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#1 Posted on 29.7.02 1126.38
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Last night's game was amazing. It ended with a 3-run Renteria homer in the ninth inning. Yesterday, of course, was the same day legendary Cardinal Shortstop Ozzie Smith was inducted into the hall of fame -- prompting ESPN broadcaster John Miller to yell "Go crazy, folks, go crazy" when Renteria smacked it.

This mirrored Jack Buck's famous call of a Smith 3-run homerun that won game five of the 1985 NLCS playoffs. Said Smith homerun and Buck's call just happens to be my favorite cardinal memory. And Miller provided a fitting tribute. Just thought I'd share. Anyone else see the game?
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#2 Posted on 29.7.02 1200.31
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    Originally posted by Papercuts!
    Anyone else see the game?


Yes. I am never watching baseball again. I detest all that the Cubs stand for.

They can't lose today, anyway. God, I HATE being a Cubs fan.
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#3 Posted on 29.7.02 1304.23
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Even if I had been up to see the ending, I would have been watching something else. I thought the game was going to stay a blow-out, as it was the few times I surfed over during the commercials on Alias.

There is something cool about a team winning on a day when one of their HOF players gets inducted.
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#4 Posted on 29.7.02 1520.40
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    Originally posted by Papercuts!
    This mirrored Jack Buck's famous call of a Smith 3-run homerun that won game five of the 1985 NLCS playoffs. Said Smith homerun and Buck's call just happens to be my favorite cardinal memory.


Smith's shot was a solo homerun, and yes the game was awesome. I kept wanting to turn it off, but told myself "No, they can comeback, they can do it," and sure enough, they did.
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#5 Posted on 29.7.02 1555.42
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    Originally posted by TheBucsFan
    Smith's shot was a solo homerun
Ah! You got me! That's what was nagging me when I typed the whole thing out. Grrr. My parents would be ashamed of me, as I was born and raised in St. Louis and I still consider it home. :)
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#6 Posted on 30.7.02 1107.26
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As a bitter White Sox fan who is busy watching his team go into yet another "rebuilding" mode, watching the hated Cubbies blow 2 huge leads during that game brought me a small amount of joy.
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#7 Posted on 30.7.02 1245.04
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I've been getting too much porno spam, I totally read that wrong...
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#8 Posted on 30.7.02 1257.25
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Yeah, that's strike two for Bruce Kimm for me. The 1st was messing up the double-switch where he had to pull Sosa (although I cut him slack for that one). But pulling Clement in the 6th after 82 pitches? The honeymoon may be over already...
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