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areilly
05-31-2007, 01:32 PM
Not a whole lot we haven't heard before, but an interesting read all the same.


When in a foul mood, Wood occasionally let a ball drift near a batter’s head at 96 or 97 m.p.h., a gesture that, in the euphemistic words of Cubs catcher Michael Barrett, made you feel “uncomfortable.” That was the healthy, cocksure Kerry Wood. Now he is a man in gym shorts fiddling with a bottle of water 1,800 miles from Wrigley Field.



http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/03/sports/playmagazine/0603play-wood.html?ref=sports

IndianWhiteSox
05-31-2007, 02:21 PM
Not a whole lot we haven't heard before, but an interesting read all the same.





http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/03/sports/playmagazine/0603play-wood.html?ref=sports

I really feel weird saying this, but if this guy had someone like a Don Cooper, Leo Mazzone or even a Mike Marshall type of guy guiding him, he probably could have easily won a 150+ games by now and set all sorts of records.

soxfan13
05-31-2007, 02:52 PM
I really feel weird saying thi. But if this guy had someone like a Don Cooper, Leo Mazzone or even a Mike Marshall type of guy guiding him, he probably could have easily won a 150+ games by now and set all sorts of records.

Why are they good surgeons too:redneck

IndianWhiteSox
05-31-2007, 03:17 PM
Why are they good surgeons too:redneck

Don't want to take your response too seriously as you were trying to make a joke, but I'm sure that DR. MIKE MARSHALL probably knows a few people who are good surgeons, since he is a doctor.

DSpivack
05-31-2007, 05:08 PM
Don't want to take your response too seriously as you were trying to make a joke, but I'm sure that DR. MIKE MARSHALL probably knows a few people who are good surgeons, since he is a doctor.

Wasn't he a teammate of Jim Bouton's in Ball Four?