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4 players and a few beers..

Discussion in 'History Zone' started by Deb, Jun 10, 2006.

  1. Deb

    Deb Zoner

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    4 players and a few beers..
    You you can sit down with four players..any sport...any period in time...and have a few beers......................who would they be?

    Mine would be ....Staubach...Shoeless Joe Jackson..(think I'd really want to hear the story of the Black Sox from him....), Vince Lombardi, and .....maybe..Jackie Robinson
  2. WilmingtonHeel

    WilmingtonHeel Member

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    Emmitt Smith
    Michael Irvin
    Deion Sanders
    Darren Woodson
  3. BLT

    BLT Member

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    I really like this question.. good job.. mine would have to be Babe Ruth, Pete Rose, Lawrence Taylor, Ty Cobb... I dont even like baseball but I still think that these 4 guys would be the most interesting guys to talk to. I mean when you said sit down and have beers with every 1's 1st guy should be Babe Ruth.
  4. TheEnigma

    TheEnigma Anomaly

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    Because I'm young, I only know of many older players by word of mouth or what history is presented of them. So, I really don't have a true attachment to any of those players, nor do I understand anything about their personality. What makes this question even tougher, in most cases, you don't really see a players personality, and thats what would make that conversation good.

    If I had to pick some people, I'd have to go with Reggie White, David Robinson, Lance Armstrong, and of course Bill Parcells (although he's not technically a player)

    I also think four players who played together for a long time would also make for a very good conversation as they would just feed off of each other.
  5. Hostile

    Hostile Tacos are a good investment Zone Supporter

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    Athletes...

    Muhammed Ali
    Jack Nicklaus
    Roger Staubach
    Nolan Ryan

    Non Athletes...

    John Wayne
    Johnny Cash
    Ernest Hemingway
    General Patton
  6. MC KAos

    MC KAos Well-Known Member

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    manu ginobili
    roy williams
    robert horry
    tony parker(W/ Eva i hope!!!)
  7. CM Duck

    CM Duck I'm breaking the 4th wall...

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    Roger Staubach
    EMMITT
    Jordan
    Stone Cold Steve Austin(I don't care what some may think, wrestlers ARE athletes...IT'S STILL REAL TO ME DAMN IT!!!**inside internet joke**)
  8. mortboy

    mortboy Active Member

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    Great question.

    Mine would be:

    Babe Ruth- because a few beers would probably lead to a few more and then you go out and really pick it up a notch.
    Emmitt Smith- greatest RB of all time. One of my all-time heroes.
    Johnny Bench- My favorite baseball player of all time.
    Michael Irvin- in my opinion the main reason Dallas won a few Superbowls. He was also the emotional leader of the team. On top of that a night out with him and Babe would be ledgendary.

    Maybe Emmitt would get drunk enough to give me one of his touchdown balls.:beer2:
  9. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Athletes: Babe, Shoeless Joe, Roger, George Gipp

    Coaches: Lombardi, Rockne, Miller Huggins, George Halas

    Others: Patton, Churchill, Teddy Roosevelt, Raymond Spruance
  10. Star Struck

    Star Struck New Member

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    Emmitt (of course)
    Walter Payton (I'd like to listen to him and Emmitt talk)
    Cal Ripken, Jr. (one of the classiest athletes of all time)
    Smokey Joe Wood (one of the greatest pitchers of his day that never got the respect he deserved)
  11. jackrussell

    jackrussell Last of the Duke Street Kings

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    For an enlightening experience:

    Tom Landry....he can be the designated driver
    Roger Staubach
    Jack Nicklaus
    Hank Aaron

    For the party experience:

    Randy White
    Walt Garrison
    Babe Ruth
    Michael Irvin
  12. THUMPER

    THUMPER Papa

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    Interesting question and hard to narrow down but I guess I would go with:

    Jack Johnson
    Jim Thorpe
    Otto Graham
    Wilt Chamberlain


    As for Cowboys:

    Lilly, Staubach, Bob Hayes, & Walt Garrison
  13. metalichris

    metalichris New Member

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    Gibbs-Clinton Portis-Michael Strahan-McNabb...............:eek:

    Athletes
    Deion Sanders-Roger Clemens-Jerry Rice-Dr. J

    Non Athletes

    Dave Mustaine
    James Hetfield
    Jim Carrey
    Robin Williams
  14. dwmyers

    dwmyers Well-Known Member

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    Athletes:

    Bill Russell
    Sandy Koufax
    Roger Staubach
    Mia Hamm, or Babe Didrickson.

    Non Athletes:

    I'm restricting this to people who speak English, else I'd be tempted to add a Roman emperor and Helen of Troy..

    Benjamin Franklin
    Mark Twain
    Queen Elizabeth I
    Charles Darwin - I think he'd be a better dinner companion than Isaac Newton.
  15. Bob Sacamano

    Bob Sacamano Benched

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    Jon Daly
    Vince Lombardi
    Jon McEnroe
    Tom Landry
  16. JackMagist

    JackMagist The Great Communicator

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    If I'm going to be drinking beer with them I think I'd go with:

    Paul Hornung
    Don Meredith
    Walt Garrison
    Kenny Stabler

    These guys would be wildly entertaining with a few brews in them. Now for a more sober and intellectual conversation I'd go another direction but for beer drinking buddies I'd go with these guys.
  17. Bob Sacamano

    Bob Sacamano Benched

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    why do you think I have Daly on my list Jack? :lmao:
  18. JackMagist

    JackMagist The Great Communicator

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    Yeah he'd be fun too...but I'm more into football so I decided not to go for guys from other sports.
  19. Erik_H

    Erik_H Good, bad, I'm the guy with the gun. Zone Supporter

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    umm, It's Paul Hornung...I should know as I share that name. Just wish I could track some sort of relation...;)

    In any case.

    I'd go with:

    Babe Ruth
    Barry Bonds
    Michael Irvin
    Bill Parcells

    Of course, this is simply the opportunist in me talking. Think of the possibilities that would provide! I'd make a mint off the notes taken from that sit down!!
  20. JackMagist

    JackMagist The Great Communicator

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    I'm not surprised I misspelled it...I was just too lazy to look it up this morning. I guess I should have put the spelling <sp?> thing there but I was too lazy for that too...Sunday's are my lazy day :D

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