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Goose Gossage: Brian Cashman has no balls, ‘disgrace to Yankees’

The Goose has not bought in.

“If Cashman had any balls, and he doesn’t, he would have an analytical guy manage,” Gossage said. “Don’t think it hasn’t crossed his mind. But he doesn’t have the balls to do it.”

Jim Furtado Posted: February 12, 2018 at 05:18 PM | 60 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 12, 2018 at 05:35 PM (#5623830)
I still don't understand why this loud-mouthed failed starter is in the Hall of Fame.
   2. SoSH U at work Posted: February 12, 2018 at 05:43 PM (#5623838)
I still don't understand why this loud-mouthed failed starter is in the Hall of Fame.


C'mon, he's like Bob Feller, if Feller didn't belong in the Hall, and hadn't spent his 20s fightin' Nazis and never said anything cranky but at least interesting.

At least Sutter and Fingers have the decency to avoid this buffoonery.

   3. catomi01 Posted: February 12, 2018 at 05:47 PM (#5623841)
Brian Cashman as Yankees GM - 1895 Wins, 1341 Losses, 4 World Series Titles
Gossage as a Yankee - 42-28, 1 World Series Title

Who's going to go down in history as more important to the franchise?
   4. Batman Posted: February 12, 2018 at 05:52 PM (#5623845)
Gossage, when contacted later Monday by the Daily News, told the newspaper that George Steinbrenner is "rolling over in his grave" and said that the late Yankees owner would have fired Cashman "10 years ago."
If George Steinbrenner had known he was going to die, he would have fired Cashman in 2008, two years before he did die.
   5. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: February 12, 2018 at 06:00 PM (#5623848)
Wait...what?? The Goose is squawking in favor of having a nerd manage? Is this just the introduction to the opposite sketches?
   6. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: February 12, 2018 at 06:08 PM (#5623856)
Wait...what?? The Goose is squawking in favor of having a nerd manage? Is this just the introduction to the opposite sketches?


Goose is before my time, so I'm only familiar with Get Off My Lawn Gossage. This iteration seems like he'll find something to ##### about no matter what.
   7. reech Posted: February 12, 2018 at 06:22 PM (#5623860)
Lesson 1: Don't sh!t where you eat.
   8. Tin Angel Posted: February 12, 2018 at 06:33 PM (#5623863)
I was about to ask where this came from but decided to actually read the article first:

Not invited to this year’s spring training after admitting to being “disruptive the past two years” with comments about how baseball has changed due to analytics, bat flips and the lack of teaching young players the fundamentals, Gossage went up and in on the Yankees GM.


So, he's angry about how analytics have changed the game...I guess this is more of a sarcastic "challenge" of Cashman to go all out and hire an analytical manager since he likes analytics so much. I think?
   9. baerga1 Posted: February 12, 2018 at 06:35 PM (#5623865)
A YCDTOT reference? Classic, Elroy. I wonder what that crew is up to these days..
   10. ptodd Posted: February 12, 2018 at 06:43 PM (#5623868)
He was insulted by not being invited to ST so lashed out. As a society we have become so intolerant of ideas that deviate from Group Think, so Cashman chose not to invite him. Goose let off some steam and said some dumb stuff, why the faux outrage?. Our President does the same stuff daily
   11. SoSH U at work Posted: February 12, 2018 at 06:45 PM (#5623870)
Goose let off some steam and said some dumb stuff, why the faux outrage?. Our President does the same stuff daily


Goose is an gargantuan #######. Everything he says is stupid. He's very much like the president that way.

   12. David Nieporent (now, with children) Posted: February 12, 2018 at 06:47 PM (#5623872)
8: I think that's right. Goose wasn't advocating having an analytical guy manage; it was more of a "If you love them so much, why don't you marry them?" sort of thing.
   13. Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine Posted: February 12, 2018 at 06:55 PM (#5623876)
So goose admits he’s been disruptive the last two years but thinks it’s unfair that he hasn’t been invited this year? We have our early leader for the Least Self Aware Person of 2018 Oscar.
   14. Srul Itza Posted: February 12, 2018 at 06:56 PM (#5623877)
As a society we have become so intolerant of ideas that deviate from Group Think, so Cashman chose not to invite him.


That's one interpretation.

