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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Len Berman: Kansas City Royals Offer Bizarre Game Day Promotion

Nothing beats a good ballpark promotion. The Kansas City Royals have come up with something new, ‘Pine Tar Day.’ Fans will receive a mini-George Brett pine tar bat to commemorate his 1983 controversial home run at Yankee Stadium.

Why won’t someone think of the children?

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 11:23 AM | 122 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. willcarrolldoesnotsuk Posted: April 10, 2012 at 01:59 PM (#4102823)
They're proud of this? The man cheated. And when he got caught, he threw a hissy fit like a child.
   2. ajnrules Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:09 PM (#4102851)
Yes, he broke the rules, but I don't consider it cheating if it doesn't add a competitive advantage. And I highly anticipate the study that will show that sticky pine tar can cause the ball to go farther.
   3. Misirlou was a Buddhist prodigy Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:11 PM (#4102854)
The man cheated. And when he got caught, he threw a hissy fit like a child.


He broke a (trivial) rule. Not all rule breaking is cheating. The reason for the rule was to keep the balls clean, not because a batter gains any advantage. He was sloppy with the pine tar, and the punishment should have been to throw the bat out. Disallowing a HR was way overkill. Like going to jail for a broken taillight.
   4. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:17 PM (#4102869)
This promotion is bizarre if by bizarre you mean AWESOME! Can anyone in KC hook me up? I'll pay the shipping! I think more teams should do this. The A's should give away a rubber Billy Martin doll that, when you squeeze it, the eyed bulge and all the neck veins protrude. Or they can give away a vintage Dwayne Murphy hat that won't stay on your head unless you're perfectly still. The Angels can give away frisbees in the shape of tortillas. The Cubs can give away big, dorky radio headsets. I'm note even kidding here. Instead of bobbleheads teams can get creative with their histories!
   5. Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:20 PM (#4102879)
A Bizarro promotion would have the fans stand on the field and the players sit in the stands.
   6. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:21 PM (#4102884)
A Bizarro promotion would have the fans stand on the field and the players sit in the stands.

Yes yes yes!
   7. Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:26 PM (#4102897)
This promotion is bizarre if by bizarre you mean AWESOME! Can anyone in KC hook me up? I'll pay the shipping! I think more teams should do this. The A's should give away a rubber Billy Martin doll that, when you squeeze it, the eyed bulge and all the neck veins protrude. Or they can give away a vintage Dwayne Murphy hat that won't stay on your head unless you're perfectly still. The Angels can give away frisbees in the shape of tortillas. The Cubs can give away big, dorky radio headsets. I'm note even kidding here. Instead of bobbleheads teams can get creative with their histories!


Seriously, if you can't have a little fun 30 years after the fact with this one you are just way too serious. Brett friggen lost his mind in truly impressive fashion.
   8. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:28 PM (#4102901)
Brett friggen lost his mind in truly impressive fashion.

Greatest meltdown ever! It really looks like he's going to swallow his chaw.
   9. SouthSideRyan Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:28 PM (#4102902)
Hopefully Whitey Ford can survive being pelted with bats.
   10. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:29 PM (#4102903)
A Bizarro promotion would have the fans stand on the field and the players sit in the stands.

Yes yes yes!


By which you of course mean "No no no," just to be consistently Bizarro.

   11. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:31 PM (#4102907)
I've already give a couple for the A's and one for the Angels that can't be topped. What other promotions need to happen? How about a Reggie Jackson/Billy Martin themed Rock'em Sock'em robot game?
   12. DA Baracus Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:34 PM (#4102914)
Seriously, if you can't have a little fun 30 years after the fact with this one you are just way too serious.


I disagree. Being outraged with this promotion celebrating being outraged is a fitting piece of performance art.
   13. flournoy Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:34 PM (#4102915)
I've already give a couple for the A's and one for the Angels that can't be topped.


Please. Now you're asking for it. How about if the Angels give away live Rally Monkeys to the first 10,000 fans?
   14. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:36 PM (#4102918)
How about if the Angels give away live Rally Monkeys to the first 10,000 fans?


Live Rally Monkeys with knives.
   15. ASmitty Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:36 PM (#4102919)
I would like to receive some sort of Denny McClain pull-string doll as part of my next trip to Comerica Park.

Or replica Prince Fielder unis, complete with fleshy belly insert.
   16. Bourbon Samurai Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:36 PM (#4102920)
How about if the Angels give away live Rally Monkeys to the first 10,000 fans?


