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Pal Smurch

  • joined Jul 04, 2013
  • last login Jul 13, 2014
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A's and Broncos fan since 1967. I post at SFGate as pal_smurch and at FARK as UNAUTHORIZED FINGER. I've been looking for a good A's online community for awhile, and after lurking here for a few months, I don't think I'll find better.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Oakland Athletics
  • NBA Denver Nuggets
  • NFL Denver Broncos
  • NCAAF California Golden Bears
  • NHL Minnesota Wild
Recent Activity
My nephew got the "Donaldson" cut.
Commented on Sweepless In Seattle! Just Another Gray Day on Jul 13 2014, 7:35p
Well-done, Athletics!
Commented on Sweepless In Seattle! Just Another Gray Day on Jul 13 2014, 7:34p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Game #94: Iwakuma dominant, Seager has a night in Athletics 6-2 loss to Mariners on Jul 13 2014, 2:28p
Granted.
Commented on Alberto Callaspo placed on 15-day disabled list, Andy Parrino recalled from Sacramento on Jul 13 2014, 1:49p
No Subject
Commented on Game #94: Iwakuma dominant, Seager has a night in Athletics 6-2 loss to Mariners on Jul 13 2014, 1:34p - 1 reply
Thanks Tutu.
Commented on Game #94: Iwakuma dominant, Seager has a night in Athletics 6-2 loss to Mariners on Jul 13 2014, 11:37a
Thanks for tracking these down, #28Fan.
Commented on Game #94: Iwakuma dominant, Seager has a night in Athletics 6-2 loss to Mariners on Jul 13 2014, 11:33a
I seldom agree with Kim Jong Un, but he uses irrefutable logic there.
Commented on Game #94: Iwakuma dominant, Seager has a night in Athletics 6-2 loss to Mariners on Jul 13 2014, 11:32a
Naah. And he's kept his drinking to a minimum lately. He had his grand opening yesterday and the day before,
Commented on Game #94: Iwakuma dominant, Seager has a night in Athletics 6-2 loss to Mariners on Jul 13 2014, 11:27a - 1 reply
Pal has been indocent before, but then he put his clothes on.
Commented on Game #94: Iwakuma dominant, Seager has a night in Athletics 6-2 loss to Mariners on Jul 13 2014, 11:18a
Thanks for the laughs. G'nite!
Commented on Game #94: Iwakuma dominant, Seager has a night in Athletics 6-2 loss to Mariners on Jul 13 2014, 1:36a
My brother was so drunk by that point, that he tried to explain to me why Stephen Vogt was halfway to third base on that play.
Commented on Game #94: Iwakuma dominant, Seager has a night in Athletics 6-2 loss to Mariners on Jul 13 2014, 1:29a - 1 reply
We've had an entire bale of last straws.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (3) on Jul 13 2014, 1:24a - 1 reply
When I was a little boy, my best friend's dad used to read us Uncle Remus.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (3) on Jul 13 2014, 1:23a - 1 reply
Great! Kool-Aid all over my monitor, keyboard, and shirt. You'll pay for this!
Commented on Game #94: Iwakuma dominant, Seager has a night in Athletics 6-2 loss to Mariners on Jul 13 2014, 1:09a - 1 reply
Here is the story in question:
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (3) on Jul 13 2014, 1:07a - 1 reply
You're hitting line drives to all fields, tonight!
Commented on Game #94: Iwakuma dominant, Seager has a night in Athletics 6-2 loss to Mariners on Jul 13 2014, 1:03a
Joel Chandler Harris quotes. I love AN.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (3) on Jul 13 2014, 1:03a
QOTM!
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (3) on Jul 13 2014, 1:01a - 1 reply
I realize he doesn't want to throw bad money after good,
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (3) on Jul 13 2014, 1:00a
Hehe, don't tell 'em
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (3) on Jul 13 2014, 12:59a - 2 replies
From now on, every game Jim Johnson pitches in, that'll add one game to the list of games I won't attend.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (3) on Jul 13 2014, 12:56a - 2 replies
Too late. We've already been trolled, and he never posted a word.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (3) on Jul 13 2014, 12:51a
Not even Purina Dog Food Company wants Jim Johnson.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (3) on Jul 13 2014, 12:49a
I'll fight you for it! :)
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 13 2014, 12:44a
Keeps the rain out of your eyes?
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 13 2014, 12:43a
Hahah, Seattle announcers are now claiming that the rules should now read
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 13 2014, 12:39a - 1 reply
Ted Williams always said only swing at the first pitch often enough to keep the pitchers honest.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 13 2014, 12:35a
Seattle PD must have no dress code or standards whatsoever.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 13 2014, 12:33a
It's been the Athletics strategy for the past 16 years.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 13 2014, 12:27a - 1 reply
I understand exactly what you're saying.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 13 2014, 12:26a
Right now, I wouldn't be surprised if the Slegna catch us for a time.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 12 2014, 11:55p - 1 reply
Heh, you know better. :)
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 12 2014, 11:52p
Absolutely. No more dark-horse role for them.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 12 2014, 11:52p - 1 reply
I slipped away from a tour in that building, and overnight, I drank that sucker dry.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 12 2014, 11:51p - 1 reply
This is my hitting strategy and philosophy. Always give your opponent an opportunity to beat himself.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 12 2014, 11:49p
Absolutely true but it can be a shock when opponents make a special effort against you for the first time.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 12 2014, 11:47p - 1 reply
None of the multiple gloves I've seen him use look to be properly broken-in.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners (2) on Jul 12 2014, 11:43p
"Never pet a burning dog."
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners on Jul 12 2014, 10:56p
I'll be looking that one up.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners on Jul 12 2014, 10:43p
See, I'd be the one to spend hours with that.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners on Jul 12 2014, 10:38p - 1 reply
What happens if Stephen Vogt gets hot?
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners on Jul 12 2014, 10:37p - 1 reply
That's not a bad idea!
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners on Jul 12 2014, 10:34p - 1 reply
Heh, I went into the house, and he was on the phone,
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners on Jul 12 2014, 10:32p - 1 reply
He's in second place, 3 1/3 games behind the Angels.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners on Jul 12 2014, 10:30p - 1 reply
He's an AN lurker. If he ever posts, his name is B-52.
Commented on Game Thread #94: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners on Jul 12 2014, 10:29p - 3 replies
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