Another is that Goose is an asshole who is more trouble than he is worth, so F him.
   15. Voodoo Posted: February 12, 2018 at 07:11 PM (#5623884)
Another is that Goose is an ####### who is more trouble than he is worth, so F him.


And there's literally zero evidence to contradict this stance. #11 has it right. Everything this ######## has said for 25 years has been idiotic and angry at the same time.

I wonder if Goose has any friends at all.
   16. shoewizard Posted: February 12, 2018 at 07:17 PM (#5623888)
I still don't understand why this loud-mouthed failed starter is in the Hall of Fame.


I was coming here to say the exact same thing, in the exact same words, and there it is the very first comment.

Coke to you !
   17. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: February 12, 2018 at 07:42 PM (#5623901)
8: I think that's right. Goose wasn't advocating having an analytical guy manage; it was more of a "If you love them so much, why don't you marry them?" sort of thing.

Ah, that makes more sense. Thanks - the universe is back in alignment.
   18. Ziggy's screen name Posted: February 12, 2018 at 08:10 PM (#5623914)
Man, Schilling just had it backwards. If he'd been a loud-mouthed failed starter instead of a loud-mouthed failed reliever (not really but roll with me here) he'd be in the hall of fame!
   19. Darren Posted: February 12, 2018 at 11:41 PM (#5623989)
You gotta admit, he does a great job in threading the needle by advocating for relievers to be in the Hall despite how little they pitch but managing to draw the line below himself.
   20. Endless Trash Posted: February 12, 2018 at 11:50 PM (#5623991)

Man, Schilling just had it backwards. If he'd been a loud-mouthed failed starter instead of a loud-mouthed failed reliever (not really but roll with me here) he'd be in the hall of fame!


LOL, Schilling isn't in the hall of fame? I mean I guess I shouldn't be surprised since I stopped paying attention to the HOF years ago but that is still hilarious.

What the hell are those idiots in Cooperstown even doing anymore? Holding out for more guys named "Rabbit" to induct? I bet they put Hoffman in, too.
   21. Walt Davis Posted: February 13, 2018 at 12:21 AM (#5623996)
The Cubs are happy to offer Mr. Cashman an entire season's supply of balls in exchange for Aaron Judge. We will add Jason Heyward to the deal and he can flipped for an additional bag of balls if necessary.
   22. Perry Posted: February 13, 2018 at 12:32 AM (#5623997)
Gossage is easy to mock now, but if you're looking to induct relievers into the Hall, not too many should be ahead of him. Rivera and Wilhelm (barely) have more WAR, anyone else among the relievers? He's way, way ahead of Fingers and Hoffman and Sutter. I could be wrong, but I seem to recall him being a pretty popular stathead choice when he went in.
   23. Endless Trash Posted: February 13, 2018 at 12:39 AM (#5623998)
That's the funny thing. He mainly has statheads to thank for being in but he is too much of an egomanicaial prick to know it.
   24. The Yankee Clapper Posted: February 13, 2018 at 03:30 AM (#5624017)
Not that he has a legitimate beef, but historically complaints such as Gossage's do much better when set to music.
   25. Fancy Crazy Town Banana Pants Handle Posted: February 13, 2018 at 07:03 AM (#5624021)
LOL, Schilling isn't in the hall of fame? I mean I guess I shouldn't be surprised since I stopped paying attention to the HOF years ago but that is still hilarious

He'll still probably make it eventually. But he cost himself a lot of votes when he went and approved of the message on a t-shirt, that advocated hanging journalists. Naturally the journalists voting on his induction did not take too kindly to that...
   26. Lassus Posted: February 13, 2018 at 07:13 AM (#5624022)
LOL, Schilling isn't in the hall of fame? I mean I guess I shouldn't be surprised since I stopped paying attention to the HOF years ago but that is still hilarious. What the hell are those idiots in Cooperstown even doing anymore? Holding out for more guys named "Rabbit" to induct? I bet they put Hoffman in, too.

Life is always so simple for other people.
   27. Barry`s_Lazy_Boy Posted: February 13, 2018 at 09:56 AM (#5624095)
pass.
   28. craigamazing Posted: February 13, 2018 at 09:59 AM (#5624099)
He was insulted by not being invited to ST so lashed out. As a society we have become so intolerant of ideas that deviate from Group Think, so Cashman chose not to invite him. Goose let off some steam and said some dumb stuff, why the faux outrage?.


