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Orestes Ippeau

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Start of love affair with baseball coincides with early fascination for how then-Milwaukee Braves pitcher Joey Jay apparently was unable to prevent a 5 oclock shadow not 10 minutes before his picture was taken for the Post Cereals serial.

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  • MLB San Francisco Giants
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  • Golf Lance Puttier
  • NASCAR Billy Floyd Hapsburger
  • MMA Lorenzo Violente
  • Boxing Ali
  • Soccer Man United
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  • Winter Olympics Norway
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Recent Activity
Said it vocally, too. Out loud. In public. In advance. The night before. With a night to sleep on it.
Commented on Giants avoid sweep, fall 3-2 to Marlins on Jul 20 2014, 6:14p
This seems to be emerging as a regular career meme: female RT news reader outraged by something
Commented on Giants whomp Marlins, 9-1 on Jul 19 2014, 3:13a - 1 reply
He's young; he'll age, then he'll no longer be young.
Commented on Giants whomp Marlins, 9-1 on Jul 19 2014, 3:02a
A diet of nothing but wheat germ, fish oils, and the dissolved innerds of large insectoids.
Commented on Giants whomp Marlins, 9-1 on Jul 19 2014, 2:57a
It became way less bad stoopid loony heresy to them when they heard Beane say it as Brad Pitt.
Commented on Giants whomp Marlins, 9-1 on Jul 19 2014, 2:53a
Nope, not at all: a COMPLIMENT, in fact.
Commented on Giants whomp Marlins, 9-1 on Jul 18 2014, 11:58p - 3 replies
Ynestino Costco, or his brother the catcher?
Commented on Giants whomp Marlins, 9-1 on Jul 18 2014, 11:55p
... and if they keep playing games against teams that are not very good, have given up all but faint hope, and/or
Commented on Giants whomp Marlins, 9-1 on Jul 18 2014, 11:52p - 1 reply
When I see "Christian Lichtenthaler" and "Concordia University" in the same phrase, I think the college by that name in Montreal, Quebec, Canada,
Commented on Giants sign first 14 draft picks, four undrafted players on Jul 18 2014, 10:32p - 1 reply
Including tonight's against the Marlins, over the rest of the regular season, the Giants play against mostly crap.
Commented on Predictions for the Giants' second half on Jul 18 2014, 8:23p
Humph. Well, goes to show: never let old fogies like me wax rhapsodic about how tough things were
Commented on Grading the Giants' first half, part II: The pitchers on Jul 17 2014, 5:20p
Still? Even in my day, College Boards, SATs etc were way more impressive.
Commented on Grading the Giants' first half, part II: The pitchers on Jul 17 2014, 5:14p - 2 replies
I'm going with 'getting a bases-juiced dinger and having 8 runs on the board' making for a certain loss of focus.
Commented on Grading the Giants' first half, part II: The pitchers on Jul 17 2014, 5:09p - 1 reply
The second phrase is certainly true, because that's how the 2nd law of thermodynamics rolls.
Commented on Which All-Star Game would you go back in time to watch? on Jul 15 2014, 2:55p - 2 replies
Why on Earth would it be ENCOURAGING to "identify players who will sign for less than slot"?
Commented on Giants sign second-round pick, Aramis Garcia on Jul 15 2014, 2:38p - 1 reply
Depending where he puts that mike, it could FEEL pretty hard hit.
Commented on Giants have a grand time as they win their 3rd series in a month. on Jul 13 2014, 11:51p
Pronounced "Jam Ess"
Commented on Giants have a grand time as they win their 3rd series in a month. on Jul 13 2014, 11:49p - 1 reply
Different ends of the same beast.
Commented on Giants have a grand time as they win their 3rd series in a month. on Jul 13 2014, 11:45p
Look at the replay: he started his swing almost before he took his stance.
Commented on Giants have a grand time as they win their 3rd series in a month. on Jul 13 2014, 11:42p
Aren't there laws?
Commented on Giants have a grand time as they win their 3rd series in a month. on Jul 13 2014, 11:36p
Unless it's for All The Marbles!
