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Discussion in 'Diamond Gators' started by TJtheGator, Jun 20, 2019.

  1. The_Graygator

    The_Graygator GC Hall of Fame

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    Its possible, but about 8 months ago I heard they'd never pursue him. Ive heard a lot of nolies say they wouldnt want him either.

    Ive heard nothing to change that since then but personally, hes not as good as his dad is and Id like that pick.
     
  2. BillGator97

    BillGator97 Power Wheelchair Bowler VIP Member

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    Something that stands out to me were his decisions at the end of last year:

    He had a kid basically pitch a complete game (over 100 pitches; 109 or thereabouts) and sent him back out – AFTER a two hour rain delay, for another inning plus. He wound up throwing something like 140 pitches, and giving up a walkoff on their own field.
     
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  3. 74nole

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    He is Mike Martin—always been about his “W”—always chewed up a lot of arms—we can sit here and cite one example behind another.....
     
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  4. jdgator

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    The deal is done. He’s actually a pretty good coach. His problem is his personality.
     
  5. TJtheGator

    TJtheGator GC Hall of Fame

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    I was equally as shocked when they pulled their starter in the 9th against Arkansas. Threw a gem, I was sure Martin would ride him to the end and I was hoping it would bite them.

    Utterly shocked it didn’t happen. Somewhere in the back of my mind I thought oh crap could it be that after 40 years he finally got it? Thank you Michigan and Texas Tech for squashing that thought.
     
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  6. NitroSmoke

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    This may be the best thread title of all time!
     
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  7. iowagator

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    Warchant front page agrees--it is done!

    Need to get him started right next year---0-3!!!
     
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  8. ufgrad97

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    Not sure why there is so much hate about Martin on here. Do I think he was the greatest coach ever? No. But he deserves respect. He coached baseball for a rival, but that is no reason to hate him. He coached the way he thought was best and was successful. I far as I can tell he was nothing but a gentleman. Our own coach respected him and when we were eliminated this year, he said he hoped Martin would win it all. To some it appears that they enjoy tearing someone down more than they enjoy us winning. I am not wired that whey. To each there own.
     
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  9. TJtheGator

    TJtheGator GC Hall of Fame

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    Meat knows he needs an early splash to quiet down the boo birds. He will start his Friday night guy against UF.

    Will play out very similar to 2005. Ready for Part Deux, Horns? :cool:
     
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  10. hogtowngator

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    Lost me at “whey”......
     
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  11. 74nole

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    97—

    One question......Do you know him?
     
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  12. 74nole

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    TJ—

    Bring it on....:ninja3:
     
  13. 74nole

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    ^^^^

    You got to admit TJ—

    It’s gonna be fun to watch their 3rd base coach look into the dugout to get the sign from “Meat”—and then “Meat” stand up and look in the stands to get the sign from “11”—BaaaHaaaa....:devil:
     
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  14. ufgrad97

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    Never met him or any of their coaches. Only time I have have seen him is in Gainesville. Just do not understand the hate. Do you think they should treat Mary Wise the same way?
     
  15. gatorjjh

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

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    amen and they both did whatever it took to keep the press polishing their image as the sweet saintly, selfless coach just out to help his boys, what balderdash
     
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  16. missourigator

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    I am not a Martin fan but he did win more games than any other coach in history. He must have done something right besides having a losing record to us.
     
  17. 74nole

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    I’ve known him since 1973—he has not changed, only the public perception of him has, in today’s world apparently if you stand in front of a mirror and say it enough times it becomes the truth—I will not tie everybody’s time up with my knowledge of “11”.........
     
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  18. GatorLurker

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    I hate him as a coach because he abuses the arms of pitchers.

    I laugh at him when he takes his glasses off when he knows that the camera will be on him. He is not a matinee idol.
     
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  19. The_Graygator

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    What im hearing from some hard core nolie baseball fans is that they arent happy.

    Ive never seen him hbc any team so that remains to be seen, but hes not the recruiter his father was either.
     
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  20. TJtheGator

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    On the surface: career assistant, mid 40s, never been offered HC job.

    Under the surface: nepotism hire by the good ol boy network to keep their good ol boy ways going.