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I Want My Money Back!

Posted on: February 7, 2009 6:36 pm

We were bamboozled! Shafted! Bush-leagued!

This latest evidence as reported by SI has made me sick.  Of course there have been numerous conspiracy theories but now we KNOW that they knew.  Heads need to roll, starting with Bud Selig, including Gene Orza, and on down.

This is an absolute disgrace to the game of baseball.

Their stance as given by Rob Manfred is weak. It also will not hold up in Federal court, by the way. "Because the survey testing that took place in 2003 was intended to be non-disciplinary and anonymous, we can not make any comment on the accuracy of this report as it pertains to the player named."

My stance as a fan of the game is, "I want my money back!"

The millions of tax payer dollars that have gone into to their new stadiums.

The thousands of dollars spent on tickets to go the games and the over priced concessions.

I want my money back.

MLB fed us this new game.  They used all these long balls and gaudy statistics to put us back in the seats after it shut us out with the strike.  They think we will just turn a cheek, as they did, and keep throwing our hard earned money at them.

They do not care about the history of this great game and what it has stood for through more than a century of America. They are still getting their millions hand over fist and destroying the pastime that some of us revere so deeply.

As a life long fan I demand better. We all should.

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Since: Jan 2, 2009
Posted on: February 23, 2009 11:04 pm
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Since: Sep 22, 2006
Posted on: February 9, 2009 3:22 pm

I Want My Money Back!

I'm with you, Will!

I've had enough.  How long will we continue to allow athletes to lie, cheat and steal on our watch.  I don't see ticket prices going down.  Last I checked, authentic jerseys were still in the $140 price range.  And, A-Rod still gets to make, and keep, $25 mil./year.  What a joke.  It use to be when I was a kid, me and all my friends want to be like this guy and that guy.  I feel horrible for my kid that athletes today to admire and truly look up to are few and far between.  They're all a bunch of drama queens.

'Feel sorry for me.  Boo hoo.  I lied, but at least I'm admitting the truth now.'

Six years later?

Keep your apologies.

Since: Dec 23, 2008
Posted on: February 8, 2009 5:04 pm

I Want My Money Back!

It's an absolute disgrace to baseball - couldn't agree more. The sad part is that there aren't enough fans who insist the game must be clean to justify a complete overhaul of the sport and the players' union that drags this crap out. As the game stands right now, there's no incentive for players to be clean... the only incentive is to find a better way to cheat and not get caught.

My dad grew up with names like Mantle and Mays... our generation gets McGwire and A-Roid. What a rip-off.

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