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#41 sweetmusicviola16

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 04:59 PM

I bet Falvey's opinion on a Harper card changes in a few years once he's played for Cleveland or Texas.

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#42 ewen21

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 05:40 PM

 

why? Because owners should keep the money?

Because no entertainer, athlete deserves to make the money these guys now make.Do you realize how much salaries have increased over the last 25 years?Do we continue to endorse this insanity or is it time for a reality check?I think this correction was inevitable and these dudes really need a reality check.

 

As far as the owners go, I do not support their side BUT they are the ones incurring the risk owning the franchise.Same with any privately owned business.They ultimately decide how much their employees should earn.These guys make enough.I ask again.....are you OK with the next 25 years being like the last 25?Consider how jacked up cable bills have gotten, how much it costs for a family to attend a game, etc....Name me a union that is more powerful from the MLPA.Name me a union that gives that kind of protection to their constituents.  

 

This is the second time you hit me with this.If you want to demonize the owners and absolve players from all responsibility in this salary ridiculousness then we will never agree so I will read your response and consider whether or not I should respond.Not interested in an acrimonious exchange since I do respect your baseball knowledge.I just don't like the way you absolve the MLPA.Them and the agents can kick and scream about this and even go on strike.

 

See where that lands them this time.It is a different world and they need to wake up

 

 

 

 


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Posted 08 February 2019 - 05:42 PM

Athletes and entertainers make way WAY too much. They do not solve problems and we can stand to divorce ourselves from the lunacy if they cannot accept a period of austerity.Every other field has faced it and if they want to cry about it then that is not a good look


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Posted 08 February 2019 - 07:05 PM

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 07:10 PM

 

Athletes and entertainers make way WAY too much. They do not solve problems and we can stand to divorce ourselves from the lunacy if they cannot accept a period of austerity.Every other field has faced it and if they want to cry about it then that is not a good look

Austerity!


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Posted 08 February 2019 - 07:28 PM

Sources are now saying that Falvey is offering the kid the rookie cards of Nationals players Danny Espinoza and Tanner Roark, along with a 2017 Chris Heisley card, all of which were still available and for a much better deal than the Harper card.

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 07:57 PM

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 08:02 PM

Because no entertainer, athlete deserves to make the money these guys now make. Do you realize how much salaries have increased over the last 25 years? Do we continue to endorse this insanity or is it time for a reality check? I think this correction was inevitable and these dudes really need a reality check.

As far as the owners go, I do not support their side BUT they are the ones incurring the risk owning the franchise. Same with any privately owned business. They ultimately decide how much their employees should earn. These guys make enough. I ask again.....are you OK with the next 25 years being like the last 25? Consider how jacked up cable bills have gotten, how much it costs for a family to attend a game, etc....Name me a union that is more powerful from the MLPA. Name me a union that gives that kind of protection to their constituents.

This is the second time you hit me with this. If you want to demonize the owners and absolve players from all responsibility in this salary ridiculousness then we will never agree so I will read your response and consider whether or not I should respond. Not interested in an acrimonious exchange since I do respect your baseball knowledge. I just don't like the way you absolve the MLPA. Them and the agents can kick and scream about this and even go on strike.

See where that lands them this time. It is a different world and they need to wake up

What risk? Every sports team ever sells for massive profit.

The revenue is there. It either goes to labor or billionaires.

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 08:30 PM

Entertainers and pro athletes “deserve” the money they get because they generate billions of dollars of revenue. It really is that simple.
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Posted 08 February 2019 - 08:45 PM

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 08:53 PM

The fact that I got all of those comic book references seems like something I shouldn't be proud of anymore.  

 

Hang on to the Claremont issues kid, they're gold.

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#52 ewen21

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Posted 09 February 2019 - 07:32 AM

 

What risk? Every sports team ever sells for massive profit.

The revenue is there. It either goes to labor or billionaires.

And everyone was saying BUY REAL ESTATE in 2004.How did that workout.

 

This endless bounty of risning salaries is ending.And it needs to.


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Posted 09 February 2019 - 07:40 AM

 

Entertainers and pro athletes “deserve” the money they get because they generate billions of dollars of revenue. It really is that simple.

 

Well, that is your opinion.They have generated so much money because they have expanded the product and priced it out nearly to it's limit.Now a correction in salaries is happening.Do you feel that is unfair to these players?  


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Posted 09 February 2019 - 07:43 AM

Perhaps a satirical piece of humor isnt the place for another protracted back and forth over player salaries.

Thanks.
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Posted 09 February 2019 - 10:27 AM

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Posted 09 February 2019 - 11:37 AM

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Posted 09 February 2019 - 10:18 PM

Awesome post.


#58 HrbieFan

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Posted 09 February 2019 - 10:33 PM

That is awesome! Love the thought line by Falvey
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Posted 09 February 2019 - 10:43 PM

I feel for Falvey. It’s hard to reason with kids about how to spend their money wisely.
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Posted 13 February 2019 - 12:28 PM

It appears the funny has also left for Spring Training. We'll miss you, funny.

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