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(Some Guy)   Curt Schilling announces that he will pitch on custom-made crutches on opening day   (callofthegreenmonster.typepad.com) divider line 91
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2005-01-20 02:43:37 PM
im soooooooo glad that NY choked, but i just don't see the sox winning it again.
 
2005-01-20 02:44:59 PM
and besides, everyone knows that the devil rays are on the move!!

\\yes it IS sarcasm......
 
2005-01-20 02:52:55 PM
How are they going to play ball there after the dirty bomb goes off?
 
2005-01-20 02:53:08 PM
Is that the spice guy?
 
2005-01-20 02:55:00 PM
keg_monkey: How are they going to play ball there after the dirty bomb goes off?


Not a problem at all. Won't even need to turn on the lights for night games.
 
2005-01-20 02:57:44 PM
This is unfunny. Just to add my voice to the chorus.

Why greenlighted? Makes no sense. Reminds me of those constant "AskMen.com" links from a year or two back.
 
2005-01-20 03:04:15 PM
Randy is a Yankee now, and therefore I hate him,

So do we, Curt, so do we

/knows it's a satire site
 
2005-01-20 03:14:44 PM
What Schilling did in the World Series was heroic. Even if Schilling could pitch on opening day (with some sort of ankle splint, shin guard, etc.), it wouldn't be heroic. One game out of a 162-game schedule often makes little difference, but one game out of a best-of-seven-win-or-go-home playoff means everything.

You want a real baseball hero? Try Cpl. Lou Brissie.
 
2005-01-20 03:16:42 PM
There's an open spot on the bench since Curt's usually up on the cross.

/yeah, satire...
 
2005-01-20 03:34:52 PM
I'm a huge baseball fan, but I tend to think heroic actions involve saving lives or doing good. Schilling pitched a baseball game. I keep hearing that he was courageous and heroic, but I think that's a bit dramatic. Those are the two most overused words in sportswriting.


And yes I realize this is satire.
 
2005-01-20 03:37:44 PM

I liked the article! But then again, I like rope burn.
 
2005-01-20 03:41:17 PM
I heard that Joe Torre has a soft touch when giving Steinbrenner his enema's. So Joe has a job for life unless ol' George stops having to defecate.
 
2005-01-20 03:41:35 PM
The Sox are going to get trounced on opening day.

/Go Yanks!
 
2005-01-20 03:47:24 PM
He'll get shelled.
 
2005-01-20 03:48:05 PM
I'll be there Opening Day and I hope to see Randy vs. Schill, but highly doubt it. A Yankees win will be good enough for me.

/Go Yanks!
//Fark Boston!
 
2005-01-20 03:51:09 PM
Boys and Girls:

It's called the Super Bowl, not Superbowl. With everyone learning to write words such as highschool and Redsox, before long we will be like the Germans with such delightful expressions as Unternehmenserfolg and Gesamtbetriebskosten.

Cantwealljustlearnnottorunseparatewordstogether?
 
2005-01-20 03:53:59 PM
I hate the Red Sox.
I hate the Yankees.

I love the (Los Angeles, Anaheim, California) Angels (of Oxnard).

Since there is no hockey, even a made-up baseball story is better than nothing.


No it isn't.
 
CC
2005-01-20 03:57:29 PM
Opening Night will be Randy vs Boomer.

Yanks are gonna roll.

Last year is over.

BOSTON SUCKS
 
2005-01-20 03:58:14 PM
I there a waste of time or not funny at all tag that could have been used in place of the hero tag?
 
2005-01-20 04:00:27 PM
This website is the dumb. I'm sick of articles from this site being greenlighted. And what makes it worse is that nobody farking uses the satire tag for obviously satirical stories. Come on! It's there for a reason, morans!
 
2005-01-20 04:09:34 PM
Glad that I didn't waste the 23 minutes to RTFA
 
2005-01-20 04:13:59 PM
Even though this is satire (of the horrible variety), it should be noted that the issue regarding Curt's readiness for Opening Day is Curt's conditioning-- not his ankle. He doesn't know if his arm and body will be in shape enough, by then, to give a good effort.
 
2005-01-20 04:31:15 PM
randomhookup

Thank you! Someone finally points out the obviuos. It's two farking words. Super Bowl. You don't call the Rose Bowl, the Rosebowl. I don't hear anything about the Fiestabowl. Two words.
 
2005-01-20 04:31:30 PM
I like the satire tag. It tells me not to waste my time reading the article because, quite frankly, the quality of satire on the internet is almost uniformly terrible.

