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  1. pmoehrin

    Football and CTE

    The issues surrounding places like Penn State and Steubenville are disproportionately represented in the football world, but the inherent problems I see at the youth level are very similar to what I see across all sports. I sent out a half-joking half-serious tweet that my kid will never be allowed to play football, but he could coach the sport all he damn well pleases because that's where the real money lies. The influx of money into youth sports in this country has exploded. You have High School football coaches making six-figure incomes just from coaching. Even assistants can now pull in 40K+ a year depending on the program. The average salary of D1 head coaches is approaching the $2 million mark. And that's not getting into all the other non-school affiliated youth development leagues out there. People have to get out of this Victorian era mindset of youth sports. Your kid may not be playing for money, but if the team is worth damn, his or her coach is. If they can help better a child along the way as a human being, great, but it's not why they're there. No coach is making six figures because of the academic track record of their former players. It's pretty easy for me to see the incentive for a coach to push his players as hard as he or she possibly can. Then we sit back and wonder why the burnout rate is so high. Football happens to be in the inevitable position of being the sport that takes the greatest physical toll and therefore the sport under the most criticism. But swap audiences with basketball and I doubt the skepticism of studies related to CTE would be any less severe.
  2. pmoehrin

    2018 NBA "Off"Season-Because It's Always On

    Well when every single right-wing pundit has an opinion on this, and they all speak at the same time, you're bound to get some contradicting opinions. Although to be fair, you really can't get four-plus hours out of "he said bad things about the President; therefore I don't want anyone to have a positive opinion of him" so you gotta spice up the arguments a little bit.
  3. pmoehrin

    2018 MLB Season

    Unfortunately, I can't add any context to this beyond what the documentary described mainly because I have precisely zero interest in fishing. But he was a world classer fly fisherman. There is no doubt about it. For all of Ted's hitting preparation and approach, the main reason for his success was because he was a freak of nature athlete. He was 6'3" which for that era was huge and while not particularly muscular, you could see the natural athletic build he had. You compare the size of Williams' hands to the size of Babe Ruth's and their almost equal. He could master pretty much any physical activity he set his mind to.
  4. pmoehrin

    2018 MLB Season

    DiMaggio cared a lot more about the rivalry than Ted did. As thin-skinned as Williams was, DiMaggio was even worse. Any perceived slight was treated as an insult to his character. He would end friendships over someone merely showing up late to dinner, because who are you to stand up Joe DiMaggio? Williams could be challenging to deal with, but DiMaggio was just a straight up ahole who is competition with Pete Rose and Reggie Jackson for the title of most arrogant great player to ever step foot on a baseball diamond. Both thought they were the best of their generation, but Joe was the only one to make a point of it. The "greatest living ballplayer" thing is no joke. You had to introduce him like that or he wasn't coming. Williams cared about the rivalry, but I think he was more interested in the marketing opportunities that went with associating yourself with Joe DiMaggio than anything else. There are hundreds of photos of the two of them together during their playing careers even though there's no evidence the two were ever that friendly with each other. Even though Williams was the most marketed baseball player for anyone outside of New York, baseball pretty much revolved around New York City during that time. It was a damn near impossible for anyone playing outside of New York to gain any National exposure. Nobody was writing a hit song about Ted Williams, so he had to be a little thrifty to achieve the same type of National foothold that Joe had, and it wasn't like DiMaggio wasn't getting anything out of the association either. But Williams did not measure himself directly against DiMaggio the way Joe measured himself against Ted. The cryogenics stuff I kind of feel bad for his family over. Their feelings seem to be along the lines of we have the money for it, so why not at least try it? Who’s to say what’s right or wrong to do with someone after they’ve died? I think people were a little too eager to make light of the fact that someone just died. I didn't find any of the jokes to be particularly all that funny, and most I felt were done in poor taste. The charity work Williams did can't be understated. He did a ton of work with the Jimmy Fund, and it was a big deal of Tom Yawkey and later his wife Jean to take care of that charity and Williams was in a lot of ways the spearhead of that effort for many years. He did not want to come off as though he was doing this just so that he could have positive stories written about him in the press but I also don't think he wanted an image of himself looking vulnerable to come out either. In hindsight, he probably should have been more public about the amount of charity work he was doing as it would have given more attention to those causes, but what he did what he did and that cannot and should not be glossed over or downplayed. He touched a lot of lives both during and after his playing career in ways that went above and beyond anything that was required of him.
  5. pmoehrin