Ah yes, this sadly familiar mindset, which requires Cashman to be solicitously open-minded and tolerant to Gossage's argle bargle, but requires not a scintilla of those things out of Gossage.

Gossage is a disturbingly hot-headed simpleton who thinks today's players aren't worth #### on his shoe. Cashman doesn't want him near his spring training facility. It's a ####### slam-dunk decision.
   29. Booey Posted: February 13, 2018 at 11:16 AM (#5624165)
What the hell are those idiots in Cooperstown even doing anymore? Holding out for more guys named "Rabbit" to induct? I bet they put Hoffman in, too.


Well, they inducted a guy named "Chipper" this year. Does that count?

(and yes, they inducted Hoffman too)
   30. Booey Posted: February 13, 2018 at 11:19 AM (#5624167)
Was Gossage this much of an angry blowhard before he was elected? Or did getting the call seem to give him an unearned sense of superiority and entitlement?
   31. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: February 13, 2018 at 11:34 AM (#5624182)
All I know about Gossage is that I'm glad he gave the Yankees the best years of his life. I'm fine with him both being in the HoF and not being invited to Spring training. I doubt if Cashman's losing any sleep over anything Gossage says.
   32. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: February 13, 2018 at 11:47 AM (#5624196)
Was Gossage this much of an angry blowhard before he was elected? Or did getting the call seem to give him an unearned sense of superiority and entitlement?

Seems like he became an angry old grump right after getting elected.
   33. SoSH U at work Posted: February 13, 2018 at 11:54 AM (#5624208)
Seems like he became an angry old grump right after getting elected.


He used most of his pre-election mike time campaigning for himself. Once safely ensconced in Cooperstown, he was able to bless us with his thoughts on all that was wrong with baseball. But I'm sure he was just waiting to unleash 'em.
   34. Lest we forget Posted: February 13, 2018 at 12:53 PM (#5624269)
"LOL, Schilling isn't in the hall of fame?"

Troll talk -anyone who has found this site, hangs around, and anyone who reads just a smidgen of baseball columns anywhere in Trump's American would be hard pressed to be unaware of The Curt Situation.

So, well done; you fooled a couple of people :-)
   35. Karl from NY Posted: February 13, 2018 at 02:56 PM (#5624400)
I still don't understand why this loud-mouthed failed starter is in the Hall of Fame.

The formula: get a catchy nickname and pitch for the Yankees. Worked for Goose, Catfish, Red, Whitey.

Bet on Moose and C.C. to make it, but not Andy.
   36. wjones Posted: February 13, 2018 at 03:12 PM (#5624426)
"LOL, Schilling isn't in the hall of fame?"

Troll talk -anyone who has found this site, hangs around, and anyone who reads just a smidgen of baseball columns anywhere in Trump's American would be hard pressed to be unaware of The Curt Situation.

So, well done; you fooled a couple of people :-)


I was thinking the same thing. Basically, if you go to sports sites, the HOF headlines would be on every one of them.
   37. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: February 13, 2018 at 03:17 PM (#5624437)
Was Gossage this much of an angry blowhard before he was elected?


I don't know, you tell me. (Totally safe for work, so turn it up. That's right, turn it up, you greasy cocksucker.)
   38. Walt Davis Posted: February 13, 2018 at 03:18 PM (#5624438)
#23 ... not really. He owes most thanks to Eck whose election cleared the way for Sutter and Gossage (and helped Hoffman). Old-school BBWAA never had much problem voting for saves, Gossage wasn't pushed over by statnerds (Sutter got in first remember).

Sutter had been on the ballot 10 years before Eck, growing from 24% to 54%. With 5 years left, depending on who was entering the ballots, he was a pretty good bet to make it at that point anyway. With Eck in 2004, he still went up to 59, then 67, then 77.

Gossage had been on 4 ballots before Eck, debuting solidly at 33% but stuck in the low 40s for three years. He had gone from just a few points behind Sutter to 12 points behind Sutter. In fact that 4th year on the ballot was Lee Smith's first year and Smitty got one more vote than Gossage. After 2004, Gossage rode on Sutter's coattails -- 55% (a 14 point jump), 65, 71, 86. He probably makes it a year earlier but that was the Ripken-Gwynn ballot.

What's harder to explain is why Lee Smith got stuck. Immediately dropping behind Goose is sensible enough but neither Eck's election nor Sutter and Gossage's rise helped him at all.

