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Madvora
04-26-2008, 09:58 PM
The smile on a baby's face is the greatest thing in the world
Melvin Mora is a father of six, five of them born on the same day
It's not what you hit, it's when you hit it
Every opposing player is the best he's ever seen at doing something

HawkTheGM
04-26-2008, 10:00 PM
Baseball was one of the most mismanaged sports ever
Jim Thome is "good looking"

Madvora
04-26-2008, 10:01 PM
What's great about baseball is you're still seeing stuff you've never seen before

sox1970
04-26-2008, 10:01 PM
George Brett is his favorite player to watch, but Derek Jeter is getting close.

chisoxfanatic
04-26-2008, 10:06 PM
Don Drysdale is one of the best players of all-time.
The only memories he has from his baseball playing career came from his couple of years playing for the Boston Red Sox.

Brian26
04-26-2008, 10:08 PM
He was talking to his "friend" before the game, and it used to be that you had to cover the 9th inning with your closer, and then things changed and you had to cover the 8th and 9th, and then you had to cover the 7th, 8th and 9th. Now, it's to the point that you have to cover the 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th innings.
Yazstremski was the best clutch hitter ever. George Brett and Baines are tied for second.

Madvora
04-26-2008, 10:09 PM
He was talking to his "friend" before the game, and it used to be that you had to cover the 9th inning with your closer, and then things changed and you had to cover the 8th and 9th, and then you had to cover the 7th, 8th and 9th. Now, it's to the point that you have to cover the 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th innings.
That's it! That's the reason I came up with the idea for this thread.
After hearing that same thing about four days in a row, I almost lost it.

Garland_IS_God
04-26-2008, 10:10 PM
He loves to watch Ray (Durham) run.

Madvora
04-26-2008, 10:11 PM
He has about 3,500 people help him out with his pick to click through out the year. Usually they're from the Bollingbrook golf club.

kevingrt
04-26-2008, 10:40 PM
Willie is still coming home.

HawkTheGM
04-26-2008, 10:41 PM
Despite being a Democrat, Daley is the best mayor in the world.

kba
04-26-2008, 10:42 PM
Bert Blyleven is the greatest pitcher who's not in the hall of fame.

thomas35forever
04-26-2008, 10:42 PM
He's a cheese freak.

sox1970
04-26-2008, 10:50 PM
Email is something to be loved.

Jjav829
04-26-2008, 10:52 PM
He just missed it.

sox1970
04-26-2008, 10:59 PM
There may some hitting coaches as good as Greg Walker, but none better.

kba
04-26-2008, 11:16 PM
Of Jim Thome's 18 hits, 12 have stayed in the park.
Grocers used to use long hooks to pull down cans of produce from high shelves.And during the rain delay Thursday night:
Orlando Hernandez has big stones.

roylestillman
04-26-2008, 11:37 PM
No three hours of baseball broadcasting could not be made better by the mere mention of Carl Yastremki or Alvin Dark - sometimes in the same story.

Sox It To Em
04-26-2008, 11:39 PM
*He doesn't care how good your offense is, or how good you're starting pitching is; if you can't cover the seventh, eight, and ninth innings, you're gonna lose.

*It used to be that pitchers could consistently go inside, but nowadays the umps have put an end to that. They'll give 'em warnings. That's just one of the ways the game has evolved.

*One of the finest nuances of the game is how you can encounter teams when they're hot and when they're cold. Play KC or Tampa Bay when they're hot, and they're gonna beat ya.

*U.S. Cellular Field is beautiful. Always.

*He can tell you who can win the Central, who's gonna win the West, who's gonna win the East: the team with the best bullpen.

Noneck
04-26-2008, 11:41 PM
A pitch that hits Credes bat and goes to the dugout is a foul ball, not ball 3.

roylestillman
04-26-2008, 11:41 PM
Maple bats cost $63.

sox1970
04-26-2008, 11:45 PM
If you think you can or you think you can't, you're right either way.

oeo
04-26-2008, 11:46 PM
Yazstremski is God.

kba
04-26-2008, 11:47 PM
It's a different game nowadays.
You're gonna win 60 games, you're gonna lose 60 games. It's the other 42 that matter.

thomas35forever
04-26-2008, 11:48 PM
Jim Angio is a HOF director.

