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Not a Twins/Indians/White Sox/Phillies/Dodgers fan, but hats off to Jim Thome on hitting 600. He seems like a very decent guy, and is probably, with Jr., one of 2 clean big boppers of  the steroid era.

I'm bummed about the Uggla streak ending. I hate the braves, but I'm a not too tall, stocky white guy 2B, my dislike for Joe DiMaggio is pretty intense, and it's probably the one record that would be most enthralling to see toppled, so I was pulling for him.
 

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I'm happy for Jim, too.  I was very disappointed when he left Cleveland, and I'm not 100% sure that he didn't use roids, but until its demonstrated that he did, I'll believe that he didn't.
 

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Fr. George said:
I'm happy for Jim, too.  I was very disappointed when he left Cleveland, and I'm not 100% sure that he didn't use roids, but until its demonstrated that he did, I'll believe that he didn't.
That's basically my approach. Plus, they make some big boys in his neck of the woods.
 

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Manchester United 2 - West Brom 1

The champions kicked off the Barclays Premier League season with a hard-fought victory at West Brom, repeating last season's 2-1 success thanks to a strike from Wayne Rooney and an own goal by Steven Reid.


http://www.manutd.com/en/Fixtures-And-Results/Match-Reports/2011/Aug/west-brom-v-united-report.aspx
 

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Manchester United 2 - West Brom 1

The champions kicked off the Barclays Premier League season with a hard-fought victory at West Brom, repeating last season's 2-1 success thanks to a strike from Wayne Rooney and an own goal by Steven Reid.
My guys looked barely ok. Lots of youngsters playing. I cant believe we lost the best defensive pair in the same game AND first game of the season...*ugh* not feeling so well....

Thank goodness for OG, Im glad he's still in top form :0

PP
 

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My guys looked barely ok. Lots of youngsters playing. I cant believe we lost the best defensive pair in the same game AND first game of the season...*ugh* not feeling so well....

Thank goodness for OG, Im glad he's still in top form :0

PP
I think it'll all work out, Jonny Evans did well in the back line and Phil Jones is becoming a beast. In one season we went from a first team that should be cashing in it's 401k to a team that has a future. I'm pretty happy about that.
 

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I'm pretty sure the Who Dey Nation came first.
Nah, dah Who Dats been 'round longa sha.



Who Dey

Although the exact origin of the phrase is disputed, it had been made popular by 1981 in Bengals fans’ cheers for their team during their run to Super Bowl XVI. Some fans would do the chant and other fans would reply, “Nobody!” The cheer again gained national recognition in their 1988 appearance in Super Bowl XXIII. Due to the success of the Bengals team in the 2005 season, the chant is again gaining popularity. Different theories of the origin of the chant exist.

Who Dat

The chant of “Who dat? Who dat say they gonna beat dem – - ” originated in minstral shows and vaudeville acts in the late 1800s and early 1900s, then was taken up by jazz and big band folks in the 1920s and 1930s, became a familiar joke among soldiers in World War II, was used in early TV skits in the 1950s, then was adapted by Southern University and the public schools in New Orleans in the 1960s and 1970s and finally was adopted by Saints fans and the Saints in the late 1970’s.

http://fifthdown.blogs.nytimes.com/2006/12/14/who-dey-vs-who-dat/
I stand corrected then. The Who Dey Nation is still better. Also, your avatar is awesome. http://data:image/jpg;base64,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I stand corrected then. The Who Dey Nation is still better. Also, your avatar is awesome.
Eh, not really, better food in this state. ;)

Thank you, it really is. I've always thought I looked like Thor.  8)
 

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Anyone hear about the Yankees game yesterday? First team ever to hit three grand slams in a major league game... Down 7-1 after three innings, the Bronx Bombers came back and outscored the A's 21-2 the rest of the game and won 22-9. So much for Oakland's bullpen. ::)
 

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"Hats off" to Jim Thome who, in his 2nd game back with Cleveland, on his 41st Birthday, hits a game-tying home run.  Awesome.
 

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I stand corrected then. The Who Dey Nation is still better. Also, your avatar is awesome.
Eh, not really, better food in this state. ;)

Thank you, it really is. I've always thought I looked like Thor.   8)
Psh...

 

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Mmmmmm.  Thank you for your (visual) defense of the Great State of Ohio.
 

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^ Nope.  There is a certain "presentational beauty" absent in your renditions, besides the fact that just looking at them makes my heart want to explode.  Tasty, yes; artery-corrosive, yes.
 

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That person said:
celticfan1888 said:
That person said:
I stand corrected then. The Who Dey Nation is still better. Also, your avatar is awesome.
Eh, not really, better food in this state. ;)

Thank you, it really is. I've always thought I looked like Thor.   8)
Psh...

Is the second thing chocolate?  :)
 
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