Originally written January 30, 2013 on Oregon Sports News:
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I was listening to Sports Radio on 710 AM in Seattle today. My dad likes the show. They were talking about the Mariners—specifically, our ace pitcher, Felix Hernandez. What does everyone think? Does he like it here? Is he happy about the changes that have been made to the team structure? He did pitch a Perfect Game—he should be asked. In my opinion—historically, it was probably the highlight of the entire Mariners Franchise. There have only been 23 in Baseball—America’s Pastime. 3 in 2012! Are millions of dollars worth keeping the “King?” Will he still be good in 8 years, at the tender age of 34—his number? Is this really a question? 8 years is the contract length they are talking about; the “King” is 26. What qualifies as a King? Should we look to the Bible—to Israel’s 1st King, Saul? What about David? David slayed Goliath. Ahab? The Giants won the World Series—does the Spirit of the LORD rest in Sports Franchises? Do the best teams/players win the World Series
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