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I thought my opinion of Dusty Baker was set, but this bumped it up

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“Just get on the mound, little fucker!”

“Oooh, OK,” Dodgers broadcaster Joe Davis said, his voice tinged with the intrigue of unexpected scandal. “So, in empty stadiums, we pick up some things we don’t normally pick up. Apologies for whoever the potty mouth is.” The potty mouth in this instance was Astros manager Dusty Baker, though he certainly hasn’t been the only one.

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“Took him behind the woodshed” to mean “beat him very badly” is a funny one to me. Usually applies to hitting in baseball I guess. Likewise “laid the wood” is a thing for a hard hit in football. Very suggestive slang here

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What’s some other good sports slang?

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Which would win?

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Breakfasts come and go, Rene, but Hartford, "the Whale," they only beat Vancouver once, maybe twice in a lifetime

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All the tv baseball people keep saying, "the whole season is a pennant race!" and you can tell that's true because the Marlins aren't in it

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What's the best verb for defeating a sports opponent in an extremely one-sided manner?

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Welcome to Allpro.social! Allpro is a place to discuss sports, sports related things, etc. General stuff is fine (if you're watching the game with friends, you don't *only* talk about the game after all), but try to keep on topic.