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"Cut the pies, Adam Jones" "Letter to the Editor" in Baltimore Sun of Saturday 8/2/2014

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One of his arguments is people want to hear what the 'hero' wants to say. Those interviews are generally worthless with the players just saying, happy to help the team".

I for one still enjoy the pies and generally wait to see how they get it.

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Massive judgement based on location comment:

Wow, someone from Severna Park is a little uptight - I could never have foreseen this. Nope, not at all.

ahem...

Ahem..

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Damnit Weams, this is baseball - it is serious business. There is no fun allowed. I don't CARE THAT YOU ARE ONLY 12 BILLY NOW YOU TURN THAT DOUBLE PLAY OR SO HELP ME GOD I AM PUTTING YOUR DOG TO SLEEP!

"There's no pie-ing in baseball."

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One of his arguments is people want to hear what the 'hero' wants to say. Those interviews are generally worthless with the players just saying, happy to help the team".

I for one still enjoy the pies and generally wait to see how they get it.

For me it is the thrill of guessing the flavor of the pie that draws me in.

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Op-ed or Letter to the editor? Which is it? They are not the same thing.

I corrected it. Mr. Knowles, of Severna Park, home of Mark Teixeira, was not requested to write for the Sun. He, like Adam, took it upon himself to inject himself into the conversation.

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For families and businesses that pay to have the bird come out to an event, I wonder how much more they'd be willing to pay if the bird pied someone.

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Damnit Weams, this is baseball - it is serious business. There is no fun allowed. I don't CARE THAT YOU ARE ONLY 12 BILLY NOW YOU TURN THAT DOUBLE PLAY OR SO HELP ME GOD I AM PUTTING YOUR DOG TO SLEEP!

I liked the Felix Pie helmets too.

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If this thread was a pie, what kind of pie would it be? I'm thinking...vinegar pie.

Ingredients: 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked; 1/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour; 1 cup white sugar; 1 cup water; 3 egg yolks; 1/8 teaspoon salt; 1 tablespoon unsalted butter; 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract; 3 tablespoons distilled white vinegar; 3 egg whites; 6 tablespoons white sugar.

- Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

- Mix the flour with 1/2 cup of sugar. Add the water gradually and cook on top of a double boiler for 15 minutes, stirring constantly, or until thickened.

- Combine the remaining 1/2 cup of sugar with the yolks and salt and mix well with a whisk until the sugar is dissolved. Add the hot flour mixture to the yolk mixture gradually, mixing all the time. Return to the double boiler and cook for about 3 minutes more or until the mixture is thick and smooth.

- Add the butter, extract, and vinegar. Mix well and remove from heat. Place a piece of plastic on top of this custard.

- Meanwhile, beat the egg whites until foamy and gradually add the 6 tablespoons sugar. Beat until a stiff, glossy peak is achieved.

- Pour the custard filling into the prebaked shell ( the custard should still be hot, if not, heat up a again before adding to shell).

- Top with the meringue. Spread the meringue all over the top of the pie, sealing to the edges of the crust. Place into the oven and bake until the meringue is a nice nut brown, about 15 minutes. Traditionally, this pie is served hot.

- And for an extra special something, kick an overweight baby right in its toothless, blubbery face; collect its tears; and sprinkle them generously over the pie before it cools.

Bon appetit, killjoy.

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Not only is it good for TV its good for the economy of Baltimore. Keep pieing away AJ.

And I am sure the free advertising is good for the local business that supplies the pies.

Is Mr. Knowles against small business?

Is Mr. Knowles a communist?

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