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« Reply #50 on: October 05, 2012, 08:07:28 pm »
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ABSOLUTELY INEXCUSABLE.

The WORST call in my lifetime easily.  (Don't worry, I was born in 1986 - after 1985.)

That's silly. The Posey call in Game 1 in the 2010 NLDS was a lot more egregious than this one, since it wasn't a judgment call.
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« Reply #51 on: October 05, 2012, 08:14:28 pm »
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Worst call I have ever seen. I'm done with baseball.  them.
Me too. I hated everything about the NFL scandals recently, but this is something else. This is the final straw in a clear lack of care by both the MLB administration and it's literal gang of haughty evil (not incompetent, evil) umpires. The point can't be made while we still watch. I'm truly done with baseball through the MLB. Just means more soccer/independent baseball for me. I am not going to support this junk anymore.
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« Reply #52 on: October 05, 2012, 08:27:02 pm »
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Yeah, as a Braves fan I had a feeling we would lose this one. 5 WS appearances in an 8 year stretch with only one ring sort of turns you into a fatalist. The fact that we finished 6 games ahead of them meant we were destined to lose.

Even though Chipper was leaving and the last component of my childhood team was gone, I was still going to follow the game in the future. No more, however. I am done with baseball, it's been dead for years, we've just now seen the obituary.
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« Reply #53 on: October 05, 2012, 08:37:57 pm »
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St Louis just won't die. Smiley. Goodbye Chipper!
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« Reply #54 on: October 05, 2012, 08:47:58 pm »
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St Louis just won't die. Smiley. Goodbye Chipper!
You're an insult to the game. Won't miss sharing this league with you.
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« Reply #55 on: October 05, 2012, 10:33:33 pm »
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St Louis just won't die. Smiley. Goodbye Chipper!
You're an insult to the game. Won't miss sharing this league with you.

Don't get me wrong, I hate seeing a legendary baller retire, but I am glad St Louis won.
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« Reply #56 on: October 05, 2012, 10:36:16 pm »
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The call is supposed to come much earlier than it did, and Cardinals are lying when they say they heard the call and intentionally didn't catch it.
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« Reply #57 on: October 05, 2012, 11:04:03 pm »
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The Rangers are gone! Hallelujah! All is right with the world at last.
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« Reply #58 on: October 05, 2012, 11:48:50 pm »
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Braves fans:the people making sure Dodger fans aren't the worst in baseball
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« Reply #59 on: October 06, 2012, 08:41:01 am »
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Oh whatever.  All 30 fanbases would have reacted that way after being victims of the worst call in all of MLB since 1985.
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« Reply #60 on: October 06, 2012, 09:19:57 am »
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No they wouldn't have.  A good fanbase isn't going to do what the idiots did last night.  A northeast team, sure.  Cubs, Oakland, sure.  Dodger fan wouldn't, because he's gone before the 8th inning.  But Cardinals fan?  No way.  Twins fan?  Not going to happen.  Reds, Brewers, probably not.

But that's not why Atlanta has the sh**ttiest fans.  It's the fact that nobody goes to games if the Braves aren't leading the division (despite the fact that they have some of the cheapest tickets in baseball).  They fight for a playoff spot to a half empty stadium.  They've failed to sell out playoff games for Og's sake.
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« Reply #61 on: October 06, 2012, 10:30:57 am »
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Nats in 5
SF in 4

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Det in 4
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« Reply #62 on: October 06, 2012, 01:51:44 pm »
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No they wouldn't have.  A good fanbase isn't going to do what the idiots did last night.  A northeast team, sure.  Cubs, Oakland, sure.  Dodger fan wouldn't, because he's gone before the 8th inning.  But Cardinals fan?  No way.  Twins fan?  Not going to happen.  Reds, Brewers, probably not.
Any fanbase who gives that little a sh**t as to sit back and take that sh**t-eating-grin-umpire-ing is one of the problems with baseball, not the "good" fans. Fans loyal to these umps and this Front Office are enemies of baseball as a sport. I hate the Braves, but God bless their resistance.

They are sh**tty for never showing up to games, however.
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« Reply #63 on: October 06, 2012, 02:24:18 pm »
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No they wouldn't have.  A good fanbase isn't going to do what the idiots did last night.  A northeast team, sure.  Cubs, Oakland, sure.  Dodger fan wouldn't, because he's gone before the 8th inning.  But Cardinals fan?  No way.  Twins fan?  Not going to happen.  Reds, Brewers, probably not.