Commented on Giants have a grand time as they win their 3rd series in a month. on Jul 13 2014, 11:34p
So ... Mattingly's a bad manager but smart, while Bochy's a stupid manager but good ... ?
Commented on Giants have a grand time as they win their 3rd series in a month. on Jul 13 2014, 11:33p - 1 reply
Exactly. Consider the lobster ... uhm, Pence.
Commented on Giants have a grand time as they win their 3rd series in a month. on Jul 13 2014, 11:29p - 1 reply
Not in futbol, nor at least not nearly so much.
Commented on Giants have a grand time as they win their 3rd series in a month. on Jul 13 2014, 11:26p
If you're a girl between 6 and 12, you'll love it, you'll get your parents to buy you the DVD, you'll dress up as one of
Commented on Giants get four hits, still lose on Jul 12 2014, 10:15p - 2 replies
It's not "a blip"; it's 5 weeks and 2 days without the single biggest thing he was signed on to do.
Commented on Giants get four hits, still lose on Jul 12 2014, 10:09p - 1 reply
No. It's definitely a reference to The Honeymooners.
Commented on Tim Lincecum dominates again, Giants shut out Diamondbacks on Jul 12 2014, 4:10a - 2 replies
Kitties on riverboats to keep the rodents down?
Commented on Tim Lincecum dominates again, Giants shut out Diamondbacks on Jul 12 2014, 3:51a - 2 replies
I speculate that this plate ump's fascination with calling worm-killers strikes
Commented on Tim Lincecum dominates again, Giants shut out Diamondbacks on Jul 12 2014, 3:28a
McChroniclers Getting Into Cars,
Commented on Tim Lincecum dominates again, Giants shut out Diamondbacks on Jul 12 2014, 3:21a
This thread ought not to go off to its inevitable reward in Deadthreadland without first
Commented on The Giants are silly for not showing replays on the scoreboard on Jul 11 2014, 2:33p - 3 replies
for Yes.
Voted on Jul 11 2014, 2:22p
Just like great grandma always said, 'Sprinkle a little powered 'taro root on it, and leave over an open flame'.
Commented on Giants drop opener, fall to A's 5-0 on Jul 8 2014, 12:01p
I'm unhip to the "Bork" ref: R U talking Robert or Chef?
Commented on Giants drop opener, fall to A's 5-0 on Jul 8 2014, 11:56a
So, it's more like San Francisco Giants: We're Not The Padres (Except for Juan Perez; that guy's a Padre or worse)!
Commented on Giants drop opener, fall to A's 5-0 on Jul 8 2014, 11:49a
We're redundant or the Giants are. They don't need our help to suck, and we don't need their help to watch them fail.
Commented on Bay Bridge Battle Thread 2 on Jul 8 2014, 1:48a
Theory the Deux:
Commented on Giants winning streak extends to two games on Jul 7 2014, 12:26p
You get your answer right after after I can find some solvent to remove this ...... ffffffffffff
Commented on Giants winning streak extends to two games on Jul 6 2014, 9:31p
I believe this is known to Internetronomy as the Transit of whichever of us is most likely to be overwhelmed by the other,
Commented on Giants winning streak extends to two games on Jul 6 2014, 9:13p - 5 replies
Not a lot of grown humans look even just O.K. in shorts,
Commented on Giants winning streak extends to two games on Jul 6 2014, 9:05p
Good catch: owlie's SUPPRESSING!
Commented on Giants winning streak extends to two games on Jul 6 2014, 8:58p - 1 reply
Which sport?
Commented on Giants winning streak extends to two games on Jul 6 2014, 8:56p
The big fella moving ahead towards the camera from behind Sabella is supposed to be there to catch him.
Commented on Giants winning streak extends to two games on Jul 6 2014, 8:55p - 2 replies
Are you applying for the newly created position of Semi-Official Blog Thread Minister of Anachronisitic and Often Deeply Misleading Stats?
Commented on Open GameThread, 7/6 on Jul 6 2014, 3:22p - 2 replies
In lieu of home rally capping, I listened to the Padres' feed on this game.
