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Casady1

(2,133 posts)
Mon Jul 12, 2021, 09:52 PM Jul 2021

Watching the HR derby in Colorado

I live in Atlanta and you should see the whining by the republicans. They are trying to blame the democrats for losing the game. I wrote to two of the senate candidates who are running to take out Warnock. I told them that baseball is played by republicans and the owners are republican and they made a decision to move it. I let them know that they buckled like the republican party buckled to Trump.

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Watching the HR derby in Colorado (Original Post) Casady1 Jul 2021 OP
What is an HR derby? niyad Jul 2021 #1
All star game Casady1 Jul 2021 #2
HOME RUN DERBY demtenjeep Jul 2021 #3
A home run hitting exhibition by some of Major League Baseball's best hitters as an ancillary RockRaven Jul 2021 #5
ball carries pretty well in higher altitude RussBLib Jul 2021 #4
I'm watching too. Diamond_Dog Jul 2021 #6
Reminded them Casady1 Jul 2021 #7
 

Casady1

(2,133 posts)
2. All star game
Mon Jul 12, 2021, 09:58 PM
Jul 2021

which Atlanta lost to Denver because of the voter suppression law. It is the home run derby.

RockRaven

(15,295 posts)
5. A home run hitting exhibition by some of Major League Baseball's best hitters as an ancillary
Mon Jul 12, 2021, 10:08 PM
Jul 2021

event during MLB's All-Star Game festivities. Not a game situation, the guys pitching are trying to give them good chances of hitting it (instead of the usual opposite), and the guys hitting are swinging for the fences on every pitch (not always the case in game situations), all to show off optimal home run hitting prowess for the fans. They make up some arbitrary rules to keep score between the hitters so there can be a "champion."

 

Casady1

(2,133 posts)
7. Reminded them
Mon Jul 12, 2021, 10:18 PM
Jul 2021

that Jackie broke the color barrier and how great Willie and Hank were and that baseball has become a white sport. I also let them know that the NBA players and owners are democrats. Both candidates were African American.

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