Jump to content

Providing independent coverage of the Minnesota Twins.
Subscribe to Twins Daily Email
Photo

Rick Nolasco at Wild game

  • Please log in to reply
21 replies to this topic

#1 Parise11

Parise11

    Junior Member

  • Members
  • 14 posts

Posted 29 April 2014 - 01:19 AM

caught wearing a Dodgers hat
BmW0gOMCcAE894F.jpg

#2 Joe A. Preusser

Joe A. Preusser

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 1,147 posts

Posted 29 April 2014 - 05:57 AM

Why the hell would you wear another team's hat, in public, and right before a series against them? I'm not sure i care for this at all.

#3 DaveW

DaveW

    Aaron Hicks update (5/17): .326 BA .464 OBP .616 SLG 1.080 OPS

  • Members
  • 12,723 posts
  • LocationNYC aka Aaron Hicks Ville

Posted 29 April 2014 - 08:21 AM

Non story.

Not a big deal, I remember when people were freaking out about Kaepernick wearing a Dolphins hat or something.

He is wearing the hat for the style/color/look, not to support the Dodgers or whatever. I could see people getting a bit upset if he was wearing a White Sox or Tigers hat, but the Twins and Dodgers aren't exactly rivals (unless you are still upset about 1965) which I am sure Chief is as game 7 ruined his 40th birthday party that day ;)

Aaron Hicks 2017 stats so far (5/17/17): .326 BA .464 OBP .616 SLG 1.080 OPS  7 HR 19 RBI 6 SB 22 BBs 1.8WAR
 


#4 glanzer

glanzer

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 238 posts

Posted 29 April 2014 - 08:22 AM

I'm sure he was just trying to avoid being bombarded with autograph requests by throwing off his droves of fans.

#5 Sconnie

Sconnie

    From the "right" side of the St Croix

  • Members
  • 3,043 posts
  • LocationNW Wisconsin

Posted 29 April 2014 - 08:29 AM

He's at a Wild game, at least it's not a 'Lanche hat.


Don't care, he's not going to wear a Twins hat in public if he's trying to be incognito.

#6 70charger

70charger

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 3,352 posts

Posted 29 April 2014 - 10:01 AM

He played for the Dodgers; just because he has to play against them as a Twin doesn't mean he's not going to do all he can to beat them. I'll worry when he wears a Dodgers hat on the mound at a Twins game.

#7 Willihammer

Willihammer

    Nostrombolimus

  • Members
  • 7,252 posts
  • LocationSaint Paul

Posted 29 April 2014 - 10:11 AM

I'm sure he was just trying to avoid being bombarded with autograph requests by throwing off his droves of fans.


Yeah no kidding.

"Now do you want my autograph? Do you !"
to the 7 or 8 people that recognized him.

If he wanted to blend in, he would have worn a damn Wild hat.

#8 Longdistancetwins

Longdistancetwins

    Member

  • Members
  • 144 posts
  • LocationNew York City

Posted 29 April 2014 - 10:20 AM

Why the hell would you wear another team's hat, in public, and right before a series against them? I'm not sure i care for this at all.


Right before a series against the Dodgers? Flat out wrong, if you ask me; I'm not gonna make excuses for that (and I'm one who does not get angry when our free agents sign with the Tigers or White Sox).

#9 Craig Arko

Craig Arko

    Cassini-Huygens

  • Members
  • 7,796 posts
  • LocationSaturn's atmosphere and on Titan

Posted 29 April 2014 - 10:29 AM

I'm sure it was just because his Spiderman suit was in the laundry.

"Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage." - Ray Bradbury


#10 ChiTownTwinsFan

ChiTownTwinsFan

    Rawr!

  • Twins Mods
  • 18,001 posts
  • LocationChiTown, where else?

Posted 29 April 2014 - 02:12 PM

but the Twins and Dodgers aren't exactly rivals (unless you are still upset about 1965) which I am sure Chief is as game 7 ruined his 40th birthday party that day ;)

Classic!! Thanks for a deep down laugh roar!

