On Sportsnation they put up a poll on Monday asking something to the tune of, Which is more likely to be a smash hit first? A-Rod hitting his 600th homer or Dinner for Schmucks (which is opening tomorrow). At the time I was thinking there’s no way A-Rod goes six games before he hits his 600th, but low and behold it still hasn’t happened, and I’m much more excited about Dinner for Schmucks coming out tomorrow than seeing him get to his milestone. I’m not a big “go to the movies” kind of guy, but this one seems like a can’t miss comedy. It will probably be one of the four I’ll see in a theater all year. Anyways, I’m usually pretty into milestones like this, but A-Rod’s 600th homer doesn’t really pique my interest.
I’m sure it has to do with the numerous guys breaking into the 500 and 600 HR clubs over the last decade, which has it’s diminished the worth a little in the PED era. Seven years ago, I wouldn’t have thought the 600 club would be achieved so easily/often. I never liked A-Rod, maybe because he’s an ass, maybe because we found out that he was a cheater in marriage and during his Mariners and Rangers days, and yes, there was that whole Dallas Braden thing. I can’t find one person that really even likes him, well, some Yankee fans probably do, but who cares about them. I think the real reason I can’t root for him is, he symbolizes the era. Lie, cheat, succeed, and get over paid for doing everything wrong. While he was HGH’d up (assuming he started in HS as some think), that’s about 350 HR’s to put in question. I’m not saying to take away 350 from his total, I’m more debating that he wouldn’t be on 599 yet. I have no idea what you’d shave off the total, 20, 50, 100? Who knows? I don’t really even care though, when it’s all said and done, I still want all the cheaters in the HOF as backwards as that sounds. The reason I come to this conclusion is that, it’s not completely the players fault baseball turned their heads on a more than obvious problem. I was never faced with these kinds of tough ethical decisions, so I can’t say I wouldn’t have tried PED’s of some sort if I was a really good player in that era. I’d like to say I wouldn’t, but the temptation of 70% of players around you using sounds tough.
I remember when Bonds was chasing his home run records, and maybe because I was a little younger, I thought it was more special, but I was rooting for the guy to break those records. No matter what people say about him, you have to admit, every time he came to the plate you wanted to see what he did, and he crushed some balls into the bay like nobody else ever will! Hell, Manny and Ortiz gave me that same kind of feeling, even if I wasn’t rooting for them. I always wanted to see their atbats. A-Rod just doesn’t do it for me, and it’s too bad because I want to care about greatness unfolding. He’s going to hit that 600th homer, and we’ll be talking about the 700th before you know it. I will be rooting against him the whole time, but that does nothing. I just don’t want him to be the face of this era. I’ve dedicated tomorrow to making sure I don’t watch A-Rod in Tampa, and help Dinner for Schmucks be a bigger opening day hit.
July 30th, 2010 at 8:44 am
A-Rod is essentially a narcissist and a sex crazed fiend . As for him tagging his 600th like you I’m of the same opinion ! If at happens this weekend while I’m there at the Trop and the ball is heading my way then I’ll p_ss on it and that’ll be it. Let’s see if they’ll still choose to auction it ? LOL,LOL,LOL !!!
If this isn’t so gay then what the f_ck is ? He makes Ricky Martin and Clay Aiken seem masculine !
tophatal ………………………………… 🙂
July 30th, 2010 at 9:17 am
Nice, that’s cool you get to go to the series this weekend! That should be a fun one to watch! I hope you catch the ball, so you can soak it in urine hahaha! Hopefully A-Roid will get hit by a David Price fastball, and be stuck on 599 for a long time!
July 30th, 2010 at 1:56 pm
I was thinking about taking a dump on it but the exposure of my black ass might be too much for some to bear especially if the game is being shown nationwide to a tv audience . I mean who wants to see a black take a dump to begin with ? LOL,LOL,LOL !!!
Have a great weekend and regards to the rest of the guys at doin-work.com !
tophatal …………… 🙂
August 2nd, 2010 at 11:48 am
Sexual Peccadilloes …… When It Involves Sports There’s Not Much That Can Be Said …………..
August 3rd, 2010 at 10:51 am
I can tell you there were a lot of people here in Tampa that were happy he didn’t hit #600 here.
August 3rd, 2010 at 5:14 pm
NICE! Sounds like that’s the consensus everywhere right now except NY haha!
August 3rd, 2010 at 12:54 pm
Isn’t there a tape out there of A-Rod sodomizing an equine at least then we could actually have something worthwhile to talk about and at the same time ridiciule his a_s !
August 8th, 2010 at 2:55 pm
[…] drawing under 30,000 per game. The proclaimed best player in baseball just hit his 600th homer, but being a cheater and liar, so nobody seemed to care. The umpires are blowing calls left and right, and replay is still out of […]