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Mariano Rivera to have surgery on throat


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#1 The_Powa_of_Seiji_Ozawa

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 01:02 PM

The only Yankee I ever really liked. He has throat polyps. 1 month recovery expected.

ESPN link

Edited by The_Powa_of_Seiji_Ozawa, 02 December 2011 - 01:04 PM.


#2 Meff Nelton

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 01:10 PM

It's okay. He has 'I have to thank God for that' already printed out on an index card so he can still conduct interviews.

#3 CoRP

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 01:45 PM

HPV. Don't tell his wife.

#4 finnVT

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 02:30 PM

After all that choking in 2004, I'm surprised it's taken this long to get fixed. (Too obvious?)

#5 Doug Beerabelli


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Posted 02 December 2011 - 02:36 PM

Here's hoping the procedure adversely affects his pitch echo location.

Edited by Doug Beerabelli, 02 December 2011 - 02:36 PM.


#6 jon abbey


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Posted 02 December 2011 - 03:11 PM

After all that choking in 2004, I'm surprised it's taken this long to get fixed. (Too obvious?)


Too ignorant, but maybe you missed the actual series.

#7 glennhoffmania


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Posted 02 December 2011 - 03:57 PM

After all that choking in 2004, I'm surprised it's taken this long to get fixed. (Too obvious?)

No, but too soon.

Too ignorant, but maybe you missed the actual series.

Oh lighten up, Francis. Where has the laughter gone?

#8 jon abbey


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Posted 02 December 2011 - 04:01 PM

I'm all for good jokes, just thought that was dumb. Maybe a swimming pool one?

#9 Foulkey Reese


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Posted 02 December 2011 - 04:04 PM

I'm all for good jokes, just thought that was dumb. Maybe a swimming pool one?

Dude, seriously?

It was funny. Relax.

#10 E5 Yaz


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Posted 02 December 2011 - 04:06 PM

Oh lighten up, Francis. Where has the laughter gone?


You forget, it was the Red Sox who choked

#11 finnVT

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 04:08 PM

I'm all for good jokes, just thought that was dumb. Maybe a swimming pool one?

For what it's worth (not much, I know), I was at the opening day game the next year when he got a rousing ovation for his back-to-back blown saves in games 4 and 5, and his reaction was great. I've always liked him for the way he handled that, essentially laughing along with everyone.

#12 jon abbey


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Posted 02 December 2011 - 04:12 PM

You forget, it was the Red Sox who choked


There you go. :lol:

OK, I shouldn't have posted probably, back to work...

#13 JMDurron

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 10:03 AM

For what it's worth (not much, I know), I was at the opening day game the next year when he got a rousing ovation for his back-to-back blown saves in games 4 and 5, and his reaction was great. I've always liked him for the way he handled that, essentially laughing along with everyone.


It was also for a couple of blown saves in the season-opening series in the Bronx a week or so before, if memory serves.

#14 PedroSpecialK


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Posted 14 December 2011 - 10:14 AM

Wait til SemperFidelisSox gets a load of this...