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Johnny Dickshot
Jul 10 2005 08:31 PM

Resurrect the Wifey Watch grid... NOW!!!!

Anna's war of words

BY RICHARD T. PIENCIAK
DAILY NEWS SENIOR CORRESPONDENT

LAS VEGAS - Anna Benson, wife of Mets pitcher Kris Benson, dealt a profanity-laced tirade yesterday at the World Series of Poker.

The former stripper turned Texas Hold'em player told the Daily News that she was having a private conversation with a fellow player about the value of his chips when a dealer asked for a floor supervisor.

"We were having a friendly conversation. We were laughing," Anna Benson said. "He had a $5,000 chip and I was warning him because I thought he was about to mistake it for a $500 one and put it out, I said 'You better put that $5,000 chip away before you get f---.' The dealer heard me and cast me out."

"It's bull---, the whole thing," said Benson, who once threatened on the "Howard Stern Show" that if she caught her husband sleeping around, she'd bed the entire Mets team and organization.

"Why are they trying to get moral? I'm mean, we're gambling. People are drinking. This is Las Vegas. I don't want to hear this. There are no morals here."

When the dealer sought permission to invoked the World Series of Poker's so-called F-bomb rule, which calls for a 10-minute penalty for any player using the word, Benson says she asked if she could use other vulgarities. "I said everything. If they had four or more letters, I said them all."

So, Benson took a 10-minute walk out of the Amazon Room at the Rio, where the tourney is being held. Benson said she has been playing poker for only two weeks. She found herself studying for the tournament after an unknown person placed a $10,000 bet at 455-to-1 on her to win the WSOP's Main Event, which officials announced yesterday will carry a record-breaking $7.5 million first prize. The bet was placed at pokertropolis.com, the parent firm of PokerBlue, which is sponsoring Benson. "It was crazy since I had never played before," Benson said of the bet. "But rather than make this person look like an ass I went and learned poker."

Benson was holding her own. She was sitting with about $14,000 in chips after starting the third of three preliminary rounds with $10,000.

Edgy DC
Jul 10 2005 08:44 PM

It's not as fun since Doris Aybar was released.

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 10 2005 09:02 PM

That thread is always funny.

Edgy DC
Jul 10 2005 09:20 PM

OK, but I'm-a gonna need some help re-assembling these.

Foul-mouthed Anna first, of course, with Pristine Christine following up.

Starting Pitchers

Anna
Benson

Christine
Glavine

Ishii

Martinez

Zambrano
Relief Pitchers

Bell

Graves

Heilman

Hernandez

Koo
Relief PitchersCatchersInfielders

Looper

Ring

Castro

Piazza

Anderson
Infielders

Cairo

Daubach

Offerman

Reyes

Woodward
InfieldersOutfielders

Wright

Beltran

Cameron

Floyd

Williams



Injured Players:
Starting
Pitchers
Relief Pitchers

Trachsel
60-Day

Fortunato
15-Day

Heredia
15-Day

Yates
60-Day
Infielders

Keppinger
15-Day

Matsui
15-Day

Mientkiewicz
15-Day

Edgy DC
Jul 10 2005 09:37 PM
Edited 3 time(s), most recently on Nov 28 2005 07:51 PM

And follow up with Ms. Rickter...

Starting Pitchers

Anna
Benson

Christine
Glavine

Ishii

Martinez

Zambrano
Relief Pitchers

Bell

Graves

Heilman

Hernandez

Kwon-Hun
Jung
(Koo)
Relief PitchersCatchersInfielders

Looper

Ring

Castro

Alicia
Rickter
(Piazza)

Anderson
Infielders

Cairo

Daubach

Offerman

Reyes

Woodward
InfieldersOutfielders

Wright

Jessica
Lugo
(Beltran)

Cameron

Floyd

Williams



Injured Players:
Starting
Pitchers
Relief Pitchers

Trachsel
60-Day

Fortunato
15-Day

Heredia
15-Day

Yates
60-Day
Infielders

Keppinger
15-Day

Matsui
15-Day

Mientkiewicz
15-Day

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 11 2005 05:37 AM



Edgy DC
Jul 11 2005 06:09 AM

Starting Pitchers

Anna
Benson

Christine
Glavine

Ayako
Kisa
(Ishii)

Martinez

Zambrano
Relief Pitchers

Bell

Andrea
Graves

Heilman

Ivonne
Hernandez

Kwon-Hun
Jung
(Koo)
Relief PitchersCatchersInfielders

Looper

Ring

Castro

Alicia
Rickter
(Piazza)

