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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Selig drops “F” bomb. Only casualty is A’s stadium.

File under the heading of beating a dead mule.

The Chronicles of Reddick Posted: November 20, 2012 at 01:08 PM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: November 20, 2012 at 03:08 PM (#4306879)
I thought it was going to be in the context of "boy, Loria really f*cked the A's out of whatever little hope remained of getting a new stadium" or even "does anyone know what the f*ck this thing is on my head", but it was just a pedestrian "I'm not going to answer the f*cking question". What a waste of an f-bomb.
   2. ColonelTom Posted: November 20, 2012 at 03:11 PM (#4306881)
Jeff Loria will save the A's!
   3. Hello Rusty Kuntz, Goodbye Rusty Cars Posted: November 20, 2012 at 03:25 PM (#4306890)
Over the past decade, Selig has continually clung to unwritten laws of “territorial rights,” noting that anarchy would exist without them.

"Human sacrifice! Giants and A's living together! Mass hysteria!"
   4. zonk Posted: November 20, 2012 at 03:37 PM (#4306902)
Things that keep me up at night...

What if, through the course of linguistics, the evolution of language, and scientific naming conventions -- atoms were 'fatoms' and/or hydrogen was 'fydrogen'... would the world be forced to actually say the word #### instead of 'F' bomb?
   5. Swedish Chef Posted: November 20, 2012 at 03:40 PM (#4306905)
would the world be forced to actually say the word #### instead of 'F' bomb?

Nah, they would scratch the first letter and drop 'uck'-bombs.
   6. Dock Ellis on Acid Posted: November 20, 2012 at 03:47 PM (#4306914)
What if, through the course of linguistics, the evolution of language, and scientific naming conventions -- atoms were 'fatoms' and/or hydrogen was 'fydrogen'... would the world be forced to actually say the word #### instead of 'F' bomb?

Sadly, Gary Carter is no longer with us to answer this.
   7. The Yankee Clapper Posted: November 20, 2012 at 03:58 PM (#4306922)
First, dying his hair blonde, and now cursing in public? What has got into Bud? Better keep an eye on his "biographer".
   8. winnipegwhip Posted: November 20, 2012 at 04:10 PM (#4306932)
A slip of the forked tongue by Selig.
   9. The Chronicles of Reddick Posted: November 20, 2012 at 04:45 PM (#4306967)
And yet he had no problem moving the Nats to DC.
   10. Baseballs Most Beloved Figure Posted: November 20, 2012 at 04:52 PM (#4306970)
And yet he had no problem moving the Nats to DC.
Or leaving the A's in Oakland which is more than twice as close to SF as is San Jose.
   11. The Yankee Clapper Posted: November 20, 2012 at 05:00 PM (#4306981)
The A's should "study" moving back to Philadelphia - that might get MLB to find a suitable Bay-area location a bit more rapidly.

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