    2018 MLB Season

    That was his first year managing the club, and everyone got excited because it was the first competitive team Washington had fielded in over two decades. A HOF rookie manager as the catalyst for that success was a straightforward narrative to tell, and that's what got written. The reality was it was a mediocre team that just happened to have half a dozen guys who had career-best seasons. Those types of teams never last more than a season or two, and that's what happened there. In fairness, I don't think any manager could have done much with the Senators. They didn't have the firepower to keep up with teams like Baltimore, Detroit, Minnesota, and Oakland who were the dominant AL teams at the time, but having Ted Williams as a manager didn't do them any favors. Williams could and would talk hitting all day with people, but he quite frankly did not care about any other aspect of baseball. Pitchers were treated mainly as afterthoughts on his clubs. You're not going to find a person who played under him with anything bad to say about him, because nobody is going to talk trash about Ted Williams. Guys were star struck, and from what I can gather his approach was pretty laid back. He gave guys a lot of independence to do what they wanted and was by no means a tyrant. He was just incompetent.
  6. pmoehrin

    the admiral

    99/100 of these are people who I either expect to see here or haven't heard of. The Admiral is 1 out of the 100 that surprised me. Its a bit of a transgression but if there's any advice I can offer up to the mods, if you have a problem with someone, TALK TO THEM. Speaking for myself with having experience with dealing with overreaching mods, the main reason I don't post in the MLB topic anymore is because one mod (I won't mention him by name, but you know who you are) took issue with me posting my Hardball Times articles. I would have gladly taken them down, but nobody even talked to me about it. It was labeled as spam, and I was told if I continued to post links to my "blog" I would be banned. The fact that the person called it a blog told me they had no clue what the Hardball Times is, but that person couldn't be bothered to even talk to me first, so I couldn't be bothered to explain the difference. Otherwise, I would have told him that site gets ten times the web traffic this site does, so the idea I would be using this site to promote traffic over there doesn't make any sense, but again if it was really that much of an issue, I'll reframe. A five-minute conversation can go a long way towards making someone feel like they are being respected. It would have gone a long way with me at least. But yeah, keep The Admiral around.
  7. pmoehrin

