David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

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David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:13 pm

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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby Bryant's Disco Ball » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:24 pm

Assuming it's not a career altering injury, KB getting hurt for a while will end up being a blessing in disguise. We would have totally traded Bote for a rental.
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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:27 pm

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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby Duke Silver » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:30 pm

Seal Boy, make way for GOAT Boy.
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby cl smooth » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:35 pm

i DEMAND the cubs make this his walk-up and home run music:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hoh3i03ncZ4
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby rocket » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:37 pm

i'm gonna take a steel chair to kris' left shoulder and finish the job

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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby Tim » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:44 pm

Someone needs to find the ultimate bodhi point break pic to use
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby squally1313 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:26 pm

cl smooth wrote:i DEMAND the cubs make this his walk-up and home run music:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hoh3i03ncZ4


I saw on Twitter he's using David Bowie, which is, no offense 1000x cooler.
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:37 pm

I caught video of him leaving the park today
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby UK » Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:44 pm

It's been 16 years since I've felt this vibe about a ballplayer...

Mark Bellhorn touched my heart and made the Baylor/Kimm 02' Cubs watchable...

He defeated gladiators...
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And single-handedly willed the Red Sox in '04 to defeat the hated cardinals when he hit a GW HR in Game 1 off of former Cub and Richard Speck look-a-like Julian Tavarez.

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Without further buildup.... (Unless Cubbyrage/Members Only Jacket objects).

It's time for the hornywagon to be scrapped:

Rest in peace '78 Ford LTD...

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The Cubs have upgraded and so has the Botewagon...

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Postby big ball chunky time » Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:10 am

so down for bote to be the new bellhorn even though really happ is probably the new bellhorn tbh
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Postby stitchface » Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:11 am

we didn't have gifs in my day!

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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby WrigleyField 22 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:45 am

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:so down for bote to be the new bellhorn even though really happ is probably the new bellhorn tbh

More Bellhorn da better
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby BigSlick » Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:00 am

Ive never seen a player with 50 or ABs electrify a cubs fanbase as much as Bote since...Jim Edmonds maybe?
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby d_money » Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:10 am

Tim wrote:Someone needs to find the ultimate bodhi point break pic to use

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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby Duke Silver » Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:37 am

Take KB out of your sig, David.
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby PackLandVA » Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:08 am

Duke Silver wrote:Seal Boy, make way for GOAT Boy.


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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby minnesotacubsfan » Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:16 am

PackLandVA wrote:
Duke Silver wrote:Seal Boy, make way for GOAT Boy.


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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby soccer10k » Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:32 am

BigSlick wrote:Ive never seen a player with 50 or ABs electrify a cubs fanbase as much as Bote since...Jim Edmonds maybe?


Does Fukudome's game tying homer on Opening Day count? Also had a .915 OPS in April that year.
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby Cubswin11 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:42 am

BigSlick wrote:Ive never seen a player with 50 or ABs electrify a cubs fanbase as much as Bote since...Jim Edmonds maybe?

I mean Soler, Javy, Willy
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby Duke Silver » Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:48 am

Cubswin11 wrote:
BigSlick wrote:Ive never seen a player with 50 or ABs electrify a cubs fanbase as much as Bote since...Jim Edmonds maybe?

I mean Soler, Javy, Willy


Schwarber. KB. Um, our whole roster.
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby UK » Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:10 am

BigSlick wrote:Ive never seen a player with 50 or ABs electrify a cubs fanbase as much as Bote since...Jim Edmonds maybe?


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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby rocket » Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:55 am

BigSlick wrote:Ive never seen a player with 50 or ABs electrify a cubs fanbase as much as Bote since...Jim Edmonds maybe?


Wasn't Neifi Perez pretty much Rogers Hornsby in his first 100 Cubs ABs?
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby Banedon » Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:57 am

BigSlick wrote:Ive never seen a player with 50 or ABs electrify a cubs fanbase as much as Bote since...Jim Edmonds maybe?


Schwarber for sure.

The difference with Bote is that he's had zero hype whatsoever in the minors. Maybe some of the minor league forum nerds knew him, but most of us probably had little to know idea that he existed before these AB's.
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Re: David Bote is a Golden God and Deserves His Own Thread

Postby Bull » Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:07 pm

Duke Silver wrote:
Cubswin11 wrote:
BigSlick wrote:Ive never seen a player with 50 or ABs electrify a cubs fanbase as much as Bote since...Jim Edmonds maybe?

I mean Soler, Javy, Willy


Schwarber. KB. Um, our whole roster.

I think the implication was limited playing time. But then Edmonds wasn’t a great example of that.

I think this is more of a Sam Fuld situation.
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