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Forum: BASEBALL 07-11-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By mainerunr
A&G Relics

Just a little disappointing that they cut way back on the framed relics and went to more standard size relics. Probably a cost cutting measure but they were different and I thought just one more...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-09-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 825
Posted By mainerunr
Ugh. I hope he wakes up and gets away from ARoid...

Ugh. I hope he wakes up and gets away from ARoid ASAP before he gets too far down that same path...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-09-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 10,612
Posted By mainerunr
Are they still listed as SP or are people just...

Are they still listed as SP or are people just assuming that they are because the regular cards are SP?
Forum: BASEBALL 07-09-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 803
Posted By mainerunr
Half a season in the MLB and you're already...

Half a season in the MLB and you're already saying he could be one of the best pitchers of all time? Slow down...he has a long way to go before anyone should even be thinking about having that...
Forum: Off Topic 07-08-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,643
Posted By mainerunr
I dont have times from cross country. My track...

I dont have times from cross country. My track PR for 5k was 16:00.7 (indoors), 10k was 33:21. Road 5k was 16:02, 5 mile was 26:18, 10 mile was 55:42.

Never ran a marathon or half, best guess...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-07-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 888
Posted By mainerunr
Hey, that duct tape is worth more than those...

Hey, that duct tape is worth more than those cards....
Forum: Off Topic 07-07-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,643
Posted By mainerunr
I walked on at UMaine. I was middle of the pack...

I walked on at UMaine. I was middle of the pack on the team but the only one who ran the 10k in track...


Have not run in almost 10 years due to foot problems.
Forum: Off Topic 07-06-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,643
Posted By mainerunr
Three years of cross country, four years of...

Three years of cross country, four years of track, swimming my junior year, indoor track my senior year but we didnt have a program, just four of us who paid to run.

(I also ran cross country,...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-03-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,126
Posted By mainerunr
Bold move by Ortiz and if he was wrong he looks...

Bold move by Ortiz and if he was wrong he looks like an idiot...but he wasn't wrong...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-03-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,234
Posted By mainerunr
Awesome idea. I might steal it in the...

Awesome idea.

I might steal it in the future...(although I hate the design of the '72 Topps set.)
Forum: BASEBALL 07-01-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 11,889
Posted By mainerunr
It might help if you stop trying to talk over...

It might help if you stop trying to talk over people's heads while acting like you're the only one being fair here. The 'holier than thou' act does not go over well.

Did I mention that I have a...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-29-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,619
Posted By mainerunr
He was 0-2 with 2K's and couldnt touch the...

He was 0-2 with 2K's and couldnt touch the splitter...and Tanaka threw him a fastball.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-25-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 3,362
Posted By mainerunr
when Sockalexis played for the team they were the...

when Sockalexis played for the team they were the 'Spiders' but everyone called them the 'Indians', mostly because of newspaper articles. Yes, the Braves were popular in 1914 so when the reporters...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-25-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 3,362
Posted By mainerunr
The team was referred to as the Indians in 1897...

The team was referred to as the Indians in 1897 while Louis Sockalexis was with the team...seems everyone hated the official name the 'Spiders'. And when the team chose a new name in 1915, there is...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-24-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By mainerunr
'proven' is apparently subject to interpretation....

'proven' is apparently subject to interpretation.

I hope the Jays pull the trigger and then end up 4th in the division...
Forum: Off Topic 06-24-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 396
Posted By mainerunr
year/set/card# Anything numbered /100 or...

year/set/card#

Anything numbered /100 or less gets sleeved and put in a toploader as do all autos and 'relics'.

As for electronic lists, Zistle.com is what I have been using. I had a database...
Forum: Off Topic 06-20-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By mainerunr
He is 12, probably the most consistent pitcher we...

He is 12, probably the most consistent pitcher we have (not the hardest thrower but he is the smallest kid on the team). He also has the best overall mechanics which is one reason why I question...
Forum: Off Topic 06-20-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By mainerunr
So not on the rubber at all, completely in front...

So not on the rubber at all, completely in front of it then.
Forum: Off Topic 06-20-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By mainerunr
Pitching Question (foot placement)

OK, so there is some debate locally about the proper foot placement when pitching. One camp says beside the rubber, the other says front edge of the rubber (hooking the rubber).

