19 Burst results for "Billy Wagner"
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Trip
"An excellent kind of proud clean and beautiful agricultural reason Reno. There's only there's only two those two options in the in the recent years you have A. People have a lot of fear. and. And have a lack in the trust of the system. and voting warm putting people in place while empower. which give them easy answers. Yeah and right this is the region were anglo-american lists from and you know cheats the the chancellor in but also they they vote more heavily for AFDC for the Far White Neo Nazi party well wreck early very far right party than anywhere else correct crazy. You can't you can blame them. Trying to understand them why they are doing so and I think with food war with bringing appreciation to the region through food through. Our we have that great region because there are so many farmers which are doing amazing work and you can really make money with that. You can really make a living you Kim support your family. You can do all that you can support the region because. People are moving out there and starting businesses, and that's what farm is about. Business, and you can be proud of that. You have a believe in where you're coming from and in a in a good way and I think this has been taken completely away. In the last thirty years since the the walking down. And I think food you have a possibility of. Creating a different environment and putting. Other. People in place because. They seeing what kind of advantages you're going to have in that region you have that huge market of three point four million people of building in front of your door. And you are outside of the city and there's an interest in locally sourced ingredients. Lebron's middle. How are we call them in German? The stuff of life. The stuff of life. Yeah. The staff of life. and. You. And I think that's what we're trying to do. We trying to put them center stage and? Giving the region and the people who live there some kind of. Reason to to do all that. And this is probably in every reach into same thing. In Germany with that country of that rich fucking rich country with people spending. In proportion, the lowest amount and what they earning on food. With visitor. The. Fact Germany maybe maybe not the lowest but. super-low right pillow. Okay. To be hundred percent correct rights while I'm a little bit more fake but it gives you a certain. You know people make a lot of money and they don't spend a lot of it on food correct yes and and and this needs to be changed and if you have the possibility of changing and you are able to give people who spend. A money on food you. You can create something different and you make something you maybe also leave something different Dyke. Change mentality I think is important. You have to give people reason why they should do that right and if it's good for our economy, it's good for our region because people experiencing. On the countryside and the animal doctors, there are no more snow more small. Little farms only big huge farms and down. Young. People moving away only old people living there is a lack of connection of land. City and and when you see this on an on a wider scale, I think food is not the whole answer on that, but it's it can be a part of it. And it's you're you're you're madly trying to get to that second bottle. And trying to figure out which. which is doing you're right. You already went through one is that a success?.
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Trip
"We've put some more of this kind of says really fucking good. I mean, it loses a little bit of it's in the class. Okay. I think. It goes it's it's freshly poured it. Gives the Nice acidity interesting? Floral smell mentally if this is a word. I'm not fruit driven and but when it's when when this is. A little bit out in glass and it a little bit of oxygen comes to it. Loses a little bit of that and it turns into a little bit of something ag. and. Then it lacks a little bit of body and structure maybe it's interesting. So it drink it quick quick. Yeah. Yeah over it's okay. Listen man you you set out the orders I follow you tell me to drink wine quickly I'll do it. So, what is the the trick then you're saying? You know how to meet people in an impressive and your elders what's the one thing? That someone? Who is the twenty year? Old Young Billy Wagner needs to know about building that skill set I didn't want to build up my skill set. It was more which interested me. I was doing this apprenticeship and then I'll work at Essex Street line and. After a year. I was actually applying already for doing civil service. And I did my civil service in Chicago. Did your civil service in Chicago in skokie to be a hundred percent exact and This is a German government by that not anymore over it was mandatory to do military service or if you feel not good doing the the gun thing, you know you you you you. Feel for that. You're not at all and you do. Working in older Lee home working at a museum driving out food doing some kind of. A slightly paid. Work. Which I think is very good for young people because they. Get maybe empathy or maybe a different approach in in life that they do something for somebody you know what? I mean I love the system here of Civil Service had friends who but went counted birds and stuff, but I've never heard of anybody going to skokie yet. They haven't is on the program which is called underwriting some land. Okay. Which means a different service in foreign countries, and there's an organization which is called for instance. They have an English American organization as well, which is called action reconciliation service for peace. which is a thing which was created after World War Two to three consolation work. In World War Two white and the the Holocaust how you would say it in the US and this kind of translation work I thought that's interesting going to a different country doing. A work which I have never tend to do and gives me a different approach..
