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

Monday, July 09, 2012

Pierce: Bless the All-Star Game: Because nothing, absolutely nothing, does a better job of making baseball seem ridiculous

Pierce engages in some equal-opportunity dissing here…

formerly dp Posted: July 09, 2012 at 03:51 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: all-star game, royals

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. BDC Posted: July 09, 2012 at 07:51 PM (#4177552)
The point, and there is one, is that the one constant in Kansas City baseball is that, in the summer, no matter if the team is good or bad, no matter if it's the Athletics or the Royals, it's like playing in Dante's Old-Timers Game. (This is also true in St. Louis.) So please, I'm begging you, remind us once that it's hot, and then drop the subject


(A) Articles that get to the sixth paragraph and then have to say "the point, and there is one" might not have one.

(B) Funny enough, given the absurd heatwaves lately, Kansas City is no hotter than normal this week, with highs around 90. We're having similar weather in DFW, and it qualifies as a cold front. The ASG weather story might actually be "hey, this ain't so bad."

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
BDC
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogBaseball Reference has a New Look
(57 - 12:06am, Feb 23)
Last: Sean Forman

NewsblogOT - December 2016 NBA thread
(2369 - 12:00am, Feb 23)
Last: maccoach57

NewsblogMLB replaces retiring umps Jim Joyce, John Hirschbeck, Tim Welke, Bob Davidson
(24 - 11:58pm, Feb 22)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogSources: MLB, union agree to use dugout signal for intentional walk
(78 - 11:52pm, Feb 22)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogOTP 20 Feb. 2017: Baseball in a Time of Politics
(1027 - 11:45pm, Feb 22)
Last: Joe Bivens, Floundering Pumpkin

NewsblogMLB commissioner Rob Manfred angry union won't agree to proposesd rule changes
(93 - 11:41pm, Feb 22)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogRick Ankiel drank vodka before starts to ease anxiety
(17 - 11:35pm, Feb 22)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogMike Piazza Learns How to Be an Owner. Of a Soccer Team. In Italy.
(49 - 11:20pm, Feb 22)
Last: . . . . . . . . . .

NewsblogIs 300-wins club done adding members?
(90 - 11:16pm, Feb 22)
Last: cardsfanboy

Hall of MeritWillie Davis
(34 - 10:34pm, Feb 22)
Last: Bleed the Freak

NewsblogBaseball Hall of Fame to honor 'Homer at the Bat"
(30 - 10:05pm, Feb 22)
Last: Betts, Bogaerts, and D Price(GGC)

NewsblogSammy Sosa compares himself to Jesus Christ, denies PED use
(45 - 9:55pm, Feb 22)
Last: Cargo Cultist

NewsblogHow to Rationalize an Eric Hosmer Mega-Contract | FanGraphs Baseball
(34 - 8:02pm, Feb 22)
Last: Zach

NewsblogTexas A&M Wins on Wild Pitch During IBB
(19 - 8:01pm, Feb 22)
Last: Ulysses S. Fairsmith

NewsblogOT: January 2016 Soccer Thread
(248 - 6:03pm, Feb 22)
Last: Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play

Page rendered in 0.2435 seconds
47 querie(s) executed