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Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

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Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:33 pm

Wow.

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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby Sammy Sofa » Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:56 pm

Ugh.
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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby Slide Castro Slide » Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:02 pm

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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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby soccer10k » Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:41 pm

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

Postby rocket » Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:43 pm

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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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby mookie » Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:03 am

Tragic news.

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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby Castro's Spray Chart » Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:54 am

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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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby New York Cubs Fan » Sun Dec 23, 2012 1:33 am

Very sad. Hate that this happened. RIP

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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby UMFan83 » Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:35 am

Very sad. RIP
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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby Slide Castro Slide » Sun Dec 23, 2012 7:49 am

soccer10k wrote: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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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby Derwood » Sun Dec 23, 2012 11:40 am

FTH?
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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby ScrubMD » Sun Dec 23, 2012 2:03 pm

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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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby manbearcub » Sun Dec 23, 2012 3:22 pm

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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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby Derwood » Sun Dec 23, 2012 3:51 pm

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.


We should just ban the mentally ill
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Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby CubInOK » Sun Dec 23, 2012 4:23 pm

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.

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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby jam1975 » Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:14 pm

http://web.archive.org/web/20071016233238/http://dugout.progressiveboink.com/archive/dugout1-28-06.htm
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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby BigbadB » Sun Dec 23, 2012 9:19 pm

jam1975 wrote: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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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby TruffleShuffle » Mon Dec 24, 2012 2:20 am

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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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby pitchcs » Tue Dec 25, 2012 11:43 am

Derwood wrote:FTH?


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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby Pushfrog98 » Tue Dec 25, 2012 8:52 pm

pitchcs wrote:
Derwood wrote:FTH?


??

For The Horde.

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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby New York Cubs Fan » Tue Dec 25, 2012 9:07 pm

Pushfrog98 wrote:
pitchcs wrote:
Derwood wrote:FTH?


??

For The Horde.


I think Derwood doesn't know what it means.

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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby Careless » Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:46 am

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

Postby New York Cubs Fan » Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:42 pm

Careless wrote:"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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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby rocket » Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:23 am

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Re: Ryan Freel Committed Suicide

Postby Sammy Sofa » Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:16 am

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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