And then monkey-eating Hawks to take care of the monkey problem!
   17. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:36 PM (#4102921)
Please. Now you're asking for it. How about if the Angels give away live Rally Monkeys to the first 10,000 fans?

That does increase the chances that Angel fans will get tetanus. I like where you're going with this.
   18. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:37 PM (#4102922)
The Cubs can give away big, dorky radio headsets.

with thick black-framed glasses
   19. The Id of SugarBear Blanks Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:37 PM (#4102923)
Instead of bobbleheads teams can get creative with their histories!

Hip-Hop Demolition Night at The Cell.
   20. The Id of SugarBear Blanks Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:38 PM (#4102926)
On the 42nd anniversary of Dock Ellis's no-hitter, all Pirate fans who drop acid at the gate get a free Dock bobblehead and a special Blu-Ray of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
   21. Al Peterson Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:38 PM (#4102927)
I eagerly await the mini-Hal McRae office phone promotion and the crowd throwing them at each other after a Royal loss that night.
   22. The Long Arm of Rudy Law Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:39 PM (#4102928)
The Dodgers can give away highly flammable Rick Monday flags.
   23. ASmitty Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:40 PM (#4102929)
Since he's suspended, the A's should just guve their first 5,000 fans a free Manny Ramirez.
   24. smileyy Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:40 PM (#4102930)
Did the Reds already give away (faux|real) dog hair, as a Marge Schott promotion? Lou Piniella base-tossing competition?

(You can tell I haven't moved on from the early 90s)
   25. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:40 PM (#4102932)
I eagerly await the mini-Hal McRae office phone promotion and the crowd throwing them at each other after a Royal loss that night.

I think a bottle of vodka for all fans 15 and older might be more appropriate.
   26. BDC Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:40 PM (#4102933)
My favorite part of the whole incident was Gaylord Perry running of with the bat and trying to hide it. You couldn't have made that up and expected anybody to believe it.
   27. SoSH U at work Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:41 PM (#4102934)
Lee Elia Day Planners.

   28. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:41 PM (#4102935)
A Bizarro promotion would have the fans stand on the field and the players sit in the stands.


Also when Ned Yost goes out to yell at the umpire he has to say "THAT CALL WAS VERY GOOD! CATCHER WAS BLOCKING NO PLATE! YOU AM BEAUTIFUL GENIUS!"
   29. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:41 PM (#4102936)
Since he's suspended, the A's should just guve their first 5,000 fans a free Manny Ramirez.

I keep forgetting he's on the team. They could just give away butt towels in his honor.
   30. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:44 PM (#4102939)
Lee Elia Day Planners.

This one will be tough to beat. How about Terry Crowley lucky rabbits' feet for the Orioles.
   31. Misirlou was a Buddhist prodigy Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:46 PM (#4102944)
Free hearing aids to the first 10,000 shirtless White Sox fans.
   32. ASmitty Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:46 PM (#4102946)
If LaRussa was still with St. Louis then the Cardinals could have given away free pillows that attach to your steering wheel.
   33. Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:48 PM (#4102948)
I've already give a couple for the A's and one for the Angels that can't be topped. What other promotions need to happen? How about a Reggie Jackson/Billy Martin themed Rock'em Sock'em robot game?


If this dude is not already a bobblehead he should be.
   34. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:50 PM (#4102952)
If this dude is not already a bobblehead he should be.

You mean that's NOT Andy Pettitte?
   35. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:51 PM (#4102955)
Leo Mazzone has been a bobblehead for years & years, I suppose.
   36. ASmitty Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:53 PM (#4102960)
I want a Charlie Manuel bobblegut.
   37. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 02:59 PM (#4102971)
The Dodgers can give away Google Boy figures. The Mariners can give out lesbian porn. The Padres can let each fan announce how terrible the team is over the PA system. The Cardinals can give away a Gary Templeton action figure with kung fu grip and movable middle fingers.
   38. The Long Arm of Rudy Law Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:02 PM (#4102976)
The last fan at a Mets game has to take over the team.
   39. JoeC Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:05 PM (#4102982)
Ten Cent Beer (Nuts) Night at the Jake!
   40. smileyy Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:05 PM (#4102983)
My favorite part of the whole incident was Gaylord Perry running of with the bat and trying to hide it.


