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12-22-2010, 10:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Beef Invictus View Post
I'd love to know how you settled on Tennessee. Are you overjoyed to see Vince "Bum" Young gone?
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Originally Posted by go kim johnsson 514 View Post
I'll take a frivolous stab: I'm assuming Charlie remembers a time when the Royals were actually a team worth paying attention to, and I'm sure George Brett is among her favorite players. If he played hockey, he would have been a Flyer.
Exactly right GKJ. I loved the late 70's/early 80's Royals teams. They lost to the friggen' Yankees in the ALCS three years in a row (when Reggie Jackson became Mr. October), and then finally beat them in 1980. We all know how that ended. I absolutely loved the way George played the game. He worked his butt off, and it wasn't a real game unless he was covered in dirt when it was over. A true warrior. I haven't followed baseball closely since the strike, and KC has hit hard times as a small market team -- they develop and supply all stars to the rest of the league these days.

As far as the Titans go, I liked the Houston Oilers. That continued when they moved to Tennessee, and then the Music City Miracle sealed the deal. Been a fan ever since. I was really hoping Young would be the quarterback they thought he'd be, but it's not to be. But damn, is Chris Johnson fun to watch!

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