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Offline markberwyn

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Re: Is It Dead?
« Reply #20 on: October 14, 2013, 03:47:03 PM »
  How can you watch a sport that takes four hours for a one to nothing game? That is ridiculous. How did Fergie Jenkins and Bob Gibson do it in under two hours?

You appear to be paying close attention to a sport that you're hastening to declare dead. Did you not enjoy watching "Cabrerra" [sic] for the past week or so? Or did he not make you want to turn on the TV?
  Didn't watch an inning someone told me about the 4 hour game. When there is football and hockey on t v baseball to me doesn't exist. So to me yes the sport is still dead mark.

OK. The 4.5 million or so people who *are* watching will have to muddle along without you somehow. Enjoy watching hockey on television!
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Re: Is It Dead?
« Reply #21 on: October 14, 2013, 06:51:19 PM »
  How can you watch a sport that takes four hours for a one to nothing game?

Simple:
The pitcher-batter chess game.

JV and Mad Max are fun to watch when they are ON. Verlander smirks when he makes someone look foolish, and if the batter takes offense to it, JV will stare right back at him, and more than likely, try to make him look even worse on the next ab.


And Kershaw is just SICK. Everybody knows that swoopball is coming, doesn't matter. He is twenty freakin FIVE!

Also fun to watch St Louis' bunch of no name, kid sp's throw like they've been pitching in the bigs for 10 years. They just plug a new guy in after one gets hurt, and keep rolling.

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Re: Is It Dead?
« Reply #22 on: October 31, 2013, 10:09:25 AM »
I have never seen a World Series that generated less fan interest, except maybe in Boston and St Louis.

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Re: Is It Dead?
« Reply #23 on: October 31, 2013, 03:27:29 PM »
I have never seen a World Series that generated less fan interest, except maybe in Boston and St Louis.


Twenty million viewers for Game 6. Those are 80s/early 90s numbers. Almost triple the putrid numbers for last years Giants/Tigers misery.

Two throwing errors by the Red Sox won games 2 & 3 for the Cards, so technically, Boston won all 6 games.

The puke factor rose slightly by the droning on and on about this being the first championship won AT Fenway since 1918. IMO, that was completely unnecessary to the narrative.

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« Reply #24 on: October 31, 2013, 11:14:13 PM »
The puke factor rose slightly by the droning on and on about this being the first championship won AT Fenway since 1918. IMO, that was completely unnecessary to the narrative.

I couldn't agree more!
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Re: Is It Dead?
« Reply #25 on: October 31, 2013, 11:19:30 PM »
I have never seen a World Series that generated less fan interest, except maybe in Boston and St Louis.

Twenty million viewers for Game 6. Those are 80s/early 90s numbers. Almost triple the putrid numbers for last years Giants/Tigers misery.
Yep.
Traditionally, StL owns the Midwest market and Boston, the New England market. 
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Re: Is It Dead?
« Reply #26 on: November 01, 2013, 10:04:34 AM »
Maybe it was just me.

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Re: Is It Dead?
« Reply #27 on: November 01, 2013, 05:24:51 PM »
Wrong color Sox!
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