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Old 04-06-2013, 06:36 PM
RKMeibalane RKMeibalane is offline
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Originally Posted by getonbckthr View Post
The problem is simple really. Fans got upset their star went to the rival. Instead of keeping quiet or thanking the fans or anything he went the complete opposite and took shots at the fans. They went from being upset he left to being insulted. Add in lots of alcohol and clear thinking isn't exactly the most likely result.
I actually don't think he said anything inflammatory. Texas is not a baseball state. It's a football environment, and always has been. The Rangers will never approach the level of notoriety or popularity that the Cowboys have attained. Hamilton's comments may not have been well-received, but they were accurate.

Of course, I wonder if Hamilton took the time to consider that Los Angeles is a baseball city because of the Dodgers, not because of the Angels, who have always been Southern California's second team.
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