Viva Medias B's
04-26-2008, 11:51 PM
A Hiney Bird is a bird that flies in perfectly executed concentric circles until one day it flies up its own behind and disappears forever.

DoItForDanPasqua
04-26-2008, 11:54 PM
The art of broadcasting a ballgame has gone downhill.

infohawk
04-26-2008, 11:54 PM
Defense is the most important facet of the game, and pitching is the first line of defense.
You can play the game any way you want as long as you have three 20 game winners.

sox1970
04-26-2008, 11:56 PM
The four-man rotation will eventually come back. :rolleyes:

tick53
04-26-2008, 11:57 PM
That he's played golf with a lot dead celebrities.

HITMEN OF 77
04-27-2008, 12:17 AM
He stopped listening to doctors when they said mothers milk isnt good for you.

Hitmen77
04-27-2008, 12:21 AM
:threadrules:

This is hilarious!


He just missed it.

....this is especially true every time Paulie hits a pop up.

GBORN
04-27-2008, 12:39 AM
Nobody can lay down a bunt in the day time better than Carl Yazstremski.
I was talking with Moose Skawron before the game...
(Broken Bat) There's a $63 bill.
For as long as I've been around baseball...
Swisher's strong, but he's not that strong. (on Nick's broken bat from a swing that missed ball)

hi im skot
04-27-2008, 12:47 AM
Cotton candy is the ballpark treat worthy of being loved.
Joe Grube is mean, also mayor.
The 2007 will be awesome once they hit their stride.

A.T. Money
04-27-2008, 12:54 AM
Aside from "strike 1" being the most important pitch, the pitch coming with a 1-1 count is the most important pitch.
When you have a 1-1 count, and the umpire blows it, 1-2 count as opposed to a 2-1 count changes the entire scope of the at-bat.
Jacque Jones has a "live bat".
Jason Michaels just "wears us out."
AJ's chest is all black and blue.

eriqjaffe
04-27-2008, 12:56 AM
In addition to sitting back and relaxing, I also must remember to strap it down.
He's due.
He is usually unaware as to which part of the person in question hurts.

A.T. Money
04-27-2008, 01:03 AM
That's what makes baseball such a beautiful game...you'll see something you've never seen before.
Charlie O' The Mule...I was riding him at Yankee Stadium for $20, because back then, $20 was $20. Anyway, I was riding him around the warning track, and Roger Maris, hit Charlie O' in the behind with a fungo. All the sudden, Charlie O' starts buckin'...and I had some chew in my mouth, which I swallowed. After I got off of Charlie O', I went into the tunnel and you know....regurgitated.
Charlie O' The Mule...I was riding him over at Chavez Rivine, and some kid threw a box of popcorn onto the field, and Charlie O' hit the brakes, and I flew over the top of him, and scraped up my knees on the gravel warning track.

ILuvThatDuck
04-27-2008, 01:14 AM
He luvs that duck. :D:

Lorenzo Barcelo
04-27-2008, 01:17 AM
Robbins, Illinois has "his money"

Nellie_Fox
04-27-2008, 01:18 AM
The only memories he has from his baseball playing career came from his couple of years playing for the Boston Red Sox.That can't be true, since Alvin Dark wasn't the manager of the Red Sox.

SoxandtheCityTee
04-27-2008, 01:31 AM
Ninety percent of this game is mental.

chisoxfanatic
04-27-2008, 01:36 AM
Silence is golden when the Sox are down.
Alex Snellius donates $100 for every home run the Sox hit during the season in loving memory of Urscila.

MeteorsSox4367
04-27-2008, 01:41 AM
- That he loves it when you analyze.

- That DJ, Robin, Aidan, Tito, Janet, Michael, Jermaine and Marlon Jackson will go with...

- That's a hangwiffem.

- That he just missed it, dadgummit!

- That's the right size, wrong shape

- This should be...

Viva Medias B's
04-27-2008, 01:41 AM
That can't be true, since Alvin Dark wasn't the manager of the Red Sox.

I think Dark was Hawk's manager in Cleveland. Or was it the Kansas City A's?

TheVulture
04-27-2008, 01:46 AM
He loves it when DJ analyzes.

Nellie_Fox
04-27-2008, 02:04 AM
I think Dark was Hawk's manager in Cleveland. Or was it the Kansas City A's?Both.

joebro25
04-27-2008, 02:14 AM
Many opposing pitchers have "Nintendo Stuff."

