Maurice Hampton entering the transfer portal

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  1. MobileBengal

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    This feels like a baseball decision doesn't it? Feel for Mo, great family and he passed up a major pay day in baseball to come here. Hope the best for him.
     
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    Baseball seems to be his1st love. Kind of gives you a hint about how talented the freshmen baseball class is if he is conceeding.
     
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    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village

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    But did he? Yes I know he turned down a contract but if he can't get onto the field at The Box what are his chances in the big show?

    The minors aren't any place to be. I know several major league guys and they all hated minor league ball
     
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    Per dandy don today, CPM is quoted as Hampton advising him that he was going to concentrate solely on baseball and that CPM advised him that he was in a crowded situation and to think about putting all of his eggs into one basket....
     
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    What's so bad about taking long bus rides from fleabag motel to fleabag motel with a bunch of foreign guys jabbering in a language you don't understand and blaring salsa music from jam boxes?
     
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    Not to mention the lousy cheap food
     
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    You'd at least have that initial pay day just in case you never make the bigs, but dunno Shane what is best for him but clearly playing both sports hurt him badly.

    I think Mo's family blasted Paul as being dishonest about that on twitter, but said O has always been straight with them. Not good. Not good..
     
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    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village

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    No I get it, of course the pay day would have been nice but you'd have to think that playing was always the goal right? I think the kid made the right decision and really hope it works out for him and I hope it works out for him at LSU. I was just saying that it looks like the MLB guys may have had him rated a little higher than they should have.
     
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