Anyway, the only statnerd having any effect on HoF ballots in the mid-2000s was Rich Lederer and he was only helping Blyleven. My memory of the statnerd consensus, following the election of Eck, was "well, if we're going to have relievers, Gossage should be next" which is not exactly a ringing endorsement and that's not how it played out. Now a Gossage vs Rice statnerd debate might have been kinda fun.

   39. Karl from NY Posted: February 13, 2018 at 03:38 PM (#5624472)
I was thinking the same thing. Basically, if you go to sports sites, the HOF headlines would be on every one of them.

It's forgivable, even here, to have forgotten who hasn't gone in yet and who has. I had to check if Mussina was in; I forget too which of the perennial close-calls like him or Piazza or Schilling are still waiting or not.
   40. wjones Posted: February 13, 2018 at 04:26 PM (#5624521)
It's forgivable, even here, to have forgotten who hasn't gone in yet and who has. I had to check if Mussina was in; I forget too which of the perennial close-calls like him or Piazza or Schilling are still waiting or not.

Just DVR a couple of Brian Kenny's MLB shows every week from the end of the season through the announcement of the vote, and you will have it seared in your brain by that time.
   41. Ithaca2323 Posted: February 13, 2018 at 04:48 PM (#5624534)
#23 ... not really. He owes most thanks to Eck whose election cleared the way for Sutter and Gossage (and helped Hoffman). Old-school BBWAA never had much problem voting for saves, Gossage wasn't pushed over by statnerds (Sutter got in first remember).


I know Eck got a lot of love for his closing, but he had 2,500 IP, 151 wins, a 20-win season, earned Cy votes twice, and was a 2X AS as a starter. I don't think he's really comparable to a Sutter, Gossage, or Hoffman. He did provide the map for voters to usher in John Smoltz with 90% of the vote, however
   42. SoSH U at work Posted: February 13, 2018 at 05:33 PM (#5624554)
My memory of the statnerd consensus, following the election of Eck, was "well, if we're going to have relievers, Gossage should be next" which is not exactly a ringing endorsement


Both Goose and Fingers were elected to the Hall of Merit, so his statnerd standing was higher than that. Of course, future HoM historians will recall those elections as the group's Frankie Frisch period.
   43. RampagingSonofWidowJames Posted: February 13, 2018 at 06:13 PM (#5624569)
Goose let off some steam and said some dumb stuff, why the faux outrage?. Our President does the same stuff daily


In fairness, Trump was invited to the Yanks' spring training either.
   44. RampagingSonofWidowJames Posted: February 13, 2018 at 06:13 PM (#5624570)
Goose let off some steam and said some dumb stuff, why the faux outrage?. Our President does the same stuff daily


In fairness, Trump wasn't invited to the Yanks' spring training either.
   45. Curtschillingsdingleberrybatboy Posted: February 13, 2018 at 06:22 PM (#5624577)
It’s actually amazing that Gossage didn’t speak at the Republican National Convention. He’s exactly the kind of hated/hate-able post-celeb that Trump seems to attract. Somewhere The President is reading this article and thinking, “This guy could open for Baio in ‘20”
   46. QLE Posted: February 13, 2018 at 06:58 PM (#5624602)
It's forgivable, even here, to have forgotten who hasn't gone in yet and who has. I had to check if Mussina was in; I forget too which of the perennial close-calls like him or Piazza or Schilling are still waiting or not.


If #20 had just asked the first line or so of his remark, perhaps- but the rest of it has a decided passive-aggressive tone that suggests, in a best-case scenario, that he isn't really sincere about not caring that much, and, worse-case, suggests someone who does know the answer but likes the (unearned) feeling of superiority posting this gives him.

Both Goose and Fingers were elected to the Hall of Merit, so his statnerd standing was higher than that. Of course, future HoM historians will recall those elections as the group's Frankie Frisch period.


I suspect it was a two-fold issue:

1) They chose to have too many HOM slots in the 1990s and 2000s, in spite of the fact that, for intangible reasons, the 1970s and early 1980s didn't have as many deserving players start their careers compared to either the late 1960s or the late 1980s/early 1990s;

2) The electorate overrated players who played in the living memory of the electorate, in part as a (reasonable) reaction to the BBWAA's neglect of the likes of Grich, Nettles, and Whitaker, and in part (less reasonably) because there was a sense of fighting some of the old fights of decades past.

