfortable, it's just that they cost a lot more than jeans and they require a lot more maintenance. It's all personal preference, I know, but I think the idea that "clothes make the man" is little more than propaganda put out by the clothing industry, every bit as silly as the idea that drinking Bud Light will get you instantly surrounded by beach bimbos, or driving a Dodge Ram will turn you into a gravelly voiced lumberjack. As long as you wear clean outer clothes without obscenities plastered all over them, and change your underwear every day, what the #### does it matter what kind of clothes they are? Who the #### cares?

** Including such places as movie theaters and baseball stadiums, where such informal dress codes for adults were commonplace up through the 1950's, at least in the reserved and box seat areas.
   61. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: October 19, 2017 at 04:26 PM (#5558294)
You've obviously never met me :-) Come to a softball game some year.


I dunno, you seem like the type that would run over Bette Midler to make the significant other happy.
   62. Howie Menckel Posted: October 19, 2017 at 04:26 PM (#5558295)
responding to No. 6 in the NL game 5 thread

I don't feel as if the Yankees Ps have been serving up many caught rockets. The Astros are lunging at pitches out of the strike zone, and when they don't miss it, they don't hit it on the nose, either. purely anecdotal, of course. Judge has made a handful of stellar plays on D, but not enough to account for a big chunk of that discrepancy.

   63. Howie Menckel Posted: October 19, 2017 at 04:49 PM (#5558318)
All the research shows, marriage is very good for a man's career and success. All that time chasing pretty young things is a complete waste.

close pal of mine for 35 years was featured in this story as a "Mr. Bucket List."

never married, no kids, never close to getting married, never wants to get married, never will. he does like the ladies, although at age 56 he tends not to chase any under 40 or 45 or so.

http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/columnists/christopher-maag/2017/10/18/new-jersey-man-meets-yogi-berra-paul-mccartney-other-heroes/671947001/

"Few people are as assiduous as Lucia about meeting their heroes. And few have witnessed as many big events. He has attended 120 musical performances and sporting events in a single year. When the Mets won Game 7 of the 1986 World Series, Lucia was there. When the New Jersey Devils won the Stanley Cup at home in 1995 and 2003, and when the New York Giants won the Super Bowl in Indianapolis in 2012, he was there.

Lucia has played drums with Roger Daltrey of the Who. He has met Paul McCartney, talked drumming technique with Ringo Starr. He has held Joe Namath's Super Bowl ring in the palm of his hand.

Lucia also paid to join Rock ’n' Roll Fantasy Camp, where fans jam with their favorite musicians. At one point he laid down the stomping backbeat of “Eyesight to the Blind,” from the Who’s album “Tommy,” and Daltrey let fly his famous scream.

“So we start playing it, and I can’t tell you what it felt like to hear his voice singing over it,” Lucia said. “I’m getting goosebumps just telling the story.”

Lucia traveled extensively to meet his heroes. He canvassed the New York area for autograph events to meet Joe Namath and former New York Knicks Walt Frazier and Bill Bradley. He attended a fantasy rock camp at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles, and played drums with members of Yes and Cheap Trick. He flew to Cleveland in 2015 to see McCartney induct Starr into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This month he flew to Cincinnati, where he chased down Ken Anderson, the Bengals' star quarterback in the 1970s.

“He was my favorite player growing up,” Lucia said.
   64. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: October 19, 2017 at 04:49 PM (#5558319)
I dunno, you seem like the type that would run over Bette Midler to make the significant other happy.

I'd run her over to win the damn game.
   65. Satan Says Posted: October 19, 2017 at 04:59 PM (#5558322)
There is this subset of women who are insane about the viking look. It is a minority though.

My gf likes my odor, too.

One of the selling points of being a multi-millionaire is not having to kowtow to the social approval of the middle classes.

It's also a selling point for downward mobility.
   66. Satan Says Posted: October 19, 2017 at 05:01 PM (#5558324)
I'd run her over to win the damn game.

I've actually done this. Not BM, but a young lady blocking third base.

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