View Single Post
03-08-2012, 11:53 AM
Registered User
penaltykiller's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: province of quebec
Country: Canada
Posts: 273
vCash: 500
to xX Hot Fuss

Think of us as the Blackhawks under Bill Wirtz for the final years of the Expos.
Except , we did not have a new stadium , the canadian dollar was terrible compared to the US dollar and no one was willing to buy the team.

We never had a new owner ,so we never had a chance to get a John Mcdonagh or even players such as Toews or Kane. When I think of Stephen Strasburg or Bryce Harper ...

I don't know if the video is still on youtube but there was a conference made in 2009 about the Expos five yeas after they left. The panel included Michael Barrett and they were answering questions about the team.

One final thing: I am 23 years old. The people my age are the final ones who actually grew up with baseball and I don't know that many people who still follow the sport. The Expos lost an entire generation of fans , Bill Wirtz style...

The younger people today are playing and watching football and soccer and people who care aout baseball are sometimes seens as dinosaurs.

penaltykiller is offline   Reply With Quote