SOX LA Mikey
04-27-2008, 04:42 AM
despite what others say,

You CAN put it on the Board

.........YES!

grv1974
04-27-2008, 05:23 AM
You show me a manager who's afraid to leave a pitcher in there, and I'll show you a losing manager.
He loves Al Kaline
These guys use lighter bats these days
He's been around the game of baseball for a long time, and ours is one of the better organizations.
He was signed to a pro contract when he was 17

grv1974
04-27-2008, 05:25 AM
The Bertucci Boys over in right field will take of ya.

grv1974
04-27-2008, 05:35 AM
That ball was "kilt." (not killed)
That ball was "smoked."
That the sacks are packed with good guys/Sox.
That they have a lot of his money in _________ (fill in the blank with whatever town he's been to.)
That that's just the kind of guy D.J. is: Me, me, me, I, I, I.
That pitch was a 57 footer

Madvora
04-27-2008, 08:34 AM
The best pitch in the game is a well-located fastball

SoxandtheCityTee
04-27-2008, 08:39 AM
The best pitch in the game is a well-located fastball

I thought it was first pitch strike? :D:

Madvora
04-27-2008, 08:42 AM
Dave Winfield was the best in the game at driving one down the line and keeping it fair.

MikeKreevich
04-27-2008, 08:51 AM
He just converted to Greek Orthodox.
When a situation gets tough, you need to bow your neck.

Over By There
04-27-2008, 08:53 AM
That ball would have been a home run, but for the fact it was not the right shape.
(This thread totally delivers, BTW.)

Madvora
04-27-2008, 09:01 AM
Umps have screwed up the game by not letting pitchers pitch inside anymore
All ejections and warnings are B.S.

veeter
04-27-2008, 09:11 AM
That's it! That's the reason I came up with the idea for this thread.
After hearing that same thing about four days in a row, I almost lost it.Yes. It's like Hawk forgets every thing he says from the day before. Unfortunately we have to listen to this crap every game. His latest brain strom has produced: "I can't believe all the parody in baseball today. There are no more patsies, everybody is good."blah, blah, blah, blah X 1000. Hawk, wait until July and the standings will look just like they do every year.

veeter
04-27-2008, 09:18 AM
-'Sudden' Sam MacDowell had the best stuff ever.
-He's been in this game for 49 years, and touched almost seven decades.
-Brandon Inge can hit a golf ball 400 yards.
-Tim Tshida's a good umpire.
-Yaz was the last triple crown winner...oy vay.
-Chicago is a beautiful city.
-Greg Walker is a great hitting coach.:o:

ElevenUp
04-27-2008, 09:31 AM
That I can cancel the postgame show
When a player needs to cinch it up and hunker down
When the ball game is OVA!!!

Sox It To Em
04-27-2008, 10:39 AM
-Javy Vazquez has been "wearing it" this year, last year, and in 2006.

ChiSoxPatF
04-27-2008, 11:18 AM
- Roger Bossard has ties to agricultural mafioso.

JohnTucker0814
04-27-2008, 11:22 AM
* Where was that pitch?

areilly
04-27-2008, 11:35 AM
Jerry Reinsdorf is the smartest man in baseball. Ever.
So is Kenny Williams.
As is Ozzie Guillen.
There's obviously a major anti-Sox conspiracy being put on by 85% of major league umpires.
Grady Sizemore, Joe Mauer and Nick Markakis are all good-looking.
The best baseball player of all time is either Carl Yastrzemski, Ichiro, or Darrin Erstad.

Dan1972
04-27-2008, 11:35 AM
A couple of things I have learned


Its just a "mindset"
Some homeplate umps like to drink out of teacups durring the game.One thing that I have yet to learn is

Why do they call Stump Merrill Stump?

nedlug
04-27-2008, 11:48 AM
How to properly pronounce, "JOE CREDE!"

veeter
04-27-2008, 12:40 PM
-pressure is the biggest killer of performance.
-"it's" all between the ears.
-he finds some men "handsome".

dickallen15
04-27-2008, 12:50 PM
That umpires should be positioned in the broadcast booth. It seems the easiest place to make a call.

That the White Sox get screwed by the weather gods every year.

That Bud Selig is a great commissioner because everybody is making money.

