Author Topic: Collin Balester Q&A - January 3, 2010 (Completed)  (Read 20559 times)

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well that went really well.

wonder what the chances of getting another Nat to do this in the future.
Maybe? You never know what Spinman has up his sleeve! :stir:

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Who made his cool avatar? I knew I'd forget to ask something and kick myself for it later.

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this was cool as crap. to bad I slept in well past this
aw man, so did I

props to spinman :clap: and collin as well for doing this :clap:

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aw man, so did I

props to spinman :clap: and collin as well for doing this :clap:
We had a great forum. Great questions from all the guys. Bally was in rare form. Really funny and candid.

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We had a great forum. Great questions from all the guys. Bally was in rare form. Really funny and candid.

He didn't want to sign a hotdog bun, boy has success gone to his head  :lol:

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He didn't want to sign a hotdog bun, boy has success gone to his head  :lol:
He wanted too but they didnt have one ready for an autograph. They have to spray them first with something.

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I don't check the board for 2 days, and I miss this? Just my luck
Great questions everyone

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Great fun, great read.

I'm sorry I'm relatively new here. What is the relationship to Spinman and Collin?


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father-in-law

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father-in-law

Thanks Sportsfan. thanks Spinman and Collin.

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Prospects look encouraging for having another one of these informal chats.  Tentatively, we are looking to do this next Sunday, with a PTBNL      ;)

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Prospects look encouraging for having another one of these informal chats.  Tentatively, we are looking to do this next Sunday, with a PTBNL      ;)

orly? :shock:  :D

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Prospects look encouraging for having another one of these informal chats.  Tentatively, we are looking to do this next Sunday, with a PTBNL      ;)
Great job Tomterp!  Lets keep it going. I will be flying back to Fl next Sunday so I will send questions in early!

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Back on page 2 I mentioned that there were other people on the forum who never get to see the Nats play - I cited DPMOmaha especially, because the Nationals never go to Omaha!
LoL, too bad I missed out on this whole thing this morning, fun to read.  And, for the record, I did get to a couple of games in St. Louis last year.  Now the Nats AAA team used to be in New Orleans for a year or so, I think before they moved to DC, but now that they're in Syracuse and the IL, I can't even get that.  :(

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Prospects look encouraging for having another one of these informal chats.  Tentatively, we are looking to do this next Sunday, with a PTBNL      ;)
Lannan :pray:

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  Now the Nats AAA team used to be in New Orleans for a year or so, I think before they moved to DC, but now that they're in Syracuse and the IL, I can't even get that.  :(

I'm too lazy to look it up, but New Orleans was the Nats AAA club for at least a year AFTER the Expos relocated to DC.  Then came a two-year stint in Columbus.

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correct.

2005 + 2006 = New Orleans Zephyrs
2007 + 2008 = Columbus Clippers
2009 = Syracuse Chiefs

Bergmann should know best. He has pitched for our AAA affiliate every year since the team moved to D.C.

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That could be, I wasn't working at the stadium then though, I don't remember exactly when the affiliates were situated where.  05 was my last season there and I don't remember if they were still with New Orleans or not.  I wasn't following the minors as closely as I am now so I don't remember who may or may not have been on the roster when I was there.  I wish I would have been following it a bit better then, it would have been great to have a little more knowledge about who I was watching and sharing the dugout with.  Oh well.

Edit - Looks like I got them their first year in New Orleans then...

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That could be, I wasn't working at the stadium then though, I don't remember exactly when the affiliates were situated where.  05 was my last season there and I don't remember if they were still with New Orleans or not.  I wasn't following the minors as closely as I am now so I don't remember who may or may not have been on the roster when I was there.  I wish I would have been following it a bit better then, it would have been great to have a little more knowledge about who I was watching and sharing the dugout with.  Oh well.

What were you doing in New Orleans that had you in the dugout?

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Omaha, actually, I used to work at Rosenblatt and my position during the games was in the visitors dugout.  So it would have just been for a four game series, sorry for the confusion.

It was a good job.

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Omaha, actually, I used to work at Rosenblatt and my position during the games was in the visitors dugout.  So it would have just been for a four game series, sorry for the confusion.

It was a good job.

Ok, cool, just wondering.

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If you could get Adam Dunn or Ryan Zimmerman here, I can see the board growth now. Once you know who the player will be, I'd have Chico or whoever post about it at the Nats Journal.

I'm so glad I left that mlb board Tom. Thanks for the invite.
BTW: I haven't posted about Juan Pierre much.. Nyjer has totally replaced him for me.

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Omaha, actually, I used to work at Rosenblatt and my position during the games was in the visitors dugout.  So it would have just been for a four game series, sorry for the confusion.

It was a good job.

Church was up and down, Rauch started the season in AAA I think, Marlon Byrd bounced around.

I remember the Zephyrs were the first team in New Orleans to resume play - their field was magically untouched. I also remember some of the guys, possibly Church, being excellent human beings right after the storm.

I posted the link in the past, pretty sure. You can search for it.

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If you could get Adam Dunn or Ryan Zimmerman here, I can see the board growth now. Once you know who the player will be, I'd have Chico or whoever post about it at the Nats Journal.

I'm so glad I left that mlb board Tom. Thanks for the invite.
BTW: I haven't posted about Juan Pierre much.. Nyjer has totally replaced him for me.

I think if it were hyped up it would be a disaster. This chat was mighty fine.

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I think if it were hyped up it would be a disaster. This chat was mighty fine.
Good point, just I would have known about this one then. I usually check a couple of times a day, but haven't in the last 2 days, and look what I missed.