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Thursday, May 18, 2006

STL Today: O’Neill: Visiting Mets still have the aroma of Pond Scum

But some major triploid grass carping by O’Neill will clean it up pronto!

Those days are gone, a byproduct of realignment that has the Mets in the East and the Cardinals in the Central. But it’s still easy to work up a dislike for anyone and anything that comes from the self-absorbed Big Apple. So for you fans who need motivation, here are some current reasons to dislike the visiting Metropolitans.

...The Curse of Keith: The Cardinals have not won a World Series since 1982, or since they traded Keith Hernandez to the Mets in the 1983 season. If you scramble the names of the people involved in the trade - Rick Wayne Ownbey, Neil Patrick Allen and Keith Hernandez, you can spell “Won’t Win Any,” or “Won’t Catch Any Break.”

You can also spell “Draw Another Beer.” - not sure about the significance of that.

Thanks to Can’t Stop the Bleeding.

Repoz Posted: May 18, 2006 at 06:04 AM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cardinals, mets

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   1. CraigK Posted: May 18, 2006 at 07:38 AM (#2025477)
Oooh, a Mets thread!

Steroids steroids Barry Bonds steroids PETCO lounge sex sex Barry Bonds #######.

There; that should get the thread closed.
   2. IronChef Chris Wok Posted: May 18, 2006 at 10:13 AM (#2025487)
   3. Sparkles Peterson Posted: May 18, 2006 at 01:10 PM (#2025513)
So I guess that effort to change the tone of the site lasted about eight hours.

Anyway, far too light-hearted an article for my tastes. The Mets are worthy of genuine hatred.
   4. Slinger Francisco Barrios (Dr. Memory) Posted: May 18, 2006 at 02:21 PM (#2025566)
If you scramble the names of the people involved in the trade - Rick Wayne Ownbey, Neil Patrick Allen and Keith Hernandez, you can spell “Won’t Win Any,” or “Won’t Catch Any Break.”

Actually, you spell "won't win any rick e bey nel parick alle keith hernandez" or "won't catch any break i wney Neil Prik lle Keih ernandez". Which makes a worse point. I think.
   5. salvomania Posted: May 18, 2006 at 03:39 PM (#2025630)
What a lame article. So I'm not supposed to like a player because our hitters couldn't hit him, or because our pitchers couldn't get him out?
   6. Cris E Posted: May 18, 2006 at 03:41 PM (#2025631)
I'm going to start hating the Cardinals because of the lame sports colunists in st Louis.
   7. Mark S is still on target Posted: May 18, 2006 at 04:21 PM (#2025657)
Brian Bannister started today in Norfolk (game just started) and left after two batters. Not a good sign.
   8. rpackrat Posted: May 18, 2006 at 06:57 PM (#2026153)
It's time to get Soler and/or Pelfrey up.

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