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Trip
"And Finger Lakes us. You you're gonNA produce it, and you should open up something from dominy to see why you standing. Tell me where you're from and how you got into wine as your first advocation. From Berlin, no. No. I'm born in the east. My parents flew. Before the war game down just two months before. They fled to the West from the WHO the last correct. Through Hungary the borders, the borders of Hungary were open we got the possibility of. Going down apparent sold everything in the east winter of two suitcases to. To Hungary and then to West Germany for bus, how old were you seven eight? So you remember all that Shit. Yeah. How your member says the seven, eight, eight year old I would say. And then the parents will also gus me they run restaurants for the whole time for the. Yeah my grandparents from my mother's side. There were also run restaurant. Restaurant. Gas jeter places to eat and drink like like let's say fifty years ago east. German. Cooking culture would have been quite different on some level. Yes. I would say it was more to feed people and get full. But. Good cooking. Basic basic, but but good. My my father was a good chef I. Really liked his food was not very eloquent, but it was tasty. You know so. So. When I after school. visit ten years of. School. In West Germany unless Germany I did an apprenticeship as all whole mon- that's a problem German name, which is like the the apprentice for becoming a waiter. You do this for three years I did this for two and a half years because I shouldn't have a little bit. And then I. started working at a place which is still there which is called Ethic Cleveland. And they are met what town is a number in Nuremberg remember correct and very tiny place twenty, twenty, five seats. And it was operated and run by and under recruiter chef owner of that place and. I I got in touch with blind date because of him and because of the. Restaurant manager, which is still working there. Yvonne Jaki AH. A crowd Yang Yuckier creation guy. Came to Germany in the eighties and was working and in gastronomy and got into stuck into wine and. There I learned to I. got. To know wine in a I way and it probably influenced me at the most and then I was working always after's afterwards in in different places with different concepts. which gave me the opportunity to learn something about wine and to build up my own flavor by taste my own. And my own mindset why do I sell that wine and why do I do not sell that wine? You know like giving you an in. Certain style of what is important to good wine. So Teenage Billy Wagner. Waiter in training. Meets these kind of old battleaxes who are still still manning their stations in Nuremberg..
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Trip
"So we take one ball of something to drink while we're doing the interview. because. We take. One of them will be tasty. Inflation you've gotta can I carry? With me all four winds are from a different time interest and like wine wise emotionally wise it's it makes sense make some sense. As you see I'm not sure if I really liked wall now you know we'll. We'll have to see. What we need and I just love the seller though it's like just the right amount of crumbling classes. This is how these old sellers look.
Can You Train Yourself to Become Ambidexterous?
"The. World is made up of about ninety percent of right handed people and ten percents, left-handed people folks who are truly ambidextrous, those who use their right and left hand equally well make up a negligible sliver of the population, but is ambidextrous, inherited or learned, and if learned, can it be learned as an adult? We spoke of email with Dr Sebastian. Auckland Berg a professor of psychology at Ruhr University and BOCOM Germany. He said a little bit of both. And this is determined by about twenty five percent, genetic factors and seventy five percent, non genetic factors like environmental influences. It clearly runs families, so it is somewhat inherited, but learning might also affect it I think amdex steady for a specific task. like hitting a tennis ball with the racket is possible, but full embiid extremity for all tasks is unlikely. Handedness being the skill in comfort, a person feels using one hand, or the other is considered a complex genetic trait, and since genes are involved hand, preference develops before a person's even born, but like other complex traits handedness including ambiguity extremity doesn't have a simple pattern of inheritance. Yes there is a greater chance. The children of left-handed parents will also be lefthanded than righties, but remember the chance of being a lefty is just ten percent overall, so most children have lefties are still right handed. An identical twins are more likely than non identical twins to both be either right or left handed, but many of both types do have opposite hand preferences, and that's before we even talk about whether a child's handedness is allowed to develop naturally or whether parents and teachers interfere. Hand dominance typically develops around age three and fully developed by age four to five, but it can be influenced by insisting a child uses their other hand, or by happenstance for example when he was four years old, former major league baseball pitcher Billy Wagner broke his right elbow and spent the summer in a cast. In his memoir Wachner victory recalls being a natural righty at the time and already mad for baseball, but for the next six weeks he threw only left-handed when the cast came off, he was in for a surprise when he tried throwing with his right, the ball went nowhere had lost not a strength of coordination for throwing with his right arm and gained it in his left. Wagner wrote. I was a natural righty then and still am I do everything right handed eat told tools right start lawnmower everything except pitch. Wagner wouldn't be considered ambidextrous though he's certainly managed to have an incredibly successful career working with his non dominant hand. Baseball is full of players