The Cleveland Indians can have a "Crawl through the rafters to replace a corked bat" night?
   41. Bob Tufts Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:10 PM (#4102991)
Luis Polonia underage date night.
   42. flournoy Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:14 PM (#4102996)
The St. Louis Browns Baltimore Orioles can sell tickets to midgets at 1/8th face value.
   43. ASmitty Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:14 PM (#4102997)
I want the Indians to start doing promotions that operate on the premise that the events of "Major League" actually happened.
   44. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:15 PM (#4102998)
Luis Polonia underage date night.

That might be more popular than we'd like to think. The Giants could have a Greg Minton dunk booth night.
   45. Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:17 PM (#4103005)
I want the Indians to start doing promotions that operate on the premise that the events of "Major League" actually happened.


This is phenomenal. "Ricky Vaughn Night" would be absolutely sensational.
   46. ASmitty Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:23 PM (#4103021)
This is phenomenal. "Ricky Vaughn Night" would be absolutely sensational.


I think you have to plant the seeds in a very subversive fashion. Indians broadcasts should start slipping names like "R. Dorn" and "P. Cerrano" into the franchise leaderboard lists that pop up as graphics from time to time. Not too close to the top, but still on the list.

A few weeks later you can let the color guy say wistful things when those lists come up, like, "man, Dorn really could pick it, couldn't he partner?"

Just slow and steady.

   47. villageidiom Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:23 PM (#4103023)
Please. Now you're asking for it. How about if the Angels give away live Rally Monkeys to the first 10,000 fans?
Nah, you have to take the Bill Veeck approach. If you're going to give away 10,000 monkeys as a promotion, give 'em all to one fan.
   48. JE (Jason) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:25 PM (#4103025)
Wait, when did Len Berman discover the Internet? Is he still working for NBC 4 New York?
   49. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:26 PM (#4103031)
Just slow and steady.

They'd have to fly a 1989 (was that the year in the movie?) AL East pennant, too, right? On the day of the game the tv crew would have to polish off a 5th of Jack Daniels by the 6th inning.
   50. ASmitty Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:29 PM (#4103036)
Well yeah, they stop selling fifths of Jack Daniels in the seventh inning, you know.
   51. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:30 PM (#4103038)
We can also look forward to the Rockies' Denny Neagle & the A's'(ugh .. that stupid plural initial just doesn't lend itself to any sort of possessive construction) Dave Stewart nights.
   52. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:36 PM (#4103048)
Not really a promotion, but a tweak to the Sausage Race, they should have a giant brat bun slathered with secret stadium sauce for the winning sausage to dive into at the finish line.
   53. smileyy Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:38 PM (#4103054)
I think "The A's Dave Stewart" can be considered correct. I'm not finding this anywhere in googling, and the "authoritative" style guides all seem to be behind paywalls.
   54. ASmitty Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:42 PM (#4103057)
I always just use A's. Really, there shouldn't be an apostrophe in A's as it is, since it's neither a contraction nor a possessive, so I just pretend I'm subbing out one apostrophe for the other.
   55. SoSH U at work Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:43 PM (#4103062)
I'd go with the Athletics' Dave Stewart or Oakland's Dave Stewart. Though sometimes I use the Eurythmics' Dave Stewart.

   56. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:46 PM (#4103066)

I've already give a couple for the A's and one for the Angels that can't be topped. What other promotions need to happen? How about a Reggie Jackson/Billy Martin themed Rock'em Sock'em robot game?


Steve Garvey youth poster day
   57. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:46 PM (#4103067)
I'd go with the Athletics' Dave Stewart or Oakland's Dave Stewart.


Are you now, or have you ever been, a transvestite hooker?
   58. SoSH U at work Posted: April 10, 2012 at 03:55 PM (#4103077)
Are you now, or have you ever been, a transvestite hooker?


Neither. I'm still in the planning stage.
   59. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:00 PM (#4103086)
Steve Garvey youth poster day


A Garveyjugend rally?
   60. Zach Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:22 PM (#4103117)
The lesson of George Brett is, if you're going to do something embarrassing that will be remembered for the rest of your life, be sure and do it mere instants after doing something stupendously awesome that will always get mentioned as the lead in.
   61. Zach Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:23 PM (#4103119)
For a Yankees promotion, I suggest Cake Day.
   62. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:24 PM (#4103121)
Nah -- Objective Pipe Day.
   63. SoSH U at work Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:28 PM (#4103126)
Or commemorative Derek Jeter gift baskets.

   64. ASmitty Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:30 PM (#4103128)
Or commemorative Derek Jeter gift baskets.


Man up and get your own the old-fashioned way.

