TwoFeathersATL
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August 12th, 2016 at 6:22:32 PM permalink
Can't bust my bankroll, and had a bad end to 2015.
I'll give you 200 to 1 this year, on $1.
If I win you don't have to pay. But I still get to call you names.
If you win I'll send you $200.
You can choose to trust me for the $200 or not.
If you do, there are other names that might apply ;-)
Youuuuuu MIGHT be a 'rascal' if.......(nevermind ;-)...2F
Face
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August 12th, 2016 at 6:45:30 PM permalink
Quote: DRich

I was hoping for odds similar to above. C'mon people step it up if you don't believe there is any way he can make a MLB roster as one of the 40 players they are allowed to have on the team at one time.



Lol, I'd bet the farm on this one. However, I don't suspect my $20 to your $0.01 will be all that fun for you. And $20 is like $200 more than I have =p
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DRich
DRich
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August 12th, 2016 at 7:28:25 PM permalink
Quote: Face

Lol, I'd bet the farm on this one. However, I don't suspect my $20 to your $0.01 will be all that fun for you. And $20 is like $200 more than I have =p



I am willing to barter if you want to put up your Quad and 1000 books of stamps. :)
DRich
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August 12th, 2016 at 7:31:03 PM permalink
When Tebow signs with Tampa Bay all of you are going to realize what a genius I am.
gordonm888
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August 12th, 2016 at 11:20:24 PM permalink
Quote: DRich

I was hoping for odds similar to above. C'mon people step it up if you don't believe there is any way he can make a MLB roster as one of the 40 players they are allowed to have on the team at one time.



Actually, MLB rosters include only 25 players -except after Sept 1 (when the rosters increase to 40 players) when they are allowed to call up minor league players who are ineligible for the MLB post-season. Tebow might actually get called up after Sept 1 as a marketing gimmick and DRich appears to realize that -because he specifically called out 40-man rosters. But I very much doubt that Tebow would ever get onto a 25-man MLB roster -that is, make a MLB team during the period April 1 to Aug 31.

BTW, Danny Ainge (Celtics) and Rick Leach (NFL QB) were two other multi-sport guys who played MLB.
billryan
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August 13th, 2016 at 3:18:37 AM permalink
NBA Hall of Famer Dave DeBusschere played for the White Sox, as did Yankee pitcher Steve Hamilton. Former Cowboy Cornell Green played in the NBA.
John Elway spent a summer in the Yankee organisation.
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Mosca
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August 13th, 2016 at 4:49:29 AM permalink
Quote: billryan

NBA Hall of Famer Dave DeBusschere played for the White Sox, as did Yankee pitcher Steve Hamilton. Former Cowboy Cornell Green played in the NBA.
John Elway spent a summer in the Yankee organisation.



1960 NL MVP Dick Groat played one year in the NBA. There are some crossover guys. In Groat's case, he was also an All American in basketball at Duke and the Helms Player of the Year in 1952. He excelled at both sports during his developing years.
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August 13th, 2016 at 5:44:29 AM permalink
Chuck Connors (The rifleman) played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Boston Celtics. He was also drafted by the Chicago Bears but never played for them.
The mountain is tall but the grass grows on top of the mountain.
DRich
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August 13th, 2016 at 6:58:55 AM permalink
Quote: gordonm888

... Tebow might actually get called up after Sept 1 as a marketing gimmick and DRich appears to realize that -because he specifically called out 40-man rosters.



Winner Winner chicken dinner. I think the odds are still against it but don't be shocked if it happens.
Mosca
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August 13th, 2016 at 7:04:06 AM permalink
Quote: Face

Dangerous bet. There is NO WAY he ever plays, but someone might just snag him "because reasons", which would technically put him on the roster.



That's why I wouldn't do it either; his inclusion on a roster might not be merit-based. Otherwise I'd offer 1000-1 and be 100% confident in keeping my $20k.
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