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#101 SQUIRREL

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 11:42 AM

Across the street, a neon sign
All you can eat for a dollar ninety nine
Aww, that old stew is the baddest in the land
But a one dollar's worth was all that I could stand


The ‘Dad jokes’ thread is in the Sports Bar forum ...
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#102 amjgt

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 11:50 AM

I think we've learned one uncontroverted fact in this thread. 

 

No matter what happens, about half of us will be happy and half unhappy. 

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 08:32 PM

I think we've learned one uncontroverted fact in this thread.

No matter what happens, about half of us will be happy and half unhappy.

you just learned that now?

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 08:55 PM

 

Bring on A.J.!!!!

 

Now that would be fun!


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 10:27 AM

I would like an announcer that is Funny and knowledgeable with an occasional good story. I like Dick B. and LaTroy a lot though. Change is not always good...

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Posted 12 February 2020 - 07:10 PM

 

Across the street, a neon sign
All you can eat for a dollar ninety nine
Aww, that old stew is the baddest in the land
But a one dollar's worth was all that I could stand

The Dave Edmunds version, not the Huey Lewis version.

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Posted 12 February 2020 - 08:16 PM

Some here proposing Gardy after his retirement from managing. How about pairing him with Ozzie Guillen? You may ask who would do the play by play - who cares. Couldn’t get a more entertaining duo. However, it would be necessary to air their games with a 7 second delay.
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Posted 09 March 2020 - 12:41 PM

Morneau - 57 Games

Blyleven - 30 Games

Smalley - 26 Games

Morris - 23 Games

Hawkins - 17 Games

Kaat - 10 Games

 

Looks like Sid's report of Morneau doing 80 games was inaccurate.

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Posted 09 March 2020 - 12:56 PM

 

Morneau - 57 Games

Blyleven - 30 Games

Smalley - 26 Games

Morris - 23 Games

Hawkins - 17 Games

Kaat - 10 Games

 

Looks like Sid's report of Morneau doing 80 games was inaccurate.

Just give him Morris' 23 games please. I'll even be okay with suffering through Smalley if Morris is gone.

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#110 Vanimal46

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Posted 09 March 2020 - 12:58 PM

Morneau - 57 Games
Blyleven - 30 Games
Smalley - 26 Games
Morris - 23 Games
Hawkins - 17 Games
Kaat - 10 Games

Looks like Sid's report of Morneau doing 80 games was inaccurate.


Interesting distribution of games... Bert getting 30 games feels like too much. I’d rather have Hawkins for 30 games and Bert for 17.

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Posted 09 March 2020 - 02:55 PM

 

Interesting distribution of games... Bert getting 30 games feels like too much. I’d rather have Hawkins for 30 games and Bert for 17.

 

I wonder if this is Bert trying to take a step back or if he's being push out by the new Twins front office.Either way, I'm glad he's getting less and less games each season. I wouldn't mind Smalley getting some of his games as well.


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Posted 09 March 2020 - 03:13 PM

Sorry, not gonna read 6 pages, so repetition going down.

 

Justin is eloquent compared to most, and had all the cred you could possibly want.

 

Bert, Kitty Kat, Hawkins and Morris have the pitcher's pov, completely different read on the game, and some of them be in the HOF, or deserve too be.

 

Bert has been great all these years, f bombs and all. Dude has personality.

 

I like the former Twins in the booth.

 

Wild are a train wreck compared to the Twins, though Ryan Carter is good.


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Posted 09 March 2020 - 05:54 PM

 

Morneau - 57 Games

Blyleven - 30 Games

Smalley - 26 Games

Morris - 23 Games

Hawkins - 17 Games

Kaat - 10 Games

 

Looks like Sid's report of Morneau doing 80 games was inaccurate.

Total of 163.Must mean there's some doubling up somewhere, especially if not all 162 games are broadcast.

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Posted 09 March 2020 - 08:10 PM

 

Total of 163.Must mean there's some doubling up somewhere, especially if not all 162 games are broadcast.

Last year Kaat teamed up with Bert for at least some of the games. I'd imagine Kaat will do the games on the East Coast unless there is something special going on at Target Field that he'll need to attend.


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Posted 11 March 2020 - 10:53 AM

 

I wonder if this is Bert trying to take a step back or if he's being push out by the new Twins front office.Either way, I'm glad he's getting less and less games each season. I wouldn't mind Smalley getting some of his games as well.

 

He is being pushed out. They want a new look. He doesn't like it, and is working it into conversations whenever he gets the chance. Typical Blyleven.

 

 


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Posted 11 March 2020 - 04:15 PM

 

Time for Bremer to go away too... 

 

Morneau is great. Maybe they can move Cory Provus from the radio booth over.

I agree bremer needs to go, but instead of provus id rather see Gladden!


#117 Minfidel

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Posted 11 March 2020 - 08:55 PM

 

Never liked Morneau. He shows almost zero emotions.

Maybe not a lot of emotion, but a lot of insight. I find I learn something every game - and I thought I knew it all!


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Posted 11 March 2020 - 09:57 PM

Morneau - 57 Games
Blyleven - 30 Games
Smalley - 26 Games
Morris - 23 Games
Hawkins - 17 Games
Kaat - 10 Games
 
Looks like Sid's report of Morneau doing 80 games was inaccurate.


Wish Kaat was doing more than 10 games. Is there any posting as to which 10 games? I'd really like to tune in to those.

Like him or not, sort of feels like Bert is being a bit un-ceremoniously dropped. Not sure that is fair.

Seems they are really struggling to find a consistent 2nd voice in the booth. Seems strange to me since they have a lot of options. Is 2020 an audition season?

No matter who, or how many games, I state again that I really enjoy the 3 man booth on a semi-regular basis. Find it insightful and entertaining.
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Posted 12 March 2020 - 08:27 AM

It's amazing the difference in opinion. Personally, I can't stand Smalley and Bert. Both have clung onto a single turn of phrase or two that I just can't stand hearing anymore. 

 

Bert: "Downward Plane" and "Bend your back"

 

Roy: "Big end of the bat, big end of the bat big end of the bat..." (seriously, try to keep track of how many times he says that this year).

 

The points made about Bert not preparing are spot on. Anyone one of us could sit next to Dick and read the Media Guide and the broadcast wouldn't lose a thing.

 

Roy needs to figure out how to end a sentence. Occasionally he has a wee nugget of wisdom, but then three batters later he finishes up rambling about it.

 

Marney and Morneau are the answer in this fan's opinoion. 


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Posted 12 March 2020 - 02:41 PM

Women have higher pitched voices than men. As we grow older that higher pitch gets more difficult to hear.If Older Men are the majority of the current audience, a woman announcer will drive them away, because they won't be able to understand much of what is being said by the woman announcer.When women say, "He doesn't listen to me any more." what they should be saying is, "He doesn't hear me anymore.":)