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Bobby Bonilla Day
« on: June 30, 2021, 06:55:08 PM »
Tomorrow is Bobby Bonilla Day, when the retired baseball player will collect a $1.2 million check from the New York Mets as he has and will continue to do so every July 1 from 2011 through 2035 thanks to a buyout deal with the franchise (link).

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Re: Bobby Bonilla Day
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2021, 07:37:33 AM »
It is some really bad decision makers in sports.

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Re: Bobby Bonilla Day
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2021, 08:25:29 AM »
I ain’t mad at him…



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Re: Bobby Bonilla Day
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2021, 09:56:21 AM »
That was one helluva deal. Kudos to he and his reps. :clap:

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Re: Bobby Bonilla Day
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2021, 01:37:28 PM »
At the time it looked good on paper.
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Re: Bobby Bonilla Day
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2021, 02:03:40 PM »

At the time it looked good on paper.

it still looks good on paper for Bobby.
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Re: Bobby Bonilla Day
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2021, 02:04:37 PM »
I ain’t mad at him…

Me either.  The sheer incompetence of the Wilpons is on display every anniversary.
I'm glad they are OUT.
Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'”
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