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    Give Greenberg another at-bat !

    I was unaware of this story until today, I think it is a cool idea:

    http://www.thestar.com/sports/baseba...ne-more-at-bat

    Adam Greenberg got beamed in the back of the head in his only career at-bat, leaving him with a concussion and vertigo. 7 years later he is back with the Cubs organization, and a fan has started a petition to try and get Greenberg, now 31, at least one more at-bat with the major league club.

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    why the **** not. couldn't hurt the cubs
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pinstripe power View Post
    why the **** not. couldn't hurt the cubs
    Yes it could. They actually might win a game and lose a spot in the draft order.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahoda View Post
    Yes it could. They actually might win a game and lose a spot in the draft order.
    guess there is always that
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    What if he got hit in the head again?

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    I think it's a neat publicity stunt, but I don't think there is any chance it actually happens.

    He should face Clemens in his only at bat in the last game of the season (Astros vs Cubs)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffy25 View Post
    I think it's a neat publicity stunt, but I don't think there is any chance it actually happens.

    He should face Clemens in his only at bat in the last game of the season (Astros vs Cubs)
    Marketing department please. That would be perfect really...
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    Why do that and lose a great story?

    "I made it to the show and in my only AB I got beaned"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Moroni View Post
    Why do that and lose a great story?

    "I made it to the show and in my only AB I got beaned"
    Technically he hasn't has first first at bat yet. Nice 1.000 OBP though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MetsFanatic19 View Post
    Technically he hasn't has first first at bat yet. Nice 1.000 OBP though.
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    right now he's moonlight graham ,if he got another ab he'd lose all his notoriety and go back to being a nobody.so it's best for him that he doesnt
    Last edited by abe_froman; 09-05-2012 at 03:20 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by abe_froman View Post
    right now he's moonlight graham ,if he got another ab he'd lose all his notoriety and go back to being a nobody.so it's best for him that he doesnt
    not sure how much notoriety he has, I don't think many people have ever heard of him?

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    Quote Originally Posted by conway429 View Post
    not sure how much notoriety he has, I don't think many people have ever heard of him?
    more than he would after getting another shot

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    Glad the Cubs said no. Feel bad for the guy, but last check, we're a semi-major league team and not a publicity stunt.
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