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MJH on accountability
Seriously. He takes Josh (and Katie) to task for their uncouth comments in the last few months, and it's mildly enjoyable to read. I dare say he wouldn't have written this critique of Josh when he was still a Ranger, but I'm glad he did now.
Wher your right your right! Well Said Evan!Josh is about to find out what the League is like when you don't have someone baby-sitting you 24-7
Wow, what a great read. Evan brings it for once!
F Josh Hamilton. He can rake with the best of them when his heads in the game, but he's a selfish, adulterous addict. I can understand and acknowledge fighting the addiction. The selfishness, crassness and cheating just makes him a piece of crap.
Get over it........seriously? What he says may hurt but it's true.
It's completely baseless. Fuck off.
Andy, on 2nd thought, you are completely right. I'm sorry
Once again josh opens his mouth doesn't think and pisses off a lot of people(don't get ,e wrong as a born again Christian I love Hamiltons story) but he seriously needs to stop talking about Texas(3.5 million people say its a baseball town and so does a 20 year 1.5 bil tv contract)
I just didnt understand what he was talking about. Does he not think he would have been booed in NY/Bos/Phi? He woulda caught a bag of peanuts or cup of beer to the head in those towns probably. I dont disagree with him about not being a baseball town though. The DFW area will always have football #1. But I dont think LA is a baseball town either. So I dont understand what he's trying to say. And you better believe he'll get booed if he keeps running his mouth trying to say "those who get it will cheer, and those who dont will boo." Bottom line in any sport in any town, is its all about "what have you done for me lately?" And what he did lately was turn into the worst fielder in the league and worst hitter in the league when it mattered most.
I pretty much "cut the cord" when the Hamilton's spoke of the "dating scenario".Will I follow Sir Hambone's path of play? Sure, as most will. Josh is an enigma within an enigma.
His raw talent is rare, but I find the head games he plays within himself and withthe fans, to be complete amatuerish. God has not lead me to such convictionsand I certainly don't have Hamilton's worldly gifts of talent. Yet, I move forward; asking, always asking why, when, where and how? Will someone please pick up the damn phone? Sigh, I'm on hold once again.While I wait... PLAY BALL!
Newberg had an artical today that I think is the best way to handel Josh.. Silence! No boos or cheers just dead quiet.
Beautiful story. I was a HUGE non-supporter of the boos in that final WC game and I was embarrassed to be there and witness it for myself. My stance on booing this self-important ass has completely changed. Come get some, jerk-off. Someone better tell his new hometown they're not going to 'get it' either. Two MLB teams in one town --they can't possibly know what this game is all about. I think he's confusing 'true baseball fans' with towns full of douches. I guess we're going to have to start bringing batteries to whip at players so they know we 'get' it.
Here's hoping at least half the stadium on opening day just chooses to cross their arms, look on in silence and decide he's not even worth the energy.
Read an article in the paper a week or so ago that suggested that DFW has actually shifted to being more Ranger fans than Cowboy fans. Not sure that I agree, but it was interesting. I think they did a survey of people in the DFW area, asking if they had watched a Cowboy game in the last year, and then if they had watched a Ranger game in the last year. No sure if I am remembering correctly, but I think 68% said they had watched a Cowboy game, and 69% said they had watched a Ranger game, making 2012 the first year the % was higher for the Rangers than Cowboys.
NateI didn't read the article but I heard them talking about it on the ticket. They said the combo of the Cowboys losing and the Rangers winning is changing things in the metroplex.
@MichelleUmm, very Un-Michelle for you M'aam. You usually have a better hold on reality. Why the bother?Usually the little boys in here are the ones whining the big sulk. Of course they always show up.Josh is gone. He dose not even have a grip on his life, much less a grip on what a baseball town is.Waste of time for a lowly angel.
The biggest problem with that survey is, there are 16 Cowboys games and 162 Rangers games, so comparing the percentage doesn't tell you as much as you'd want it to. Even when the Cowboys are mediocre, they're still one of the most recognized teams in all sports, as well as one of the most valuable. The Rangers can't compete with the Cowboys' reach. Yet.