I'll never get back the 3.6 seconds I spent reading this stupid article before I realized it was satirical.

PLEASE USE THE SATIRE TAG.
 
2005-01-20 04:32:25 PM
Even if the article wasn't an obvious satire, this would not be worth a HERO tag unless you're a Sox fan. Contrary to popular belief, not everyone is.
 
2005-01-20 04:32:52 PM
worst site ever



/from a huge sox fan
 
2005-01-20 04:41:02 PM
Much better satire/sports site:

http://www.thebrushback.com/

/go Sox, Pats, Celtics (yes, Celtics) !
 
2005-01-20 04:53:12 PM
PotBreath: I'm not sure if sports and satire mix that well.

It mixes just as well as anything else if it's done well (and if you like satire, of course).

SportsPickle.com is a great satire site, and the one listed above is decent too.
 
2005-01-20 04:57:24 PM
Let's raise a glass to the World Champion Red Sox...Enjoy it while you can. Here's to 86 more years of Buckys, Buckners, and Boones. Number 27 is coming home.
 
2005-01-20 05:06:44 PM
2005-01-20 03:51:09 PM randomhookup
Boys and Girls:
It's called the Super Bowl, not Superbowl. With everyone learning to write words such as highschool and Redsox, before long we will be like the Germans with such delightful expressions as Unternehmenserfolg and Gesamtbetriebskosten.



You must be fun at parties
 
2005-01-20 05:52:59 PM
Frigid, I've seen a lot of baseball. Having seen so many increasingly whiny and overpaid primadonnas, heroic and courageous are exactly the right words - at least as far as sports go - for what Curt Schilling did in the postseason. Throw in "gutsy" for good measure. The guy should have had a cast halfway up his leg, and he was still fighting.

/Hey boss, I sneezed, like, really bad. See you in March!
 
2005-01-20 06:07:48 PM
Does someone actually pay for unfunny greenlighted humorless non-satire-tagged articles on Fark?
 
2005-01-20 06:39:03 PM
go Red Sox.
 
2005-01-20 07:47:48 PM
Big Unit will have a mediocre season this year. Without the mullet and shiatstache, he's a Yankee but he's no longer Randy Johnson. This signing of big-money players doesn't work anymore for the Yankees.

/you heard it here first
//or, more likely, you heard it several thousand times over the last few months already
 
2005-01-20 08:48:55 PM
Unless they risk their lives to help others or give away their salaries to help the needy, PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES ARE NOT HEREOES.
 
2005-01-20 08:53:29 PM
Schilling is a douche face. Why is it that Red Sox fan are sucking this guys nuts? Did he win all 11 games in last years post season? People play hurt all of the farking time (anyone remember Cal Ripken?) I'm glad the Sox and everyone of the self-righteous blowhard fans sold their soul to win, now they can stop biatching about how miserable their meaningless lives are.
 
2005-01-20 09:41:36 PM
Another site republishes this in 3....2....1....
 
2005-01-20 11:40:02 PM
Slinkyfarm:

Frigid, I've seen a lot of baseball. Having seen so many increasingly whiny and overpaid primadonnas, heroic and courageous are exactly the right words - at least as far as sports go - for what Curt Schilling did in the postseason. Throw in "gutsy" for good measure. The guy should have had a cast halfway up his leg, and he was still fighting.


I respectfully disagree, but I'll admit that what defends a "heroic" action is up for debate. On my list, heroes save lives and help the disadvantaged, they don't throw baseballs.

I have nothing but respect for his accomplishments and think his effort was extraordinary as far as baseball accomplishments go.

I can see your point, I just have a different opinion. Don't really want to argue with a fellow baseball fan-- seems there aren't enough of us around sometimes.
 
2005-01-20 11:44:12 PM
And Slinkyfarm -- Fellow Chicagoan here. Love those Cubs!!!
 
2005-01-21 02:16:24 AM
That has to be the absolute worst page header graphic I have ever seen on the Web. What a crappy and unfunny site.
 
2005-01-21 02:52:42 AM
randomhookup:

It's called the Super Bowl, not Superbowl. With everyone learning to write words such as highschool and Redsox, before long we will be like the Germans with such delightful expressions as Unternehmenserfolg and Gesamtbetriebskosten.

I was always partial to the word Vergangenheitsbewaeltigungsfilmgenre.

It means a genre of films meant to deal with coming to terms with the past, namely in reference to the Holocaust and Third Reich.

/Deutsch ist manchmal ganz schwer ins Englishe zu uebersetzen
 
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