Posted by rsp777 on 8/30/2013 6:26:00 PM (view original):
I mean, as a bit of a "baseball purist"...I just ******* HATE that guy. He, and Bonds, represent EVERYTHING BAD about baseball in the late 90's/early 2000's. They were PRICKS who SCOFFED at the HISTORY of the game and had/have ZERO respect for those who made them able to make kazillions of dollars. I ******* HATE these guys, WAY beyond anything I can express. I mean, they're just BAD. Plain and simple BAD.
100% great post.
although it's of the type that could be better, if it were shouted, or even spoken during a good-morning-america tv interview.
the difference between 'could-be-better' & 100% 'great' is that this guys love for baseball, means he actually labored on a keyboard, to create this great post.
adding also my own understated dis-taste for Bobby's son, Barry... like Griffey, a young junior rode along with dad, on a harley, on the way to the stadium, for most of his young life. ditto barry. dad loved barry so much, that he had custom saddlebags made, to accomodate his young son. growing-up in major league clubhouses, imagine the wonderful opportunity that none of us ever had. u are right. how could barry ever think to do such things, to disgrace the game and it's beloved players for 2 generations. barrys biggest hurdle ahead, is meeting his maker, and he must give account. nobody gets away with it.
one last note on homers, and hank aaron. approaching ruths career total, he was interviewed by a society that did not like him anywhere near ruth. aaron always attributed his wrists for his homerun power. but, aaron was a self-effacing type of guy, and low key. aaron, when asked about any other aspect of his power, would instead deflect attention from himself, and merely point at an even greater homerun hitter on earth. he thought interviewers should be asking sadaharu oh, of the japan leagues. he handled those sessions about as professionally as could be expected.
i dont care if anyone ever asks arod or barry another question, ever again, in this life
again, 100% great post, rsp777.