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Re: Kirby Puckett has died
« Reply #15 on: March 6, 2006, 10:15 PM »
RIP Kirby.  Always my favorite baseball player. 
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Re: Kirby Puckett has died
« Reply #16 on: March 7, 2006, 07:05 AM »
Rest in Peace Kirby. :'(


Although is personal life in recent years was subject to some controversy, he was a great ballplayer and was one of the most popular of the 80-90's.

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Re: Kirby Puckett has died
« Reply #17 on: March 7, 2006, 09:25 AM »
OH MY GOD! He was way too young to die. That really sucks... RIP Kirby...

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Re: Kirby Puckett has died
« Reply #18 on: March 7, 2006, 12:34 PM »
RIP Puck, the best Twins player ever.  We wouldn't have had any World Championships without you. :'(
It sounded like he was depressed and he knew he wouldn't live to see 50 like his parents.  What a shame.  At least he is now at peace.  Al Newman also ballooned up after retirement and had some health problems.  I hope he steps back and takes a look at where he could be headed if he doesn't take care of himself.

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Broncos CB Darrent Williams shot dead
« Reply #19 on: January 1, 2007, 12:36 PM »
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Re: Broncos CB Darrent Williams shot dead
« Reply #20 on: January 1, 2007, 01:56 PM »
 :'(I hope it wasn't because they lost
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Re: Broncos CB Darrent Williams shot dead
« Reply #21 on: January 1, 2007, 02:35 PM »
:'(I hope it wasn't because they lost

Yeah I'm thinking some angry fan was probably bent out of shape over the pass protection of the Broncos defensive secondary  ::)

Word is so far that there was an altercation in the club between some dudes and some of his friends that he may not have been involved in (so says Tatum Bell) and they hosed the whole limo with bullets.

UPDATE:  WR Javon Walker was also inside the limo but was not wounded by any of the bullets.
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Re: RIP George Steinbrenner
« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2010, 10:53 AM »
I thought about putting this in Watto's, but thought it would be more appropriate here:

Steinbrenner Dies at 80
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Re: The Sports RIP Thread - RIP George Steinbrenner
« Reply #23 on: July 14, 2010, 12:16 AM »
That's been coming for a while.  Apparently he was at one of the World Series games last year, but he barely knew where he was.

At least he's at peace now.
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Re: The Sports RIP Thread
« Reply #24 on: June 16, 2014, 11:36 AM »
RIP, Tony Gwynn.

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One of the best hitters in MLB history.  19 of his 20 seasons over .300 BA.  .338 career average. 

And one of my favorites as a kid (a kid who spent a lot of time stuck in right field when playing with the older kids in pickup games near my house).  We'd make dream teams as kids and he was by default my pick for Right Field (with Kirby at Center and Rickey Henderson in Left).
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Re: The Sports RIP Thread
« Reply #25 on: June 16, 2014, 12:11 PM »
Oh man.  That sucks.  I loved Gwynn as a kid.

Don Zimmer too. :(

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Re: The Sports RIP Thread
« Reply #26 on: June 16, 2014, 07:23 PM »
I've never seen a better hitter than Tony Gwynn and probably never will.  Yahoo Sports has an awesome article about his career statistics:

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/19-incredible-stats-about-tony-gwynn-s-hall-of-fame-career-182243389.html

RIP Mr. Gwynn.
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