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Bonds a sure thing?

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Old February 10th 04, 06:35 AM
Stephan Lemonjello Jr.
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The ball keeps getting
harder and the laces keep getting smaller and tighter.

Errr, no.
Old February 10th 04, 03:27 PM
Chris Cathcart
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It's getting so easy now for guys to pad their stats with .800
slugging averages (one of those cheap power numbers) and .500 on-base


I mean, just look at 'em all.

With all these endless strings of 40-50 HR seasons going around, it's
no wonder Sammy Sosa (1 MVP award and counting) is the top dog in

) wrote in message . com...
Are you lost? Ballparks keep getting smaller. The ball keeps getting
harder and the laces keep getting smaller and tighter. There's no
teeth to the steroid policy. Human Growth Hormone (which it's obvious
Barry Bonds is and Mark McGwire was taking) is almost impossible to
detect. Masking agents for steroids regularly work. Even if you're
busted for steroid use, it's only a 15 game suspension. If you're
busted 4 times - yes, FOUR TIMES - you don't even have to sit out half
a season! Pitching talent is diluted due to expansion. Power numbers
will remain high. It'll still be easy for guys to pad their stats with
40-50 home run seasons. It's getting harder and harder on the other
hand for a pitcher to reach 300 wins. The most a pitcher starts a
season is around 33 games. Guys regularly miss games because they have
a blister or a hang nail. It seems these days it's more common for a
pitcher to have a stint on the DL than not. We're reaching the day
where a 300 game winner will be damn hard to come by. Power numbers
these days are as cheap as a bottle of Thunderbird or MD 20/20. 300
game winners will be scarce.

(BlackJet76) wrote in message ...
You think it'll more than double in price just because he hits a few HRs and
passes Mays for 3rd place??? I don't see it moving much at all. BRBR

Really? Even though Clemens 84 Fleer Update PSA 9 is a much rarer, the card
went up $100 or more when he won #300 and 300 game winners are more common than
you would think. Its not like Bonds, who will pass an American Legend in Mays.

Old February 11th 04, 12:50 AM
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lol, its catfart, i hope u dumped all your high grade recent stuff..

Old February 11th 04, 03:40 PM
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Compare a ball from 20 years ago to a ball today. Everything about the
ball has shrunk except the number and size of the shards in the core
of the ball that give it its pop. The laces were huge back then in
comparison and the ball had more give when you squeezed it.

OSPAM (Stephan Lemonjello Jr.) wrote in message ...
The ball keeps getting
harder and the laces keep getting smaller and tighter.

Errr, no.


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