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  • Originally posted by YankeeMan View Post

    Me? Asleep during a Sox game? That'll be the day.

    And the only thing I'm counting right now is the Yankees are only THREE GAMES back in the loss column at the start of play today.
    Oh, and TWENTY-SEVEN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS!
    :clown:
    I can tell you took Ancient History back in your Michigan days. I almost feel sorry for your team losing it's best starting pitchers this year. The Sox are about to trade their ace and that leaves us with Lackey, Peavy, and maybe trying Holt on the mound after Victorino comes back.
    "He's tougher than a railroad sandwich."
    "You'se Got The Eye Of An Eagle."

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    • How long until football season?

      To tell the truth, I'm on the verge of putting my "gone fishing" sign out. The AL East has gone to the birds this year. :clown:
      WORLD CHAMPIONS!

      1923 • 1927 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1937 • 1938 • 1939 • 1941 • 1943

      1947 • 1949 • 1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1956 • 1958 • 1961 • 1962


      1977 • 1978 • 1996 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2009

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      • Originally posted by YankeeMan View Post
        To tell the truth, I'm on the verge of putting my "gone fishing" sign out.

        The AL East has gone to the birds this year. :clown:
        I second the motion. Do I hear a third?
        Speaking of,
        'Mo'. I'll bet y'all missed him last night in the 10th . . .
        Ken Fougère

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        • Originally posted by TonyK View Post
          I can tell you took Ancient History back in your Michigan days.
          Took it? He lived it . . .
          Ken Fougère

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          • Originally posted by KenFougere View Post
            Took it? He lived it . . .

            What are you talking about? You're older than me!

            Hey, I'm not say Ken's old but when he says he's been a Carl Yastrzemski fan since he was a kid..."
            He
            means he watched Yaz play in little league. :clown:
            Last edited by YankeeMan; 07-14-2014, 03:26 AM.
            WORLD CHAMPIONS!

            1923 • 1927 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1937 • 1938 • 1939 • 1941 • 1943

            1947 • 1949 • 1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1956 • 1958 • 1961 • 1962


            1977 • 1978 • 1996 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2009

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            • Originally posted by YankeeMan View Post

              What are you talking about? You're older than me!

              Hey, I'm not say Ken's old but when he says he's been a Carl Yastrzemski fan since he was a kid..."
              He
              means he watched Yaz play in little league. :clown:
              Ok. I gotta admit, that was a good one. - nod.gifwink.gif
              BTW. Did you know that Carl Yastrzemski was the first 'Little-Leaguer' to be inducted into MLB Hall of Fame?
              Ken Fougère

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              • Originally posted by KenFougere View Post
                Ok. I gotta admit, that was a good one. - [ATTACH]140657[/ATTACH][ATTACH]140658[/ATTACH]
                BTW. Did you know that Carl Yastrzemski was the first 'Little-Leaguer' to be inducted into MLB Hall of Fame?
                And did you know that Carl Yastrzemski presented me my First Place trophy at our Little League Banquet? I'll never forget him telling everybody how much fun he had beating them Wolverines of Michigan when he played for Notre Dame. He couldn't wait to play the next Sox-Yankee series so he could improve his batting average on Yankees pitching and beat them Yanks.
                "He's tougher than a railroad sandwich."
                "You'se Got The Eye Of An Eagle."

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                • Originally posted by TonyK View Post
                  And did you know that Carl Yastrzemski presented me my First Place trophy at our Little League Banquet? I'll never forget him telling everybody how much fun he had beating them Wolverines of Michigan when he played for Notre Dame. He couldn't wait to play the next Sox-Yankee series so he could improve his batting average on Yankees pitching and beat them Yanks.
                  Are you serious? You really met Yaz? -
                  Ken Fougère

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                  • Originally posted by KenFougere View Post
                    Are you serious? You really met Yaz? -
                    I shook his potato-picking hand and he autographed something for every little leaguer. This was around 1963 when he was still just a highly touted prospect, and you know the Sox had plenty of them who went on to great real estate careers or sales careers.

                    Copying his strange batting stance cost me 80 points in my batting average that year. I should have picked some potatoes and built up my wrists.
                    "He's tougher than a railroad sandwich."
                    "You'se Got The Eye Of An Eagle."

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                    • The great #8!

                      Originally posted by TonyK View Post
                      I shook his potato-picking hand and he autographed something for every little leaguer. This was around 1963 when he was still just a highly touted prospect, and you know the Sox had plenty of them who went on to great real estate careers or sales careers.

                      Copying his strange batting stance cost me 80 points in my batting average that year. I should have picked some potatoes and built up my wrists.
                      1. I am so envious of you! -
                      2. I also copied his batting stance when I was a kid. Holding my bat high & perfectly vertical.
                      3. He was my baseball hero, god really. How I loved watching him play left field!
                      Ken Fougère

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                      • Originally posted by TonyK View Post
                        Yastrzemski...how much fun he had beating them Wolverines of Michigan when he played for Notre Dame...He couldn't wait to play the next Sox-Yankee series so he could improve his batting average on Yankees pitching and beat them Yanks.
                        Yaz' was overrated. Not that I'm biased or anything. :clown:

                        WORLD CHAMPIONS!

                        1923 • 1927 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1937 • 1938 • 1939 • 1941 • 1943

                        1947 • 1949 • 1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1956 • 1958 • 1961 • 1962


                        1977 • 1978 • 1996 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2009

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                        • Originally posted by YankeeMan View Post
                          Yaz' was overrated. Not that I'm biased or anything. :clown:
                          Not only is your opinion biased, it's irrelevant too! - nod.gif
                          This comment clearly shows that your scouting talent was not your strongest suit. - crazy.gif
                          Ken Fougère

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                          • Thanks to Manager John Farrell and his AL All Stars, the Sox will have the extra home game at Fenway Park in the World Series. :-)
                            "He's tougher than a railroad sandwich."
                            "You'se Got The Eye Of An Eagle."

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                            • Originally posted by TonyK View Post
                              Thanks to Manager John Farrell and his AL All Stars, the Sox will have the extra home game at Fenway Park in the World Series. :-)
                              If you've got anything left of whatever stuff you're on, I'd like to buy some...
                              ;^)
                              "If I drink whiskey, I'll never get worms!" - Hack Wilson

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                              • Originally posted by Dude Paskert View Post
                                If you've got anything left of whatever stuff you're on, I'd like to buy some...
                                ;^)
                                I still think this band of beardless bosox brothers have a little energy left in their tanks. The few days off should help Lester, Lackey, and Buchholz. I noticed that Baltimore has only one AL league leader in batting and pitching stats - N. Cruz. It's anybody's ballgame in the AL East.
                                "He's tougher than a railroad sandwich."
                                "You'se Got The Eye Of An Eagle."

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