That Duke Hi Duke's pick to click is usually a good one.

That sometimes you just have to stick it in your pocket.

That a lot of today's pitchers would have no problem with the Hawk.

That here at beautiful US Cellular Field it is 330 down the LF line, 335 down the RF line, 375 in the gaps and 400 to straightaway CF.

That the outfielders are equidistant.

That his son KC drinks a case of Red Bull a week.

That maple bats cost $61.

That the White Sox currently have 27 outs to get something done in today's game.

PS. I love Hawk, but he does drive me nuts sometimes.

CallMeNuts
04-27-2008, 12:51 PM
- Ron Fairly is the captain of the carmine derričre team. Lou Pinella isn't the captain, but he's on the team.

Chilli Palmer
04-27-2008, 01:02 PM
Robbins, Illinois has "his money"

When did Hawk start smoking crack.

rightsox
04-27-2008, 01:15 PM
I'm not sure, but I think he might have played with Yastrzemski.

rightsox
04-27-2008, 01:17 PM
That umpires should be positioned in the broadcast booth. It seems the easiest place to make a call.

:rolling:

oeo
04-27-2008, 01:20 PM
Jerry Reinsdorf is the smartest man in baseball. Ever.
So is Kenny Williams.
As is Ozzie Guillen.
There's obviously a major anti-Sox conspiracy being put on by 85% of major league umpires.
Grady Sizemore, Joe Mauer and Nick Markakis are all good-looking.
The best baseball player of all time is either Carl Yastrzemski, Ichiro, or Darrin Erstad.

Teal?

sox1970
04-27-2008, 01:22 PM
Has thousands of dollars in canceled checks that prove he can't play golf.

soxinem1
04-27-2008, 01:49 PM
The four-man rotation will eventually come back. :smile:So will the complete game. It may not be in five years, or even ten years, but it will come back.

The Hyniebird description is one of my favorite Hawk Dictionary entries!

ws05champs
04-27-2008, 02:04 PM
Bad calls against the Sox must be replayed 8 times for the next 5 games.:puking:.
He just missed it.:gah:
Hawk should placed in a retirement community.:geezer:And finally:

How to enjoy watching the game with the sound off and the radio on even if the radio is 20 seconds out of sync with the TV. :cheers:

ZombieRob
04-27-2008, 02:07 PM
Jerry Reinsdorf is the smartest man in baseball. Ever.
So is Kenny Williams.
As is Ozzie Guillen.
There's obviously a major anti-Sox conspiracy being put on by 85% of major league umpires.
Grady Sizemore, Joe Mauer and Nick Markakis are all good-looking.
The best baseball player of all time is either Carl Yastrzemski, Ichiro, or Darrin Erstad.
Don't forget Catfish Hunter.

Marqhead
04-27-2008, 02:27 PM
That the Nats are nasty.

eastchicagosoxfan
04-27-2008, 02:39 PM
Now Steve Dalkowski threw harder than anyone I've ever seen. He couldn't control it, and that was scary.

fed ex 4 pasqua
04-27-2008, 02:46 PM
You don't play ten years in the big leagues unless your a big leaguer.

southside rocks
04-27-2008, 02:50 PM
How to enjoy watching the game with the sound off and the radio on even if the radio is 20 seconds out of sync with the TV. :cheers:

Yes, definitely. Especially now that Stone is here and the radio broadcast is not just the lesser of two idiocies, but actually worth listening to.

angiew
04-27-2008, 03:25 PM
*Charles Barkley has the ugliest golf swing ever

*The out field is equadistant

*If you yell STRETCH! loud and often, you can sometimes "will" a ball out of the park

*Your what hurts? (whatever the hell that means)

*CQ has a chance to be special, and he's been hitting the ball hard

SOX LA Mikey
04-27-2008, 03:29 PM
That Paulie woulda been a 'Gone Goose'
if he tagged up

chisoxfanatic
04-27-2008, 03:52 PM
On Konerko homering:


"He trots!"
He loves that commercial.

roadrunner
04-27-2008, 04:44 PM
Carl Yastrzemski is the most interesting man in the world.

chisoxfanatic
04-27-2008, 04:45 PM
I just learned the difference between stingy and greedy from Hawk today during an AB by TCQ.

grv1974
04-27-2008, 06:12 PM
That certain players are of that "ilk."
That all the best players come out of Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando.

johnnyg83
04-27-2008, 06:21 PM
You get "experience" when something happens to you when you don't want it to.