    2018 MLB Season

    For those who are unaware, last night PBS aired an excellent documentary in their American Masters series on Ted Williams. The link to this can be found here. Its a little under an hour long, so don't expect anything too immersive, but PBS crams a lot of information into the hour, and there's a lot of stuff included in the doc that most people may not know about him. All in all its one of the best sports docs I've ever seen. This humanizes one of the most mythical figures in sports and should give the audience a great sense of who he was as a person. No punches are pulled in this documentary either, and it lays out all of his pros and cons for all the world to see. Here are the biggest takeaways I got: Ted Williams was half-Mexican I only learned this about Williams roughly a year ago, but it's understandable when you consider the lengths Williams went through to hide this. He almost never spoke of his childhood which was quite troubled. His mother worked tirelessly for the Salvation Army to help others, but more or less ignored her son. No question Williams was ashamed of or at least embarrassed by his heritage and probably was a big reason why he became such an advocate of Negro Leaguers being in the Hall of Fame, which Williams helped open the door for. Ted Williams was kind of a dick This is not nearly as much of a secret to anyone that knows his story, but Williams is definitely in that category of athlete that is best appreciated from afar. He seemed to have a need always to be the alpha in any relationship which would help explain why so few of his friends were fellow teammates and why he was married and divorced three times. He really couldn't handle criticism of any kind, which was more what led to his rocky relationship with the media than anyone "having it in for him" which did come about but only later in his career. He had a very short fuse and would constantly complain to anyone who would bother to listen about how he had been screwed over by the media and how the fans underappreciated him. Ted Williams tried to get out of serving in the military People often romanticize about how eager the greatest generation was to serve in WWII and defend our country's honor, but the reality of the situation as you would expect is entirely different. Ted did everything he could to try to get out of serving in WWII and only relented when the Navy gave him a deal to finish out the 1942 season before joining. They didn't have high expectations for Williams, but as everyone knows Williams surprised people with his piloting skills and quickly became an instructor. Williams never saw any combat duty in WWII but was set to be deployed to the Pacific for his first tour right as the War was coming to a close. Ted Williams served in Korea because he tried to make money out of being in the reserves Again what history has said about this and the reality of the situation are two entirely different things. After the War, Williams found out that he could make a few extra dollars by staying enlisted as a reserve without having to see any active duty. This worked for several years until the Korean War came about and the reserves were called into action. Like WWII Williams did everything he could to get out of it, even penning a letter to then-Senator John F. Kennedy asking him to have his deployment revoked. Kennedy refused, and Williams was forced to serve. Unlike WWII, Williams did see combat action in Korea and performed spectacularly in duty, flying dozens of combat missions and successfully crash-landed his plane in one mission. Ted Williams was the Albert Einstein of hitting Like Einstein, his genius can only be appreciated in hindsight. The "launch-angle" philosophy of hitting originates with Ted Williams. He was the first hitter ever to figure out that you were more likely to get a hit out of a hard-struck ball hit in the air than putting the ball on the ground and prove it through the numbers. The idea of a lighter bat and the importance of hand speed also originates with Williams as does virtually every other modern hitting technique being taught today. In a lot of ways, you can also consider him one of the pioneers of the sabermetric revolution. He was utilizing stats in ways to refine his hitting that teams didn't start doing until the late 90's. He was decades ahead of everyone else’s approach to the plate. Ted Williams was a terrible manager Not really touched too much on in the documentary, but this can be attested to anyone that played under him or knew anything about his time as a manager. As knowledgeable as Williams was when it came to hitting, he was virtually clueless when it came to understanding or explaining any other facet of the game and reflected his one-dimensional approach to the game during his playing career. He didn't know how to handle players well. Like a lot of great athletes, he struggled to understand why everyone wasn't as dedicated of a player as he was during his playing career and didn't know what to do with players of that ilk. If Williams had come up today he would have insisted on playing in the American League and being a full-time DH. Anything about baseball that didn't involve hitting was seen as a waste of time through Ted's eyes. Ted Williams was an extremely charitable person He would frequent hospitals with sick children, show up to fundraisers to raise money and donate money to retired ballplayers who had fallen on hard times. Williams did not want this to be made a big deal of, which is why so little has been written about it, but for every story written about how wonderful and charitable Babe Ruth was with kids, one could have been written about Ted Williams. There's much more to uncover in the documentary and I'll be happy to answer any questions people may have about Williams as best I can.
  8. pmoehrin

    Football and CTE

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/19/sports/football/tackle-football-brain-youth.html I can also guarantee these types of studies are not part of some "lazy narrative" that makes claims that be disproven doing a Google search for "research adults football before 12" and then clicking on the first link that comes up. That's not how science works, but it is how people on the internet with predisposed biases often work because I've yet to come across a single person that takes issue with these types of studies that isn't either a fan of football, plays football or works in football.
  9. pmoehrin

    Football and CTE

    Well "I'm afraid of losing my coaching job" and "I don't know what I would do on Friday nights/Saturday/Sunday afternoons" come off as pretty selfish arguments, so those flimsy rationales and assumptions are all you have left. The only pro youth football argument I've ever heard that I can somewhat get behind is concerning inner city programs. If kids weren't participating in these programs, they would be hanging out on the corner looking for something to do. And this sentiment has been echoed by many players who came from this environment. They don't HAVE to play football, but I know there's a lot of areas especially down South, where football has sucked all the oxygen (funding) out of the room for anything else. You don't have much choice. Its either hit the gridiron or join a gang and it's why these areas are going to be the last ones to get rid of it. It's not enough to just say no more football. You need to go after the system AND replace it with something else. As for Hilkinski, it's dishearting and depressing, but I can't say I'm surprised by it either. I hope that people key in on the word FACTOR to mean precisely what it means. It played a part in his decision. That does not say it was the be all end all, nor does it mean side point you can go ahead and ignore. His suicide could have been a long-time coming, something he only decided to do in the last 10 minutes of his life, or something in-between. We'll never know and its what makes this issue so complicated and frustrating to explore. There's just so much of a person's motivations you can infer based on their words and actions.
  10. pmoehrin

