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11-14-2012, 11:13 AM
Glory Days
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Originally Posted by NJD1982 View Post
I did a little research, here's what I concluded:

-Loria built a stadium to that was voted down using public funding
-Invests millions in a free agent frenzy
-Uses new players and stadium to get huge TV deal
-Back loads all the contracts so he pays little in first year
-Sells off all the big earners while pocketing millions

And they say the Yankees are ruining baseball...
and it also now makes sense why negotiations with Pujols last off season broke off when the Marlins would not include a no trade clause - he and his agent were pretty aware of what leaving the no trade out could have meant and likely would have meant had he signed there

Also, Tigers sign Tori Hunter for 2 years

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