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

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 12:08 PM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: athletics, giants

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. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: November 20, 2012 at 02:08 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 02:11 PM (#4306881)
Jeff Loria will save the A's!
   3. Hello Rusty Kuntz, Goodbye Rusty Cars Posted: November 20, 2012 at 02:25 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 02:37 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 02:40 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 02:47 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 02:58 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 03:10 PM (#4306932)
A slip of the forked tongue by Selig.
   9. The Chronicles of Reddick Posted: November 20, 2012 at 03:45 PM (#4306967)
And yet he had no problem moving the Nats to DC.
   10. Baseballs Most Beloved Figure Posted: November 20, 2012 at 03:52 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 04:00 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.

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
Harry Balsagne
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP: 5 December 2016: Baseball's New Collective Bargaining Agreement
(1506 - 4:13pm, Dec 09)
Last: Morty Causa

NewsblogWhy the Adam Eaton trade wasn’t a panic move for the Washington Nationals - The Washington Post
(6 - 4:00pm, Dec 09)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

NewsblogPablo Sandoval got 'complacent' with big Red Sox deal
(49 - 3:51pm, Dec 09)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogWEEI: SOURCES: FORMER RED SOX MANAGER BOBBY VALENTINE BEING CONSIDERED FOR UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO JAPAN
(32 - 3:49pm, Dec 09)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogOT: NBA 2016-17 Preseason Thread
(1299 - 3:47pm, Dec 09)
Last: aberg

NewsblogRyan Thibs has his 2017 HOF Tracker Up and Running
(96 - 3:46pm, Dec 09)
Last: Lassus

NewsblogAstros discuss deal for Jose Quintana, but White Sox want a haul - Houston Chronicle
(17 - 3:23pm, Dec 09)
Last: Dock Ellis on Acid

NewsblogWould O's fans really hate Bautista if the team signed him? | Sports on Earth
(23 - 3:20pm, Dec 09)
Last: Harmon "Thread Killer" Microbrew

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 12-9-2016
(6 - 3:12pm, Dec 09)
Last: Mike Webber

NewsblogNationals acquire outfielder Adam Eaton | MLB.com
(70 - 3:12pm, Dec 09)
Last: Los Angeles El Hombre de Anaheim

NewsblogCardinals near deal with OF Dexter Fowler | MLB.com
(32 - 3:07pm, Dec 09)
Last: Dock Ellis on Acid

NewsblogSandy Alderson OK with Mets leaving winter meetings empty-handed - NY Daily News
(2 - 2:46pm, Dec 09)
Last: Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb

NewsblogThe Aroldis Chapman fallout will be even more interesting than the deal itself | FOX Sports
(6 - 2:45pm, Dec 09)
Last: RMc is Fairly Irrefutable

Gonfalon CubsCubs roster update - post Winter Meetings
(28 - 2:32pm, Dec 09)
Last: Voodoo

NewsblogGM banter doesn’t reveal true state of Yankees-Red Sox | New York Post
(1 - 12:55pm, Dec 09)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

Page rendered in 0.3205 seconds
47 querie(s) executed