How 'bout them Brewers! Am I alone...

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  1. Ben Jefferson

    Ben Jefferson Member Supporting Member

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    Probably, but loyal damn it!

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    GO BREWERS!!!!!
     
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    Cowboy Glances can deceive

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    JustKeepSwimming Deplorable Ammosexual Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    As one who was born and raised in San Diego, lived there for 40 years, and is a die hard SD Padres and Chargers fan...I applaud your loyalty despite the obvious pain and annual disappointment associated with it :p
     
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    draco88 Dang it, Bobby Charter Life Member Supporting Member

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    As an alum and die hard fan of the University of Tennessee, I concur with the above lmao
     
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    hate the Brewers, especially Ryan Braun, but they will win, anyway.
     
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  6. Ben Jefferson

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    I was loyal to Bobby Cox and the Braves for many years. Greg Maddux is the 2nd best ever in my opinion; but: the extra game tonight is a tune up!
     
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    A wise man this cavorting Tom is!
     
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    draco88 Dang it, Bobby Charter Life Member Supporting Member

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    Maddux, Glavine, Smoltz, Avery....man, there was a time that was murderers row of pitching lol
    They shoulda won more Series than they did
    I havent followed the sport in quite a few years, though, so Im very out of touch lol
     
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    bigfelipe I go my own way... Charter Life Member

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    Baseball still a thing? I thought this was about craft beer...

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    Cowboy Glances can deceive

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    My in-laws had season tickets about 10 rows from the home dugout from the 1980's till the strike shortened season. They gave them up after that.
     
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    The other day I could not remember John Rocker's name.T

    quite an animal too!I

    I have to keep up with baseball because I cannot stomach the NFL!
     
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    wsfiredude Can't starve us out; Can't make us run Charter Member Supporting Member

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    And the best?

    (If your answer is anything other than Nolan Ryan, you are a heretic).
     
  13. Ben Jefferson

    Ben Jefferson Member Supporting Member

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    Lived near Milwaukee for about 12 years and went to 7-8 games a year.

    Have my obligatory share of the Packers too. Could only afford to go to 1 game in all that time!
     
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    I worshipped Nolan as a child/teen/and adult! He played 21 or 22 years if I remember correctly.
     
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    wsfiredude Can't starve us out; Can't make us run Charter Member Supporting Member

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    27 years...from 66 to 93.

    Best pitcher I ever saw.

    When he retired, I stopped watching baseball.
     
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    DCGallim Resident Smart-A$$

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    At 46 years old he beat the shit out of Robin Ventura. He gets the GOAT title just for that.
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    When in Pittsburgh, be a Pirate (even if you're in last place). For tonight's game, I'm a National because of Trey Turner, who starred at NCSU before the majors.

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    My dad is from Wisconsin, some of my family up there have had season tickets to the Brewers for 50 years or longer. Glad to see them doing well.
     
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    dmarbell Sensei of Humor Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    And just like that, bam, Triple Trey strikes.
     
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    that was when I was a baseball fan, those were good years!
    Dont forget Justice! (I know, not a pitcher, but I was a big fan)
     
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    Or the 48’ wide strike zone! Love watching the old videos of those guy’s getting k’s on pitches 8’ off the plate. And glad they always choked in the playoffs.
     
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    TBS 7:05
     
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    Let's go Nats!!

    Probably will lose in the 1st roound as they always do though. Hard being a fan of any Washington team (except when the Caps finally won the cup!!!).
     
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    CZfool68 Int'l Man of Mystery Charter Member Supporting Member

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    Oops! That didn’t end so well. :eek:
     
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    BigTwig Beach bum Charter Member Supporting Member

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    Ended pretty good to me!! Next stop, commie country!
     
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    CZfool68 Int'l Man of Mystery Charter Member Supporting Member

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    Ha! Not much bigger commie country than DC.
     
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    BigTwig Beach bum Charter Member Supporting Member

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    Hahaha, touche my good sir, touche!!

    I will just base that statement off of my 50+ non commie friends at the game tonight (not counting the 10+commie associates/friends) vs my 2 non commie friends in the LA area.

    Edit to add my youngest brother and his wife are 2 of the 10 in the commie section
     
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  29. Ben Jefferson

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    Well, as the Cubs said for over 100 years...

    ...there's always next year!


    Thanks for the good humored banter guys!
     
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    Yes, yes you are. :p
     
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    I haven’t watched a game in years. I did recently find out that a guy I played travel ball with for a few years is pitching for the marlins now. Austin Brice is his name, grew up and graduated high school in Pittsboro. I bumped into him at dinner Sunday night.
     
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    BBD280 God, Guns, and Guts

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    And the Andy Griffith Show during rain delays
     
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    Your Braves look to be driving the bus in this series Cowboy!
     
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    BBD280 God, Guns, and Guts

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    The Cardinals manager, Mike Shildt, is a local boy, went to Olympic high school in Charlotte. My son went to a baseball summer camp he was working in 1993. At the time he was a middle school coach.

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    Nobody gets that position on a team like the Cardinals or Braves without a serious pedigree!
     
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    Watching the cards Braves game.

    10-0 cards first inning that lasted 26 minutes

    11-nill now... braves looks a bit disheartened
     
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    Only thing I remember bout them is
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    Wow the cards are kicking some serious butt.
     
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    Loved that guy. Pitched for my home town Padres when I was a kid. One of the best pitcher mustaches ever...

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