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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Orioles draft Ryan Ripken

He’ll probably go to college, though.

Gamingboy Posted: June 06, 2012 at 02:24 PM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Infinite Joost (Voxter) Posted: June 06, 2012 at 03:05 PM (#4150009)
Your mom goes to college.
   2. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 06, 2012 at 03:16 PM (#4150021)
I take it this is Kevin Costner's kid?
   3. Voros McCracken of Pinkus Posted: June 06, 2012 at 03:23 PM (#4150030)
I think #2 has won this one already.

Anyway, in either case the kid's chances for a full head of hair when he's 30 are pretty slim.
   4. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 06, 2012 at 03:24 PM (#4150031)
Mariners just took Carl Yaztremski's grandson.
   5. Jim Wisinski Posted: June 06, 2012 at 03:40 PM (#4150047)
Anyway, in either case the kid's chances for a full head of hair when he's 30 are pretty slim.


Judging by the picture it looks like he's stocking up now so it takes longer to go.
   6. Walt Davis Posted: June 06, 2012 at 03:43 PM (#4150050)
Take your pick:

a) I bet he never skips a class.

b) Too bad he's going to college, otherwise he'd have a real shot at the minor-league consecutive games streak.
   7. jingoist Posted: June 06, 2012 at 04:00 PM (#4150073)
I'm old and naive; when/how did this supposed tryst between Kelly Ripken and Costner supposedly occcur.
And yes, I;m sure then "when" part is Ryan's current age plus 9 months, but what were the surrounding facts?
   8. Voros McCracken of Pinkus Posted: June 06, 2012 at 04:07 PM (#4150083)
I'm old and naive; when/how did this supposed tryst between Kelly Ripken and Costner supposedly occcur.
And yes, I;m sure then "when" part is Ryan's current age plus 9 months, but what were the surrounding facts?

Snopes
   9. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 06, 2012 at 04:11 PM (#4150088)
Snopes: The Cost(ner) of Love)

EDIT: Coke to Voros.
   10. Chris Needham Posted: June 06, 2012 at 05:29 PM (#4150157)
Wasn't that when Randy Johnson was in the middle of that consecutive wins streak too? I vaguely remember the chatter at the time being that there may have been some gamesmanship to rattle him a little bit.

If I remember right, he pitched the next day, and got knocked around a bit, ending the streak.
   11. Chris Needham Posted: June 06, 2012 at 05:30 PM (#4150158)
Of course, I go and look it up, and he wasn't. But he was coming off a 19-K game. Ho Hum.
   12. What's the realistic upside, RMc? Posted: June 07, 2012 at 05:35 PM (#4151132)
I take it this is Kevin Costner's kid?

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