Peter King is an idiot

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  1. Robidoux87

    Robidoux87 You call that a double?

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    I found this on one of my favorite websites, Fire Joe Morgan.

    Derek Jeter is the second-best SS on his own team. If we want to use Peter King's own words against him, he called Jeter the best "player" of his lifetime. Roger Clemens, another teammate, will end his career as a better player than Jeter.

    King should stick to weird, random, disjointed and possibly inaccurate statements about football.
     
  2. TigerBait3

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    Sounds like someone has a man crush on Jeter and made it a huge stretch to fit it into a story.
     
  3. martin

    martin Banned Forever

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    like i always say, derek jeter leads the league in intangibles every season. those dont show up in the box score.
     
  4. Robidoux87

    Robidoux87 You call that a double?

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    You're right. He does lead the league in leadership, calmness, clutchability and many other things that starry-eyed sportswriters (conveniently) cannot quantify.

    He doesn't lead the league in scrap, grit, heart or hustle though. That's Eckstein.
     
  5. NoLimitMD

    NoLimitMD Founding Member

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    There it went. Breakfast sprayed all over my screen.
     
  6. SabanFan

    SabanFan The voice of reason

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    You must not be very good at Fantasy baseball. You go ahead and take Eckstein. I'll get by with Jeter. And Barry Bonds on your list? Credibility. Window.
     
  7. Robidoux87

    Robidoux87 You call that a double?

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    I play Intangibles Fantasy Baseball. I have Eckstein, Darin Erstad, Scott Podsednik, Jeter, Juan Pierre, Trot Nixon and Eckstein (again). I'm kicking ass!
     
  8. MFn G I M P

    MFn G I M P Founding Member

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    You an me both. Just because Eckstein is like 3'1" he is considered to exhibit the most heart, horse malarky I say. Jeter is a thousand times better than Eckstein and i'm not afraid to say Eckstein sucks and I hate him because of the man love that this dwarf receives.
     
  9. martin

    martin Banned Forever

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    i play fantasy intangibles baseball as well.

    eckstein is awesome in the "annoying unnecessary sprint to first on a walk" category.

    i have aaron rowand and david wright inflating my stats in the "white guy praised for being a 'throwback' player" category.
     
  10. Robidoux87

    Robidoux87 You call that a double?

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    I think your hatred of Eckstein is misplaced. As much as he annoys me with the sprinting to first base after a walk, I actually don't have a problem with the guy.

    I do have a problem with lazy sportswriters writing the exact same story about the unbelievable courage of this 4'3", 106 lb. albino who made it to the bigs and is courageously being paid $3.3 million to do this at the top of the order .298/.349/.368.

    SabanFan, I can't tell if you were kidding but I'm well aware that anyone who plays Eck on a traditional Fantasy team is nuts.
     

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