But that's not why Atlanta has the sh**ttiest fans.  It's the fact that nobody goes to games if the Braves aren't leading the division (despite the fact that they have some of the cheapest tickets in baseball).  They fight for a playoff spot to a half empty stadium.  They've failed to sell out playoff games for Og's sake.

Yeah, I'm sure if an umpire were to - hypothetically, of course- make a bad call that would, say, potentially cost the Cardinals the World Series, I'm sure said umpire would never receive any death threats from Cardinals fans and would never have to contact MLB security or the FBI.
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« Reply #64 on: October 06, 2012, 02:35:11 pm »
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Although let's be honest here - Cardinals fans may be the most likely to live in trailer parks, sport neckbeards, mullets, and pedophile moustaches, and consider Busch light to be the pinacle of American brewing, they at least go to games. South Florida probably has the worst and most undeserving-of-sports-championships-fanbase in North America.
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« Reply #65 on: October 06, 2012, 03:17:33 pm »
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No they wouldn't have.  A good fanbase isn't going to do what the idiots did last night.  A northeast team, sure.  Cubs, Oakland, sure.  Dodger fan wouldn't, because he's gone before the 8th inning.  But Cardinals fan?  No way.  Twins fan?  Not going to happen.  Reds, Brewers, probably not.
Any fanbase who gives that little a sh**t as to sit back and take that sh**t-eating-grin-umpire-ing is one of the problems with baseball, not the "good" fans. Fans loyal to these umps and this Front Office are enemies of baseball as a sport. I hate the Braves, but God bless their resistance.
What does being "loyal" to the umps or "this Front Office" have to do with not acting like infants?  There is no reason to rain garbage on to the field because a call doesn't go your way.  There is never a reason to rain garbage on to the playing field.
Yeah, I'm sure if an umpire were to - hypothetically, of course- make a bad call that would, say, potentially cost the Cardinals the World Series, I'm sure said umpire would never receive any death threats from Cardinals fans and would never have to contact MLB security or the FBI.
There is no way fans in Busch Stadium would ever act in the way those in Atlanta did last night.  Yeah, a few fans were stupid in 85, but it's really not the same thing.
Although let's be honest here - Cardinals fans may be the most likely to live in trailer parks, sport neckbeards, mullets, and pedophile moustaches, and consider Busch light to be the pinacle of American brewing, they at least go to games. South Florida probably has the worst and most undeserving-of-sports-championships-fanbase in North America.
I'd bet dollars to donuts that Brave fan is more likely to be what you described than Cardinal fan.  I've lived in both places and the fanbases couldn't be further apart in their knowledge and respect for the game.  Yes, there are asshat Cardinals fans, but they are WAY in the minority.
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« Reply #66 on: October 06, 2012, 04:49:13 pm »
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If that had been in Los Angeles, there wouldn't have been any Dodgers fans there to throw things.
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« Reply #67 on: October 06, 2012, 06:41:51 pm »
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The Rangers are gone! Hallelujah! All is right with the world at last.
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« Reply #68 on: October 06, 2012, 09:07:41 pm »
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what's a playoff run like now that your championship virginity has been broken, Xahar?
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« Reply #69 on: October 06, 2012, 10:05:29 pm »
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Reds in 5
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O's in 6
A's in 7

Nats in 7
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Nats in 6 as well as in the least watched World Series since 1955
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« Reply #70 on: October 07, 2012, 12:08:44 am »
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what's a playoff run like now that your championship virginity has been broken, Xahar?

I find myself much largely resigned to the Giants losing and not all that upset about it.
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« Reply #71 on: October 07, 2012, 12:16:23 am »
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I find myself much largely resigned to the Giants losing and not all that upset about it.

     We're here and the Dodgers aren't. It's not a championship, but it's cause for celebration in its own right.
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« Reply #72 on: October 07, 2012, 12:58:53 am »
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« Reply #73 on: October 07, 2012, 08:55:56 am »
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amazingly low counting stats totals for Votto, even considering he missed 50 games.
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« Reply #74 on: October 10, 2012, 03:15:05 pm »
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Barry Zito renaissance this year.
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