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What do you think of flipping bats after home runs?
It's a hot dog move with no place in the game 16%  16%  [ 6 ]
Let the kids play 53%  53%  [ 20 ]
I don't care one way or the other 21%  21%  [ 8 ]
Jose DeLeon never flipped a bat 11%  11%  [ 4 ]
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PostPosted: April 17 19, 7:19 pm 
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Tomorrow is an off day; might as well do a poll.

There's been a couple of bench clearing brawls already this season after hitters being HPB following a home run in which they either watched the ball fly for an extended time or flipped a bat after a home run; so where do we stand on bat flipping? Is it blasphemy or just some harmless fun?


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: April 17 19, 7:22 pm 
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Here's what Grichuk thinks about it.


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: April 17 19, 7:41 pm 
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i actually agree with grich on that


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: April 17 19, 7:46 pm 
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Hard disagree with Grich

Tim Anderson was amazing today


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: April 17 19, 7:48 pm 
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I think it’s silly to bat flip a homer in the fourth inning in April but I can’t imagine why anyone would get worked up about it.


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: April 17 19, 7:49 pm 
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jagtrader wrote:
I think it’s silly to bat flip a homer in the fourth inning in April but I can’t imagine why anyone would get worked up about it.


Instead of I don't care one way or the other I should have put the option "jagtrader" :P


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: April 17 19, 7:52 pm 
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Lol. We won the Grich trade officially.


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: April 17 19, 8:00 pm 
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The “plays the game the right way” guide to bat flippery.

Bat flips are okay, if...
1. The player is white, “would make a good cardinal” and is an established veteran (30+). Any team.
2. The player is white and young and “gets a little rambunctious but he’ll learn.” My team only.
3. The player is a POC and really cool. But not too cool. still enjoys waino’s Christian rock in the clubhouse. My team only.
4. The bat flip is used as retribution following a beaning. My team only. Other teams’ players need to act like they’ve been there before and keep their cool at all times.


Just let the people flip bats!! It has a hilarious aesthetic. Those Korean league flips are insane. There’s clearly a racial component to when people deem it inappropriate


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
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lol MAGA, got me there


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: April 17 19, 8:03 pm 
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Less votes on this poll then replies. You all need to cast your vote and stand by it.


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