    2018 NBA "Off"Season-Because It's Always On

    With regards to Bryan Colangelo. First of all, hats off to The Ringer on putting together one of the best pieces of sports journalism ever written. The article is extremely lengthy, but it's well worth it just to gloss over it. Its one of if not the best piece of investigative journalism related to sports I've ever seen. As for Colangelo himself, I am just floored by why someone in such a position would even do such a thing. You're the GM of an NBA team. People are supposed to react to the things you say and do. Not the other way around. I've gone through a few Tweets of the alleged burner accounts, and most of them come off as intelligent with valid criticisms and critiques, which leads me to believe it likely is Colangelo sending them out. At the very least it's not someone calling into a radio show to talk terrible trade ideas who is Tweeting on these accounts. Whoever is running these accounts knows basketball inside and out. NBA GM's know basketball inside and out and as the article mentioned some of these Tweets might be a little too on point as in there is no way an average fan could even be aware or know some of the things mentioned. If its true, I would have to think that's it for Bryan Colangelo's GM career with the 76ers or anyone else for that matter. If I'm an agent, he's the last GM I'd want to sit down with, because how do I know the private conversations we have aren't going to end up on Twitter? You could be the smartest guy in the room, but if nobody trusts you, it makes no difference. Nobody is going to want to work with or for you. I thought the Hinkie departure was weird, but that was standard procedure compared to this. This story is head scratching on so many levels, least of all why do it in the first place? Other than satisfaction for his ego, there was nothing to be gained from this. If Colangelo is fired (which I think will happen very soon if not by the end of the day) it will be the most bizarre reason to fire a GM I can ever recall in any major sport. For a team on LeBron's short list of potential destinations, this couldn't have come at a worse time.
  11. pmoehrin

    2018 MLB Season

    You’re right about it being Clark and not Calvin. My apologizes on the error there. As for the “shame” comment, ten years ago I would have agreed with this, but part of me wonders if we’re starting to go too far in the other direction. I think movements like MeToo have been positive things that have shined light on dark areas that people didn’t want to admit existsted. But America loves to overcorrect and I’ve never seen any cultural change that didn’t yield unintended consequences. I just know you judge anybody on the worse thing they’ve ever done and nobody is going to look good and I think that’s what’s happening to Tom Yawkey. I also know how my knowledge of the game compares to your average fan and I have a great amount of difficulty understanding what this person was really like and about mainly because he was so private. So when I hear someone call him a bigot with almost complete confidence, it makes me upset because I know they’re basing it on a shred of information that’s out there about him and that’s not fair. To say “well that’s how it goes sometimes” is to forgive laziness and ignorance. I mentioned I only know of one Tom Yawkey biography because I’ve spoken to the guy who wrote it on multiple occasions and even he is undecided on how history should view Tom Yawkey. My only real point is the information out there first before rushing to judgment on someone and I see almost zero effort on anyone’s part to do it. Twitter isn’t a good forum to have this conversation on and I didn’t think to write an article on it, although I may pitch it to the Hardball Times after I submit my next all-time team. But I do think it’s important for people to know about and I think it’s the rare baseball argument who’s implications extend to aspects of life that go beyond the game, which is why I felt to compelled to comment on it in this forum.
  12. pmoehrin

