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Mike I’m so thrilled to have been able to meet you and be part of OH with you. You’ve always had such an amazing sense of humor and positivity about you, and a love for all things Orioles. Till we meet again

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It was a pleasure meeting you at Spring Training a few seasons ago and talking baseball. Your presence in person was “larger than life” and I saw why you became Tony’s right hand man on here. Always fun to interact with.

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Other than a nice story I wish I could help do more, so here we go.....

My first OH night in right field I sat next to Weams. He sat there for at least an hour and told me about other OH'ers like JustD, Nash Lumber, the girl with her parents, Tony, etc. Then he went on and talked about the vendors, where the ball would land if it was hit foul, and eventually how our season tickets were in the same area (kinda). Normally I cringe when I gotta people so much but damn that might be the most pleasant conversation I ever had at an event of any kind. It put him in perspective on who this person is who went out of their way on a message board to converse and went well out of his way to avoid conflict.

 

The world needs for Weams! F cancer!

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Looking back at my PMs here in OH I am reminded how many times I have chatted directly with weams about an issue. Usually along the likes of can I post this or would you be ok if I posted this?

The reality almost always was if you have to ask you know the answer. But weams never said no. And yet his answers still provided guidance. 
 

My favorite response was one that simply said I don’t think I’d ban you and included his phone number. 
 

Mike, thanks for making this place a much classier joint than it would otherwise be. You have always encouraged us to be better.  Your efforts have benefited all of us. Thanks!
 

It’s hard to see brighter times ahead from where we are now.  But they will come. Until then we just have to, as a wise man once said: Hang on for the ride. 
 

Godspeed

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11 hours ago, foxfield said:

Looking back at my PMs here in OH I am reminded how many times I have chatted directly with weams about an issue. Usually along the likes of can I post this or would you be ok if I posted this?

The reality almost always was if you have to ask you know the answer. But weams never said no. And yet his answers still provided guidance. 
 

My favorite response was one that simply said I don’t think I’d ban you and included his phone number. 
 

Mike, thanks for making this place a much classier joint than it would otherwise be. You have always encouraged us to be better.  Your efforts have benefited all of us. Thanks!
 

It’s hard to see brighter times ahead from where we are now.  But they will come. Until then we just have to, as a wise man once said: Hang on for the ride. 
 

Godspeed

I have had the same types of experiences with Weems; just could not have recounted them anywhere near as well as foxfield did.  

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Hey, all. Sorry to hear WEAMS is having a hard time. I have some very fond memories of hangout games back in Baltimore. Here’s hoping for a speedy recovery. 

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5 hours ago, weams said:

Yes I’m actually doing a bit better which is kind of strange so maybe those thoughts are reaching someone 

I want to tell everyone who’s reached out to me either here or privately how much it means to me to be acknowledged as their friend.

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On 6/2/2021 at 3:36 PM, Moose Milligan said:

Weams, thanks for everything you've done.  You're a class act, and we miss you here.  

Speak out to me here and I will respond.

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