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#1 JB_Iowa

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 03:01 PM

One of the best baseball writers on one of my favorite former Twins:

http://hardballtalk....ed-with-sorrow/


Looking for a really loud welcome back for Pat Neshek tonight!!

#2 diehardtwinsfan

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 04:46 PM

I find it pretty difficult to not like Neshek. Really comes across as a class act. I really wish he could have stayed in MN.

#3 gunnarthor

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 04:52 PM

Nice story. Hope he has a good life.

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Posted 15 July 2014 - 09:24 PM

Nice story, and anyone who loses a child, especially a newborn, has my eternal sympathy.

#5 Mike Sixel

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 02:46 PM

Great story. Great story.

#6 ashburyjohn

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 05:25 PM

Obligatory shout-out to our shared alma mater, Butler University.

#7 TheLeviathan

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 06:41 PM

One of my favorite former Twins. Great story.

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 08:00 PM

Hes a major league baseball player who gets paid to play a game and is in the all star game, I think he has a good life...


I'm going to assume you were unaware Neshek had lost a child. Speaking as someone who has lost a son you can't possibly imagine the stress and utter hell it puts a family through. There is literally nothing that can make up for it.

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 08:18 PM

Hes a major league baseball player who gets paid to play a game and is in the all star game, I think he has a good life...


I'd like to take what GCTF said, and double down.


Uninformed, or obnoxiously callous?

#10 ashburyjohn

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 08:51 PM

Uninformed, or obnoxiously callous?


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#11 drock2190

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 09:37 PM

I didnt know that. Sorry if I offended anyone. He has my sympathy.

But my point stands for a majority of baseball players.

#12 DaveW

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 12:32 PM

That ovation for Neshek was pretty awesome, great guy, class act and a hell of a relief pitcher once again! I'd love to see him back in a Twins uniform some 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