WS Game 7!

Who do you want to win?


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Hank Scorpio

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Bud Selig sounds like he's reading a eulogy.

"Remarkable considering all the competitive balance we have."
 

cannonball 1729

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Grunherz54 said:
 
Orel Hershiser in 1988 was pretty awesome.
 
Also Unit in 2001.  And Koufax in 1963.  Maybe even Lolich in 1968.  Although Christy Mathewson's 3 shutouts in the 1905 series are probably hard to top.
 

HighHeat

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rembrat said:
I would put up Josh Beckett's 03' and 07' as truly dominate postseason performances.
 
No doubt. As I said, Beckett carried us in '07 and you just knew we were going to win when he took the ball that postseason.
 
I think it's a fun conversation / debate in any regard. That's why we're here, right?
 

mauidano

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Bone Chips said:
Maybe he can take his duckboat to the parade.
Saw his kid say they had a cable car picked put already in the press conference the other day. Jake put a stop to that conversation pretty quickly.
 

Frank Fenway

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Spacemans Bong said:
I don't really understand why my wife is not interested in having a discussion about naming the baby Madison at half-three in the morning.
 
I've already convinced my wife to name our first born boy Beckett. Why not Madison if it's a girl?
 

Oil Can Dan

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Dan to Theo to Ben said:
Rams planned the parade before the game, too.
As did the Patriots. And every other Super Bowl team since the 80's. Who expects a city to not have a parade route planned two days before the potential parade?
 

Harry Hooper

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Panik's play was terrific, but I can't believe Cain is getting a pass for his incredibly meek head-first slide into second base there. 
 

soxhop411

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mauidano said:
Saw his kid say they had a cable car picked put already in the press conference the other day. Jake put a stop to that conversation pretty quickly.
Where the hell is he going to drive it once he gets it?
 

MakMan44

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mikeford said:

At least he didnt swing at the one that registered in the fucking caption, I guess
This right here is why I would have sent Gordon. 
 

Jed Zeppelin

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No doubt, as an impartial observer rooting moderately for the Royals, I was losing my shit when that ball got past because I thought for sure there was a chance to score. Unfortunately, someone forgot to watch their Tom Emanski tapes this morning so we never got the chance to see Buster Posey, for whom the new rules were created, blocking the plate against the giant Alex Gordon to win the World Series.
 
Damn it, what a shame.
 

Deathofthebambino

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You can't really talk about great post-season pitching performances without mentioning Koufax.  In 63, he started two games, and finished them both, giving up a total of 3 earned runs, and striking out 23, giving up 12 hits and 3 walks.  In 65, he was even better.  He pitched 3 games in the WS, went 24 innings, struck out 29, walked 5, gave up 13 hits and ONE earned run. 
 
Totally different time back then, with so many less post-season games, but he has to be mentioned.
 
Likewise, in 67, a guy named Bob Gibson threw 3 complete games in the world series, striking out 26, walking 5 and giving up 14 hits and 3 earned runs.  He followed that up the following year with 3 more complete games in the world series, striking out 35 in 27 innings, walked 4, gave up 18 hits and 5 earned runs.
 
Oh yeah, Gibson also threw 2 complete games in the 64 world series (he pitched 27 innings, but one game went extras that he didn't finish) and struck out 31 that year.  In 3 series, he pitched 9 games, 81 innings.  Basically, him and Koufax did what Bumgarner did in the world series every year for about 5 straight years. 
 

soxhop411

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DeJesus Built My Hotrod said:
 
Oh and you are going to lead the threads where people lose their shit when his O-Swing% breaches a 60-handle. 
I would be fine with him.
 

chester

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MakMan44 said:
Honestly, I just hate that the Royals looked so godawful from the 2nd inning on. I like the Giants, I'm happy for them and the SoSH fans but the Royals didn't even make it interesting and that is just so incredibly frustrating after everything else they've done this postseason. 
They completely reverted into a middling American League central team - I guess the clock struck midnight for them too early.

Their manager didn't do them any favors either
 

LynnRice75

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Remagellan said:
This series went one way because the Giants fat slow third baseman took an extra base on a fly ball and the Royals not fat slow former third baseman didn't have the speed to take an extra base   with the game on the line.  
This is so true.
 

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HighHeat said:
Holy crap Frank Thomas is enormous.
 
I flew out to St. Louis for Game 3 last year, and he was on my flight.  On Southwest, where there's no first class and all seats are the same size.  Let's just say it was a bit of a tight fit for Mr. Thomas.