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    Rick Nolasco at Wild game

    caught wearing a Dodgers hat
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    Why the hell would you wear another team's hat, in public, and right before a series against them? I'm not sure i care for this at all.

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    Non story.

    Not a big deal, I remember when people were freaking out about Kaepernick wearing a Dolphins hat or something.

    He is wearing the hat for the style/color/look, not to support the Dodgers or whatever. I could see people getting a bit upset if he was wearing a White Sox or Tigers hat, but the Twins and Dodgers aren't exactly rivals (unless you are still upset about 1965) which I am sure Chief is as game 7 ruined his 40th birthday party that day
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    I'm sure he was just trying to avoid being bombarded with autograph requests by throwing off his droves of fans.

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    He's at a Wild game, at least it's not a 'Lanche hat.


    Don't care, he's not going to wear a Twins hat in public if he's trying to be incognito.

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    He played for the Dodgers; just because he has to play against them as a Twin doesn't mean he's not going to do all he can to beat them. I'll worry when he wears a Dodgers hat on the mound at a Twins game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glanzer View Post
    I'm sure he was just trying to avoid being bombarded with autograph requests by throwing off his droves of fans.
    Yeah no kidding.

    "Now do you want my autograph? Do you !"
    to the 7 or 8 people that recognized him.

    If he wanted to blend in, he would have worn a damn Wild hat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe A. Preusser View Post
    Why the hell would you wear another team's hat, in public, and right before a series against them? I'm not sure i care for this at all.
    Right before a series against the Dodgers? Flat out wrong, if you ask me; I'm not gonna make excuses for that (and I'm one who does not get angry when our free agents sign with the Tigers or White Sox).

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    I'm sure it was just because his Spiderman suit was in the laundry.
    Oh, I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay,
    I sleep all night and I work all day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritofVodkaDave View Post
    but the Twins and Dodgers aren't exactly rivals (unless you are still upset about 1965) which I am sure Chief is as game 7 ruined his 40th birthday party that day
    Classic!! Thanks for a deep down laugh roar!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 70charger View Post
    He played for the Dodgers; just because he has to play against them as a Twin doesn't mean he's not going to do all he can to beat them. I'll worry when he wears a Dodgers hat on the mound at a Twins game.
    The way he's pitched this season I'd prefer that.

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    I'm not much for unwritten rules. Free agency changed everything, Yankees and Red Sox players are allowed to be civil to each other and attend the same broadway musicals together.

    Still, there does seem to be a bit of a slap in the face when you take a $48 million dollar paycheck from one team while advertising for another. Pretty sure Nike would see Tiger Woods in court if he started sporting a Ping cap.

    Still, with that paycheck he shouldn't be wearing a baseball cap. Are tophats out these days?
    Last edited by nicksaviking; 04-29-2014 at 03:37 PM.

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    No idea why this is a big deal.
    Lighten up Francis....

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike wants wins View Post
    No idea why this is a big deal.
    I agree it's not a big deal. Still and all, it's in pretty poor taste to attend a local sporting event donning the gear of your previous team.
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    it's in pretty poor taste to attend a local sporting event donning the gear of your previous team.
    Knew it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    I agree it's not a big deal. Still and all, it's in pretty poor taste to attend a local sporting event donning the gear of your previous team.
    He is also a California native, guessing the Dodgers are his team (and style choice) from childhood.

    Still, poor taste. If he was a rookie, he might be excused given the prices of merchandise at pro sporting events, but for a $49 million man, just buy a damn Wild hat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritofVodkaDave View Post
    Knew it.
    For the record, my birthday is in February. It was my 40th wedding anniversary they ruined.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Parise11 View Post
    Rick Nolasco at Wild game caught wearing a Dodgers hat
    Can we use him on the power play?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hosken Bombo Disco View Post
    Can we use him on the power play?
    "The windup. And the pitch. He scores!!!"
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    I sleep all night and I work all day.

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    Irrelevant to anything, but...

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    Separated at... whatever time they could grow beards at least.

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