who switch hit meaning. They hit equally well from either the left or right side, and are comfortable, facing left or right handed pitchers, some like hall of Famers, Eddie Murray Mickey Mantle and Chipper Jones were successful, but they like. Wagner weren't truly ambidextrous. Which is something? That's very difficult to do, but why the? Lindburg said headedness is something that is generated in the brain, not the hands as such. The half the brain contra lateral to the hand is better in controlling fine motor movements for example, the left brain hemisphere in right handers. The strength of this preference varies between individuals. Some people have a very strong preference for one hand, and resulting from that greater issue in using the other for specific tasks, so it's the brain that sets the barrier. But if the brains, that's the barrier. The brain can also remove it. Take the case of Billy McLaughlin. McLaughlin is an award winning guitarist known for a unique style of play, placing both hands on the Fredbord, Originally predominantly a right handed guitar player, but in the late nineteen nineties despite having a record at number seven on the billboard. He was struggling with control problems. He was missing notes when he played an experienced muscle spasms to the point that he was unable to perform. Finally in two thousand one McLaughlin was diagnosed with focal Dystonia, a movement disorder, causing muscles to contract involuntarily, though advised to find another career McLaughlin opted to teach himself to play left handed and he succeeded. So this begs the question. Can we teach ourselves to become ambidextrous as adults? A two thousand seven study found that as we age, we actually become more ambidextrous without even trying in part because the hands that we use more loses. Its dominance of the study was small. It included sixty participants all strongly right handed according to the Edinburgh handedness inventory, the participants completed various computerized dexterity tests, which included line tracing and aiming task and tapping the youngest group average age, twenty five years performed all the skills proficiently using their right hand, the Middle Age participants average age fifty years performed well using either hand on the gaming task while the two oldest groups average ages, seventy and eighty years performed just as well using either hand on all tasks except one. However overall performance appeared to decline with increasing age especially for the participants dominant hand, leading researchers to believe that quote, we become more ambidextrous as we get older because dominant hand loses its superior dexterity, and becomes more like are weaker hand. Some people have wondered whether attempting to become ambidextrous could strengthen the brain and potentially slow or fight the effects of aging or dementia Allen Berg said that's a myth, while it is true in general that brain training is a good idea when aging research has shown that what at strengthened is what is trained, so if I trained to write with my non dominant hand, this would affect the motor brain areas of the contra lateral half the brain, but not the areas involved in memory. Thus a specific memory training would make more sense in aging and dementia.
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show
"I have that Marian Rivera inter Sandman piece a memorabilia that I have over on my side of the man cave. Did that just go up in value? Did did he invent the pitcher? Come to the mount song. Ways. See the I haven't ent- entry song walkup song. Waiters have walkup songs. Yeah. Fritzy? When did was it Trevor Hoffman at the hells hell's bells that start before Maryono pry did right? Did Billy Wagner have one? For some reason. I remember Billy Wagner. But enter Sandman was the most famous one. But I don't know if he was the first. Oh, yeah. Twenty five after the hour. He's got one pitch. You know, it's coming and he's still dominates. You can call him, Moe. Didn't make it to the big Tilly was twenty years of age started out as his starting pitcher failed. As a starting pitcher ended up as the greatest relief pitcher of all time. One hundred percent. Enter sandman. Mojo Rivera at ninety six rock. Damn it. Get to the vocals, dude, you're still like a minute and a half from the Voelkel some of his pitching outings didn't last. They could have started that song, and they wouldn't have gotten to the end of the song when he was done with his appearance. It's pretty awesome though when Yankee Stadium in this game. Yes. And if you're a hitter, and you know, most coming in, and they probably wait just a split second longer to let you think about it as you're waiting and now it's like, oh boy airy comes. Dang it. Can we check and see? This is pretty good. It's a better song than inter Sandman as pretty good. Because this one synergy here the first bells, and then you hear the tar coming in. And here comes Trevor Hoffman. And then you get the drums. Come in. Like, I'm not getting him. Getting a hit right now. Now close here we go. Good stuff. Then he gets to the mount about ri-. No, no. Now, right around second base. Slow walk slow build and door opens up hit the post. Right at the mound reaching down for the Rosin grabbing the baseball. Good. Swing and you're having. Three straight. You might as well believe a Donut on I got no chance. I would probably use trampled underfoot by Led Zeppelin from physical graffiti, see. No, no, if you can pull that one. Then we'll get to go to them buyers. Yup. I yeah. I think if I was coming in from the bullpen. Perry. Seventy. Now, the only party walk into the mountain ELO. Hello. I love the seventies. I throw the seventies. Party in a box. Only problem with this song is you can't have vocals. That's the problem. I would need like Kashmir from zeppelin that takes a little while where we get vocals here. Now there you go boom like as I pushed the door open. You get that. And I take my good old time, although robbery is going to start singing here. That doesn't sound as intimidating..
