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 Post subject: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:33 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:56 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:02 pm 
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As I recall, he had multiple concussions throughout his career. Hard not to think back to Dave Duerson, and all of the other NFL players who suffered them.

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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:41 pm 
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Am I the only one who didn't remember him being on the Cubs in 2009?

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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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Ryan Freel said not even Farney believed that Freel made the stupendous diving catch on Albert Pujols Tuesday.

Farney? Who's Farney?

"He's a little guy who lives in my head who talks to me and I talk to him," said Freel, acting as if he finally crashed into too many walls, ran into too many catchers and dived into too many dugouts. "That little midget in my head said, 'That was a great catch, Ryan,' I said, 'Hey, Farney, I don't know if that was you who really caught that ball, but that was pretty good if it was.' Everybody thinks I talk to myself, so I tell 'em I'm talking to Farney.' "


guy was legit crazy. rip.

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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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Tragic news.


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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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For some reason, I remember hearing he had a problem with alcoholism. But I may be totally making that up. Very sad. RIP

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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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Very sad. Hate that this happened. RIP


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Very sad. RIP

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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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Am I the only one who didn't remember him being on the Cubs in 2009?


I remember because of the Farney thing. Of course he'll be remembered for his days with the Reds when he was Reed Johnson X 10, which is what lead to said concussions.

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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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FTH?


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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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soccer10k wrote:
Am I the only one who didn't remember him being on the Cubs in 2009?


I was really confused when the article I saw had a picture of him in a Cubs jersey.


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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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For some reason, I remember hearing he had a problem with alcoholism. But I may be totally making that up. Very sad. RIP

Time to ban alcohol.

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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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Castro's Spray Chart wrote:
For some reason, I remember hearing he had a problem with alcoholism. But I may be totally making that up. Very sad. RIP

Time to ban alcohol.


We should just ban the mentally ill


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 Post subject: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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manbearcub wrote:
Castro's Spray Chart wrote:
For some reason, I remember hearing he had a problem with alcoholism. But I may be totally making that up. Very sad. RIP

Time to ban alcohol.

I thought the only way to fix alcoholism is with more alcohol.

This is fun.


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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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http://web.archive.org/web/20071016233238/http://dugout.progressiveboink.com/archive/dugout1-28-06.htm
Image FreelMyHeat: Just a few minutes ago I shot myself in the face but I'm still feeling all right!


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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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http://web.archive.org/web/20071016233238/http://dugout.progressiveboink.com/archive/dugout1-28-06.htm
Image FreelMyHeat: Just a few minutes ago I shot myself in the face but I'm still feeling all right!


Well that's kinda creepy.

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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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manbearcub wrote:
Castro's Spray Chart wrote:
For some reason, I remember hearing he had a problem with alcoholism. But I may be totally making that up. Very sad. RIP

Time to ban alcohol.


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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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FTH?


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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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Derwood wrote:
FTH?


??

For The Horde.


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pitchcs wrote:
Derwood wrote:
FTH?


??

For The Horde.


I think Derwood doesn't know what it means.


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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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"FTH" in a baseball context means "eff the hell?"
See: FJM

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 Post subject: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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"FTH" in a baseball context means "eff the hell?"
See: FJM

Seeing people use that on this site for years I always assumed that's what it meant (it was the only thing that fit the context) but never knew why. Thanks for the explanation, now it won't bother me anymore.


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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
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Jesus

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 Post subject: Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide
PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:16 am 
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While his peers and fans praised Freel’s headfirst approach throughout an eight-year career in the major leagues, which he deemed necessary to compensate for being undersize and less talented


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