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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Flip Flop Fly Ball: George Brett - Jeans, Black Bucks, No Socks

While George Brett reached home safely 1583 times in his MLB career, those runs are not the subject of Craig Robinson’s recent analysis.

bobm Posted: May 25, 2013 at 11:51 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: george brett, las vegas, royals, runs, spring training, video

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   1. Steve Treder Posted: May 25, 2013 at 04:26 PM (#4452115)
1. George Brett is one very very weird dude.

2. I love how the guys he's telling this story to don't seem to have a great degree of interest in hearing it, they keep walking away, but Brett keeps right on telling this bizarre tale.

3. I now have an entirely new question in my mind regarding just what some of those extended mound conversations are actually about. And I don't feel real good about it.
   2. I Am Not a Number Posted: May 25, 2013 at 05:40 PM (#4452164)
Craig Robinson has written at least two very funny "picture books" (a baseball one and an atlas). He's an odd cat with a very interesting take on the world. And he's a Brit who loves baseball and lives, I believe, in Mexico. His work is worth checking out.
   3. Non-Youkilidian Geometry Posted: May 25, 2013 at 07:01 PM (#4452197)
That was pretty great.

Brett saying he does this twice a year does raise some new questions in my mind about the pine tar incident, though.

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