"billy wagner" Discussed on Effectively Wild: A FanGraphs Baseball Podcast
"Yes. He's always going to be short on innings. But man, the dominance is just off the charts. It lowest opponents batting average highest strikeout rate of any pitcher with that level. I guess, you know, Craig kimbrel holds out lawn. He'll probably surpass those, but era adjusted still got Wagner with those feats and also doing it from the left side, which we've never seen before or right on quite that level. I love Billy Wagner story too. I mean, the fact that he's not a natural lefty that he learned to throw left handed. After breaking his arm twice. And just that he came from extreme poverty, really clawed his way up, and I hope makes it someday. All right. Well, I was going to wrap up with today's game ballot there since you've just completed a series about it. And it's pretty slim Pickens as you were just saying, and they're guys who are not eligible who are probably better than the guys who are the players. I mean, I love Orel Hershiser. I grew up a dodger fan nineteen Eighty-eight a freshman in college. So that was always going to be with me. He's you know, he is a baseball hero of my youth. I wish I could now day stronger case for him. I think you have to give extrordinary credit to the postseason, which to be honest. The voters used to do especially in the in the prewar pre television era that you can find a lot of guys who stats don't make sense within the context of the hall of fame. And then then you look at home he had to really good World Series, like left Gomez or Jess Hanes guys who are or catfish hunter guys who are. Way far down the jaws list in terms of the regular season value, but had some shining moments in the postseason oral, you know, had had great ones in obviously eighty eight. But he also had also had a nice run in nineteen ninety-five with the Indians after he'd had shoulder surgery after he'd gone through a a surgery that was almost as revolutionary as Tommy John surgery for labor them by the same doctor, doctor friend job, you know. So there's there's something there. But you know, I can't put him in before I got David Cone and Bret Saberhagen because I think those guys are legitimately stronger. They can't even get on the ballot. But everybody else Joe Carter come on. You know? You know, he's on the ballot because of one hit. Yeah. We'll Clark I think is sort of the Don Mattingly of the ballot. Like there was a time. When will Clark was you know, one of the best hitters in baseball. And maybe the best first base in baseball. But that time just did not last all that long. Who else we got trying to think who else who else was on the players side on that thing, but herald Baynes fell. Bell had had a brief peak where he monster numbers. Baynes professional hitter like autumn it almost the ultimate compiler. But just not quite didn't have didn't have quite the value. Didn't have like he wasn't as good a hitter. As Martinez pet always as many games as at your did just that you can't justify that the other side of the ballot. The non the non-players is a little bit more interesting. At least I think you could look at Pinella and David Johnson and Charlie manual and see. You know, there are managers who they sort of resemble in the hall of fame, but the all the none of them quite separate from the pack and Johnson has the high winning percentage of short career likewise with manual Panella long career. The all only have the one championship and manuals only got back to a second World Series. Even and to me, I think that's a deal breaker. I know it's hard to get back to back to the World Series. But you got to win that second pennant. Where is why is Jim Leyland on this ballot? He's got three pennants in championship and winning percentage..
"billy wagner" Discussed on 94WIP Sports Radio
"Minded he'd lead up. Are you ever going on the he's on the ground? But I don't blame him because if he brings him to the ground, and he gets a penalty from bringing him to the ground cost your team the game might they've taken the physicality out of football. They are. But I love forty three forty. They're probably high five and thirty. Exciting. It's thirty points in the fourth quarter. Why thirty points in the fourth quarter to elite? Exactly why that's crazy. That's great. You know, they're happy. People were looking at games now and say oh nine and seven is a boring game to me that's all about what sport. What sport hasn't gone that way? Can't throw inside and baseball hasn't. You can't throw inside in baseball. I can't do anything like that anymore baseball. It's all offense shifts that they try to do. Now, you can eat it. Guy got his head. This summer that. Yeah. If they turn into it and hockey, they'll let you. Electoral offense. I need a sports figure from Philadelphia you now root against Mike is another team. I would say Billy Wagner Billy list because Billy Wagner was allowed mouth. And he made up a story that knowledge when you said that you got booed for for hitting ninety nine one hundred on the gun was alive. The game. We were we were jokingly bringing the radar. They made it sound like you were all a bunch of Neanderthal. We loved him when he was here. It's not good Abe Graham with our I read the question of the day, we need to get this information..
