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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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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: May 6 19, 11:03 am 
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I don’t give a [expletive] what someone who hasn’t played in 45 years thinks about how players today view the game.


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: May 6 19, 11:28 am 
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InvincibleCakeEater wrote:
I don’t give a [expletive] what someone who hasn’t played in 45 years thinks about how players today view the game.


I'm curious what the year cutoff for giving a [expletive] is or should be and is it a sliding scale where the level of [expletive] given decreases as years increase?


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: May 6 19, 11:38 am 
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Romanticizing and vicariously living through Bob Gibson is a big part of being a Cardinals fan.

Also pretending like there aren't pitchers who also do what he did in today's game as well.

For every tough pitcher like Gibby, there's a tough batter like Albert Belle ready to square up and charge the mound if you hit/throw inside constantly.


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 Post subject: Re: Bat Flips
PostPosted: May 6 19, 11:56 am 
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NDark wrote:
InvincibleCakeEater wrote:
I don’t give a [expletive] what someone who hasn’t played in 45 years thinks about how players today view the game.


I'm curious what the year cutoff for giving a [expletive] is or should be and is it a sliding scale where the level of [expletive] given decreases as years increase?

Are they playing now? If yes - OK. If not - Don’t care


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