Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 2/18/13
Let’s quickly get it out of the way that Texas isn’t a town, it’s a state. But Josh Hamilton played for the Texas Rangers last season, and he was referencing the entire state, as well as the Dallas area in which the Rangers play. He certainly not making the fans miss him anymore than he did when he spurned the Rangers to sign with divisional rival Los Angeles. When asked about the fans in Texas, Hamilton didn’t mince words on what he thinks about their allegiance to the Rangers: “Texas, especially Dallas, has always been a football town,” he said in an interview with Gina Miller of CBS 11. “They’re supportive, but they also got a little spoiled at the same time, pretty quickly. There’s true baseball fans in Texas but it’s not a true baseball town.” Seems that Hamilton believes that the Rangers fans fell into pink hat territory the last couple of years. Of course, what would be a comment like that without going back to old manager Ron Washington for a response: “I’m not answering anything that Josh said,” Washington said. “That’s Josh. Josh is an Anaheim Angel. That’s Josh’s opinion. Well, there ya go. Probably a [...]
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