August 7th, 2007, 11:31 AM #31
While I can acknowledge that the Dodgers have a much bigger and better history than the Angels, I'd just like to mention that most of those years are before your time.
Originally Posted by BleedingPurple
Like for instance, I'm 23. Born in 1984. If I were a Dodgers fan, I would have been around in 1988 during their World Series win. I'd be 4 years old, and knew nothing about baseball back then at that age.
Even as a Lakers fan. The great showtime years was in the 80s. I did not watch basketball then. I do love my Lakers for winning their championships, but I can only say I've been through 3 of them in the 2000 era.
I became a Laker fan back during the 1992-1993 season, and it was definitely dreadful. But when I personally "trash talk" so to speak... I don't brag about the championships before my time.
Unless you guys are seriously 100+ something years old, then brag away!
But the argument can never end... and I guess that is what's fun about it. Angels fans are happy because their team has been in contention for 4-5 years in a row now. Dodger fans are happy because their team has more history. Nobody wins out of this situation. The best thing to do is to drop it before people start flaming each other.
BTW. SuxBeingU. What about the soda from the fountain? Or should people just stick to the ones in bottles? =x
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August 7th, 2007, 12:52 PM #32
Originally Posted by TooCool
Exactly, I totally agree with you. That's basically why I brought it up. While they have had recent success, the Dodgers have struggled but I truly believe that is due to the Dodgers previously being owned by a corporation rather than what we have today.
Hell, we almost had Vlad but because a sale was in process, Fox didn't pull the trigger so here we sit today without a power hitter.
I was skeptical of McCourt at the beginning and he made some mistakes (i.e. first go around with the box seats at field level), I now feel that this team is on the right track from the GM all the way down to the Scouting and Farm System.
August 7th, 2007, 01:02 PM #33
In Florida they would have counted the rats as attendance.
August 7th, 2007, 01:46 PM #34
I'm pretty sure it was McCourt who nixed that to get the sale approved because of his financial issues at the time.
Originally Posted by BleedingPurple
August 7th, 2007, 03:17 PM #35
Eating at Angles stadium should be the least of your concerns. Ive been inside a few distribution centers for grocery stores down in East LA, its not pretty. The only thing worse than the grocery store dist. center was the Cup of Noodles factory.
August 7th, 2007, 03:23 PM #36
Originally Posted by Fropitar
Dammitt...Cup O is a huge guilty pleasure of mine.
August 7th, 2007, 03:23 PM #37
Now THAT'S funny.
Originally Posted by Italian Seafood
August 7th, 2007, 10:36 PM #38
Telephone Park looks more empty than Dolphin Stadium when Bonds' night is over.
Originally Posted by krudmonk
Get ready to go back to your old Candlestick days once Barry retires.
August 8th, 2007, 12:05 AM #39
BZZZZTTT!! Wrong answer. Next contestant, please.
Originally Posted by dsctaz
I've never set foot in Angels Stadium, The Big Ed, or whatever they want to call it this week. But I have split season tickets and sat amongst the riff-raff in Chavez Latrine. After dealing with the drunken, douchebag East L.A. cholos for a couple years, we decided it was time to move on.