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Sunday, December 23, 2012

Deadspin: The 15 Best Peter Gammons Tweets of 2012

Longtime baseball analyst Peter Gammons also shares his insight and knowledge via his Twitter account. Even when the season is over, Gammons will offer up his aperçus about baseball and life in general. Here are his best tweets from 2012.

From comments:

“Spring training heaven is”

The District Attorney Posted: December 23, 2012 at 05:47 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. DJS, the Digital Dandy Posted: December 23, 2012 at 09:02 PM (#4331698)
I have nothing but sympathy here as I am a fellow pocket-tweeter.

And pocket instant messenger. I once sent my friend Jay an IM with about 400 smiley faces.
   2. eddieot Posted: December 23, 2012 at 10:02 PM (#4331724)
Pretty lame post for Deadspin, and that's saying a lot. Must be the holiday skeleton crew...
   3. valuearbitrageur Posted: December 23, 2012 at 10:04 PM (#4331725)
Stroke victims aren't fodder for easy humor.

We'll, usually they are but in this case DS whiffs badly.
   4. akrasian Posted: December 23, 2012 at 11:59 PM (#4331782)
Pretty lame - although unintentionally informational. I had somehow missed that the Times-Picayune had gone from a daily newspaper to a three times weekly one. The Picayune comment got me to do a search to get that info.

Possibly the only useful thing Deadspin has ever done.
   5. Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: December 25, 2012 at 12:05 PM (#4332219)
I once sent my friend Jay an IM with about 400 smiley faces.
My wife, while running a marathon, once pocket-texted me "MI PORK".

I was utterly baffled and a bit worried that she had some sort of heat-related illness.
   6. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: December 25, 2012 at 12:22 PM (#4332223)
Pretty lame - although unintentionally informational. I had somehow missed that the Times-Picayune had gone from a daily newspaper to a three times weekly one. The Picayune comment got me to do a search to get that info.

Possibly the only useful thing Deadspin has ever done.


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