    2018 MLB Season

    I'll say this about Tom Yawkey because I think a lot of people are jumping to conclusions in saying things like "he was a garbage owner" without having any idea or context about what the hell they're talking about. It is understandable because there's not a whole lot of information regarding Tom Yawkey and the kind of person he was. He rarely spoke to the media, and as far as I know, there's only one biography written about him. Here's what is known about Yawkey. First of all, Yawkey was not a "garbage owner" by any definition. From the day he bought the team, Yawkey immediately started pouring money into the club and the ballpark itself. Without Tom Yawkey's extensive renovations in the 30's, Fenway would have been torn down decades ago. He brought in Hall of Famers Jimmie Foxx, Lefty Grove, and Joe Cronin and was never shy about paying for star players. The Red Sox were often criticized in the 50's for being too overpaid which made them "soft" and was frequently cited as a reason for why they couldn't get past the Yankees. You will be very hard pressed to find a single Red Sox player black or white who played under Tom Yawkey with anything negative to say about him. Yawkey was also known to frequent the Red Sox locker room which as is the case now is nearly unheard of for an owner to do. Most when they show up to practice will make it a point never to step on the field or even touch the equipment. The closest modern-day parallel I can draw to the kind of owner he was would be Mark Cuban. He was only 30 years old when he took over the team and as far as I can tell was like Cuban a giant fanboy. You could do a lot worse in terms of a boss. As far as his alleged racism goes, again I think it gets a lot murkier than people think. Is there any question that there were racists in the Red Sox front office who's behavior Yawkey excused? No. For as much money as the Red Sox spent there is no reason why they couldn't have had an outfield that consisted of Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, and Ted Williams. Jackie Robinson's tryout for the Red Sox in 1945 was a straight up embarrassment who's blame is in the end largely on Yawkey because he hired virtually everyone who was there. Robinson would say about Yawkey that he was the most bigoted owner in the game and it's very easy to see why he would have this view. However, there's no evidence the two ever even met. As far as most bigoted owner in baseball at the time, Calvin Griffith has that title hands down. There are many Senator meeting minutes where he is quoted as having dropped multiple N bombs, and he specifically moved to Minnesota because Washington D.C. was becoming too black for him. That's the most racist owner in baseball at the time, bar none. With Yawkey, it is true that the Red Sox were the last team in baseball to integrate, but they were also the team under the least amount of pressure. Think of the great Negro League teams and where they were from; Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C., Chicago, New York, Detroit, Havana, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Newark, Atlanta. But I can tell you one city that never comes up, Boston. And there's no nefarious reason for this regarding Boston holding back a negro league team from being developed. In 1940 the city's racial makeup was 97% white. The market for a Negro League team didn't exist. Also, consider the American League as a whole. Think of your black Hall of Famers from the 50's, 60's and early 70's. Aaron, Clemente, Mays, McCovey, Stargell, Banks, Frank Robinson. What do they all have in common? They all spent a significant portion of if not their entire careers in the National League. Was Yawkey a hardened racist or merely a guy who didn't want to rock the boat? To say there's not a difference between the two is silly. Fast forward to the 1960's, and you'll find that the Red Sox are second only to the White Sox in the American League with regards to aggressively signing black players. Their '67 squad featured Reggie Smith, George Scott, Elston Howard and Jose Tartabull. Again find a player with a bad thing to say about him. As for Jackie Robinson, his foundation was asked to speak on the issue and in response, they sent a letter highlighting the Yawkey foundation's charitable works which regularly donates millions of dollars in charity to inner city programs. But there was no mention made regarding whether or not they support keeping the name or getting rid of it and that's pretty much where I am at on this too. I think its a shame that we're having what I think is a very rushed conversation on this to pass judgment on a person without fully understanding him or how he acted in the context of his generation. By no means was this man a champion of Civil Rights, but I do wonder if that's becoming more and more the only people we feel like honoring. I don't know if that's a good thing or a bad thing, just an observation. By the same token though the decision to name the street after he was also a very rushed decision. The Red Sox stance seems to be merely taking the name off the street name but little if anything else. Personally, I'm not a huge fan of naming anything after anybody. I think its pretty pretentious to want to have your name on something as badly as the Yawkey foundation seems to want their name on things. At the same time its far from the most unforgivable sin. To be clear I'm not necessarily an advocate of keeping the name either, even though I sound a little defensive of Yawkey. I'm just trying to put the person in proper perspective which I wonder how many people are even able to do given what's out there about him compared to what's not.
  13. pmoehrin

