10-21-2013, 11:34 AM
WSI High Priest
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Kane County, IL
Originally Posted by TDog
Closer to 9 out of 10 times. Maybe on the other side of 9 out of 10 times.
Most, as in more than 5 out of 10, free agent signings of players from other major league organizations don't work out, though.
Largely due to the fact that you're always overpaying--specifically, paying for "past performance" for someone already past their prime.
plus Fenway and HOF weekend
plus St. Louis and Milwaukee
plus NYC parks and Minnesota
"Genius is not replicable. Inspiration, though, is contagious, and multiform — and even just to see, close up, power and aggression made vulnerable to beauty is to feel inspired and (in a fleeting, mortal way) reconciled."
--David Foster Wallace, (
) "Roger Federer as Religious Experience"