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Old 05-17-2013, 07:40 PM
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Default Manny Acta, You Idiot!

Manny Acta Ranks Joe West as Fifth Best Umpire

He might be the fifth best in the Babe Ruth league that plays near my apartment complex. There's no ****ing way he's the fifth best in Major League Baseball (though he could be the fifth largest).
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Old 05-17-2013, 08:10 PM
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Only if everyone else tied for fourth.
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:26 PM
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"...you canít ignore how good he is. Heís the guy you want to have behind the plate during a do-or-die game."

Really???!!!???!!! What the hell is this guy smoking anyway???
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:27 PM
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The world is full of stupid subjective lists that should carry no weight with any thinking person. I just saw a list that had Elvin Jones the 50th best drummer of all time. Elvin Jones is the gold standard for drummers. Joe West is not the gold standard for umpires. What were you thinking Manny?
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Old 05-17-2013, 11:09 PM
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Maybe he meant out of a four man crew.
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Old 05-18-2013, 02:14 AM
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A sign of how wrong Acta is, out of the 5 umpires listed i've only heard of 2 names. West and McClelland neither of which I would consider a top tier umpire.
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:35 AM
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Acta is actually brilliant.
He knows that he wants to be back managing one day, and he knows that of all the umpires he will face, West is the most likely to read this list, and the most likely to allow his performance to be affected by it.
So he puts him on the list to stay in the fat arrogant bastard's good graces.
Way to plan ahead, Manny.
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Old 05-18-2013, 08:19 AM
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Acta is actually brilliant.
He knows that he wants to be back managing one day, and he knows that of all the umpires he will face, West is the most likely to read this list, and the most likely to allow his performance to be affected by it.
So he puts him on the list to stay in the fat arrogant bastard's good graces.
Way to plan ahead, Manny.
True. If there's one thing we're certain that Joe West cares about, it's how much pub Joe West gets, because it certainly isn't about getting calls right.
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Old 05-18-2013, 11:34 AM
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True. If there's one thing we're certain that Joe West cares about, it's how much pub Joe West gets, because it certainly isn't about getting calls right.
Nope just album sales...
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Old 05-18-2013, 06:31 PM
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Just Manny being Manny.
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:08 PM
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Just Manny being Manny.
Good one.
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:49 PM
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:04 PM
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If most fans wouldn't trust him in the local Little League championship, why would anyone consider him great?
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