This came up...
Forum: Off Topic 06-20-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By mainerunr
Asus RT-AC66U Although if you have no...

Asus RT-AC66U

Although if you have no devices that use AC, an 'N' version would work. Wire everything you can, run wireless for the rest.

And dont forget to lock it down.
Forum: Off Topic 06-19-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 884
Posted By mainerunr
240,895 thanks. (this isn't going to be a...

240,895 thanks.

(this isn't going to be a box of '88 Topps is it?)
Forum: BASEBALL 06-19-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By mainerunr
It depends...are there cookies at the end?

It depends...are there cookies at the end?
Forum: BASEBALL 06-18-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,212
Posted By mainerunr
eBay definitely was not the cause however, I do...

eBay definitely was not the cause however, I do believe the internet contributed. Usenet newsgroups certainly existed in the early 90's and there were several regarding collecting cards. I think...
Forum: Off Topic 06-13-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 489
Posted By mainerunr
Even though the hardware specs favor the PS4, I...

Even though the hardware specs favor the PS4, I think they are close enough that the best bet is to go with whatever system most of your friends have.

(that said, allegedly streaming of PS3 games...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-13-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,441
Posted By mainerunr
too much I am sure. Typically, hobby are $80,...

too much I am sure. Typically, hobby are $80, Jumbo $120. I imagine the same this year if they have any.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-12-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,177
Posted By mainerunr
Maybe if fans showed up to games he could spend a...

Maybe if fans showed up to games he could spend a little more...

And the odds on your wager would not be in your favor. Sure, over the last 16 years, a team in the top 10 in payroll has won 10...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-10-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,860
Posted By mainerunr
*in before someone calls you a pack searcher and...

*in before someone calls you a pack searcher and the thread gets locked*.
Forum: Off Topic 06-10-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By mainerunr
How can they NOT discuss it with her if it was...

How can they NOT discuss it with her if it was done in her name regardless of if she is the company contact. How is she supposed to resolve the issue on a personal level if this is their approach.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-10-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,110
Posted By mainerunr
Sorry, JBJ really isn't that fast. His defense...

Sorry, JBJ really isn't that fast. His defense is good because he gets a great read, not because of his speed. Ellsbury was the opposite.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-10-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,110
Posted By mainerunr
There is more to stealing a base than just raw...

There is more to stealing a base than just raw speed but a 40 is all about speed. Hamilton wins, hands down.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-09-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 9,571
Posted By mainerunr
Bringing up Betts would be a mistake, he is not...

Bringing up Betts would be a mistake, he is not ready.

I understand you all want to cash in...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-07-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By mainerunr
As slow as he is, I'm surprised that he even has...

As slow as he is, I'm surprised that he even has one infield single in June...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-07-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,768
Posted By mainerunr
9 racks, no trout.

9 racks, no trout.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By mainerunr
Except that old product that is sitting around is...

Except that old product that is sitting around is not their problem. They already made their money from that product and shipped it out the door, now it is someone else's problem (until people stop...
Forum: Off Topic 06-06-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By mainerunr
Biggest issue I can see is route planning to make...

Biggest issue I can see is route planning to make sure you hit areas when teams are home.
Forum: BASEBALL 06-05-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By mainerunr
I'll buy my 2 jumbo boxes and call it good, just...

I'll buy my 2 jumbo boxes and call it good, just like always. Should net me 2 sets without too many extras left over (of course, that also means I won't have any spares of the big names lying around...
Forum: BASEBALL 06-02-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 887
Posted By mainerunr
There is no equivalent because they are such...

There is no equivalent because they are such different beasts.

Double digit K's would be more like a batter going 3 for 4 in their first game.
Forum: BASEBALL 05-30-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 9,571
Posted By mainerunr
So Price can plunk someone after being warned but...

So Price can plunk someone after being warned but Workman gets tossed? That is crap...

and Butterfield too...
Forum: Off Topic 05-27-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By mainerunr
Not as a hobby but oil changes, tire rotations,...

Not as a hobby but oil changes, tire rotations, brakes, etc I've done. I stopped because the belly pan on my wife's CR-v is a PITA to deal with for oil changes and I dont have a drain pan that holds...
Forum: Off Topic 05-27-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,522
Posted By mainerunr
Just means last year's game was too...

Just means last year's game was too easy...seriously, no team does that...
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