Personally, I think the Yankees should do a fitted hat day. Just like the players wear!
   65. SoSH U at work Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:32 PM (#4103132)
Man up and get your own the old-fashioned way.


I was working under the assumption that would be part of the day's festivities.

   66. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:33 PM (#4103134)
What team does Smitty* pull for?

Pantsless Day!
   67. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:38 PM (#4103141)
David Samson youth growth poster day
   68. just plain joe Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:42 PM (#4103149)
Steve Garvey youth poster day


I can see a tie in with the Luis Polonia underage date night promotion.
   69. Fernigal McGunnigle has become a merry hat Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:48 PM (#4103153)
Every year on July 20th the Braves should give one lucky fan the opportunity to set fire to the press box.
   70. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:52 PM (#4103156)
The lesson of George Brett is, if you're going to do something embarrassing that will be remembered for the rest of your life, be sure and do it mere instants after doing something stupendously awesome that will always get mentioned as the lead in.


so hemorrhoid bleeding at your wedding reception, when you're wearing a white tux basically.
   71. frannyzoo Posted: April 10, 2012 at 04:55 PM (#4103160)
Derek Bell eye-patch bobblehead on a boat-in-a-bottle.

   72. Fred Lynn Nolan Ryan Sweeney Agonistes Posted: April 10, 2012 at 05:06 PM (#4103170)
Live Rally Monkeys with knives.

Did somebody say... Monkey Knife Fight?
   73. ajnrules Posted: April 10, 2012 at 05:14 PM (#4103181)
For a Yankees promotion, I suggest Cake Day.


Sparky Lyle Cake Day?
   74. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 10, 2012 at 05:30 PM (#4103202)
The Class A Potomac Nationals are commerating the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking by allowing women and children into the park 15 minutes early, men have to wait.
   75. Fred Lynn Nolan Ryan Sweeney Agonistes Posted: April 10, 2012 at 06:48 PM (#4103238)
The A's should do a throwback-jersey Rube Waddell Day: kids get to chase a fire engine around the Coliseum parking lot, then wrestle an alligator.
   76. Smitty* Posted: April 10, 2012 at 07:15 PM (#4103268)
Cardinals

Oh, and don't you hate pants?
   77. Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: April 10, 2012 at 07:22 PM (#4103287)
What other promotions need to happen?

Nickelback Demolition Night
   78. Monty Posted: April 10, 2012 at 07:53 PM (#4103348)
On October 15, 2015, the cardinals should give everyone a two-inch square of tarpaulin to commemorate Vince Coleman's valiant (but failed) struggle not to get caught under the automatic tarp machine.

Seriously. Do it.
   79. DA Baracus Posted: April 10, 2012 at 08:09 PM (#4103375)
Every year on July 20th the Braves should give one lucky fan the opportunity to set fire to the press box.


One unlucky fan gets to drive around 285 and miss the game.

I think you have to plant the seeds in a very subversive fashion. Indians broadcasts should start slipping names like "R. Dorn" and "P. Cerrano" into the franchise leaderboard lists that pop up as graphics from time to time. Not too close to the top, but still on the list.


Agreed, this is brilliant. Reference the Indians rookie "records" for strikeouts and stolen bases.
   80. Tom Nawrocki Posted: April 10, 2012 at 08:15 PM (#4103388)
The Yankees should have Swap Meet Night, where couples are admitted free as long as they agree to go home with randomly selected different partners. Forever.
   81. Tschingsch Posted: April 10, 2012 at 08:23 PM (#4103400)
Schedule the Dodgers to play the Cubs on May 14th next year (or 2018), with the 1st 10,000 fans given Tommy Lasorda's cell phone number so they can ask him for his opinion of Dave Kingman's performance.
   82. vortex of dissipation Posted: April 10, 2012 at 08:38 PM (#4103432)
When the Nationals play the Yankees in interleague, give out Lola bobblehip dolls.
   83. WillYoung Posted: April 10, 2012 at 08:42 PM (#4103439)
This promotion is bizarre if by bizarre you mean AWESOME! Can anyone in KC hook me up? I'll pay the shipping! I think more teams should do this. The A's should give away a rubber Billy Martin doll that, when you squeeze it, the eyed bulge and all the neck veins protrude. Or they can give away a vintage Dwayne Murphy hat that won't stay on your head unless you're perfectly still. The Angels can give away frisbees in the shape of tortillas. The Cubs can give away big, dorky radio headsets. I'm note even kidding here. Instead of bobbleheads teams can get creative with their histories!