Shandia
Anderson
Infielders

Cairo

Daubach

Offerman

Reyes

Woodward
InfieldersOutfielders

Wright

Jessica
Lugo
(Beltran)

Labreka
Cameron

Maryanne
Manning
(Floyd)

Williams



Injured Players:
Starting
Pitchers
Relief Pitchers

Trachsel
60-Day

Fortunato
15-Day

Heredia
15-Day

Yates
60-Day
Infielders

Keppinger
15-Day

Mio
Matsui
15-Day

Jodi
Mientkiewicz
15-Day

Edgy DC
Jul 15 2005 07:43 AM

Help me get this back together again. Johnny Dickshot, you're online. What were Zambrano and Bell's situations again?

metirish, look up Ring and Looper.

Yancy Street Gang, you've got Heilman and Castro.

Go.

sharpie
Jul 15 2005 07:59 AM

Woodward's wife's name is Erin McCaffery. Can't find no picture of her, though.

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 15 2005 07:59 AM

I searched high and low for Zambrano info but only found out his mother's name (Elizabeth, IIRC).

Bell is married (Nicole) and has three kids. In this interview by kids on MLB.com, he reveals his wife is Chinese. Further investigation reveals she is the former Nicole Wong of Irvine, Calif., whose father passed away last November of heart disease.

MLB.com: How many kids do you have?
Heath Bell: Three. Jasmyne is six, Jordyn is three and Reece, my son, is one and a half.

MLB.com: What is the hardest part of being a baseball player?
Bell: My family doesn't travel with me. They live in Florida. I miss them to death. My wife makes me DVD's from her digital camera and that is how I see them take their first steps. You ought to see my locker. It is a kid's locker; filled with their pictures, cards and drawings.

MLB.com: And the best part?
Bell: I will tell you a story. I was in double A and I lost a game on a home run pitch. When I got home my oldest daughter said to me, "Dad that was a long ball. It was cool!" That was the best.

MLB.com: Are you involved in any charities?
Bell: Well I thought the reason you wanted to talk to me was because my daughter Jordyn has Down's Syndrome. I get asked a lot about it. We are very involved with Down's Syndrome. You know they call it Down's Syndrome after the doctor, but the kids are so loving and upbeat and happy; they are not down at all.

MLB.com: What is your favorite holiday?
Bell: Christmas is my holiday. I go nuts with the lights and you have to put them up right after Thanksgiving. We have a fake tree so I spray the smell of pine. My oldest daughter likes Halloween the most.

MLB.com: What do you do for Mother's Day and Father's Day?
Bell: For Mother's Day I call my mom and my wife if I am on the road. I send flowers to my wife. She's a great mom. For Father's Day I call my dad. My wife does something special. If I am on the road my family calls and sends me homemade cards.

MLB.com: Do you have a favorite food?
Bell: Chinese. Dim Sum. My wife is Chinese. I use chopsticks and she uses a fork.

Edgy DC
Jul 15 2005 08:09 AM
Edited 1 time(s), most recently on Jul 15 2005 08:17 AM

Thanks all. Yeah, we had Nicole Bell and Erin McCaffery on the old grid. Thanks for reminding me.

Funny that I was able to find no pictures of Erin. I did a lot of research and found that they were supposedly the first couple of the Blue Jays, being the team's first family in like 20 years to make their offseason home in Toronto and always being the one to welcome the families of new players. Plus, she had aims of being an actress and producer, supposedly working to develop (sit down) a Canadian "Desperate Housewives."

Starting Pitchers

Anna
Benson

Christine
Glavine

Ayako
Kisa
(Ishii)

Martinez

Zambrano
Relief Pitchers

Nicole
Bell

Andrea
Graves

Heilman

Ivonne
Hernandez

Kwon-Hun
Jung
(Koo)
Relief PitchersCatchersInfielders

Shannon
Looper

Ring

Castro

Alicia
Rickter
(Piazza)

Shandia
Anderson
Infielders

Cairo

Daubach

Offerman

Reyes

Erin
McCaffery
(Woodward)
InfieldersOutfielders

Wright

Jessica
Lugo
(Beltran)

Labreka
Cameron

Maryanne
Manning
(Floyd)

Williams



Injured Players:
Starting
Pitchers
Relief Pitchers

Trachsel
60-Day

Fortunato
15-Day

Heredia
15-Day

Yates
60-Day
Infielders

Keppinger
15-Day

Mio
Matsui
15-Day

Jodi
Mientkiewicz
15-Day


OE: Looper's wife is named Shannon. No photos at this time, though I did find a hor-or-not argument at a Marlins forum.

