NFR Not a big M's fan but will miss Ichiro

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  1. Go Fish

    Go Fish Language, its a virus

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    Ichiro traded to Yankees.
     
  2. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Yeah, and the Yankee's are in town tonight for a three game series. If he's in the lineup he should be able to get many hits against the Mariners. After all he used them all for batting practice.
     
  3. Josh

    Josh dead in the water

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    I'll miss ichiro as a hard working seemingly genuine player. He was a rarity in today's MLB.

    But as a player, he hasn't been "ichiro" for 3 years now. A superstar at the end of his career is never an easy riddle. Him going to the Yankees makes it hard to wish him the best for the future. But I'll do it all the same.

    Thanks for a lot of amazing years on some terrible mariners teams. He (and we, the fans) deserved better.
     
  4. Jim Speaker

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    Have his rookie card mint condition. No, not trying to sell it. Will miss that guy - agreed re comment about him being one of those rare quality players and sportsmen.
     
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    Maybe they decided that he deserved better than the Mariners could give him. Yankees are on the fast track to the brass ring in October.

    AGAIN!


    I wish him well. He is the real McCoy.
     
  6. Blake Harmon

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    His batting average is going up tonight!
     
  7. Caveman

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    over rated for years.
     
  8. Go Fish

    Go Fish Language, its a virus

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    Yea, just like all the other
    first ballot Hall of Famers.
     
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  9. Tim Cottage

    Tim Cottage Formerly tbc1415

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    As much as I love to hate the Yankees, I hope he gets a ring out of the deal before retiring. He certainly deserves it.

    TC
     
  10. TROUTsniffer

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    i think it made the situation easy for the M's they re-sign him for gobs of money and no production the fans are pissed, they releasea him the fans are pissed....he asked to be traded and they respected his wishes it's win win
    he'll be a role player over there and hopefully be around long enough for his 3000 hits....
     
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  11. Josh

    Josh dead in the water

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    Oh, like, TOTALLY.

    I mean, what's Ichiro done? Hell, if I had a dollar for every MLB player who had 10 straight years of 200+ hits, Gold Golves, and All-Star appearances (and also three Silver Sluggers, one AL MVP, rookie of the year, defensive player of the year, 10 years in the top 25 of batting average and stolen bases, 8 years in the top 25 of runs and hits, and holds the major league record for hits in a season), I'd have one whole dollar.
     
  12. Brian Miller

    Brian Miller Be vewy vewy qwiet, I'm hunting Cutthwoat Twout

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  13. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Very talented player for more than long enough to receive the praise of all in baseball. Never emerged as an icon connected with the fans. Never emerged as a leader in the clubhouse. He just went out and did his job on the field day after day. Best of luck to the man, he deserves to ba a part of a winning team.
     
  14. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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    Good for the Ms and good for Ichiro. Now if they could only trade Armstrong and Lincoln . . .

    K
     
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    And get the wasted Bavasi years back!