HoosierHerb
04-27-2008, 06:24 PM
Hes been through 7 of 9 comissioners.
Mark Buerhle and Catfish Hunter are the best teammates anyone could ever have.
Ya gotta go out there and compete...

bigsoxfan420
04-27-2008, 06:24 PM
That Johnny Damon "bayou speed".

btrain929
04-27-2008, 08:23 PM
Exactly how much every type of wood bat costs.
The double play has officially been renamed to the: "SHOULD be...."
I believe it was Hank Aaron that never broke a bat during the regular season in his entire career.

dickallen15
04-27-2008, 08:36 PM
That Hawk has known AJP since AJ was a sophomore in high school.

grv1974
04-27-2008, 09:18 PM
That you have to be bad before you can be good.
That the 1967 pennant race was the best there ever was in baseball.

chisox77
04-27-2008, 09:20 PM
*The 1968 Cleveland Indians pitching staff was one of the best ever.
*Frank Howard could eat lots of food and still blast impressive homeruns.
*He (the Hawk) was the first player to use a batting glove. It was a golf glove he decided to use because of blisters. He needed the protection, but found he could hit better with them on.


*I like the Hawk.


:cool:

doublem23
04-27-2008, 09:22 PM
This may have been answered, but will someone please tell me exactly what "the catbird's seat" is?

:scratch:

grv1974
04-27-2008, 09:23 PM
That Crede has the softest hands of any 3rd baseman he's ever seen.
That Konerko has the softest hands of any 1st baseman he's ever seen.
That Paulie has the prettiest swing he's ever seen for a right-handed hitter.
That it's a game made for left-handers.

JGarlandrules20
04-27-2008, 09:24 PM
-That Ken Griffey Jr would have no place to play here.

chisoxfanatic
04-27-2008, 09:26 PM
This may have been answered, but will someone please tell me exactly what "the catbird's seat" is?

:scratch:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catbird_seat

chisox77
04-27-2008, 09:36 PM
*"Get on back there!" And the ball is caught about 20 feet short of the warning track.



:cool:

kba
04-27-2008, 10:18 PM
That if you show him a manager who's afraid to lose, he'll show you a manager who will lose.

Madvora
04-27-2008, 10:21 PM
The word "stretch" actually makes a ball stay in the park.
:tomatoaward

Whitesox029
04-27-2008, 10:29 PM
That he accidentally invented the batting glove
Why screwballs aren't used much
Why the A's won three straight championships in the 70s (pitching, team chemistry)
and on and on.

Daver
04-27-2008, 10:31 PM
That the road to senility should not be a spectator sport.

BadBobbyJenks
04-27-2008, 11:28 PM
He likes his choppers to be of the two hopper variety
Big hacks sometimes can lead to no contact
if you missed it POOF
The Sox get a lot of cookies and cant do a thing with it.
I loooooooooooooovvvvvvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeee email, I guess now it should be I loooooooooooovvvvvvvvveeeeeeeee cold blasts to the booth.
DJ is feisty
I loooooooooooooovvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeee the hawkaroo.

monkeypants
04-28-2008, 01:38 AM
You shouldn't put a Hall of Fame catcher in left field.

Nellie_Fox
04-28-2008, 01:51 AM
*Your what hurts? (whatever the hell that means)I'm not sure what it means, but my dad used to say that whenever I'd say something stupid (which was pretty often) when I was just a kid, long before I'd ever heard of Hawk.

ChiSox65
04-28-2008, 01:54 AM
.....Yaz had it

RhubarbStew
04-28-2008, 10:18 AM
• That they should be racked up
• That, on a ground ball to the first baseman, the pitcher is "right where he should be."
• That some hits resemble duck flatulence

VeeckAsInWreck
04-28-2008, 10:40 AM
When the opposing team scores more than one run they put a "crooked number" on the scoreboard.

Tree Hate Me
04-28-2008, 10:48 AM
One shouldn't tell Hawk what they've hit, they should tell him when they've hit it.

Picks to Click will only be revealed after you at home have selected yours.

Anything that happens on the diamond can be related back to Yaz and/or 1967.

