joe's Alabama Crimson Tide Scrapbook (NCAAF)
#28 Fan Alabama Crimson Tide
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Going to National Campionship
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There is no place like T-Town
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Even though Bama Lost, they took a giant leap...
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Decemo Ryans, Ken Darby, Brodie Croyle, Roman Harper, Shaun Alexander, Lee Roy Jordan, Ray Perkins, Sly Croom, Andre Smith, Rolandio McClain
Why I am a fan:
I did part of my graduate work at Alabama, and before I went their I had followed ACC Football my entire life because my Dad played Football at WFU. I was totally overwhelmed the 1st Alabama Game I attened in 2005. Words can not describe the emotions, and engery at an Alabama home game. I have never seen a sports enviorment quite like Tuscaloosa a few days before an SEC Game, and on Game Day. Bama fans are arugably some of the classiest, intellegent, and passionent fans I have ever met. Also, I respect the tradition that has been carried down through generations.
Favorite Moments:
"The Catch" Southern Miss 2005 "Hey Vols" Tennessee 2005 2005 Cotton Bowl beating Texas Tech 13-10 2007 Independence Bowl beating Colorado 2008 "Black Out" at Georgia 31-0 at half
joe's Wake Forest Demon Deacons Scrapbook (NCAAF)
#2 Fan Wake Forest Demon Deacons
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It will be a very long BBalll season
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Worst Loss in WFU History. Dino needs to go,...
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Cleveland St. is tougher than people realize
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Joe McCully (My Dad 1974-1977), Rusty LaRoo, Desmond Clark, Riley Skinner, Alphoniso Smith, Sam Swank, Willie Illedte
Why I am a fan:
My Dad played football at Wake Forest, and all I have ever known is WFU Sports.
Favorite Moments:
1992 Independence Bowl vs. Orgeon - WFU comes back to win in the 4th 1999 Sun Bowl vs. Arizona St. 2002 Seattle Bowl vs. Orgeon 2006 ACC Championship Game vs. Georgia Tech 2006 Orange Bowl vs. Louisville 2007 "Tire" Bowl vs. UConn
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joe's Philadelphia Phillies Scrapbook (MLB)
#181 Fan Philadelphia Phillies
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We Will Be Back
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Starting Pitching better find themselves soon...
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Phillies need to start hitting
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
John Kruck,Chase Utley, Dale Murphy, Lenny Dysktra, Curt Schilling, Mitch Williams, Larry Bowa, Richie Ashburn, Robin Roberts, Garry Matthews, Terry Mulholland, Larry Anderson, Scott Rolen, Dickie Thon, Chase Utley, JRoll, Aaron Rowand, Pat Burrell, Shane Victornio, Greg Dobbs, Jason Werth, Cole Hamels, Jamie Moyer, Brade Lidge
Why I am a fan:
I was extermely lucky as a kid. One of my mom's coworkers had season tickets with the Phillies (going back to when they played at Connie Mack) 3rd Row behind Home Plate at Veterans Stadium. I started going to games when I was 6 years old, and would go to every weekend game until I was 17. Furthermore, I went over to get autographs hours before a game. Most times we would get the visiting teams autographs, and would go over to the Phillies side every so often, but 1/3 of the Phillies would enter the Stadium where the Visting team did. As a result, I personally knew the personalities of the players. I knew who was a great guy, and who were pricks ( I will not mention names because I do not want to influence someone's preceptition without them meeting them for themselves). Also, it is hard to describe what it means to be a Philadlephia Sports Fan to someone that has never lived in the area. The fans feel that they are part of the team, and when the Phillies win, we win, and when they lose, we lose. The fans wear their emotions on their sleeves. However, they are some of the most honest fans in the country because they will let you know when you are not performing up to your abilities, but they will also let you know when you are doing well. Personally, I believe the National Media has given Philly fans a bad rap becuase they do not understand what goes on here (for example, Eagle fans threw snowballs at Santa Clause for a totally different reason than what is reported)
