Jump to content
  • Welcome!

    Register and log in easily with Twitter or Google accounts!

    Or simply create a new Huddle account. 

    Members receive fewer ads , access our dark theme, and the ability to join the discussion!

     

Want a pro baseball team?


Recommended Posts

1 hour ago, Proudiddy said:

 I feel bad for Oakland fans, but it's Cali...  they have plenty other teams to pull for that no one cares about.

People care about the Dodgers. As fans are better off rooting for them anyways. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 hours ago, X-Clown on 1 said:

I'd love to support a local team (I live in and work for the City of Charlotte) but this is 100% Braves country and given that they are title contenders.... that's a tough market to crack.

And when the Panthers got started North Carolinian were largely Redskin fans. Maybe a few Falcons fans due to proximity. But winning cures all while losing won't ever get folks to switch unless you are trying for the sympathy vote

  • Pie 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 hours ago, X-Clown on 1 said:

I'd love to support a local team (I live in and work for the City of Charlotte) but this is 100% Braves country and given that they are title contenders.... that's a tough market to crack.

I remember the same comment about the Washington Redskins circa 1993...

  • Pie 1
  • Flames 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Posted (edited)

I’m not in Charlotte anymore but plan on moving back in the future.

I would much rather have a pro MLB team than this soccer crap.

That said baseball on the TV is pure torture. Maybe it’s nostalgia but I love actually going to the games so this sounds good to me. Really wish they’d cut down the number of teams and ridiculous number of games and up the stakes/talent/quality to make it more enjoyable...but revenue.

Edited by onmyown
Link to comment
Share on other sites

36 minutes ago, Carolina Cajun said:

As a die hard astros fan, I want it just so I can catch some astros games, that would be amazing.

I grew up in the north as a Yankees fans and it would be really cool to have an AL team close to be able to see a few games. Atlanta’s further and you only have one weekend a year or maybe two.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Posted (edited)
1 hour ago, Captain Morgan said:

wonder if putting it somewhere on the west side of the Triangle, with easier access from the Triad would work.  Would love to see it anywhere in NC.

They was trying to do that when the Twins was thinking of moving. They wanted to put a stadium in Kernersville at the time in between winston salem and Greensboro. 

Edited by Squirrel
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Posted (edited)
6 minutes ago, BigAggieLean. said:

Damn, I’d have to seriously consider dumping the Braves.

That should already happened.  No true carolina fan should ever pull for a Atlanta team. 

Edited by Squirrel
  • Pie 4
  • Beer 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Posted (edited)
53 minutes ago, onmyown said:

I’m not in Charlotte anymore but plan on moving back in the future.

I would much rather have a pro MLB team than this soccer crap.

That said baseball on the TV is pure torture. Maybe it’s nostalgia but I love actually going to the games so this sounds good to me. Really wish they’d cut down the number of teams and ridiculous number of games and up the stakes/talent/quality to make it more enjoyable...but revenue.

Baseball is on golfs level of boredom, 99% of young people get bored when theres no simulation each second, baseball must be torture to them.  I stopped watching ball soon after Pooholes leftd the Cardinals. I can not name over 5 players I bet, Mike Trout is one. I played fantasy baseball too, average 3 out 12 in all leagues. I got older, following the game got waaaay more boring. My edge was watching the games and that stopped. I can not believe the money being spent on players comes form either, cause TV right only go so far. Years ago watching games, the stands where nearly always empty on many games.  

Edited by Basbear
Link to comment
Share on other sites

The Carolinas getting a team may cause me to watch a few games a year and playoffs... Would be great for the area but for me personally I really don’t care for baseball at all so it wouldn’t affect my life at all.

  • Pie 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

I'm not a baseball fan. But, if an MLB team moves to the Carolinas, it needs to be in Durham and named the Bulls.

Instantly recognizable with both historical and pop culture reverence. They would instantly be #1 in merch sales.

bull GIF

  • Beer 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share


  • sam.jpg

  • Topics

  • Posts

    • But seriously, we gotta stop running Howell so much. 112 yards is nice, but 15 carries is too much. He's had double digit carries every game so far. I know he said he wanted to run more this season, but honestly 3-4 designed runs for him to keep the D honest is probably the right number. Another 3-4 scrambles. That's 6-8 carries. That feels about right. He's more athletic than most gave him credit for being coming into this season, but he's not Lamar Jackson by any stretch of the imagination. We're running him too much.
    • I agree that ESPN is anti Panthers, but I think the reason has little to do with politics or morality. ESPN like most media companies when covering sports, treats any smaller media market team without a big media star like dog poo. I am so sick of ESPN sucking the dick of the NFC East with wall to wall coverage of their team's practice squads when the entire division has basically been garbage for over a decade, meanwhile if we're not sporting the likes of a Cam Newton, the Panthers get David Newton attempting to do whatever it is that he does every so often, but not so you'd really notice. If you ever really wanna know which teams ESPN gives fug all about, just watch the draft and take note of which teams are drafting when they go to commercial.  Those are the teams they don't care about, one of which is almost always us.
    • that was clearly downed by 1 at the 12 yard line. 
×
×
  • Create New...