Last year the Twins gave away a figurine of Kent Hrbek "tagging" Ron Gant out.
   84. Tuque Posted: April 10, 2012 at 08:51 PM (#4103458)
I think to celebrate McCourt leaving, the Dodgers should have offered the first 1,000 fans at the home opener gift certificates for a Russian psychic.
   85. asinwreck Posted: April 10, 2012 at 09:06 PM (#4103493)
I think to celebrate McCourt leaving, the Dodgers should have offered the first 1,000 fans at the home opener gift certificates for a Russian psychic.


Or free parking.
   86. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: April 10, 2012 at 09:29 PM (#4103543)
To look at the bases the last few days, you wouldn't even know there's a new Spider-Man movie coming out.
   87. The Original SJ Posted: April 10, 2012 at 09:29 PM (#4103544)
If Dick Allen threw a fit like that, there is this a revered incident? What about AJ Pyserneski? I am not sure how Brett gets a pass for the abhorrent reaction (not the actual cheating)
   88. Dan The Mediocre Posted: April 10, 2012 at 09:39 PM (#4103559)
If Dick Allen threw a fit like that, there is this a revered incident? What about AJ Pyserneski? I am not sure how Brett gets a pass for the abhorrent reaction (not the actual cheating)


Because Billy Martin knew about it and knew he could get Brett ejected for violating an archaic rule whose sole purpose was to lower the cost of new balls for owners in the early 20th century and waited until a moment of maximum benefit.
   89. The Original SJ Posted: April 10, 2012 at 09:51 PM (#4103575)
He acted like an idiot.
   90. BWV 1129 Posted: April 10, 2012 at 09:55 PM (#4103579)
If Dick Allen or AJ did this against the Yankees, yes, it would be a revered incident.
   91. zonk Posted: April 10, 2012 at 10:09 PM (#4103588)
Schedule the Dodgers to play the Cubs on May 14th next year (or 2018), with the 1st 10,000 fans given Tommy Lasorda's cell phone number so they can ask him for his opinion of Dave Kingman's performance.


Then the next night, free rat-in-box if you dress like a member of the media night.
   92. Howie Menckel Posted: April 10, 2012 at 11:19 PM (#4103620)

"My favorite part of the whole incident was Gaylord Perry running of with the bat and trying to hide it. You couldn't have made that up and expected anybody to believe it."

Even more fun was when they reversed and replayed.

Billy Martin trying the douchiest move ever, and not getting away with it.

Good times.

   93. DA Baracus Posted: April 10, 2012 at 11:23 PM (#4103625)
September 7th is Graig Nettles Super Ball Night at Yankee Stadium.
   94. vortex of dissipation Posted: April 10, 2012 at 11:27 PM (#4103627)
Even more fun was when they reversed and replayed.


Without that, we never would have seen Don Mattingly, second baseman...
   95. bads85 Posted: April 11, 2012 at 02:32 AM (#4103671)
This is phenomenal. "Ricky Vaughn Night" would be absolutely sensational.


They did that in 2007 -- they gave away "Wild Thing" glasses.
   96. Dan Lee is some pumkins Posted: April 11, 2012 at 05:52 AM (#4103685)
I'm hoping the Indians fly in Monty Hall for "Let's Make a Deal Night". They'll give fans the opportunity to trade valuable things like Cy Young Award-winning pitchers for random collections of other people's junk hidden behind curtains.
   97. Flynn Posted: April 11, 2012 at 07:30 AM (#4103690)
Any Indians Ricky Vaughn Night would have to be interleague versus the Brewers, so Uecker could appear as Harry Doyle.
   98. frannyzoo Posted: April 11, 2012 at 08:00 AM (#4103696)
Meanwhile, back in a warped version of "reality," the Myrtle Beach Pelicans actually had a "Kenny ####### Powers" night last year. Okay, I added the \"#######." Nice contrast to the whole Ozzie saga of late.
   99. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: April 11, 2012 at 08:21 AM (#4103701)
If Dick Allen threw a fit like that, there is this a revered incident? What about AJ Pyserneski? I am not sure how Brett gets a pass for the abhorrent reaction (not the actual cheating)


By not being a complete dick every other day.
   100. Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine Posted: April 11, 2012 at 08:26 AM (#4103705)
By not being a complete dick every other day.

Yeah, I think Brett's reputation as a good guy makes it easier to give a pass for his one epic meltdown, especially when that meltdown is so very entertaining.
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