Benjamin Grimm
Jul 15 2005 08:14 AM

Aaron Michael Heilman graduated from Logansport (IN) High School...Was an All-State selection in baseball...Was a management information systems and philosophy major in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame...Graduated in 2001...As a senior at Notre Dame, Aaron was 15-0 in 15 starts...He finished sixth in the nation with a 1.74 ERA...In 114.0 innings, he allowed 70 hits, 28 runs, 20 earned, with 31 walks and 110 strikeouts...Also collected 12 complete games and hurled three shutouts...Was named a first team All-American by Collegiate Baseball Magazine all four years at Notre Dame...Compiled a 43-7 record with a 2.49 ERA in his four seasons with the Irish...In 83 games, 43 starts, he tossed 26 complete games, with six shutouts...In 393.2 innings, he permitted 295 hits, 109 runs, with 114 walks and 425 strikeouts...Is one of only 15 Division I players to reach 40 career wins...Led the nation with a 1.61 ERA as a freshman pitching out of the bullpen...Named Co-National Freshman of the Year by Collegiate Baseball...Set the Big East single-game record with 18 strikeouts on April 15, 2000 at West Virginia...Was named the Big East's Pitcher of the Year in 2000 and 2001...Played for Team USA in 1999...His father Joe ran track and field at Indiana State University and his sister Michelle played softball at St. Joseph's College...Was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 31st round of the June, 2000 Draft, but did not sign.

Sounds single to me.

Ramon Abraham Castro and his wife, Brenda, make their home in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico with their daughters, Mairym, Natali and Misoti.
Was scouted and signed by Frankie Thon (Astros).
Attended Vega Baja (PR) High School and became first player out of Puerto Rico ever selected in first round of June draft when Astros took him with 17th overall pick in the 1994 draft... rated by Baseball America as the 12th best position player available in that draft.
Is a participant in Adopt-a-Classroom.

Him having a wife named Brenda makes me like him for being married. (For some reason I'm speaking NYPD Blue.)

I did a Google Image Search on "Brenda Castro" and found this lady:



That's probably not Ramon's wife, but it might be fun to pretend that it is. Especially for Ramon.

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 15 2005 08:18 AM

Jose Offerman's wife name is Alexis.

Here's a funny story about Chrissie Daubach:

Daubach met his wife, Chrissie, when she cut his hair in Baltimore before the Sox played the Orioles April 4, 2001. Daubach hit two home runs off Sidney Ponson that night and Hideo Nomo no-hit the Orioles, 3-0. Chrissie, who owned the Baltimore barbershop, cut Daubach's hair again on Oct. 6, 2001, the night Cal Ripken Jr. retired. And the rest is history -- or matrimony; the Daubachs were married this month (November 2003)

Edgy DC
Jul 15 2005 08:20 AM
Edited 1 time(s), most recently on Jul 15 2005 08:21 AM

Might be a tad insulting to the real Brenda though.

It strikes me that this thread might be a very useful resource for groupies.

Starting Pitchers

Anna
Benson

Christine
Glavine

Ayako
Kisa
(Ishii)

Martinez

Zambrano
Relief Pitchers

Nicole
Bell

Andrea
Graves

Heilman

Ivonne
Hernandez

Kwon-Hun
Jung
(Koo)
Relief PitchersCatchersInfielders

Shannon
Looper

Ring

Brenda
Castro

Alicia
Rickter
(Piazza)

Shandia
Anderson
Infielders

Cairo

Daubach

Offerman

Reyes

Erin
McCaffery
(Woodward)
InfieldersOutfielders

Wright

Jessica
Lugo
(Beltran)

Labreka
Cameron

Maryanne
Manning
(Floyd)

Williams



Injured Players:
Starting
Pitchers
Relief Pitchers

Trachsel
60-Day

Fortunato
15-Day

Heredia
15-Day

Yates
60-Day
Infielders

Keppinger
15-Day

Mio
Matsui
15-Day

Jodi
Mientkiewicz
15-Day

sharpie
Jul 15 2005 08:21 AM

Jose Antonio Offerman...Married, wife's name is Alexis; two daughters, Joseann (3/10/94) and Jealynn (7/3/97)...


No can find pic, however.

Edgy DC
Jul 15 2005 08:24 AM

Added the names of Alexis Offerman and Chirssie Daubach, though one will yield to Jodi Mientkiewcz tonight. After Offerman's pinch-hit last night, it doesn't look good for Chrissie.

Won't you please find a shot of Chrissie before she's released?

