Looks Like Arod Is Gone For a Year

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Arod is gone for 1 year they are announcing tomorrow August 5th 2013, good riddence to another cheater!
#arod #arod cheater #arod is gone #cheater
  • Profile picture of the author thunderbird
    Maybe Madonna will console him. He's known for liking guys when they're down, lol.
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  • Profile picture of the author craigslist
    will be interesting tonite against the white sox, and what the yankees fans say when he's home in the stadium
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  • Profile picture of the author lcombs
    Originally Posted by craigslist View Post

    Arod is gone for 1 year they are announcing tomorrow August 5th 2013, good riddence to another cheater!
    I concur.
    He can go take his ill-gotten millions and go cry in a corner.:p
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  • Profile picture of the author HeySal
    SO....never heard of him so I had to look it up. I was disappointed. I thought we were getting rid of someone important and criminally insane - like one of our congress. Baseball. nuts.
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    • Profile picture of the author lcombs
      Originally Posted by HeySal View Post

      SO....never heard of him so I had to look it up. I was disappointed. I thought we were getting rid of someone important and criminally insane - like one of our congress. Baseball. nuts.
      "Nuts"!

      What's nuts is this schmuck is making $20,000,000 P/Y to play baseball!

      But, people who save lives, and/or put their lives on the line are making small fractions of that.

      Let's see.... this heart surgeon can take out my heart and put in a new one.
      He gets paid about $500,000 P/Y.

      A married E-5, with six years of service,

      Base Pay: $2,205.30
      Housing Allowance: $1535
      Food Allowance: $267.18
      Family Separation Allowance: $250
      Hazardous Duty Pay: $225
      Hardship Duty Pay: $100
      Total: $4,582.48 per month, or $54,989.76 per year, tax-free :confused:
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      • Profile picture of the author TLTheLiberator
        Originally Posted by lcombs View Post

        "Nuts"!

        What's nuts is this schmuck is making $20,000,000 P/Y to play baseball!

        But, people who save lives, and/or put their lives on the line are making small fractions of that.

        Let's see.... this heart surgeon can take out my heart and put in a new one.
        He gets paid about $500,000 P/Y.

        A married E-5, with six years of service,

        Base Pay: $2,205.30
        Housing Allowance: $1535
        Food Allowance: $267.18
        Family Separation Allowance: $250
        Hazardous Duty Pay: $225
        Hardship Duty Pay: $100
        Total: $4,582.48 per month, or $54,989.76 per year, tax-free :confused:

        Baseball is entertainment and entertainment is big business in this country.

        MLB is a milti-billion dollar business and since the owners are making gobs of equity and/or money, so should the players who help bring in the revenue.

        But not A-Rod - he was a fraud all along.

        Back in 1991, the average MLB player's salary was $1 million.

        Today, players batting only in the 270's are probably making millions per year - thanks to the salaries of the top players.

        Are sports players making too much money?

        Not as far as I'm concerned.

        Would you like to see the minimum wage rate raised?

        I hear if average wages had kept up with average growth in productivity in the USA the average salary would be almost 100% higher and that alone would pull up all salaries.
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      • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
        Originally Posted by lcombs View Post

        "Nuts"!

        What's nuts is this schmuck is making $20,000,000 P/Y to play baseball!

        But, people who save lives, and/or put their lives on the line are making small fractions of that.

        Let's see.... this heart surgeon can take out my heart and put in a new one.
        He gets paid about $500,000 P/Y.

        Maybe heart surgery should be conducted in a stadium where 40,000 people can pay $35 each to watch. Of course, that might put a damper on bratwurst sales, but hey, maybe carrot stick sales can offset it.

        Despite my half joking comment, how much some people make for what they do, and how little others make for what they do, does seem extremely distorted.
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        • Profile picture of the author Steven Wagenheim
          Unfortunately, we live in an entertainment dominated world. And entertainment
          is big bucks. So why should an entertainer make money for you if somebody else
          is willing to pay them more to do it?

          The reason Michael Jordan was worth whatever he was being paid was because
          the owner of the team was making God knows how many more times that much.

          Maybe if people stopped going to games, stopped buying shirts, gloves, masks,
          golf clubs, balls or whatever the hell it is they're buying with super Joe Jock's
          name on it, sports figures wouldn't make the obscene amounts of money that
          they make.

          I never go to a ball game. I never spend a dime on sports anything. If everybody
          in the world was like me, ball clubs would go broke.

          But as long as people are willing to spend money on this stuff, these
          entertainers are going to keep making that kind of money.

          It's the law of supply and demand...just like everything else.
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          • Profile picture of the author Kay King
            I don't blame the sports stars or the celebrities for the high salaries. They are taking advantage of what "is done" and of the ludicrous amounts of money paid for fame.

            People worship their sports heroes but turn on them quickly, too. I say let him play while he appeals and let the chips fall where they will in the end.

            I do think it's time to put Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame, though - his lifetime ban looks stupid in view of these 50 game penalties.
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    New nickname: A-Roid
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  • Profile picture of the author craigslist
    it's pathetic is what it is! Parents at a little league game tonite were talking about it--I am a yankees fan and go to a lot of games-I don't live that far away--I won't go see a game till he's gone.
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  • Profile picture of the author salegurus
    These pitiful suspensions handed out by administrators are a joke, guys are caught taking PED's and receive what 50 game suspensions? And is this not Aroids second go round, lifetime bans would put a stop to this....
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  • Profile picture of the author Big Rob
    He makes $157,000 per game. There is approx 50 games left.CHA-CHING!
    His appeal goes to arbitration in Nov.
    Since he has never tested positive, by the leagues own rules, the commishs' decision will probably be overturned, and the dude gets paid till hes 42 yrs old.(hes 38 now )
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  • Profile picture of the author thunderbird
    I personally can't get all sanctimonious over the issue. Makes no more difference to me if A-Rod/A-Roid is taking juice than if he's ingesting too many jelly-beans. Why would I care? It's not like he's a criminal looting my money like those tax-money-propped criminal enterprises known as "banks".
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