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The World According to Jim Crane:

Now that Astros owner Jim Crane so graciously and eloquently cleared it all up for us, and we now fully and completely understand that the sign stealing of the cheating Astros never “impacted” a game. I wanted to make sure that we followed old Jim’s thought processes and cleared up a few other matters.

 


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So, in no particular order of importance:

Fredo was the real brains of the Corleone family,

Milli Vanilli should be elected to the Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame,

The Hanson Brothers never put tin foil in their Hockey gloves,

Barry Bonds only had a mid-life growth spurt,

The 1919 Chicago White Sox were just in a slump,

Grant really isn’t buried in Grant’s Tomb,

Gaylord Perry just had a nervous tic,

Michael Scott should teach Business Management at Harvard,

Personal Seat Licenses at MetLife Stadium are great investments,

Rob Manfred is the greatest sports executive in the history of the world,

Tony Soprano was really just a Waste Management Consultant,

You actually can get to the moon by yelling “Bang Zoom!”,

Three Mile Island was just a water leak,

Rachel and Ross weren’t really on a break,

There really is a Nigerian Bank that has money for you,

Hugh Grant just needed someone in his car for the HOV lane,

George Washington never cut down the Cherry Tree,

Bernie Madoff was the greatest financial speculator on Wall Street,

Marie Antoinette never really liked cake,

Joe Niekro just liked to keep his finger nails clean when he pitched,

Lucy would never pull the ball away from Charlie Brown,

What happens in Vegas, actually does stay in Vegas,

Jim Morrison is alive and well in Paris and sharing an apartment with Jimmy Hoffa,

Major League baseball players get absolutely no advantage if they know what pitch is coming,

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Oh,

So, thanks Jim for your honesty this week at your lame Spring Training presser. You showed us all that the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree. You have built a culture of lying and cheating. Sorry to burst your bubble, but no one, or at least not many, are buying what you and your deceitful cohorts are selling.

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