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#121 D. Hocking

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Posted 11 April 2018 - 11:04 AM

 

Joe’s nine-game hot streak turns to start the season has him hitting over 400 and up to 1997 career hits. 1997 was the year of:

The Heaven’s Gate cult, Pathfinder on Mars, Deep Blue, The English Patient, the Kyoto Protocol, a cloned sheep named Dolly, Harry Potter, the death of Princess Di, “Candle in the Wind”, the Prius, the Titanic (the movie), Simone Biles, and the creation of Chongqing as a municipality in China (it’s personal, I was living there).

 

I read this as Harry Potter and the Death of Princess Di, and was thinking I do not remember that one at all.

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Posted 11 April 2018 - 07:11 PM

I read this as Harry Potter and the Death of Princess Di, and was thinking I do not remember that one at all.

Fictional though it is, the 7th Harry Potter book took place beginning in the summer of 1997.

#123 D. Hocking

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Posted 11 April 2018 - 07:41 PM

Harry Potter is probably a good reference for Mauer.In 1997 he would have been prime Harry Potter age.

 

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Posted 12 April 2018 - 05:47 PM

Joe run so his hit streak to nine (didn’t play in one game, and his career total to 1998. People are starting to notice, as Marney is even talking about it. In 1998, we had Monica Lewinsky, Kosovo, the US Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, the death of Harry Caray, and Google. Let’s go, Joe!

#125 Brock Beauchamp

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Posted 12 April 2018 - 06:00 PM

It could be politicking but Molitor just pointed out that Sano came to him yesterday and asked "How many, how many?" in regards to Mauer's run at 2000.

 

It's not a side of Sano we hear about very often.

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Posted 12 April 2018 - 08:27 PM

WOOOHOOO!!! A 2 rbi single ... very good #2000!

“May we teach our children that speaking out without the fear of retribution is our culture’s new north star.” ~Laura Dern
 


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Posted 12 April 2018 - 08:40 PM

WOOOHOOO!!! A 2 rbi single ... very good #2000!

The man is pure fire right now. It’s so fun to watch.
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Posted 12 April 2018 - 08:47 PM

Congrats Joe. Amazing to think Mollie has 3 thousand.

#129 AlwaysinModeration

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Posted 12 April 2018 - 08:49 PM

2000!

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Posted 12 April 2018 - 09:03 PM

Congrats to Joe!

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Posted 13 April 2018 - 10:38 AM

OK 2K!

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Posted 13 April 2018 - 07:35 PM

Attaboy, Joe!