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#101 USAFChief

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:09 PM

Trivia: Who wrote the classic "Blinded by the light" made famous by Manfredd Mann".

The Boss...who says "hi" from Asbury Park, NJ.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:11 PM

Ohferpetesake.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:11 PM

Just noticed an odd fact......Mauer has the lowest SLG in the lineup. That is not some cheap shot, just fascinating to me.
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What I just typed is probably an opinion, not a fact. I mean, I'm usually right, so you should maybe assume it is or will be a fact soon, but that's up to you. :) Also, I am NOT trying to convince anyone I am correct, I'm just talking here, not arguing.


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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:12 PM

Wow. Nothing has been hit well.

I got nothing!


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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:12 PM

Mauer could have thrown him out from left field and preserved the tie
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#106 stringer bell

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:12 PM

Wrong base? Guess not.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:13 PM

I'm 100% percent behind leaving Hughes in. We got some big hitters coming up in 9th.
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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:14 PM

Mauer could have thrown him out from left field and preserved the tie

 

Did you watch the one game Mauer played in right?

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:14 PM

Trivia: Who wrote the classic "Blinded by the light" made famous by Manfredd Mann".


Bruce Springsteen from the album Greetings From Asbury Park. I believe it was 1973. And I didn't look it up... Thank You
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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:15 PM

Did you watch the one game Mauer played in right?

While I'm not Willi...I watched the one game, but I don't remember where I was sitting.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:16 PM

Whats the point of pulling Hughes here? Not a single ball is hit hard, and yet for some reason we need to drop this on him???  I'm not going to lie, thankfully football season is here

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#112 stringer bell

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:16 PM

Wow, does this remind anyone of late innings in the Dome?

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:19 PM

Bruce Springsteen from the album Greetings From Asbury Park. I believe it was 1973. And I didn't look it up... Thank You


And And.... Manfred Mann's Earth Band covered two other songs from that same Springsteen album and had at least minor hits with them... What were the other two songs?
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#114 stringer bell

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:19 PM

Duensing has been brutal the last couple weeks.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:21 PM

And And.... Manfred Mann's Earth Band covered two other songs from that same Springsteen album and had at least minor hits with them... What were the other two songs?

I'm going to say "Forgettable" and "My Next Album is Going to be would be Great Though!"

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#116 stringer bell

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:21 PM

And And.... Manfred Mann's Earth Band covered two other songs from that same Springsteen album and had at least minor hits with them... What were the other two songs?

Not fair. You're a music professional.
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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:21 PM

Still more than Mauer I'm sure.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:22 PM

The Boss.

Common misconception.Actually it was Bruce.

 

My cousin Bruce.We were fishing with my other cousin, Larry (no really), from a gravel road in central Minnesota.Larry 'caught' Bruce in the neck with a Daredevil, and my grandma drove us at just under the speed of sound in her Pontiac (police interceptor version) Tempest to the closest retired country doctor's lake home.

 

Bruce semi-fainted and bonked his head a bit, and we agrees on the way that the light that he saw was significant and should be commemorated, even if everything else he saw seemed like pure rubbish at the time.My panicky Etch-a-sketch recording of his vision is the song classic you know today.

 

Oh, and Bruce survived the Daredevil strike.He owns a bowling alley and is a great dad.

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:23 PM

If only we had a guy that doesn't throw balls!

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 08:24 PM

Good pitch but guaranteed fastball there. Not well hit but still.