1) led to inducting quite a few people (across all eras) who didn't really belong, while 2) led to the overrating of some players and the neglect of others (Will Clark as a HOMer when he really isn't that much better than a bunch of the first basemen whose induction we regularly mock; Darrell Evans instead of the superior Bando and Bell or the roughly equal Cey; the speed with which Dwight Evans was inducted compared to Reggie Smith).

Not as bad as Frisch, in other words- but ones that must be understood heavily in the context of their timing, the system used by the HOM, and the nature of the electorate.
   47. Srul Itza Posted: February 13, 2018 at 07:13 PM (#5624609)
The formula: get a catchy nickname and pitch for the Yankees. Worked for Goose, Catfish, Red, Whitey.


Pitching for a few Pennant/World Series winning teams doesn't hurt. The numbers for those 4: 3/1, 6/5, 7/6 and 12/6.
   48. Booey Posted: February 13, 2018 at 07:14 PM (#5624610)
#46 - All that makes sense, but it's also overthinking the issue a bit, IMO. To me, the fatal flaw from the beginning was simply the decision to match the actual HOF wrt membership. There are way more errors of inclusion in the HOF than there are worthy snubs outside of it, so to try and balance that they ended up just replacing a bunch of bad and borderline picks from the 20's and 30's with different borderline picks from the 70's and 80's. Guys like Darrell Evans, Willie Randolph, Reggie Smith, David Cone, Bret Saberhagen, etc, were all very good players, but their own mothers didn't think they were HOFers.
   49. Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com Posted: February 13, 2018 at 07:28 PM (#5624616)
I'm baffled by the notion frequently expressed in this threat that Gossage is a terrible HoF pick. My memory was that sabermetic circles supported him for Cooperstown, and the fact he's in the Hall of Merit back this up.

Is he a loudmouth #########? OK, but that doesn't really relate to his Cooperstown worthiness.
   50. SoSH U at work Posted: February 13, 2018 at 07:51 PM (#5624619)
Not as bad as Frisch, in other words- but ones that must be understood heavily in the context of their timing, the system used by the HOM, and the nature of the electorate.


That's true, and probably made it possible. But there were better players that they overlooked to put relievers in.

I'm baffled by the notion frequently expressed in this threat that Gossage is a terrible HoF pick. My memory was that sabermetic circles supported him for Cooperstown, and the fact he's in the Hall of Merit back this up.


It's true. Both groups made a mistake.

He had the best three-year run (excluding the brief rotation stopover breaking it up) of any reliever in history. If he had done that for a little longer, or been more effective over his remaining innings, he'd have been worthy. He didn't, and he wasn't.

He's an excellent pick in the context of a Hall that's also ushered in Sutter, Fingers and, now, Hoffman. But those were terrible picks, and Goose is just a crappy one.

If the HoM had to do it over, I'm highly skeptical Goose makes it. And I'd be stunned if they re-elected Rollie.*

Even with the reliever leverage bonus, he's a 42 WAR**, 16 WAA pitcher. That's not a Hall of Fame pitcher.

* Trevor Hoffman was 50th on the last ballot. Lee Smith was 58th. Billy Wagner was 61st. Goose was obviously better than all of them, but it doesn't look like the "reliever as job" philosophy that led to those two earlier. elections is quite as prevalent over there now.

** Not that either Halls were working with WAR when Goose went in.

   51. GroversRocket Posted: February 13, 2018 at 08:09 PM (#5624628)
Was Gossage this much of an angry blowhard before he was elected?

Gossage has always been an angry jackhole. I remember reading an article on him (in Baseball Digest, I think) many years ago where he said that while he was on the mound, he was not someone anybody wanted to be around. He claimed that all of his teammates knew to stay away from him while he was pitching. The Yankees had acquired Barry Foote in 1981 and Foote was unaware of Gossage's temperament. Supposedly during one game, Gossage was being a little wild / out of control and Foote asked for time to go talk to his pitcher. He took a few steps towards the mound when Gossage yelled "get the (bleep) back behind the plate". Foote responded with "(bleep) you; throw strikes" and then went back to his position. Gossage claimed that he liked Foote's response because it showed that they were then both on the same page.

