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bandwagonesque

  • joined Oct 09, 2010
  • last login Dec 15, 2012
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Lurking TGP (and various rival boards) since 2007

Following the Phillies, Eagles, and Flyers since 1991

Following the Bills since 1983

When in doubt, it's probably sarcasm

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  • NFL Philadelphia Eagles
  • NHL Philadelphia Flyers
  • NCAAF West Virginia Mountaineers
  • General Buffalo Bills
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Us and Them

Inspired by recent Pink Floydery on the links thread and the general uneasiness of the looming trade deadline. And, of course, with apologies to Roger Waters and Rick Wright. Us and ThemAnd after...

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Baseba'al, Phaith, and the Problem of Sucking

via 2.bp.blogspot.com Professor Cohen brilliantly posted on the test of phaith that the 2012 season has been so far - a frustrating run where the win-loss results are at odds with the...

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A SELLER IS only a seller

Cropp'd, found woetry via this Hofmann piece: A SELLER IS only a seller After something has been sold. So calling general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. A seller At this point Would be incorrect.

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Phaith

Without apology to George Michael Well I guess it would be niceIf you could score somebodyYou know, like, anybodyThat makes it safe to base twoOooBut you often hit twice Before you give the lead...

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Macbeth's Soliloquy (as written by Philly.com commenters)

Amaro, and Amaro, and Amaro, Fleeces these many trades from Wade to Wade To the last prospect of recorded time; And all our yestertrades have leveraged tools The way to dusty death. Out, out...

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The Slayn of the Jape

via assets.sbnation.com With apologies to Lewis Carroll and all the writers here who I hope have really really really robust senses of humor.The Slayn of the Jape Top of the First – The Banding"...

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Bullpenny Lane

With apologies to Lennon-McCartney (but I think we all know Paul wrote this one): In Bullpenny Lane there is a Kendrick serving sinker balls That miss the zone or else bounce off the outfield...

"...baseball started in 1991 when Bobby Cox willed the game into existence from nothing, and then...

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"...baseball started in 1991 when Bobby Cox willed the game into existence from nothing, and then created the first baseball player, Larry Wayne, from a Hooters barbeque spare rib he found stuck to his wife beater tank top the morning after a bender." j reed, 4/30/2011

"...there will be nine confirmed targets with the potential for 1-4 more depending on the success...

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A-creed-10244

"...there will be nine confirmed targets with the potential for 1-4 more depending on the success of the operation. You will know them by the distinctive tomahawk prominently displayed on their uniforms. Use any means necessary to remove them from the field. This message will self-destruct in..."

He is risen. h/t to Whole Camels for finding the original image

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He is risen.  h/t to Whole Camels for finding the original image

Vance Gogh - Painting MLB corners since 2011

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Vance Gogh - Painting MLB corners since 2011

Petco Assassin: Night by A French Impressionist

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Petco Assassin: Night by A French Impressionist

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Stopping Near the Mound on an April Evening (A Poem)

Apologies to Frost et al.   Stopping Near the Mound on an April Evening   Whose mound this is I think I know. His glove is in the clubhouse, though. He will not see me stopping here To watch his...

An ode to a phormer phan phave Vote TGP in the Phield Phinal Phour!

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An ode to a phormer phan phave Vote TGP in the Phield Phinal Phour!

Phillies face decisions on protecting players

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By Zolecki, courtesy of mlb.com, and featuring some names we've seen discussed recently.

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Mr. Amaro's Neighborhood: WAR, Salary, and the NL East

  In the Land of Make-Believe, every lineup is composed of young, cost-controlled, five-tool players full of grit and hustle. Alas, this is no land of Make-Believe - this is Mr. Amaro's...

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Sabean's 2010 Giants: A Team of Incredible Value

Hey there, Giants fans! I recently wrote a fan post over at TGP that ranked the 2010 Phillies by 'bargain level', or the extent to which their respective salaries differed from their WAR value. In...

"The Machine" Sighting on Leno

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...in all his glory. Second link, toward the end, probably NSFW. Maybe NSFHome, either. If I was a better video/Photoshop geek, I could freeze frame this and compare side-by-sides with PTB. But that would take away all the mystery, right?

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Ruben Amaro's Phillies Bargain Basement

How did the Phillies' players' production match up with their individual salaries? Some surprising answers.

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Overheard before the game (Or Halladay V)

Apologies to the Bard of Bards and the Ace of Aces: Enter the ACE WESTMOYERLAND: O that we had here     But one toolsy infielder more off the bench     That does no work to-day!

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Roylysses

With apologies to Tennyson as well as the bloglords and bloggers who do this better than I: RoylyssesIt little profits than an ace of acesBy this still mound, among these rosin bagsMatch’d with a...

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