What he said is kind of true... Dallas is a football town more than a baseball town. That being said, he probably wishes that he had kept it to himself. Don't some of you think this is being overblown a bit? He made much worse comments before he became an Angel that just blew over. This is nothing. Also about the towns of duches comment, if you were to poll the American people on duchiest towns, LA and Dallas would probably finish 1 & 2. Just sayin.
As far as the bread and butter, I agree with ATX. The point isn't that what Josh Hamilton said was wrong, it was just wrong that he had to say anything in the first place. But when all is said and done, Josh Hamilton has turned into another C.J. Wilson, or Alex Rodriguez -- guys that decide to say some questionable comments that are easily twisted the wrong way with the franchise they left.
Objectively, I'm having a hard time digesting the arguments some of you are making that the Rangers are more popular than the Cowboys. It just doesn't stand up. First of all, Texas is a football state, through and through, although they do produce a ton of talented baseball players as well. The fact is, in the grand scheme of things, the Rangers are the new kid on the block in the state of Texas. We've been good for, like, three years.
The Cowboys have been one of the most popular teams in the entire National Football League for, like, 20 years. It's not even a comparison. In the context of this conversation, Josh Hamilton is absolutely right.
What is an "artical" Joe C.??
I was born in Dallas, raised in Austin, and moved to California bay area, and am a cowboys fan for life, but the cowboys just Ain't clicking these days, I am of the opinion that right now with the attitude and depth into the playoffs, world seriess, that the more exciting, possibly enthralling game and team are baseball and the rangers, and until the cowboys get up of their Laural ladden asses, its go Rangers and spurs.....
RangerYngwie writes: ... the cowboys just Ain't clicking these days, I am of the opinion that right now with the attitude and depth into the playoffs, world seriess, that the more exciting, possibly enthralling game and team are baseball and the rangers, and until the cowboys get up of their Laural ladden asses, its go Rangers and spurs.....
I think most fans are conditioned to think this way. Maybe it's due to the way news cycles operate; maybe because that's what ESPN does; I really don't know. Point is, the Cowboys are like the Lakers of the NFL. They are showtime. They get their highlights first on the major networks.
Through the media we've been led to believe this offseason has been a failure, and that we are still suffering from last September's collapse. But we're not. We're just fine.
I guess I'm on a super ramble session. I'm just saying I think it's a bit reactionary and shortsighted to say the Rangers are more popular than the Cowboys.
I only caught one cowboys game this year, and this has been one of their better years in a decade, I watched nearly 60+ games of the rangers. All I'm saying is right now the rangers have more talent on showcase, and popularity is growing,it does not hurt the cowboys for the rangers to be the more popular team in Texas. Remember I, live in the bay area, if I wanted too, I could root for the giants and 9'rs, but I don't cause I love Texas ball, and that's what the rangers are playing. They have my attention,cause they deserve it, and I trust the rangers to do something big before the cowboys-( still got three years till they do shit IMO) further to the point I don't think I cannot rationalize putting support behind romo, he has pissed me off ten years now, even if he goes though next season 16-0, still very weary, never liked him, personally I could wait till romo leaves ,to start hoping the cowboys win to capacity or play at a higher level , not year of predictable outcomes, play below abilities BS. Last year was big for.the boys they improved ............ slightly...... ish
Besides when are we going to stop Benching chuck Norris, he is a Texas ranger is he not?
I was conditioned by the media to think he was. And about conditioning and conditions, Mr reining try being a Texas fan living in the bay area for 15 years, I only now have started getting genuine sympathies from my neighbors here, granted those are my friends here not the average Joe (Montana) he-he fan, there ain't not reason and I don't blame them that history is sorted and heated. All I'm saying is I'm behind the rangers even with this angels, A's, giants rivalry of super epic ness. I love California sir, can't even deny, but I love Texas ball, its not my ucking fault
EricYes the Cowboys have been "Americas team" since the 70's but they haven't won since the 90's. DFW is turning to the Rangers. When you look around you just don't see the Cowboys gear like you use to, everyone is wearing a Rangers T-shirt. and in Sept and Oct when both teams are playing no one wants to talk Cowboys they are all talking Rangers. Is DFW still a Football town first? Yes. But it's changing.
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