"billy wagner" Discussed on 94WIP Sports Radio
"But rules accounts out already just because this. Team has lost, our hundred games the past several years. Like that's, ridiculous we got we got plenty of time he's right they got some time with a three. And a half out of Atlanta now go. A little bit of a winning streak here's the problem David brutal in the last seven. Series and Jake you're not making. Us, feel, any better, by going out and doing what. You did last night I feel like they have one starting pitcher. You can count on every five days and the other guys are maybe or maybe not and. That's not. A good formula like yeah I mean. Listen until they star wings series all they're doing. Is, salvage in a game. Out of, the, series and then you have to hope Lanta loses on that night that you. Win on the night you win Yup I mean that's what that's. What we That's what we have left. Right. Now until, they show us something different That's what it is right Though they're, still eleven years ago. Today ready for some goosebumps h k caused the Phillies walk off over. The Mets here it. Is Number that, never that game a. Four hour game on a Thursday one o'clock game so it wasn't a Sunday was a. Thursday one o'clock game but I, remember it and that. Really was Tom Gordon gets to win a hit was all. Billy Wagner How about that Billy. Wagner Orlando Hernandez started the game for the Mets number number l. Duquet oh yeah And Kyle low Scott to start and it got. Deep into the bullpen with Geoff, Geary Klay contrary Juan-Carlos Alfonseca gave up four runs in no innings Mason and Tom. Gordon got the win but. That, was the that was officially the start row and had. A good, day big piece hit his thirty sixth Pat Perla two home runs twenty four Rhone went deep so yeah man who. Wants to ask could. Phillies fans are going and how, come you're. Not jumping on? In two. Thousand seven they had that team they had Rollins utley borough Howard. Aaron, ruined Jason worth, was with, them then Yeah and those. Players The core players had. Been here, few years I mean we're still. Getting, a notice team yeah man noticed these. Guys. Just. Guy here yeah A lot of these guys. Won't be, here when this team actually turns. Into, what we hope to be a contending. Team A single phone call here Jake in reading wants to know why you wanna movie room Jake guys go Bureau. Creek I definitely have an eagles point but I want to. Eighty room yeah Is that what you want, you want yeah that's what I. Said You know what I? Met, man come on man Are, you, going to call not going to be like like is going? To, be big on the Tyne above. The room no it's a family, date or man we liked to have movie night so it'll be a room is nothing. Is nothing exotic about it just as the room I theatre you call Now I just said movie. Room, at the time I I've, used both terms you you call them like you. Build them or something? Do, you build them. Yeah that's what I. 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The year he's turning down five million dollars down. To deal from the Browns like I wanna four million. From the, the ravens, I don't, know what's going on with Dez Bryant mad so I you know. You, know you can't bring him in here for any type of significant money no you're already paying out Sean Jeffrey. And you're paying or you're, only paying my Wallace a couple of million. Dollars, Nelson is his fourth year so he's only making a few million dollars I I think that the argue The argument would be different. For me if alshon was going to be out even six right if he's on the. Pup list then I say you. Know what that's six weeks I can bring in Dez and then. If listen outshot comes back then and there's worry. About snaps and designate deal with it it thoroughly think. They're gonna, miss in, two weeks, then them what is he right he's a fourth wide receiver we're. Now, now here's the thing for days nobody signing days before the season no because they want the ability to release him non-guaranteed if he begins, to act up so now he's gonna have. To, wait until after week one Because. Of your best player and you're? On a roster week one. Your contract is, guaranteed for the year so there every team after this nonsense. He's, been doing it he's tweeting out stuff that I got a contract offer right now. From the Browns and like do nobody's signing him right now And the eagles don't, need that yeah I don't get it feel they're going after death. Last thing the eagles needed some guy. Who thinks more of himself and he shoots about Mimi the last thing they need right. Marks. In Reseda eight seven to nine ninety. Four ninety four we'll come back with, some phone calls but. Also like pretty cool thing that's going on with the eagles the Super Bowl dishing of America's, game finally comes out next week But there's a big. 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Should Dale Murphy be in the hall of fame?
