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    Posnanski on Neshek

    One of the best baseball writers on one of my favorite former Twins:

    http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/20...d-with-sorrow/


    Looking for a really loud welcome back for Pat Neshek tonight!!

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    I find it pretty difficult to not like Neshek. Really comes across as a class act. I really wish he could have stayed in MN.

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    Nice story. Hope he has a good life.

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    Nice story, and anyone who loses a child, especially a newborn, has my eternal sympathy.
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    Great story. Great story.

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    Obligatory shout-out to our shared alma mater, Butler University.

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    One of my favorite former Twins. Great story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drock2190 View Post
    Hes a major league baseball player who gets paid to play a game and is in the all star game, I think he has a good life...
    I'm going to assume you were unaware Neshek had lost a child. Speaking as someone who has lost a son you can't possibly imagine the stress and utter hell it puts a family through. There is literally nothing that can make up for it.
    Chris Hermann solves everything. hat tip to jokin

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    Quote Originally Posted by drock2190 View Post
    Hes a major league baseball player who gets paid to play a game and is in the all star game, I think he has a good life...
    I'd like to take what GCTF said, and double down.


    Uninformed, or obnoxiously callous?
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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
    Uninformed, or obnoxiously callous?
    Young.

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    I didnt know that. Sorry if I offended anyone. He has my sympathy.

    But my point stands for a majority of baseball players.

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    That ovation for Neshek was pretty awesome, great guy, class act and a hell of a relief pitcher once again! I'd love to see him back in a Twins uniform some day.
    "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take"- L. Harvey Oswald


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