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by Hoover » Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:18 pm
by hermanfontenot » Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:28 pm
by Steve Buffum » Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:31 pm
by StewieG » Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:54 pm
by leadpipe » Sat Jun 30, 2007 4:29 am
by swerb » Sat Jun 30, 2007 9:33 am
Steve Buffum wrote:I think he's right that you're missing a fun team to root for if you are dwelling on its shortcomings.I think he's wrong if he's asking us to ignore that the team has shortcomings.I think part of being a fan is to make theoratical suggestions about how it could improve. I think this team has more character and strength than last year's model and is thus more fun to root for. I think there's a balance to be struck between Mindless Homerism and Sour Defeatism. I think that most people here can tell the difference and use one of the other more for dramatic effect than serious discussion. The serious discussion tends to come from the Middle Ground. It's possible to love the team, appreciate its success, and wish it was more consistently excellent.Ultimately, I don't really understand what he's talking about, but I rarely do with Lewis, so I shake it off.
by leadpipe » Sat Jun 30, 2007 11:07 am
by livinthesportslife » Sat Jun 30, 2007 1:38 pm
by Hoover » Sat Jun 30, 2007 1:54 pm
livinthesportslife wrote:Wedgie is not the greatest manager in the world, but doesn't he have to be doing something right to have the team in first place right now? Something he does resonates in that clubhouse and the guys are inspired behind him, which is something you don't see with every team. So, while his in-game managerial skills may be lacking in some areas, his players seem to like him and they will stop at nothing to win for him. I'm happy with a manager that puts a fire in his team.
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