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Snoopy's a shortstop.

Edgy DC
Jun 23 2005 11:33 AM

He's not a centerfielder.

And home plate should be surrounded by dirt, not grass.

Willets Point
Jun 23 2005 01:19 PM

]And home plate should be surrounded by dirt, not grass.

Well, just because YOU grew up in a rich gated community with your own lawn care crew, doesn't mean that kids/beagles that play in poorer communities can have their grassy lots properly groomed to make a baseball diamond. So there!

Jun 23 2005 03:54 PM

A gated community?
He grew up in jail?


Willets Point
Jun 23 2005 04:04 PM

Yeah, and his Momma wore combat boots!

(I don't know where he grew up, I'm making a strawman argument, 'cause this is the Red Light and you do things like that here).

Jun 23 2005 04:28 PM

And that's why I threw in the jail zinger.
What's said here (hopefully) stays here.
If not, you may really need to arm yourself in DC.


Edgy DC
Jun 23 2005 05:20 PM

This is about Me and Snoopyfield.

Dirt around home plate is universal, whether the greenry is cut away or worn away.

More importantly, he's got the wrong icon. All wrong.

Willets Point
Jun 23 2005 05:21 PM
Edited 1 time(s), most recently on Jun 23 2005 09:35 PM

This thread would be more fun if:

A) Edgy responded to the vile invective we've hurled at him.

B) The original victim of this thread, Centerfield, actually showed up.

OE: C) Edgy hadn't slipped that post in front of mine.

Jun 23 2005 06:00 PM

Whenever I see Snoopy, I think of cooby and her Linus avatar, so I think that CF is cooby.

Is CF cooby?

Jun 23 2005 08:00 PM

No, Scarlett.

cooby = Jerseyshore CPF.

Try to keep up.

Jul 26 2005 03:10 PM


By Adam Rubin
Daily News Sports Writer

NEW YORK - Snoopy is willing to play centerfield for the New York Mets, he just doesn't sound thrilled about it.

"Right now, I'll kind of do what I can to help the team. It's going to be a transition," Snoopy, a two-time Gold Glove winner at shortstop, said Tuesday. "That's the plan right now, to see what happens and kind of go with it. I've been going through a lot of mixed emotions."

Snoopy was quiet after the Mets announced Jose Reyes will remain at shortstop, signaling a position switch -- or trade -- for Snoopy after putting up All-Star numbers in 2004.

There was speculation that he was unhappy and had asked to be dealt, but general manager Omar Minaya said Tuesday that wasn't true. Minaya and several other Mets executives met earlier in the day with Snoopy, who said changing positions was a "very sensitive" issue for him and the chat was "definitely" necessary.

"We know this is a change and we don't take that change for granted," Minaya said. "He expressed to us his desire to win, and that he believes in the team. I can tell you right now that if Opening Day was today, Snoopy would be our centerfielder."

They talked about other skilled infielders who successfully moved to the outfield, such as Houston's Craig Biggio and Baltimore's Melvin Mora.

Snoopy sounds willing to give it a shot -- at least for now.

"I'm here to do what's in the best interests of the ballclub," he said. "It's hard. Imagine somebody coming in and telling you to do something different than you've always done.

"We'll see what happens, I don't know for sure. I'll always view myself as a shortstop, but to help this team and get the chance to be Centerfield's avatar, I'm willing to make a change."

Jul 26 2005 03:21 PM

Linus loves it... :o)

Jul 26 2005 03:27 PM

And with that, The King has resumed his royal form :)

Edgy DC
Jul 26 2005 04:01 PM

Snoopy has a highly questionable diva past, brandishing a strange patronizing relationship with a midget named Woodstock, bringing him into the clubhouse, showing up his opponents with trick plays, showing up his teammates with embarassing public slurps, showing up his manager like whenever, and defiantly continuing to play hockey and fly World War I vintage bi-planes in the offseason.

Now, after playing getting away with that crap playing for one team his whole career, he's suddenly going to be a team player? Yeah, right, and Pedro Martinez is going to report early to camp.

Aug 04 2005 05:21 PM

That's not a fair comparison. Those two are nothing like each other.

Oct 28 2005 10:33 AM

Further proof that Snoopy used to be an outfielder:

Edgy DC
Oct 28 2005 10:45 AM

And what a ringing endorserment.

Yancy Street Gang
Oct 28 2005 11:04 AM

That was before Snoopy evolved to walk upright.

Frayed Knot
Oct 28 2005 11:06 AM

"Can't throw? I've never heard of such a thing"

"Well, NOW you have!"

Oct 28 2005 12:40 PM