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How in the #@$% is Garceau back? He was awful. If you are saving money, how can you justify continuing to give that waste of space a contract? I understand getting rid of the rest but having Garceau in any capacity back again for another year not only makes no sense, it pisses me off to no end.

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34 minutes ago, NCRaven said:

Scott probably had a multi year deal.

It was his first year back calling games in 2020 and unless Garceau started cursing during broadcasts last year, he was always going to be in the fold. 

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18 hours ago, Philip said:

Excellent idea. I’ve always thought teams could make extra money by putting up some radio kiosks around the stadium and letting people sign up to “call” a half-inning or so of a game, and take home the recording of their time. Good recordings could be submitted as audition tapes. Would be a terrific way to show how it’s done, complete with PDFs, station breaks, ads, and so on, in a harmless way, find worthwhile talent, create meaningful memories for the customer(“ I got to call Davis’ ten thousandth strikeout!”) and to make some money for the team.

You're three decades late on this idea.  Teams did it all the time back in the 1990s.   You could pay to do it on the club level overlooking the field at Camden Yards back in the mid-90s

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7 hours ago, baloriole4 said:

You're three decades late on this idea.  Teams did it all the time back in the 1990s.   You could pay to do it on the club level overlooking the field at Camden Yards back in the mid-90s

Well I’m gratified to know that 30 years ago, somebody thought it was a good idea. However, how come it’s not being done anymore? It’s still a good idea

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17 hours ago, Explosivo said:

How in the #@$% is Garceau back? He was awful. If you are saving money, how can you justify continuing to give that waste of space a contract? I understand getting rid of the rest but having Garceau in any capacity back again for another year not only makes no sense, it pisses me off to no end.

Almost all of them were awful, almost all of them need to be replaced, and only some of those who need to go did.

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58 minutes ago, Sports Guy said:

I heard that Hunter is very down and depressed by being let go.

He had a nice run and was a good "ambassador" for the team.  It's good to see newer faces IMO (which may come at a more reasonable salary 😉 ).  I expect that he will find another fulfilling opportunity.

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8 hours ago, bobmc said:

He had a nice run and was a good "ambassador" for the team.  It's good to see newer faces IMO (which may come at a more reasonable salary 😉 ).  I expect that he will find another fulfilling opportunity.

Jim Hunter can go shill for the Yankees the team he watched growing up in New Jersey just outside NYC. 

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12 hours ago, OsFanSinceThe80s said:

Jim Hunter can go shill for the Yankees the team he watched growing up in New Jersey just outside NYC. 

That might be a possible opportunity.  I was thinking perhaps church work. 

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