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Old 08-12-2013, 01:36 PM   #21
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A league plagued by steroid users, unlike the super-clean NFL!

How big a deal are pre-season games in Pittsburgh?

Haven't been to the city in the summer time, but I'd figure that most people would want to soak up the sun while it lasts.
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Old 08-12-2013, 01:41 PM   #22
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preseason is where you can watch the rookies play, it's boring only if it isn't the steelers
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Old 08-13-2013, 03:47 PM   #23
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Also, "what is baseball?"

Baseball is an activity in which 9 men stand on a diamond-shaped field; two of the men throw a small white ball back and forth to each other while the other seven men watch them.
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Old 08-13-2013, 03:49 PM   #24
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Baseball is an activity in which 9 men stand on a diamond-shaped field; two of the men throw a small white ball back and forth to each other while the other seven men watch them.
And scratch their balls.


That being said - Go Braves!
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Default Re: People watch preseason football?

I watch preseason just to see how the "storyline" players work out. Tebow, Geno Smith, Alex Smith, etc. Besides that and the Steelers, preseason games are pretty bad.
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For the most part pre season football >>> post season baseball (unless the Pirates are in it and that hasn't been the case for 21 years)
I watch everything NFL, watch JUST post season MLB, NHL, NBA, NCAA. And of the other non-NFL sports, I don't typically watch games start to finish, usually surf and just check in on from time to time. With the Steelers, I watch games from start to finish, with the exception of preseason, where I do surf a little with that, but I have it recorded so I don't miss anything. Happy Bucs are doing well after 20 years of being the Browns of MLB. I am happy for the team, fans and city. But it no where near compares to the impact of Steeler football on my psyche.
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Oh, I know what it is.

It's that exciting game I use to fall fast asleep every night during the summer.
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when your sport is just as much fun to listen to on the radio, you know you're in trouble. that is baseball.
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The only reason I am a Steeler fan is because of the Pirates. I was a huge fan of the Pirates back in the late 60s when Clemente and Stargell and crew were there. Growing up in Montana, you just kind of gravitated to a popular team of the times. I was a huge Bucs fan so I gravitated to the Steelers about 1971 and have been a diehard fan ever since.
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when your sport is just as much fun to listen to on the radio, you know you're in trouble. that is baseball.
There was no way to convey a Tekulve pitch and Pena catching on the radio. Tekulve's pitches would rise, curve and drop.
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