You can't cinch it up without also hunkering down.

He's been in the game of baseball for 49 years now.

Zisk77
04-28-2008, 11:14 AM
- After a team takes a 1-0 lead on the sox "well, we have to score to win anyway".

- to yell "watch out ________ insert persons name" when a pick off attempt at 2nd is make.

- That he got "a Lance Johnson jump"

- That lance was the One-dog.

- Curve balls can go "zzzz za zzzzzz"

- Kitty owns Blyleven.

-Luis Aparicio could steal 500 bases if he played today and Mickey Mantle could own Cities.

- That was a Matt Abatacola or something.

* I love the Hawkaroo...but hate Ovah and stretch.

soxinem1
04-28-2008, 11:24 AM
One of his new goodies:

'That ball hit deep..... Get awn back there...STRETCH... NO,NO!!................

Dadgummit!

FoulTerritory
04-28-2008, 01:33 PM
This is a new one that I heard just last week:

That you can't fix your swing by thinking about your mechanics, but you can fix your mechanics by thinking about the situation . . . or something like that.

jackbrohamer
04-28-2008, 01:37 PM
The pitcher stands on The Bump

When there are 3 balls on a Sox batter, one says "Ball four base hit."

"Zone 'im in, reel 'im in and light 'im up" evidently means something

CRAW
04-28-2008, 03:46 PM
"That ball was killt"

btrain929
04-28-2008, 03:54 PM
"Experience is something you get.........when you really didn't want it."

The Critic
04-28-2008, 04:13 PM
The word "stretch" actually makes a ball stay in the park.


Especially when the ball is first ordered to "get up".

downstairs
04-28-2008, 04:18 PM
* That call was total B.S.
* Is the umpire nuts?
* Again, is the umpire nuts?
* Meanwhile, the score is tied at 7.

rdwj
04-28-2008, 04:21 PM
Especially when the ball is first ordered to "get up".


And it's even wose when the "get up" is followed by "get on back there"

swish
04-28-2008, 05:01 PM
you can love duck

LongLiveFisk
04-28-2008, 07:26 PM
I'm surprised nobody mentioned this one yet:

"You're gonna win 60, you're gonna lose 60; it's what you do with the other 42 that matters."

TomC727
04-28-2008, 07:30 PM
I'm surprised nobody mentioned this one yet:

"You're gonna win 60, you're gonna lose 60; it's what you do with the other 42 that matters."

Oh How true that is.

jackbrohamer
04-28-2008, 07:41 PM
"Daniel Cabrera is 6 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 270 pounds."

He said that at least 10 times yesterday and today.

HITMEN OF 77
04-28-2008, 08:12 PM
I'm surprised nobody mentioned this one yet:

"You're gonna win 60, you're gonna lose 60; it's what you do with the other 42 that matters."

kba mentioned this in post #24. Hawk brings it up all the time so it was worth repeating :D:

Madscout
04-28-2008, 08:12 PM
Boy I tell ya.

And from wikipedia...

The first player to bring about the ideas of Batting Gloves was Bobby Thomson of the Giants, who wore golf gloves during spring training in 1949. He didn’t wear them during the season, but he started an idea that stuck. The first person to wear a batting glove in a game was Ken "Hawk" Harrelson. Some sources say Harrelson first wore golf gloves while playing for the Kansas City A's in 1964. Others cite a more lyrical and perhaps apocryphal tale, in which Harrelson was with the Red Sox in 1968 and, not expecting to play in a night game, spent the afternoon playing golf. Arriving at the ballpark with blistered hands after shooting 27 holes, he was surprised to find himself in the starting lineup and resorted to wearing golf gloves to protect his sore hands. Rusty Staub was the first to wear the golf gloves on a daily basis.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batting_gloves

Dabchsx28
04-28-2008, 08:41 PM
He stopped listening to doctors when they said mothers milk isnt good for you.
If Ur facing Johan Santana u just have to be dangerous if he drops three curve ball on you tip ur hat and grab some bench

LongLiveFisk
04-28-2008, 08:42 PM
kba mentioned this in post #24. Hawk brings it up all the time so it was worth repeating :D:

Whoops! Guess my eyes shifted right past it. :tongue:

And yes, I've heard Hawk mention it a thousand times. :D:

KingXerxes
04-28-2008, 11:18 PM
I'm surprised nobody mentioned this one yet:

"You're gonna win 60, you're gonna lose 60; it's what you do with the other 42 that matters."

