And no god-fearing fan would ever dream of "collecting" them.
do people collect crap? Giving stuff away to get more fans is not a
new phenomenon. Bats, balls, player magnets, posters, and mugs
have long been acceptable give away items. Several years ago,
beanie babies snuck their way into a few ballparks&ldots;but
- long a member of every fan's trophy case - were goofy-looking,
generic figures that would wear the local team's jersey. They
are more like a team pennant than
course, this is the&ldots;what-do-we-call-it, the '01's? - the new millennium.
For whatever reason, bobbleheads somehow turned into dolls depicting
particular players, i.e. Jason Giambi, Derek Jeter, Chipper Jones, etc.
Now, there are even folks keeping statistics on how players do on
their bobblehead day. We have sunk to new lows.
binge and purge time again. No, not like a 12-year-old TV teen. I'm
talking about the monthly wave of player evaluations, followed by a
bevy of moves. If you are going to be a competitive GM/owner, you
better get used to this monthly drill. As I mentioned last month, you
should conduct a position by position evaluation. And, just like last
month, I screened for July stats ONLY. Just like Janet Jackson, as
Fan Owners, we only care what players have done lately.
HERE to view the statistics.
Room is written by Michael Skordeles
of the week
of the week
Tell us what you
think of our review!