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#1 Parise11

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 01:19 AM

caught wearing a Dodgers hat
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#2 Joe A. Preusser

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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.

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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 ;)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 10:29 AM

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

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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!

#11 notoriousgod71

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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.

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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

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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?


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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

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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.

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#16 spycake

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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.

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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

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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

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 04:20 PM

Can we use him on the power play?


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Posted 29 April 2014 - 06:59 PM

Irrelevant to anything, but...

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

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