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I love my baseball team but they keep losing. I wish they would change managers.

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I love my baseball team but they keep losing. I wish they would change managers.

 

Are you also a Reds fan then? LOL

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Maybe they need to change owners, like Miami. Although a Yankees fan, and having the Nationals (Mets next year) farm club nearby, i love the fact that the Royals banned pornography in the clubhouse. The league should follow suit! Amen to that!

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Maybe they need to change owners, like Miami. Although a Yankees fan, and having the Nationals (Mets next year) farm club nearby, i love the fact that the Royals banned pornography in the clubhouse. The league should follow suit! Amen to that!

I had not heard that about the Royals!

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I am a Texas Rangers fan.

 

A baseball joke:

The starting pitcher kept walking batters, and those who didn't walk got hits, long, extra base hits, runs scored, and finally the Manager had to go to the mound

and get the ball from him.

"No, Coach! Don't take me out! I'm not even tired yet!"

"Yeah, son, but the outfielders are."

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One of the times when Yogi Berra got fired as Yankees manager, he left two envelopes in the desk at his office.  He told the next mgr (Billy Martin?)

 

"Look - when things get rough and you don't know what to do - open the first envelope."

 

At some point the guy did. Inside was a note that said

"Blame it all on me",

so that manager went to Steinbrenner and said "I'm still workin' with what Yogi left me" and so on, and it seemed to work.

But things went even further south later - and the guy opened the second envelope.

Inside was a note that said:

 

"Prepare two envelopes".

 

Good ole Yogi.

 

"The future ain't what it used to be."

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