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Hank Scorpio

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Hank Scorpio last won the day on July 24 2018

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About Hank Scorpio

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    Plus Member since 01/05
  • Birthday 4/3/1976

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    The Hammock District
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    Lacrosse, Drums/Music, Golf
  • Occupation
    Middle Management
  • Favorite Current Oriole
    Chance Sisco
  • Favorite All Time Oriole
    Gary Roenicke

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  1. You don't know if he's got a gun. You don't know if he's got an accomplice. You know that you're interacting with this person for a reason. My brother in law is a federal marshal, he's lost a partner to a kinder, gentler way of policing. Nobody every heard a whimper of that cop's life & death b/c the media doesn't give a **** about it. Cops getting killed just doesn't get the clicks. By the way, he's black. And he's one of the best fathers I've ever seen. That's what the black community needs, in my worthless opinion: family continuity. And I can promise you that #BLM is against that. https://blacklivesmatter.com/what-we-believe/ We disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure requirement by supporting each other as extended families and “villages” that collectively care for one another, especially our children, to the degree that mothers, parents, and children are comfortable.
  2. Uh if you're a cop with a family and someone is reaching for your weapon.... you wouldn't shoot the perp?
  3. I don’t like when Pearl Jam tells me I’m an ahole for voting against Hillary Clinton, either. How about shut up and play Jeremy?!!! I didn’t pay $100 for tickets to listen to your punditry. Peace and blessings my friends! We are all O’s fans. At least we’ve got that in common. 👍🏼
  4. Hahahaha It’s way past my bedtime. I’m just trying to train myself not to sleep because soon sleep won’t happen anyway. Goodnight sweet prince.
  5. The NFL forces players to do all kinds of stupid crap. If you wear the wrong color socks you get fined. The NFL sucks. It has for a long time. Way before anyone took a knee.
  6. Dude when you get older... it’s hard to ignore it. It sucks, it’s like bad adult soap operas or something. I don’t want to be the get off my lawn guy, but I need baseball to get off my lawn at this moment.
  7. Being patriotic is political? I guess if you hate the country it is... I dunno. I’m just saying... they refer to themselves as a political movement. When you click “donate” note where it takes you. It is overtly political. Let’s set all of that aside for a second ... honestly I don’t really begrudge anyone for their politics. That is a deeply personal thing. Which is exactly why it needs to not slither it’s way into professional sports.
  8. https://blacklivesmatter.com/what-we-believe/ Enraged by the death of Trayvon Martin and the subsequent acquittal of his killer, George Zimmerman, and inspired by the 31-day takeover of the Florida State Capitol by POWER U and the Dream Defenders, we took to the streets. A year later, we set out together on the Black Lives Matter Freedom Ride to Ferguson, in search of justice for Mike Brown and all of those who have been torn apart by state-sanctioned violence and anti-Black racism. Forever changed, we returned home and began building the infrastructure for the Black Lives Matter Global Network, which, even in its infancy, has become a political home for many.
  9. Regarding OH, I agree and I hope for lots of peeps sake, the website persists. But I totally understand Tony’s apprehension. This is in your face politics from sports, and that is a stain. It would be the same thing regardless which way it leaned. Here’s my thing.... and believe this. My voice matters too. Just because someone doesn’t support #BLM doesn’t mean they don’t believe that black lives matter. #BLM is a political party. MLB is openly politicizing the sport. That is an atrocity.
  10. It has been very real, my friends. Obviously some great people on here and I wish you all well. I’m grateful for the opportunity to have met a lot of you. I don’t pretend to think that baseball is gonna miss me at all, but the politicization of one of my first loves is enough for me to turn my back for good. I’ve got a 2 year old boy and we are expecting another on Monday. I’m hopeful that they will play the game as Daddy did and grow to love it as well. Hopefully by then the world will have unplugged its head from its ass. Thank you Tony for providing a fantastic place to discuss, commiserate, and here and there, celebrate. Thank you Weams for being you. Thanks Drungo, Frobby, Paul, Sports Guy, Moose (youR Mom’s a pillow biter), Agent Orange, Bobmc, Scott, Bigbird, cindyluvsbrady and all of the other old timers for all of the laughs and semi reasonable trade proposals. And most of all thank you Mark Teixeira for going to that Ravens game back in the day. Enjoy the CBA pissing match!!!!
  11. It's like one long continuous day. It's like if Groundhog Day was a horror movie.
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