Re: Leday's Slide
- From: Harlan Lachman <harlanl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 11:25:50 -0400
In article <pan.2007.06.24.04.56.29.991415@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Ruben <ruben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Sun, 24 Jun 2007 01:09:10 +0000, clapton39 wrote:
Leday is out at the plate because his "athletic looking" slide slowed
him down. Had this been a game in the 60's or 70's, he is safe
because a body block or slide into the catcher would have knocked the
ball from the glove. I'm tired of watching these pampered players
that are "playing it safe" to preserve their careers rather than win
If the catcher knows that he is going to get hit, he's reluctant to
block the plate.
The irony behind this post is the serious injury J Morneau suffered from
trying to do what Clapton recommends. Like all we need is yet another
injury to a back up replacing injured playerS.
"The reigning American League MVP suffered a bruised lung and was
hospitalized after colliding with Florida catcher Miguel Olivo at home
To respond, obviously drop the "nospan"?
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