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, September 05, 2012

RS: Pete Yorn, Joe Pernice, Alice Cooper and more weigh in on Roger Clemens

Wuh? They couldn’t locate Crocus Behemoth?

Name: Joe Pernice ~ Band: Pernice Brothers

He’s a distraction from what is otherwise a pretty unique season. He should get out of the way. He probably can pitch for the Astros, but not for long. A “non-medicated” guy 10 years his junior is constantly on the verge of falling apart physically. I’m in my 40s, and I injure myself around the house weekly. Dumb ####, like peeling a banana. No way a clean Roger Clemens lasts anywhere in professional baseball. Guy has a glass groin. Is this just a publicity stunt? Doubtful. I think his ego is too big for that. Is he trying to “re-set the clock” on his first Hall of Fame ballot? Probably. I’d let him in the Hall if he promised to exile himself to Cabo or Margaritaville or somewhere like that.

Name: Steve Earle

I just think he’s an #######.

Repoz Posted: September 05, 2012 at 04:35 PM | 14 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: clemens, music

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. The Mighty Quintana Posted: September 05, 2012 at 05:16 PM (#4227551)
Ahh, the irony of over-the-hill rockers telling people they should retire!
   2. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: September 05, 2012 at 05:31 PM (#4227572)
Until they get Malkmus' opinion, we don't care.
   3. Guapo Posted: September 05, 2012 at 05:49 PM (#4227594)
I’d let him in the Hall if he promised to exile himself to Cabo or Margaritaville or somewhere like that.


How does Jimmy Buffett feel about this?
   4. SBB, Live from the Alt-Center Posted: September 05, 2012 at 05:51 PM (#4227597)
I’d let him in the Hall if he promised to exile himself to Cabo or Margaritaville or somewhere like that.

How about 157 Riverside Avenue?
   5. Downtown Bookie Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:00 PM (#4227611)
I’m in my 40s, and I injure myself around the house weekly. Dumb ####, like peeling a banana.


I used to be in my 40s, in days now gone; and I have no idea how you can possibly injure yourself peeling a banana.

DB
   6. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:07 PM (#4227618)
I have no idea how you can possibly injure yourself peeling a banana.

Oh, it can (or technically, will) be done.
   7. jobu Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:10 PM (#4227621)
Without knowing Roger Clemens personally, my guess is that Steve Earle is correct.
   8. frannyzoo Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:20 PM (#4227632)
In that very possibly misinformed way we fans have of "knowing" celebrities, I can state that Mr. Earle is very possibly calling the kettle here.
   9. dirk Posted: September 05, 2012 at 06:43 PM (#4227655)
you said it franny. love a bunch of his work, but what an insufferable dbag.
   10. dirk Posted: September 05, 2012 at 07:09 PM (#4227673)
on second thought, maybe he was having a bad day. don't want to judge.
   11. staring out the window and waiting for fenderbelly Posted: September 05, 2012 at 08:14 PM (#4227717)
Until they get Malkmus' opinion, we don't care.


It's probably this.
   12. PreservedFish Posted: September 05, 2012 at 08:20 PM (#4227719)
Someone told me the latest Stephen Malkmus album is terrific. True or false?
   13. Everybody Loves Tyrus Raymond Posted: September 05, 2012 at 08:36 PM (#4227724)
Funny how everyone just assumes he's not on the juice.
   14. asinwreck Posted: September 05, 2012 at 08:48 PM (#4227729)
He’s a distraction from what is otherwise a pretty unique season.


That's one way to describe what the 2012 Houston Astros have done.

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
aleskel
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogCleveland Indians pitcher Steve Delabar suspended 80 games for positive PEDs test
(22 - 10:39am, Apr 25)
Last: Booey

NewsblogSportsGrid: Noah Syndergaard Hints That He Gets Killed In His ‘Game Of Thrones’ Scene
(22 - 10:39am, Apr 25)
Last: zonk

NewsblogOTP 24 April 2017: Talking politics (and baseball) with the mayor
(229 - 10:39am, Apr 25)
Last: Rickey! No. You move.

NewsblogThe New Generation of Ballparks Is Pushing Us Away
(61 - 10:33am, Apr 25)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogInside the data-driven throwing program that helped revive Dan Straily’s career - Sun Sentinel
(1 - 10:31am, Apr 25)
Last: There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie)

NewsblogChicago Cubs' offense 'demoralizing' for opponents - Chicago Cubs Blog- ESPN
(5 - 10:30am, Apr 25)
Last: Brian C

NewsblogCut4: The Pirates called up Dovydas Neverauskas, the first born-and-raised Lithuanian in MLB history
(5 - 10:25am, Apr 25)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

NewsblogOT - March 2017 NBA thread
(2349 - 10:25am, Apr 25)
Last: jmurph

NewsblogAngels acquire David Hernandez to add to bullpen depth
(3 - 10:23am, Apr 25)
Last: JimMusComp likes Billy Eppler....

NewsblogWatch Matt Barnes Get Ejected For Throwing At Manny Machado Despite Foul Ball
(105 - 10:16am, Apr 25)
Last: Rickey! No. You move.

NewsblogThe Five New Pitches Making a Difference in 2017 – The Ringer
(1 - 10:02am, Apr 25)
Last: Jose is El Absurd Pollo

NewsblogWhat It's Like to Actually Pitch to Tebow
(8 - 9:29am, Apr 25)
Last: Adam Starblind

NewsblogMarty Appel on Casey Stengel's OBP, OPS+, His Managerial Career &...Reggie?
(1 - 9:22am, Apr 25)
Last: AROM

NewsblogWhat is wrong with Jose Bautista? - Beyond the Box Score
(35 - 8:40am, Apr 25)
Last: Random Transaction Generator

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 4-24-2017
(35 - 6:19am, Apr 25)
Last: GGC for Sale

Page rendered in 0.1479 seconds
47 querie(s) executed