Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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
  Tags: draft, orioles

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Infinite Yost (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. RMc's Got a Lot of Trouble at Stake Posted: June 07, 2012 at 05:35 PM (#4151132)
I take it this is Kevin Costner's kid?

For Love of the Dame!

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
HowardMegdal
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogJose Fernandez Dies In Boating Accident - MLB Trade Rumors
(155 - 1:26am, Sep 26)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

Sox TherapyMaking Ups of Downs
(32 - 1:22am, Sep 26)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogTheo Epstein has Cubs looking like a winner
(7 - 1:07am, Sep 26)
Last: Infinite Yost (Voxter)

NewsblogOTP 2016 Sep 19 - Race for the White House: The Greatest Circus on Earth
(1578 - 1:04am, Sep 26)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogFire Joe Morgan and the Moneyball revolution.
(13 - 12:57am, Sep 26)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogOT: August 2016 Soccer Thread
(579 - 12:33am, Sep 26)
Last: AuntBea

NewsblogMariners catcher Steve Clevenger tweets protesters should be treated 'like animals'
(297 - 12:25am, Sep 26)
Last: baxter

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 9-25-16
(97 - 11:37pm, Sep 25)
Last: Bote Man makes baseball fun again

NewsblogWHAT A PLAY! UTLEY GETS 'PRETTY LUCKY' WITH NO-LOOK THROW
(22 - 11:29pm, Sep 25)
Last: Wahoo Sam

NewsblogYankees’ half-measure failure forces grand plan into focus | New York Post
(9 - 11:15pm, Sep 25)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogWhen Scully is telling a story, it's only fair that the baseballs head foul - LA Times
(1 - 10:54pm, Sep 25)
Last: Rough Carrigan

NewsblogAfter 67 years of greatness, Vin Scully just wants to be remembered as a good man.
(2 - 10:31pm, Sep 25)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

Gonfalon CubsProjected Playoff Roster
(54 - 10:10pm, Sep 25)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogCarlos Beltran might struggle to make the Hall of Fame
(122 - 8:47pm, Sep 25)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogOT - September 2016 College Football thread
(360 - 7:15pm, Sep 25)
Last: Spivey

Page rendered in 0.1355 seconds
47 querie(s) executed