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Manny Happier in LA??

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  • #16
    Originally posted by parlo View Post
    And a city such as Boston doesnt have beautiful women???
    .
    They have those Boston "attitudes."

    I'd make Manny get a haircut and raise his pantlegs a bit. He can hit, but I think he trips over his baggies in the field and loses balls when his hair is flopping around.

    I don't think Walter Alston would have allowed that. But then, Joe Torre is a different sort of guy.

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    • #17
      Originally posted by Bobby_Ayala View Post
      Why wouldn't he be happy on the West Coast? Beautiful young females of all colors and creeds as far as the eye can see. I am very happy to be a fan of women and baseball.
      I continue to stand behind these comments. I love the lifesyle and encourage all young men to contemplate improving their way of life by relocating to the Los Angeles area.

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      • #18
        Originally posted by Bobby_Ayala View Post
        I continue to stand behind these comments. I love the lifesyle and encourage all young men to contemplate improving their way of life by relocating to the Los Angeles area.
        And let me say that Australia leaves LA for dead.....but there is certainly no viable contract out here for Manny.

        Originally posted by parlo
        There is a tendency in southern California to portray the rest of the country as a bunch of overweight, pasty, mullet sporting Siberians.
        A couple of trips to Disneyland somehow portrays that picture for me, however Disneyland is obviously not a reliable guide as to what the 'real' people of each state/region look like because in my travels around USA and other parts of the world reveal very attractive people.

        I still recommend a trip down under though!!
        "A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." ~Humphrey Bogart

        No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference. ~Tommy Lasorda

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        • #19
          Originally posted by DownUnderDodger View Post
          And let me say that Australia leaves LA for dead.....but there is certainly no viable contract out here for Manny.
          Australia has exported some fine talent over the years. I could name names but I won't. Fantasy will become reality sooner rather than later. I appreciate it. Thank you.

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          • #20
            This thread is spiraling out of control!

            Not that a discussion of this nature isn't valid, but it kinda lacks teeth w/o pics, yes?
            "I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it." - Sandy Koufax.

            "My name is Yasiel Puig. I am from Cuba. I am 21 years old. Thank you."

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            • #21
              Originally posted by DownUnderDodger View Post
              And let me say that Australia leaves LA for dead.....but there is certainly no viable contract out here for Manny.
              I like Australian imports.

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              • #22
                Originally posted by bhss89 View Post
                This thread is spiraling out of control!

                Not that a discussion of this nature isn't valid, but it kinda lacks teeth w/o pics, yes?
                Google "Bondi Beach" or "Surfer's Paradise" and you may get the picture
                "A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." ~Humphrey Bogart

                No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference. ~Tommy Lasorda

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                • #23
                  Back to Manny....part 2 of the attached article.....is there a 'bidding war' between the Angels & Dodgers? Are the Yanks just waiting in the wings ready to pounce?
                  "A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." ~Humphrey Bogart

                  No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference. ~Tommy Lasorda

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                  • #24
                    Here's a different take on Manny from the New York Times....
                    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/21/sp...1&ref=baseball
                    "A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." ~Humphrey Bogart

                    No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference. ~Tommy Lasorda

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                    • #25
                      Well if you believe what you read these days...if he stays in LA it will not be in the Disneyland vicinity!!

                      http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-...,1392160.story
                      "A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." ~Humphrey Bogart

                      No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference. ~Tommy Lasorda

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                      • #26
                        The door is open.....what is keeping them from sealing it shut with Manny inside?
                        http://www.latimes.com/sports/baseba...5583345.column
                        Tick...Tick....Tick....
                        "A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." ~Humphrey Bogart

                        No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference. ~Tommy Lasorda

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                        • #27
                          Originally posted by DownUnderDodger View Post
                          The door is open.....what is keeping them from sealing it shut with Manny inside?
                          http://www.latimes.com/sports/baseba...5583345.column
                          Tick...Tick....Tick....
                          Another hike in parking rates?
                          No one can make you
                          Do what they want to
                          You know you're stronger
                          Than the lies
                          That they tell you

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                          • #28
                            The games are now being played in earnest......
                            http://www.latimes.com/sports/baseba...,4454276.story
                            The Dodgers are showing interest in either Bobby Abreu or Adam Dunn and now that the exclusivity of the Dodgers offer to Manny has expired
                            "Ramirez, 36, headed into free agency hoping for a contract of five or six years. The Dodgers, the only team to acknowledge making a bid for Ramirez, offered him two years and $45 million, then withdrew the proposal when their exclusive negotiating window expired."
                            it seems that Boras has become active again seeking a longer and higher deal for Manny.
                            The more I read of Manny and Boras and the demands the more I believe that any contract beyond 2 years would be a disaster because Manny will start playing his games within or towards the end of that contract and would become a similar loose cannon to what he became at the Sox. Maybe I am reading too much into what the media is saying. Perhaps the Dodgers will be better with Dunn or Abreu instead of Manny?
                            "A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." ~Humphrey Bogart

                            No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference. ~Tommy Lasorda

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                            • #29
                              Do the Dodgers have a deadline regarding re-signing Manny? How many suitors does he have?

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                              • #30
                                I wonder if the opinions of Bill Plaschke reflect the feelings on many Dodgers fans?
                                http://www.latimes.com/sports/baseba....column?page=1
                                "A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." ~Humphrey Bogart

                                No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference. ~Tommy Lasorda

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