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 Post subject: Thank you Carlos
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:38 pm 
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It was mentioned in another thread, but I think he deserves his own.

Carlos Beltran has announced his retirement. I hope he gets into the Hall of Fame

Mostly underappreciated by Mets fans in general.

Classy guy, great player, good teammate.

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 Post subject: Re: Thank you Carlos
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:49 pm 
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Never forget!!!

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Just kidding. :lol:

Was a great Met and is a great human being by all accounts. Best of luck to him in retirement.

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 Post subject: Re: Thank you Carlos
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:55 pm 
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yea, i'll take him over Cespedes anyday.

happy trails to a future HOFer


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 Post subject: Re: Thank you Carlos
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:56 pm 
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he's gonna probably wear an astros hat though lol


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 Post subject: Re: Thank you Carlos
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:02 pm 
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Should probably go in as a Royal, but this would be a cool one day contract decision.

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 Post subject: Re: Thank you Carlos
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:04 pm 
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He and Carlos Delgado were two of my favorite guys off the field. Class, professionalism and baseball awesomeness.

First ballot IMHO.

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 Post subject: Re: Thank you Carlos
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:09 pm 
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We were really fortunate to watch him play most of his prime.

He was one of my favorite players to watch. He made everything look so easy. I never saw Willie Mays play live, but I've heard comparisons in this regard (outstanding all-around player that made the fame look easy).


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 Post subject: Re: Thank you Carlos
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:45 pm 
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jdawginsc wrote:
Should probably go in as a Royal, but this would be a cool one day contract decision.


I believe he's on the record as wanting to go on as a Met if the HOF comes calling. And it's very debatable as to what cap he should wear. He played for the Mets in more games, had a higher OPS, and won 3 Gold Gloves as a Met. As a matter of fact as i'm typing more he really should be inducted as a Met.


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 Post subject: Re: Thank you Carlos
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Might go with one of those no team caps, or where you can't see the logo

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 Post subject: Re: Thank you Carlos
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I remember his homer early in 2006, the fans cheered (after some booing him in 05). Julio Franco made him get out of the dugout and acknowledge the fans cheers. He got on great with the fans after that. Props to Julio and I loved Carlos. He gave us some great seasons.

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 Post subject: Re: Thank you Carlos
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I wouldn't go in as a Met if I were him. The fans never appreciated him. He didn't deserve the crap and they don't deserve the cap.

But maybe he's a bigger man than Sergio, The Little Man.


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 Post subject: Re: Thank you Carlos
PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:58 pm 
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SergioTheLittleMan wrote:
I wouldn't go in as a Met if I were him. The fans never appreciated him. He didn't deserve the crap and they don't deserve the cap.

But maybe he's a bigger man than Sergio, The Little Man.


I actually don't disagree with your point, but as someone who always had to stick up for the guy I hope he does go in as a Met.


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