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Friday, September 07, 2018

Superstition is the way for MLB players, and that includes haunted hotels

Only 80%?

Hawes thinks more than 80 percent of claims of ghostly activity can be disproven. (That percentage might be higher among ballplayers: Bradley’s second book included a chapter on ghost-related pranks.) Still, he warns that players could be at greater risk for ghost-related mishap because they’re a large group who are frequently charged up with emotions from the night’s game. The player’s mood can work against their minds, leading them to believe every little noise or breeze is a ghost’s doing, and/or can work toward energizing the spirits, allowing them to manifest or commit their brand of hijinks and tomfoolery.

Jim Furtado Posted: September 07, 2018 at 08:57 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Jose Canusee Posted: September 07, 2018 at 11:10 PM (#5740822)
They didn't say why Scranton and Augusta were worth mentioning unless they are known among minor leaguers for strange noises. I spent a couple of weeks at Augusta's Partridge Inn for business about 25 years ago and the only incident was when the locked door started rattling and opened, which got me out of bed...because another customer was trying to get in. Called the front desk and they said it was a costumer whom they had given the key to my room, but no apology.
   2. vortex of dissipation Posted: September 08, 2018 at 08:58 PM (#5741047)
they said it was a costumer whom they had given the key to my room, but no apology.


I hope he was dressed as a ghost.

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