Just one anecdote but I'm sure there are others. The article portrayed Gossage as a guy who used hate to motivate himself. Unfortunately, it does not appear that Goose left that hate on the diamond after hanging up his spikes.
   52. Howie Menckel Posted: February 13, 2018 at 08:10 PM (#5624629)
Fingers' effectiveness with runners on base came into play.

to clarify, players like Fingers, Randolph, Stieb, Saberhagen, etc were rejected by the HOM in the sense that in many cases a majority of voters didn't even find them worthy of one of the 15 required slots. the disagreement among "leftovers" was extensive, but HOM - as noted - decided to put some of these players in as "placeholders." basically, there were more "bums" in the HOF than there were worthy unchosen players at that point. so Willie Randolph was better than Chick Hafey, for example - thus he fills the place.

as for Gossage, he was far more enthusiastically supported by HOM.

in fact, 28 of the group chose up to 10 players, by Hall of FAME rules, who were on the 2005 ballot more than a dozen years ago. that group elected Boggs unanimously, while Blyleven and Sandberg went 27 for 28. Gossage got 26 votes and Trammell got 22.

no one else got more than Tommy John's 9 votes. HOFers who didn't pass muster were Rice, Sutter, Dawson, and Morris.
   53. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: February 13, 2018 at 08:22 PM (#5624632)
Supposedly during one game, Gossage was being a little wild / out of control and Foote asked for time to go talk to his pitcher. He took a few steps towards the mound when Gossage yelled "get the (bleep) back behind the plate".

Dammit. Now I have to take back everything bad I've ever said about the guy. If he's been taking a stand against mound visits since 1981, he's on the side of the angels.
   54. eddieot Posted: February 14, 2018 at 09:47 AM (#5624782)
Old Man Yells At Cloud
   55. Endless Trash Posted: February 14, 2018 at 10:02 AM (#5624794)

Troll talk -anyone who has found this site, hangs around, and anyone who reads just a smidgen of baseball columns anywhere in Trump's American would be hard pressed to be unaware of The Curt Situation.

So, well done; you fooled a couple of people :-)


I don't know who you are, but I've been coming here for 15 years. I simply avoid hof discussions for the most part. It is pretty easy to do; there is a lot of content out there. I also don't live in trumpistan, but that is neither here nor there.

Since Alomar went in I haven't followed it and couldn't tell you if Gar is in, for example, or Bagwell or frank Thomas or missing, etc. Etc. I probably would have heard if Bonds or Clemens went in though. Guessing.

I stopped paying attention to it because the voters have rendered it irrelevant. And I see now that this has continued.

If you don't believe I was genuinely surprised to hear Schilling wasn't in then I am not sure what to say but it's not going to cause me any lost sleep.




If #20 had just asked the first line or so of his remark, perhaps- but the rest of it has a decided passive-aggressive tone that suggests, in a best-case scenario, that he isn't really sincere about not caring that much, and, worse-case, suggests someone who does know the answer but likes the (unearned) feeling of superiority posting this gives him.


WTF?

Maybe my post was exactly what it was, surprise followed by disdain for the hof voters.

I really have no idea what you're even talking about with this unearned hyperdefensive absurdism. Are you a HOF voter?

I truly don't understand what you're upset about.
   56. Lest we forget Posted: February 14, 2018 at 10:17 AM (#5624805)
@55

As pointed out in a couple of other comments, the post came across as disingenuous. But fair enough; my apologies for mis-reading it. Sorry.
   57. Booey Posted: February 14, 2018 at 11:02 AM (#5624843)
#55 - As a Jays fan, though, ya gotta pay attention to the HOF voting next year, since Halladay (RIP) is up for election. ;-)
   58. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: February 14, 2018 at 11:09 AM (#5624853)
#45:
It’s actually amazing that Gossage didn’t speak at the Republican National Convention. He’s exactly the kind of hated/hate-able post-celeb that Trump seems to attract. Somewhere The President is reading this article and thinking, “This guy could open for Baio in ‘20”


This isn't the right week to speculate about who could open for Scott Baio.
   59. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: February 14, 2018 at 03:54 PM (#5625065)
That ruined nearly 90s Nicole Eggert for me.

Just kidding. Nothing can ruin early 90s Nicolle Eggert.
   60. Voodoo Posted: February 14, 2018 at 04:09 PM (#5625071)


This isn't the right week to speculate about who could open for Scott Baio.


I'm pretty sure that's the joke, dude.

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