Commented on Giants come back late, surprise the absolute hell out of all of us on Jul 6 2014, 7:03a
You mean, one thrown generally towards him crossing from his right to his left side?
Commented on Giants come back late, surprise the absolute hell out of all of us on Jul 6 2014, 6:54a
REYNALDO'S RASCAL WRAP
Commented on Giants come back late, surprise the absolute hell out of all of us on Jul 6 2014, 6:40a
Lose dingerz = exercises in loathesome purely selfish vanity; win dingerz = manifestations of wholesome self-sacrifice and deeply embedded patriotrism
Commented on Giants come back late, surprise the absolute hell out of all of us on Jul 6 2014, 6:30a
Have you actually LOOKED at August?
Commented on Tyler Colvin makes outstanding throw, Giants still lose on Jul 3 2014, 9:36p - 1 reply
If those little liver-piddling Dods are Dem Bums, the Giants are now Dem Gums.
Commented on Tyler Colvin makes outstanding throw, Giants still lose on Jul 3 2014, 9:33p
Sure like to know what they said.
Commented on Secretary of Defense calls Tim Howard to thank him on Jul 2 2014, 9:15p
The CFL lost a team, one of the many named 'Rough Riders' (after Teddy Roosevelt!).
Commented on Tim Lincecum dominates again, Giants win on Jul 2 2014, 10:21a
...representing pleurisy, or perontinitis?
Commented on Tim Lincecum dominates again, Giants win on Jul 2 2014, 10:18a
Looks like Edward Everett Horon in the background -
Commented on Tim Lincecum dominates again, Giants win on Jul 2 2014, 10:16a
I've always assumed that was because Bonds was making sure they wouldn't accidentally throw a purpose ball too close not to have a go at.
Commented on Tim Lincecum dominates again, Giants win on Jul 2 2014, 10:13a
"Trafalmadorian space ship" is a Grart Tell.
Commented on Tim Lincecum dominates again, Giants win on Jul 2 2014, 10:05a - 1 reply
Erp - I'm still a bit wrong:
Commented on Giants linked to two Dominican outfielders before July 2 on Jul 1 2014, 1:03a
You and garbanzo24 are either infinitely ahead or infinitely behind me, since I declined to bracket. Altho ...
Commented on Giants linked to two Dominican outfielders before July 2 on Jul 1 2014, 12:55a - 1 reply
Sure that wasn't The Battle of Aljazeera?
Commented on Giants linked to two Dominican outfielders before July 2 on Jul 1 2014, 12:13a
It isn't in Pagan's favor to compare him to Rickey Henderson on the basepaths, but
Commented on The Giants are your worst nightmare. They lost again. They will continue to lose. The losing will never end. on Jun 30 2014, 10:17a
FWIW, the Tigers just recently came out of their own swoon, against markedly inferior divisional opposition, and now have resumed
Commented on The Giants are your worst nightmare. They lost again. They will continue to lose. The losing will never end. on Jun 30 2014, 10:14a
Marquez extended his right leg at right angles to the direction to which Robben was squared, and managed to catch a piece of Robbin's toe.
Commented on The Giants are your worst nightmare. They lost again. They will continue to lose. The losing will never end. on Jun 30 2014, 10:12a
It's the SLOOT!
Commented on The Giants are your worst nightmare. They lost again. They will continue to lose. The losing will never end. on Jun 30 2014, 9:57a
The poetry and songs are always deeper and more poignant when they come from the downtrodden, the poor, the losing side.
Commented on Giants ruin everything, everything is ruined on Jun 29 2014, 7:08a
And should you ever be charged with a criminal offence, you'll be wanting your attorney to argue that and far more,
Commented on Luis Suárez's statement to FIFA is exactly as ridiculous as you'd imagine on Jun 28 2014, 6:36p
14 years a prosecutor, 12 years a defending attorney, 4 years a municipal court judge, and most of the last two decades as a state court judge.
Commented on Luis Suárez's statement to FIFA is exactly as ridiculous as you'd imagine on Jun 28 2014, 6:31p - 4 replies
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