We must give credit where credit is due:

Chuck Tanner used to say that while a White Sox manager thirty-five years ago.

SoxGirl4Life
04-28-2008, 11:59 PM
I've learned we've learned the most from Hawk, then Farmio, then Stoney.

DJ doesn't have enough responses to qualify

TomBradley72
04-29-2008, 12:13 AM
That sometimes teams just seem to get in a rhythm...kind of like what the White Sox seem to be gettiing in right now. 1st your offense gets into a rhythm. Then your defense gets into a rhythm. And then finally your pitching....your pitching gets into a rhythm. And you know what you have? One.....big.....rhythm.There's a book in this thread..."The Tao of Hawk"

chisox117
04-29-2008, 01:07 AM
If he had to pick one pitcher to pitch with all the lives of his entire family hanging in the balance, that pitcher would be Catfish Hunter.

cnw8052
04-29-2008, 02:15 AM
You can hang all the drawers in Cook County out on a line-drive home run. Or it's just a "rope".

Madvora
04-29-2008, 08:22 AM
I've learned we've learned the most from Hawk, then Farmio, then Stoney.

DJ doesn't have enough responses to qualify
There's only one thing we've learned from DJ.
"You can strap it up, or you can strap it down, just don't strap it on"

HITMEN OF 77
04-29-2008, 11:34 AM
There's only one thing we've learned from DJ.

"You can strap it up, or you can strap it down, just don't strap it on"
2 things, you forgot "Uh Oh"

areilly
04-29-2008, 12:13 PM
2 things, you forgot "Uh Oh"

Actually, from DJ I've learned that Hawk, in his capacity of partner, has got that right. My guess is "that" refers to the possibility of the 2007 Sox being able to snap off an 18-2 run in August, as Hawk so clearly mentioned they were capable of. Hawk probably followed this up with some Southern-fried, Yoda-esque musing on sports to the effect of "Well, it's not about whether your team can win, it's about whether it does. A team could be down one day and up the next, and that's why I am convinced our Sox are still in the running. You can look at the standings all day long, but in the end first place doesn't mean a whole heck of a lot."

btrain929
04-29-2008, 12:39 PM
That I was daggum right that this game was gonna be played under protest.....

JB98
04-29-2008, 01:17 PM
That umpires are just like players: You've got some great ones, you've got some good ones, you've got some mediocre ones and you've got some bad ones.

bifmccreary
04-29-2008, 01:50 PM
That the opposing team's outfielders must always "look up" just before the ball leaves the park for a home run. (Although occasionally he looks up and catches it - dadgummit)

soxlover
04-29-2008, 02:43 PM
That Duck Snort is now Duck Fart:o:

sox84
04-29-2008, 02:47 PM
This may have been answered, but will someone please tell me exactly what "the catbird's seat" is?

:scratch:

It's in the old Dodger radio booth with Red Barber, I Believe..whenever a Dodger had a 2-0 count in an AB...:o:

Foulke You
04-29-2008, 03:08 PM
When you are a Sox batter in an 0-2 count, you have three options:

1) Bow your neck
2) Cinch it up and hunker down
3) Cinch it up, bristle up, AND hunker down

MeteorsSox4367
04-29-2008, 03:19 PM
While the pitcher may have indeed wanted it, he didn't get it.

What's scary is I actually find myself using that phrase in real life. For example, in my bowling league, I've thrown balls into the pocket that should have been strikes, but left the seven-pin standing. I've turned around and said to my buddies, "Wanted it. Didn't get it."

Dibbs
04-29-2008, 04:16 PM
Rocky Colavita was the best there ever was at knowing whether or not the ball was going out of the park immediately after contact. He would go into that home run trot and be right every time. One time the ball hit the top of the wall and went over. Rocky knew it was a homer before anyone else.

grv1974
04-29-2008, 04:39 PM
That the pitcher just "pulled the string on him."

KenBerryGrab
04-29-2008, 04:47 PM
That you can't just work away, away, away.

assrevolution
04-29-2008, 05:00 PM
You can swing at a ball a foot over your head if you're being aggressive

shes
04-29-2008, 07:30 PM
That Experience is what you get when you didn't wanna get it
That a can of corn is not just something you can eat

ChiSoxGirl
04-29-2008, 10:00 PM
This game brought to you by the Illinois Lottery. And remember DJ, you can't win unless you play.

dickallen15
04-29-2008, 10:44 PM
That 12:10 PM is in the morning.