"Straight. Talk brought to you by straight talk wireless, best phones, best networks, no contracts. So I'll said, so the guest we're efforting is right Thompson, who has a phenomenal piece in ESPN the magazine this week about Dale Murphy and how there's this whole generation, particularly in the southeast who believes domer- for should be in the hall of fame. The baseball hall of fame induction ceremony is Sunday. It'll be Jack Morris, Alan Trammell Vladimir Guerrero who mentioned earlier who would be wiffle ball player. Jim Thome who'd had a can o Jim Thome e who should be on everyone's all time. Looks like you should be on your softball league team Griffin, rip Chipper Jones. And Trevor Hoffman. And we're in the funny Marty when you get to certain age, it's like the guys you watch their entire career another. Yeah, it makes me feel really old. Like what those guys are going in. The hall of fame, right? Trevor Hoffman was the I was he liked the first real closer. I guess maybe Dennis Eckersley might have been the first real closer, but Hoffman was at the guy that I remember that came in and just therm nothing but smoke. Yeah, and but then like got crafty and he's of the group. He's probably the most is numbers are crazy, but of the group. He's the one that people seem to have the most reservations about, but he was there man like there was who else were the lease? Myth lease myth hall of fame, John rocker, John rocker. John rocker lasted a second, wasn't he closer though? He was starter was who's closer goose Gossage hit Googlers. Goose was the first goose was the first one of my life that was just was like just came. Just came in throwing smoke and. Yeah, but those closers were the best, but then but then you had the guys that were like great and then weren't so great. Like Bruce, Bruce suitor closer, Billy Wagner. Billy Wagner was the man son? Yeah, Billy Wagner grew up near me. He's from tazewell Virginia. Went to Fareham college. The little teeny, tiny Fareham college, of course, Moran Rivera, but goose was the one hour reduces the one that came along and I thought and then other ones, though there's some other ones that are scaping me right now that. When unique personalities when we look like maybe not kids. But as we were getting on towards high school college, they were some guys, I'll think of it as we go. I'm still working on joslin. Trying to think. Francisco rodriguez. I mean lease myth, I love Lee Smith lease. Myth is a really good call man. He's tall. Yeah, right. Eckersley was the guy probably though. Yeah, see. I'm so old armor when he was was a decent starter, but. Why didn't he? Yeah, you break. I want to Braise about small malts basically two different careers, which is wise in the hall of fame so. So bring up del Murphy because of the peace right Thompson road and full disclosure, I'm sitting in my office right now with a framed portrait of del Murphy, like standing in front of the American flag, holding his golden glove. And so, yeah, if you grew up in the part of the world we did and this is the super station era. And I, I knew so much about the cubs and the Braves, both because you watch them on television every day. You watch cubs in the morning. Watch brazen night. I went to a cubs cubs Braves game one time with the church youth groups that with girl, and I thought she would be impressed at my overwhelming knowledge of both teams and all scare. I mean, because if you watch both of those teams every single day all summer long, you know, every summer of youth it became will you know when Rafael Ramirez the plate and I'm going well, you know, he really struggles on so. And so or about Bob Horner. Yeah. Bob Horner, Jeff, Treadway Jeff Treadway. Wow. Cam Zane Smith?.
"billy wagner" Discussed on WEEI
"Of year will say it again i had a you have to have ten years consecutive in the bbb wa to get a hall of fame vote so i was about two hours about three years in i come to weeicom all poop broke loose well and they took me out of the the b b wa because it was the internet while the next year comcast arts their siton espn boston starts here side all these other guys remain in now because i was out i had the reset and i had no desire to go back in that organisation understood eventually i went back in and now so once again my clock theresa i can even tell you an advocate probably a couple of years away but are you kidding me are you kidding and then they put it in this thing now where are you finally say all right if you're out if you're not active for ten years then you can't vote all but but if you write for one year after that you can you can start voting again i mean all of this is so fraudulent and when someone does like what this guy bill livingston does did i mean out in in in how 'bout this don't give me the like all this was a good guy carlos legally vote live on hernandez get a vote carry would get two votes chris carpenter get two votes i mean or get more more these guys though rod i the the voting should bother you when some of these guys get votes so i just want to highlight some of the people who didn't vote for chipper jones who i think we should have been 100 percent of the vote jose a day whose zice a jose day hey sousse ortiz voted four clemens vladimir guerrero trevor hoffman jeff can edgar martinez fred mcgriff might me seena jim told me omar vizquel billy wagner all ten of his votes no shipper jones is so so use all ten of his votes and did novel for chipper jones a gino who mark purdy is the mark hertie vlad guerrero goal though trevor hoffman and omar vizquel did not vote for chipper jones we open imagine voting for omar vizquel as a hall of famer over chipper jones no how could you possibly do that is so marked party works for the.
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Bullpen with DA
"Hey before we get going the something that i gotta bring up with you and this is going to lead us to jack guests of the week jack gas of although week yard look i could jack heath thanks his wife awesome and then he thinks this girl us with your date zach braff stuffed you know that i'm a wrestling van everybody who listens to the show knows a wrestling fan chris jericho did a podcast earlier this week yes that chris jerk oh the ayatollah of rock and roll a and he was talking about store were sort of vetting really talk that much but he started talking about a weird baseball rumor outta nowhere and i was wondering if you ever heard this okay do you remember a game in baltimore where the laos didn't work at all true it is a hundred center that from everything i've heard a one hundred percent i've heard that for multiple people i've heard people that were at the field so you believe that cal ripken juniors wife slept with kevin costner and he i'm not saying i'm not i'm not making claims like that but added saying if that happened to be the rumor he was talking about i've heard from people i don't know i'm not saying who they are at others 100 percent well if you uh if you didn't put to into together when they were filming the movie for the love of the game kevin costner was in baltimore and apparently one day cal ripken junior went home and found caster and his wife huffing and puffing and cal ripken jr told peter angelos that i'm not gonna be playing in tonight's game and all of a sudden mysteriously the lights didn't work that lights didn't work.