    2017-18 NCAA Football Thread

    I do wonder about this a lot. Has bullying really gotten that much worse, or is it like police brutality where it really hasn't gotten any worse, we just know more now? Most families in 50's and 60's handled a suicide by simply not talking about it. If you acted up frequently, you were just labeled as a bad kid and that was that. Kids were meant to be spoken to, not listened to and unfortunately a lot of people still have mentality and approach to parenting. By the same token though they didn't have social media back then, and I agree 100% that social media has contributed to the problem more than it has helped it. That was not something anyone born before 1989 really had to deal with in school. No doubt its different, but worse is something I'm not sure about. A lot of it I think depends on the type of person you are and what you're prone to. Just speaking for myself my High School experience was far from great, but I wouldn't want to trade places with any kids growing up now, but that's just me. If I were an LGBT kid I'm sure I much rather be going to school now than 50 years ago. Just depends on your perspective. I want to be careful with what I mean by this, because its very easy to take what I am saying out of context. I'm not accusing you of doing that, but I could see this argument being lumped into these "kids just need to toughen up" aholes who neither understand nor care about the struggles of modern day youths. That would describe the views of 70% of my extended family and it was an issue for me when I was younger. Thankfully I'm at the point now where I can just tell anyone who thinks like this to just f-off, but man I feel bad for the kids who have only these voices to turn to that are going through these types of struggles. The f-off option was not one that was on the table for me as a kid, unless I wanted to be threaten with physical violence from a 60-year old man. But now said 60-year old man is in his 80's and let's just say said threat of violence didn't go as planned the last time around because its pretty difficult to physically intimate a fully grown man who's five inches taller than you and 50-years your junior. But I digress. That's not what I am saying at all. I know bullying can cause suicide happen because it happened near me. Its just that for every one of these "bullycide" incidents I guarantee you there's a least another five suicides that have little if anything to do with bullying, that beyond a quick blurb on the local news or an obituary never get mentioned. I can google Tyler Clementi and it goes straight to his Wikipedia page in addition to dozens of articles detailing every aspect of his life, his suicide and what led up to it. And it makes sense. A gay LGBT student bullied in a very public matter who later killed himself by jumping off the GW bridge that culminated in a very high-profile trial. Who wouldn't be interested in learning more about that story? But its also a story with a very neat and clean narrative. Being a closeted a homosexual already put pressure on him. The public shaming added more pressure and when you look at it from that perspective it makes it a very easy story to follow a long. The problem is suicide, depression and anxiety isn't that clean-cut and simple. It's complex and diverse and if the conversation around these issues isn't as complex and diverse we're always going to be playing catch-up with these issues.
  14. pmoehrin

    2017-18 NCAA Football Thread

    The following post is long and has very little to do with college football but is related to this incident. If either of these points bother you, I don't care. For the most part I could care less about college football. If I spent an hour last year watching college football it was a lot and I couldn't even tell you off the top of my head who won the Heisman because that's how little I care at this point. But this story struck a nerve with me the second I saw it. I'm not going to sit here and try to make sense of things or try to put myself in Hilinski's shoes. I hadn't even heard of him until this morning, but from what I can gather he seemed to be a second-tier QB prospect who was just starting to get his feet under him. He may even had a chance to play in the NFL. We'll never know, but from everything I've heard and can tell, this is someone who would have had a successful life and career whether he had played in the NFL or not. What I will say this is that I'm getting sick and tired of reading these kinds of stories. Kids with seemingly everything going for them and for whatever reason it winds up being too much for them to handle. Some people will point to social media. Some people will point to bullying. Some will even point to both, but in this instance how can either possibly be the case? Starting QB's of D1 schools don't get bullied, and idea that someone in that position could be convinced to do this simply because of social media sounds just as ridiculous. So what else was going on? That's a question that will haunt his family for the rest of their lives. I don't know if I could think of a more heartbreaking pain to go though than losing a child simply because they no longer wanted to live. You will never get a complete answer as to why. I'm not saying kids don't get bullied, or bullying can't cause kids to kill themselves. A 12-year old girl that lives 10 minutes from me killed herself over the summer because of bullying. It does happen. But not all depression is caused by bullying and in fact I would argue most of it is not caused by bullying and to focus the conversation on just one or two topics I think completely skips over a lot of what is really going on. The mother of the child I'm referring to was on Megyn Kelly two months later to talk about it. But if her kid committed suicide for any reason other than bullying, I don't think she would have been on TV to talk about it and therein lies the problem, because what makes the circumstances around one child's suicide any more tragic or harder to comprehend than another? My hope is this death can at least slightly change the conversation around this topic. It could be the case that CTE played a role in which case it will probably be just written off as that, but regardless of what cause it, as a society we need to get out of the mentality of "if we could somehow just get rid of this, or just change that, everything would be fine." I haven't read any two suicide stories that sounded exactly the same and I'm sure that will be the case here as well. It speaks to the wide diversity of forms depression can take on and I don't think we are at the point as a society where can fully appreciate or accept it. If anyone is struggling with these types of issues all I can say is even as infrequently as I post here these days, my inbox is always open, but whether its me or someone else (hopefully someone else if you're that serious) please talk to somebody before doing something like this. No problem is too small or insignificant not to talk about.
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    MLB Hotstove 2016-17

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