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MFS62
Aug 12 2005 08:39 AM

Who's the first ballplayer you think fits these descriptions? Doesn't have to be a Met.

One great year in medoicre career

I didn't think he'd be that good

Better player than announcer

Better announcer than player

He kills us

Next major steroid revellation

Just play and shut up

Overrated

Underrated

Why isn't he in the Hall of Fame yet?


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Yancy Street Gang
Aug 12 2005 09:04 AM

One great year in medoicre career
Mark Fidrych

I didn't think he'd be that good
Mike Scott

Better player than announcer
Joe Morgan

Better announcer than player
Tim McCarver

He kills us
Pat Burrell

Next major steroid revellation
Pass

Just play and shut up
Too many to list

Overrated
Derek Jeter's intangibles

Underrated
Pass

Why isn't he in the Hall of .Fame yet?
Gil Hodges. Not necessarily saying he belongs, but I can't think of any eligible players who clearly belong.

Johnny Dickshot
Aug 12 2005 09:11 AM

One great year in medoicre career -- GILKEY

I didn't think he'd be that good -- RICK REED

Better player than announcer -- SEAVER

Better announcer than player -- BILL CAMPBELL

He kills us -- KEITH F'N MORELAND

Next major steroid revellation -- A PLAYER RATS

Just play and shut up -- SHEFFIELD

Overrated -- BELTRAN

Underrated -- V ZAMBRANO

Why isn't he in the Hall of Fame yet? -- BECAUSE HE WASN'T GOOD ENOUGH

seawolf17
Aug 12 2005 09:19 AM

Oh, I love these... we haven't had one in a long time.

One great year in medoicre career
Joe Charbonneau
I didn't think he'd be that good
Chris Carpenter
Better player than announcer
Joe Morgan
Better announcer than player
Tim McCarver
He kills us
Armando Benitez
Next major steroid revelation
Bret Boone
Just play and shut up
Curt Schilling
Overrated
Captain Fantastic
Underrated
Steve Trachsel
Why isn't he in the Hall of Fame yet?
Jim Rice & Bruce Sutter

Edgy DC
Aug 12 2005 09:43 AM

Who's the first ballplayer you think fits these descriptions? Doesn't have to be a Met.

One great year in medoicre career

Brady Anderson

I didn't think he'd be that good

Jamie Moyer

Better player than announcer

Joe Morgan

Better announcer than player

Tim McCarver is all that comes to mind

He kills us

Freddy Krueger

or Keith Ginter

Next major steroid revellation

I really don't like to specualte on this stuff. Everybody is under a cloud.

Just play and shut up

Pearl Jam, but I don't like it when they play either.

Overrated

Pearl Jam again

Underrated

It's a good day to give props to Pete Reiser

Why isn't he in the Hall of Fame yet?

Bert Blyleven

MFS62
Aug 12 2005 10:19 AM

One great year in medoicre career Terry Leach

I didn't think he'd be that good Todd Hundley (he was known as a good field/ no hit player in the minors)

Better player than announcer Loks like was all agree on Joe Morgan

Better announcer than player Bob Uecker

He kills us Pat the Bat, with a nod toward Chipper JOnes

Next major steroid revellation Roger Clemens

Just play and shut up Barry Bonds

Overrated Jeter

Underrated Hidecki Matsui

Why isn't he in the Hall of Fame yet? Sadahara Oh - there should be an International wing of the HOF

Later

DocTee
Aug 12 2005 01:08 PM

One great year in medoicre career: Brady Anderson

I didn't think he'd be that good : Bobby Crosby

Better player than announcer : Rick Sutcliffe

Better announcer than player : Duane Kuper

He kills us: Pat Burrell

Next major steroid revellation : Pudge Rodriguez

Just play and shut up: Barry Bonds

Overrated : Jason Kendall

Underrated : Mike Matheny

Why isn't he in the Hall of Fame yet?: Bert Blyleven

Willets Point
Aug 12 2005 01:14 PM

One great year in mediocre career - Mike Scott

I didn't think he'd be that good - Pedro Martinez as a Met

Better player than announcer - Tom Seaver

Better announcer than player - Bob Uecker

He kills us - Joe Randa, Professional Hitter

Next major steroid revellation - Roger Clemens

Just play and shut up - Carl Everett

Overrated - Derek Jeter

Underrated Benny Agbayani

Why isn't he in the Hall of Fame yet? - Luis Tiant[

Frayed Knot
Aug 12 2005 04:10 PM

Better player than announcer: Fran Healy - and he was a god awful player.

F X Healy
Aug 12 2005 04:29 PM

Easy now, someone could get hurt.

cooby
Aug 12 2005 04:30 PM

Franny!

Elster88
Aug 12 2005 04:31 PM

Haven't seen Francis X in a while.

PatchyFogg
Aug 12 2005 11:55 PM

One great year in medoicre career
RANDY JONES

I didn't think he'd be that good
KIRBY PUCKETT

Better player than announcer
JOE MORGAN

Better announcer than player
TIMMY MAC/GEORGE OWENS, I MEAN BOB UECKER

He kills us
TIM WALLACH

Next major steroid revelation
JIM THOME

Just play and shut up
GARY SHEFFIELD

Overrated
SCOTT ROLEN

Underrated
BRAD WILKERSON

Why isn't he in the Hall of Fame yet?
JIM RICE

Nymr83
Aug 13 2005 12:08 AM

One great year in medoicre career BRADY ANDERSON

I didn't think he'd be that good AARON HEILMAN

Better player than announcer TOM SEAVER

Better announcer than player -cant think of any

He kills us PAT BURRELL

Next major steroid revellation BARRY BONDS

Just play and shut up GARY SHEFFIELD (TERRELL OWENS IF IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE A BASEBALL PLAYER)

Overrated JOSE REYES

Underrated ADAM DUNN

Why isn't he in the Hall of Fame yet? BERT BLYLEVEN