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09-22-2011, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Happy Pony View Post
You completely missed the point w.r.t Umberger and Shelley, which is downright hilarious. Fans see a good teammate, a hard worker and an all around good guy. This makes them tend to forget the negative aspects of said player (granted there's a lot more of those with Jody than with RJ).
No, I dismissed it, which is not the same thing. If folks are going to have an obsessive fixation with a player - and they will, no matter how much you cry about it - better that it be a player who does so much more for the team.

I get not liking the Umberger Fan Club, but let's not claim his market value should be lower 'cause it comes with a fanbase you dislike.

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