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Bullpen with DA
"Yeah so girls know here's the deal edgar martinez is not going in the whole well he actually might but he shouldn't be in the hall he doesn't have three thousand hits he doesn't have five hundred home runs the boy didn't play defense he is not a hall of famer in my book and i think the good mick that i don't have to sit here and pretend that he is da i love you thank you so much for doing your best and not crap in the bed carla i still look forward to getting all your hate tweets why keep set it up but we still love you you are still our number one bullpen catcher and we cannot tell you how much we appreciate all your support so there you have it da you are smarter than the super is divorced super fans and i can't thank you enough i apologise to all the edgar martinez fans out there i could throw it i've got too much integrity i'm sorry i'm nope heroes you are better looking i will well and you'll ever on people maybe and you've never sexually harassed looked a teenager anyways come on it it out i hope he did it hey how about this i know you're not a big believer in war mmhmm but for a dh is the exact same war hurt as eddie murray and carltom fiske i understand that ad pudge at higher than ride sarrebourg i have to say the dude he he was at a credibly impressive hitter if you would have fielded a position he's in the top fifty in war historic and that's of lockin see carla happens to think that i'm not a fan of edgar i am a fan of edgar i think he's an amazing player i've never had the chance to talk to him so i don't know what kind of human being he is but i do remember how dominant he was my question is did he played long enough did he accumulate enough stats to be a hall of famer and in my opinion he doesn't he doesn't hit those magic numbers and when you add the fact that even play defense to me that's not a hall of famer if you look at big papi i'm going to say yes he's a hall of famer because he does have five hundred home runs i woke atom and say if he would have had the eat when you compared their careers and he.
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Bullpen with DA
"I didn't think that uh he well halloffamer you see all the stats that i tweeted you just at knows you might i add exactly all right carla are you ready to play are you smarter than reliever i hope club da are you ready believe it made me proud questioned number one we all know babe ruth is the first member of the 500 home run club but who was the second a harmon killebrew be mickey mantle c jimmy fox bore de mello this is a tough jennings this is a tough one it's between two guys i got a note of those carla are you ready great go with mickey mantle you say be mickey mantle da says de mello on both of you are wrong it is a jimmy saw you jimmy foxx yep that's us they could see your d i know is one of those two dang it just later grayton school ba seizure the season he's sees get you degrees questioned number two who is the only player in major league history to lead the league in triples home runs and rbis in the same year is it a call crawford be jim rice c rickey henderson or d the fantastic man we all know as junior did you say triples home runs and rbis triples home runs and rbis in the same you can you with the country of origin country of origin is of the united states and sometimes canada can use it in a sense da has never gotten a hit let alone a triple a home run or and.
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Bullpen with DA
"On the wine right now we have bullpen catcher extraordinaire carla you've heard us talk about her plenty of times now carla is a huge seattle mariners fan she loves edgar martinez she says that he should be in the hall of fame now all of you bullpen cabs aluli absolutely shut up dm in the middle of my monologue here now all you bullpen catchers know that i don't think edgar should be in the hall of fame but i'm giving karlovy opportunity right now to get my support for edgar so if she can be da i will never again say that he doesn't belong in the hall of fame carla how are you i'm doing okay carla thank you for coming on it's great hearing your voice again it's been a long time i i've right now i i remember this as look it through your twitter feed and seeing the picture from two thousand nine and the seattle bullpen we had a lot of fun down there and and it's great have anyone but i do apologise i'm going to beat you and i know the ramifications of this are not good because i do believe actors should be in the hall of fame and james i want james to have to admit it but i can't out of pride i can't let you in all happening now here's the big question carla are you going to put your money where your mouth is and if you lose are you willing to say adress not a hall of famer i can't do that.
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Bullpen with DA
"Bring in that closer out get excited to watch the seats because that's that's the one part of that game that a man i remember how that feels i know what those nurse still like in ah and stuff so at that's uh you know i don't have that one person anymore but i do enjoy watching the gang nobody ever says the mets billy we can't get enough uh we will be pulled off were young we will be promoting you we will reach telling every writer we know debt billy wagner into the hall thank you i appreciate it dear waterfall new billy wagner and just to let the fans know what happened when we were done with the interview we kept talking on for twenty minutes because he's just a fun guy to talk baseball with yeah we touch on lewis about twenty maybe even thirty minutes was awesome duties it's doug wife's it was an amazing amazing kutcher amazing closer i think we we talked about a piney on here i think he's borderline hall of famer when you really start looking at his numbers what matthew bouncing row it's really his case get stronger and stronger when you really break it down and i think he gets hurt by not being this really great media guy not being not having a team that was more successful in the postseason and and maybe like he said not having the innings but a lot of times as a reliever your that's all based on your team and not necessarily you you don't want to like about doing interviews with you know former closers it's really cool to see the way you admire these guys even if it played in the same era or a different era to seem you'd be like dude you're assist dodd interest even though you were both major league closers to see you admire another pitcher just like a little kid would is really awesome.