“Concern yourself not with what is right and what is wrong but with what is important.” ~Unknown


#11 notoriousgod71

notoriousgod71

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 2,046 posts

Posted 29 April 2014 - 02:21 PM

He played for the Dodgers; just because he has to play against them as a Twin doesn't mean he's not going to do all he can to beat them. I'll worry when he wears a Dodgers hat on the mound at a Twins game.


The way he's pitched this season I'd prefer that.

#12 nicksaviking

nicksaviking

    Billy G.O.A.T

  • Twins Mods
  • 10,614 posts

Posted 29 April 2014 - 02:34 PM

I'm not much for unwritten rules. Free agency changed everything, Yankees and Red Sox players are allowed to be civil to each other and attend the same broadway musicals together.

Still, there does seem to be a bit of a slap in the face when you take a $48 million dollar paycheck from one team while advertising for another. Pretty sure Nike would see Tiger Woods in court if he started sporting a Ping cap.

Still, with that paycheck he shouldn't be wearing a baseball cap. Are tophats out these days?

Edited by nicksaviking, 29 April 2014 - 02:37 PM.


#13 Mike Sixel

Mike Sixel

    Now living in Oregon

  • Members
  • 22,793 posts

Posted 29 April 2014 - 02:34 PM

No idea why this is a big deal.

I don't know, it is a site to discuss sports, not airline safety.....maybe we should take it less seriously?


#14 Guest_USAFChief_*

Guest_USAFChief_*
  • Guests

Posted 29 April 2014 - 03:32 PM

No idea why this is a big deal.

I agree it's not a big deal. Still and all, it's in pretty poor taste to attend a local sporting event donning the gear of your previous team.

#15 DaveW

DaveW

    Aaron Hicks update (5/17): .326 BA .464 OBP .616 SLG 1.080 OPS

  • Members
  • 12,723 posts
  • LocationNYC aka Aaron Hicks Ville

Posted 29 April 2014 - 03:40 PM

it's in pretty poor taste to attend a local sporting event donning the gear of your previous team.


Knew it.

Aaron Hicks 2017 stats so far (5/17/17): .326 BA .464 OBP .616 SLG 1.080 OPS  7 HR 19 RBI 6 SB 22 BBs 1.8WAR
 


#16 spycake

spycake

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 11,776 posts

Posted 29 April 2014 - 03:40 PM

I agree it's not a big deal. Still and all, it's in pretty poor taste to attend a local sporting event donning the gear of your previous team.


He is also a California native, guessing the Dodgers are his team (and style choice) from childhood.

Still, poor taste. If he was a rookie, he might be excused given the prices of merchandise at pro sporting events, but for a $49 million man, just buy a damn Wild hat.

#17 Guest_USAFChief_*

Guest_USAFChief_*
  • Guests

Posted 29 April 2014 - 03:43 PM

Knew it.

For the record, my birthday is in February. It was my 40th wedding anniversary they ruined.

#18 Hosken Bombo Disco

Hosken Bombo Disco

    Minnesota Twins

  • Members
  • 7,462 posts

Posted 29 April 2014 - 04:13 PM

Rick Nolasco at Wild game caught wearing a Dodgers hat


Can we use him on the power play?

#19 Craig Arko

Craig Arko

    Cassini-Huygens

  • Members
  • 7,796 posts
  • LocationSaturn's atmosphere and on Titan

Posted 29 April 2014 - 04:20 PM

Can we use him on the power play?


"The windup. And the pitch. He scores!!!"

"Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage." - Ray Bradbury


#20 ashburyjohn

ashburyjohn

    Haighters gonna Haight

  • Twins Mods
  • 15,356 posts
  • LocationNatick, MA

Posted 29 April 2014 - 06:59 PM

Irrelevant to anything, but...

Wil_Wheaton.jpg


Separated at... whatever time they could grow beards at least.

Attached Thumbnails

  • ricky-nolasco-baseball-headshot-photo.jpg