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#1361 Al

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 03:14 PM

I fell into this two days late it seems. The funny thing about Sting is that he seems to get compared to high peak/short career guys. But Sting at this point can legitimately claim a 25 year career. I might've mentioned this before, but I see Sting compared to Steve Garvey. Fairly long career. Often seen as a Hall of Fame caliber player but when dug into, his talent really wasn't there. Seen as perhaps the face of the Dodgers (besides Lasorda) but not their best player (Ron Cey was). Never the best player in the league, but usually an All Star. As far as a Steve Williams comp, look at Warren Cromartie. Ten years in MLB, seven in Japan, with the added bonus of having wrestled a match!

#1362 EricR

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 06:47 PM

Sting needs better hair and more illegitimate children to be compared to Garvey.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 06:59 PM

How about Sting as John Olerud?

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 07:02 PM

John Olerud was pretty underratedly awesome for a few years. A lot of sabermetrically-inclined Mets fans still love the man for putting up a .425 OBP from '97-'99. Sting is a lot of things, but I don't feel like underrated is one of them.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 07:46 PM

John Olerud was pretty underratedly awesome for a few years. A lot of sabermetrically-inclined Mets fans still love the man for putting up a .425 OBP from '97-'99. Sting is a lot of things, but I don't feel like underrated is one of them.


In this note, he probably is.

John Olerud it is.

Let's move on!

#1366 EricR

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 09:43 PM

Rickey Henderson used to play with a guy who dressed up like the Crow.

#1367 JerryvonKramer

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Posted 26 June 2015 - 06:41 AM

I know we're not really in HoF season but I watched some WWF shows from 83-4 and the impact of Gene Okerlund really cannot be overstated:

 

http://prowrestlingo...rney/?p=5681195

 

Putting here as a kind of bookmark for later.

 

He transforms that TV product.



#1368 Grimmas

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Posted 26 June 2015 - 06:42 AM

Gene is a great candidate for sure. 

The non-wrestler category has so many guys in it that should go in and hardly anyone is going in.






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