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Bullpen with DA
"Jack morris holy cow jet more i mean the guy was that's the epitome of whole thing mean bar the numbers i mean i'm gonna go out in the biggest gains from it though ten inning shut out against the atlanta braves and i'm gonna this is just what i do and you know i'm not after worried about numbers and i'm gonna we get wins and you know he played on some really bad teams and was in really was the best player there so i mean those guys dale murphy i mean those are i mean it's so hard to sit there and draw this line when you sit there and and you see those guys aren't credible but we're gonna we're gonna we're gonna talked about some suspicious guys and give them the nod so i mean you know it's a popularity contests and things that things have changed the we do not for your time do you have some time to take a couple of questions from our bullpen touches on twitter please beautiful so jason want to know what was your indem ritual light to prepare for an appearance what would you do if you were given the night off oh my gosh night a night off was awful uh i i night off was just i didn't know what to do uh huh it was very difficult expressly if it got to the point where you knew you had to be ready for you normally be ready for that favoured for tuning in my my situation starting about the third inning because i would sit mushek first couple of winnings on the bench and then uh go in and kinda get get heated up and get stretched out and then i would round the fifth inning i'm owes you know down to the bullpen and hanging out with the guys and so i'd have better inning or so where i was kinda relaxing easy going and then about that symphony i started looking at the line up a little bit more count them down what i might face who might face who and where this might end up in stuff but uh you know uh around that tempting my my my gut started to turn a little bit about you know where i needed to be and what my mind need to be thinking who us bumpy face them.
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Bullpen with DA
"Actually uh no i was blessed with uh with that uh my my mom's side the family is you know kind of built the same way i am uh uh it it it became i mean it more relevant as i i got older uh i was a hobby osce in high school i was pretty weak kid uh played football but i was pretty weak for for for us i couldn't squat uh i was i just wasn't very physically strong now look the part with my legs but i was uh got the college played football we didn't lift a lot uh in uh darren baseball but uh i didn't really get into to lifting and really knowing how to take care m abiding talk got into probaseball uh uh when i was in college uh there was no such things caught a pitch count it was uh hey where's you're going to start the first game on saturday and then you're going to relieved the next two in your and so i would throw a complete game uh but it was such a different time you know we didn't think about army andrews we did think about pitch counts we didn't have do rues we didn't have heavy balls we i mean we were out in the hey fields and we were you know you work you just you just did things different so to throw one hundred fifty pitches uh you know that's just what you did i mean uh you you you were going to finish that game and so and there was a time that that was just that's what you how it was used uh i don't think there was a a wrong way with the coaches i mean i'm pretty sure i was not going to be happy if was taken out of the game uh but you know you you just you had that mentality and so uh i did a lot of long tossup laid out you know playing as playing football as playing uh baseball on college uh uh so i was costly throwing and uh and and being active in those regards so it was not in for me to throw you know you know a hundred and fifty pitches or or you know we through every day.
"billy wagner" Discussed on The Bullpen with DA
"Well uh now you've dated me now that you sit there and said you used to watch me play and the now everybody knows that i'm really old but uh thank you for that complement uh honestly um i don't think any kid at that age when you break your arm thinks of a debt as being blessing but uh in my house oh we are our family was very uh you know we were very i think we were always into athletic let it get pants i mean backyard football was a common event and uh so playing football was uh you know a big thing and now is practised in our practice will just batting thing we didn't i didn't have uh a football i had a hat now is practice within i had a friend who would come over uh from across the road and uh we would kind of play one on one football and so uh uh it just happened that he fell on me wrong broke my uh elbow and then um you know um me being right handed but me being also five six years old being resilient and wanting to play and not paying attention to what anybody says you know you know i just picked it up lefthanded and then since i got my cast off by a little later a broke norm again on amongst bars so i want to play i was i was into everything else rambunctious as most uh boys were at that time and not so i found a way to figure out have play lefthanded in you know i never thought a thing about it i don't think anybody felt that was unique uh especially not my family uh we my my family was uh had some really good athletes my cousins my uncle's uh we're all either all american allstate gone somewhere play football or baseball and so when that you know for at that point there was no nothing unusual about that uh they're really only became a uh a story uh when when i got drafted in you know people wanted to make more out of it i mean it's so common though i mean i watch darryl kile for for years we put get hate me he we would switch gloves in the outfield it he could throw just as well lefthanded he could right i mean his curveball left and it was.