Starting Pitchers

Anna
Benson

Christine
Glavine

Ayako
Kisa
(Ishii)

Martinez

Zambrano
Relief Pitchers

Nicole
Bell

Andrea
Graves

Heilman

Ivonne
Hernandez

Kwon-Hun
Jung
(Koo)
Relief PitchersCatchersInfielders

Shannon
Looper

Ring

Brenda
Castro

Alicia
Rickter
(Piazza)

Shandia
Anderson
Infielders

Cairo

Chrissie
Daubach

Alexis
Offerman

Reyes

Erin
McCaffery
(Woodward)
InfieldersOutfielders

Wright

Jessica
Lugo
(Beltran)

Labreka
Cameron

Maryanne
Manning
(Floyd)

Williams



Injured Players:
Starting
Pitchers
Relief Pitchers

Trachsel
60-Day

Fortunato
15-Day

Heredia
15-Day

Yates
60-Day
Infielders

Keppinger
15-Day

Mio
Matsui
15-Day

Jodi
Mientkiewicz
15-Day

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 15 2005 09:06 AM

Groupies have their own discussion board on EZBoard.

Have you guys ever seen this? These chix dish a ton of dirt and some of it, at least, is pretty believeable.

[url]http://p208.ezboard.com/bbaseballgroupies[/url]

Edgy DC
Jul 15 2005 09:22 AM

The world is so strange.

holychicken
Jul 15 2005 09:53 AM

As I like to say "whatever floats your boat."

But I really don't see how those girls can stay interested in those converstaions they are having.

sharpie
Jul 15 2005 09:54 AM

They might say the same about us.

holychicken
Jul 15 2005 09:56 AM

I say the same about us.

Willets Point
Jul 15 2005 09:56 AM

Kind of creepy. The funny part is that 3 of 4 names on the now using bar were CPF'ers.

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 15 2005 10:25 AM

It's just addictive. Jose Reyes likes using appliances? David Wright's contract prevents him from entering strip clubs? Alyssa Milano is dating Brad Penny to take revenge on Pavano?

duan
Jul 15 2005 10:46 AM
i'm leaving the cranepool

it's SO much more fun over there - they've got splinter groups and all, with multiple forums and what's more then can tell you that Huston Street is *yummy* but good cause he's "religious".

Now that's analysis.

metirish
Jul 15 2005 10:50 AM

David Cone gets a lot of ink.....

]I don't know if he was a "sex addict". Everything I know about him is from personal experience, and I don't read articles about players, so I'm no Cone expert, but I'm sure there are a million out there discussing his sexual escapades. I loved when he was with the Yanks, and he was always a source of amusement when there was nothig else to do, but I'm of no use when it comes to info on him. Sorry! [code:1]

jeez[/code:1]

Edgy DC
Jul 15 2005 11:08 AM

Back to the hunt, you bums.

PatchyFogg
Jul 15 2005 01:54 PM

Ramon's being married didn't seem to affect him when had the encounter for which he pleaded No Contest.

Edgy DC
Jul 15 2005 09:53 PM

DemotedActivated

Chrissie
Daubach

Jodi
Mientkiewicz
Chrissie, you were hardly known
Chrissie, you were never seen
Like Mrs. DiPoto
You came with no photo
So there was little of you we could glean








Starting Pitchers

Anna
Benson

Christine
Glavine

Ayako
Kisa
(Ishii)

Martinez

Zambrano
Relief Pitchers

Nicole
Bell

Andrea
Graves

Heilman

Ivonne
Hernandez

Kwon-Hun
Jung
(Koo)
Relief PitchersCatchersInfielders

Shannon
Looper

Ring

Brenda
Castro

Alicia
Rickter
(Piazza)

Shandia
Anderson
Infielders

Cairo

Jodi
Mientkiewicz

Alexis
Offerman

Reyes

Erin
McCaffery
(Woodward)
InfieldersOutfielders

Wright

Jessica
Lugo
(Beltran)

Labreka
Cameron

Maryanne
Manning
(Floyd)

Williams



Injured Players:
Starting
Pitchers
Relief
Pitchers
Infielders

Trachsel
60-Day

Heredia
15-Day

Mio
Matsui
15-Day

Edgy DC
Jul 18 2005 07:00 AM
Edited 2 time(s), most recently on Jul 18 2005 09:00 AM

DemotedPromoted

Ring

Ericka
Padilla
Things are looking up, as we're replacing an unknown with a known, or at least a known first name.

Things are looking up if your name isn't Ring, anyhow.