KingXerxes
04-29-2008, 11:18 PM
Things I've learned from Hawk Harrelson:

























The End.

NWBurbSoxFan
04-30-2008, 10:53 AM
· He gone
· Gaaaas
· Duck snort
· Grab some bench
· Chopper, two hopper
· Cinch it up and hunker down
· Sit back, relax, and strap it down
· I Luuuuuuuv cotton candy
· I Luuuuuuuv e-mail
· I Luuuuuuuv America
· I Luuuuuuuv when you analyze
· I Luuuuuuuv hats
· I Luuuuuuuv that duck
· Catbird seat
· Hang wiff 'em
· Roll him up right here
· Sacks packed with Sox
· You can cancel the post game show
· C'mon, you gotta do some chunkin' right here
· We've got 'em right where we want 'em
· Zone him in, reel him in, and light him up
· Gotta bristle up right here
· Big hack, no contack
· C'mon, be a two strike hitter
· We got a whooole lotta work to do
· He's on the bump tomorrow
· That ball hit deep
· Dadgum right
· Good speed aboard
· He needs to bow his neck
· Right size, wrong shape
· He just missed that one
· Double barrel of action
· Down to their last bullet
· Thank you very much
· Ducks on the pond
· Rack ‘em up
· Stay fair
· Get foul
· Poof
· Ball 4 base hit
· Should be…it is
· Mercy!
· Get on back there
· STRETCH
· Can-o-corn
· Pick-to-click
· Sucks it up
· Watch out
· He got a cookie there D.J.
· The dreaded leadoff walk
· Getting ridden hard and put away wet
· Lookin' for it, got it, and couldn't do nothin' with it
· "Heiny bird???"
· That's trouble
· This game is "O-VAH!"
· Way back, he looks up, you can put it on the board...YES!

grv1974
04-30-2008, 12:11 PM
· He gone
· Gaaaas
· Duck snort
· Grab some bench
· Chopper, two hopper
· Cinch it up and hunker down
· Sit back, relax, and strap it down
· I Luuuuuuuv cotton candy
· I Luuuuuuuv e-mail
· I Luuuuuuuv America
· I Luuuuuuuv when you analyze
· I Luuuuuuuv hats
· I Luuuuuuuv that duck
· Catbird seat
· Hang wiff 'em
· Roll him up right here
· Sacks packed with Sox
· You can cancel the post game show
· C'mon, you gotta do some chunkin' right here
· We've got 'em right where we want 'em
· Zone him in, reel him in, and light him up
· Gotta bristle up right here
· Big hack, no contack
· C'mon, be a two strike hitter
· We got a whooole lotta work to do
· He's on the bump tomorrow
· That ball hit deep
· Dadgum right
· Good speed aboard
· He needs to bow his neck
· Right size, wrong shape
· He just missed that one
· Double barrel of action
· Down to their last bullet
· Thank you very much
· Ducks on the pond
· Rack ‘em up
· Stay fair
· Get foul
· Poof
· Ball 4 base hit
· Should be…it is
· Mercy!
· Get on back there
· STRETCH
· Can-o-corn
· Pick-to-click
· Sucks it up
· Watch out
· He got a cookie there D.J.
· The dreaded leadoff walk
· Getting ridden hard and put away wet
· Lookin' for it, got it, and couldn't do nothin' with it
· "Heiny bird???"
· That's trouble
· This game is "O-VAH!"
· Way back, he looks up, you can put it on the board...YES!


This has got to be the most complete list.

sox1970
04-30-2008, 12:13 PM
^
Lifted from heavethehawk.com

Kinda lame since it has nothing to do with what you've learned from Hawk.

grv1974
04-30-2008, 12:22 PM
Ah hah..........I knew that list was too good to be true.

thomas35forever
04-30-2008, 01:31 PM
When choosing a PTC, always choose a non-regular, a guy's first game off of injury, or a guy's first game with the Sox.

CallMeNuts
04-30-2008, 10:27 PM
A Matt Abatacola is broken bat base hit. (aaargh!)