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Baseball vs. Marshall, Fri 2/14, 6:30 pm

Discussion in 'Diamond Gators' started by Gatorgal04, Feb 10, 2020.

  1. Gatorgal04

    Gatorgal04 Lowly Fan Moderator

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    I believe in the Church of Baseball. I've tried all the major religions and most of the minor ones. I've worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 beads in a Catholic rosary and there are 108 stitches in a baseball. When I learned that, I gave Jesus a chance. But it just didn't work out between us. The Lord laid too much guilt on me. I prefer metaphysics to theology. I've tried them all, I really have. And the only church that truly feeds the soul day in, day out, is the Church of Baseball.

    Walt Whitman once said, "I see great things in baseball. It's our game, the American game. It will repair our losses and be a blessing to us."
     
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  2. Gatorgal04

    Gatorgal04 Lowly Fan Moderator

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    I’d like to thank Matherly and jjh for posting practice updates. It’s a difficult job, much more so than game PBP, because it’s not structured. There’s a lot of note taking and then separately typing it up. Thanks, guys! I haven’t been to any spring practices because I’m trying to get everything settled for a home renovation project. Lots of digging through files and running around to stores making decisions. As I told my contractor, I’ll be really hard to get hold of after baseball starts.
     
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  3. Gatorgal04

    Gatorgal04 Lowly Fan Moderator

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    Last opening game at the Mac! Gators start the 2020 season hosting Marshall. The Thundering Herd finished 2019 with a 29-28 (14-15 CUSA) record. Like the Gators, Marshall is building a new ballpark with plans to move in by 2021 or 2022.

    TV: SEC Network +
    Radio: 98.1 FM / 850 AM Listen Live - ESPN 98.1 FM - 850 AM WRUF
    Stats: Link not posted yet
    Pre-game Notes: Marshall Game Notes (PDF) - Florida Gators
    Weather: 60 at the start and 53 when we finish. 5% chance of precip. Wind NNE @ 8 = blowing out to right field. Next year NNE will be blowing in from left field.

    Starting Gator: Mace
    Starting Earl: Wade Marshall (R-SR, RHP)

    • SPECIAL ENTRANCE: Walk the blue carpet at the main entrance and get your photo taken!
    • GIVEAWAY: The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a final season magnet upon entry!

    Go Gators!
     
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  4. KendallGator922

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    It's baseball season!!!!
     
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  5. WESGATORS

    WESGATORS Moderator VIP Member

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    So here it is!

    Go GATORS!
    ,WESGATORS
     
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  6. 74nole

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    OK Gators—Let’s do this!
     
  7. Matherly87

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    GatorGal you made my day with your appreciation shout out and seeing this first game post of the season. Thanks for all you do and I'm glad to turn it back over to you. Can't wait for Friday.
     
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  8. KendallGator922

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    The same gang is back. It's Sandlot time.
     
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  9. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    heading up in a few minutes, going to try to help Sully figure out Saturday and Sunday starters, the guy works so darned hard I hope to take some of the stress off his decision making, I have every confidence he has read every post here and will take them to heart, my prediction after 27 practices odds are high Fabian starts in CF
     
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  10. gatorbogey

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    It’ll be Valentine’s Day too, Friday...bet @Gatorgal04 gets a lot of love!
     
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  12. GatorLurker

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    Friday is opening day. Also my late FIL's birthday. The next day is my late mother's birthday.

    I will be there both days.
     
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  13. gtj31

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    Most Gators wait all offseason for that first game in August/September. Most baseball fans wait for April 1st and the Reds kicking things off. This Friday is my most anticipated day of the sports year. It marks the beginning of 56 games of baseball. I can listen on the way home from work. I can watch out by our fire in the backyard as long as it isn’t raining. I can follow along via radio with whiskey and cards while throttling my wife in rummy (you better believe I don’t let her win!!!).

    A glass to you, the most wonderful day of the year.
     
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  14. gatorinmi

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    When the heck is the UAA going to update the roster on their website?
     
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    Well done Greg , didn’t think u had the hudzputh to handle all those tasks !
     
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    Im there for all 3 and the basketball game . This move to DB has curtailed my Gator live participation
     
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    Not quite time Horns , slow down .. lol
     
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  18. Matherly87

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    After they hand it to the umpire.
     
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    “In the big inning...”
     
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    Not to get too deep here, but I felt led to tell you that guilt comes not from the Father, but from the father of lies.