Starting Pitchers

Anna
Benson

Christine
Glavine

Ayako
Kisa
(Ishii)

Martinez

Zambrano
Relief Pitchers

Nicole
Bell

Andrea
Graves

Heilman

Ivonne
Hernandez

Kwon-Hun
Jung
(Koo)
Relief PitchersCatchersInfielders

Shannon
Looper

Ericka
Padilla

Brenda
Castro

Alicia
Rickter
(Piazza)

Shandia
Anderson
Infielders

Cairo

Jodi
Mientkiewicz

Alexis
Offerman

Reyes

Erin
McCaffery
(Woodward)
InfieldersOutfielders

Wright

Jessica
Lugo
(Beltran)

Labreka
Cameron

Maryanne
Manning
(Floyd)

Williams



Injured Players:
Starting
Pitchers
Relief
Pitchers
Infielders

Sarah
Trachsel
60-Day

Heredia
15-Day

Mio
Matsui
15-Day

sharpie
Jul 18 2005 07:24 AM

Steve Trachsel's wife is named Sarah and she and Mrs. Looper are involved in a food donation program called Rock and Wrap it Up.

Edgy DC
Jul 18 2005 07:26 AM

Great. We had Sarah at the old site, but I had forgotten. Thanks.

Edited in above.

seawolf17
Jul 18 2005 08:07 AM

You might want to edit in Ms. Padilla also; you forgot to switch them in the grid.

Edgy DC
Jul 18 2005 09:00 AM

Oops. Thanks.

They look so much alike and all.

PatchyFogg
Aug 04 2005 01:15 PM

Where would this one go?

http://www.laobserved.com/archive/003856.html

Edgy DC
Sep 20 2005 01:57 PM

Not ready to update the grid, but it should be noted that Seo's wife is Joo Hyun.

Edgy DC
Sep 22 2005 10:29 AM

Searching for the right Joo Hyun...


Joo-Hyun Kang, executive director, Audre Lorde Project, a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit and Transgender (LGBTST) center for people of color in New York City. Are you Jae's Joo?


Ok Joo-Hyun, recording artist and actress, formerly one fourth of the all-girl pop act ‘Fin.K.L.’ Perhaps you're Jae's Joo?


Joo Huyn, a girly girl at Myrtle Beach back in October, 2002. Was this the photo that melted Jae's heart?


The same Joo Hyun celebrating her birthday in pink at "Hoesook's house" with one other guest during her since discarded Amelie period. I would've come had I known.


Graphic designer Yoon Joo-Hyun goofing for the camera in a London airport. Traveling to see Jae, perhaps?


I'm trying to turn my head sideways and figure out if this is the pop singer again, now spelling her name "Oak."


This young lady is perhaps a recipient or a presenter at the 2004 Peter M. Cicchino Social Justice Foundation WCL Awards for Outstanding Advocacy in the Public Interest.


Here she's sitting on a panel in front of a butt-ugly curtain, while the guy on the right checks her out. The question being asked of the panel? "Which one of you is Jae's Joo?"


This is definitely pop-singer Ok again, showing her fall look. The tracks on her album L’ Ordeur Original

1.SWEET RAINYDAY
2.The dance which it soaks there is reminiscence
3.Place
4.Catch
5.Approach prohibition
6.Love Diary
7.The beautiful face it does
8.Forgive and Forget
9.One-sided love
10.Come to me
11.Catch (Remix)



What the...? Jae, anybody but this freak and her macabre blog.


Cho Joo-hyun, professor of Women's Studies at Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea. Professors beat bloodied bloggers six days a week.


This Joo (Jae's Joo? I don't know!) is dating a guy in an oversized suit named "Vaughn." I haven't seen anybody so far out of his league (three-piece seersucker?) since Jeff Duncan in 2003.


Jae, who's your baby?

MFS62
Sep 22 2005 10:56 AM

I wonder what Jae's brother is doing these days.
The Mets signed both brothers atthe same time, and they were teammates on the same minor league club for a while.
IIRC they had the same first and last names but different middle names (Something like Huang and Hwan)

Later

Elster88
Sep 22 2005 10:58 AM

Ma huang is the chemical base of the now banned ephedrine.
_____________________________
This post had the designation 147) Jeff Reardon

martin
Sep 22 2005 12:35 PM

i am pretty sure the song: "the beautiful face it does" is about jae's face, which is doing the beauty. when i listen to that song, it has jae written all over it. one of the verses is "you are of having the many pitches of control and such strikes". thats gotta be jae.

sharpie
Sep 22 2005 01:06 PM

The Dance Which It Soaks There Is Reminiscence -- that sounds like my kind of song.

Edgy DC
Oct 05 2005 09:40 AM

Woodie's Wifey has turned him into a Canuck!

MFS62
Oct 05 2005 10:15 AM

Maybe he just wants free health insurance.

Later