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Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

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Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby ctcf » Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:43 pm

Apparently. I felt this deserved it's own discussion.

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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby RammyFanny » Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:48 pm

I haven't read anything other than a short summary, but it's kinda crazy to think an inch or so is all that stood between him and being 6 ft under.
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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby Old Style » Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:55 pm

Is this a new development or an old story? Some context would be nice.
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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby 17 Seconds » Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:00 pm

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Postby ctcf » Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:11 pm

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Agent told story RT @ESPNBruceLevine: Mark Rogers; Dale Sveum shot in the ear by Robin Yount hunting in the fall.

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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby David » Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:25 pm

Sveum talked about it on MLB TV yesterday, too.

http://muskat.mlblogs.com/2012/12/04/12 ... eum-yount/

Don’t expect Robin Yount to be added to Cubs manager Dale Sveum’s staff. The Hall of Famer accidentally shot his former Brewers teammate in the right ear while hunting quail in Arizona.

“The bird went up in front of [Yount] and I was about 50 yards up on the hill,” Sveum said Tuesday, explaining the freak incident. “He got the bird up and lost track of where I was and pulled the trigger and was like, ‘Uh oh.’ I was looking for birds myself and he was behind me. I got drilled with pellets in the back and the ear.”

Sveum’s reaction was expected and unprintable. Was there blood?

“Oh yeah, there was blood,” Sveum said.

The Cubs manager didn’t need stitches.

“You don’t get hit very often,” Sveum said. “It’s not that big a deal.”

He said they usually don’t fire that close to each other but there have been times in the past when they’ve had 6-shots fall on them. We know Yount shot Sveum. What about the quail?

“He got the bird,” Sveum said.
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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby ctcf » Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:32 pm

Hahahahaha. Dale is kinda awesome.

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Postby J.R. » Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:03 pm

Sveum confirmed that after the shooting he referred to Yount as Dick Cheney, the former vice-president who famously shot a friend in the face during a hunting accident.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/ba ... 1193.story

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Postby treebird » Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:30 pm

quail hunting in the southwest is usually a cover. is getting people to agree that you are an oilman the new market inefficiency?

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Postby Castro's Spray Chart » Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:48 pm

Treymon wrote:quail hunting in the southwest is usually a cover. is getting people to agree that you are an oilman the new market inefficiency?


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Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby d_money » Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:11 pm

Bob Costas is right...yet another reason to outlaw guns

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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby 23sharks » Tue Dec 04, 2012 9:34 pm

First of all, glad Sveum is ok......The 2nd thing thing that came to mind was that if something like this happens, it doesn't surprise me at all that it happens to the Cubs...

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Postby otis89 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:19 am

I guess you can add Robin Yount to the list of people never to go quail hunting with. The list already included Dick Cheney.
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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby Slide Castro Slide » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:54 am

Sveum strikes me as the type of guy who could have an ear blown off, pick it up, put it on ice, and carry on with his business.

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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby David » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:11 am

Slide Castro Slide wrote:Sveum strikes me as the type of guy who could have an ear blown off, pick it up, put it on ice, and carry on with his business.


On MLB TV he claimed he shot two birds right after it happened. Not sure if he was joking or not at that point, because it's him.
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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby Slide Castro Slide » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:18 am

David wrote:
Slide Castro Slide wrote:Sveum strikes me as the type of guy who could have an ear blown off, pick it up, put it on ice, and carry on with his business.


On MLB TV he claimed he shot two birds right after it happened. Not sure if he was joking or not at that point, because it's him.


I bet if Starlin Castro had his ear blown off, he wouldn't even be able to play the next day. Maybe more. $@&! kids today.

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Postby Prizefight » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:30 am

otis89 wrote:I guess you can add Robin Yount to the list of people never to go quail hunting with. The list already included Dick Cheney.


Shocked it took this long for the Cheney joke. Offseason for posters here too I suppose.

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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby CubInOK » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:46 am

Prizefight wrote:
otis89 wrote:I guess you can add Robin Yount to the list of people never to go quail hunting with. The list already included Dick Cheney.


Shocked it took this long for the Cheney joke. Offseason for posters here too I suppose.

It came 4 posts before.

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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby Castro's Spray Chart » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:10 am

CubInOK wrote:
Prizefight wrote:
otis89 wrote:I guess you can add Robin Yount to the list of people never to go quail hunting with. The list already included Dick Cheney.


Shocked it took this long for the Cheney joke. Offseason for posters here too I suppose.

It came 4 posts before.


And it was done much better.
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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby hwmudgett » Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:07 pm

I hope Dale Sveum realizes that if the Cubs win the WS in 2013, he's going to have to let Robin Yount shoot him in the ear next offseason too.

You know, just in case...

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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby otis89 » Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:23 pm

Castro's Spray Chart wrote:
CubInOK wrote:
Prizefight wrote:
otis89 wrote:I guess you can add Robin Yount to the list of people never to go quail hunting with. The list already included Dick Cheney.


Shocked it took this long for the Cheney joke. Offseason for posters here too I suppose.

It came 4 posts before.


And it was done much better.


I guess it was done so well it went over my head. I didn't get it.
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Re: Robin Yount shot Dale Sveum in the ear

Postby Cubbie Swagger » Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:06 pm

When I first saw this reported, I instantly pictured the hunting scene from The Campaign.


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