Favorite Moments:
Going to all the games sitting 3 rows behind home plate when I was a little Kid 1993 National League Champions 2007 NL East Champion 2008 Watching Brad Lidge's filthy slider that allowed him to not blow a Save 2008 watching Cole Hamels just baffle hitters with his changeup 2008 Post Season Run (Cole Hamels dominating every team, Shane Victorino's grand slam off of CC Sabitha in Game 2 of the NLDS, Pat Burrell's 2 HR game in Game 5 of the NLDS to knock out the Brewers, Brett Myers 3 hit and 3 RBI game in Game 2 of the NLCS, Victorino and Matt Stairs each hitting 2 run HRs in the same inning to put the Phillies up 7-5 late in Game 4 that is one of the main reasons they won the NLDS, Utley hitting a 2 run HR in his 1st AB in the WS to help lead the Phillies to a 3-2 win. Jamie Moyer pitching a phenomal game in his 1st WS while being extermly sick, and Carlos Ruiz hitting a little infield blooper that scored the game winning run in Game 3 of the WS, Joe Blanton hitting 1 of the 4 HRs in Game 4 of the WS along with 2 long bombs by Howard and 1 HR by Jason Werth. Game 5 of the WS playing in down pouring rain having to wait 48 hours to resume the game, and Burrell hitting a 2B to start a rally in the 8th inning, followed by the game winning hit by Pedro Feliz to bring a Championship to Philadlephia.
joe's Wake Forest Demon Deacons Scrapbook (NCAABB)
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Great Start to the Season
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Rodeny Rogers, Randolph Childress, Tim Duncan, Josh Howard, Taron Downey, Darius Songila, Jamal Levy, Rusty Laroo, Justin Grey
Why I am a fan:
When I was growing up WFU Baskeball was much more successful than Football, and I was able to watch a lot more of their games because I grew up outside of Philly. As a typical Philadelphia Fan, I invested all of my emotions into WFU Basketball, and remember crying after some tough losses. My mom would reward me when I did well in school by taking me to Winston Salem to watch a WFU basketball game. Some of my most covented autographs are team balls signed by the 1994-1995 and 1995-1996 ACC Champions that I obtained in person
Favorite Moments:
1992 Sweet Sixteen 1995 ACC Championship Game beating UNC in 2OT 1995 #1 Seed in NCAA Tournament (went to 1st round game vs. NC A&T) 1996 ACC Championship Game vs. GT 1996 Elite Eight 2000 NIT Championship vs. ND 2003-2004 Regular Season ACC 2005 NCAA 2nd Round Loss to WV 2002 Triple OT Game at Clemson 2004 Triple OT Game against UNC
joe's Philadelphia Eagles Scrapbook (NFL)
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Chuck Bednarik, Reggie White, Jerome Brown, Seth Joyner, Eric Allen, Ron Jaworski, Randal Cunningham, Andre Waters, Ricky Watters, Bobby Taylor, Troy Vincent, Duce Staley, Keith Byars, Wes Hopkins, Hugh Douglas, Mike Quick, John Ruyan, Brian Westbrook, McNabb
Why I am a fan:
Again, as I stated with the Phillies, it is hard for anyone outside of Philadelphia to understand the mindset of Phillly fans. The Eagles are our team, when they win we, when they lose, we lose.
Favorite Moments:
Buddy Ryans Defense "Body Bag Game" against the Redskins 1992 Wild Card Game beat the Saints 36-20 1995 Wild Card Game beat the Lions 58-37 2000 Wild Card Beat the Bucs - and started the Eagles Reign of the NFC 2001 NFC Divisonal Round beat the Bears on the Road 33-19 2001 NFC Championship vs. Rams - almost won, but lost by 5 points 2002 NFC Championship lost to Bucs - Final Game at the Vet 2003 NFC Division beat the Packers 20-17 with the 4th and 28 late in the 4th Qtr, and Freddie Mitchell makes the catch to keep the drive alive that leads to a game winning FG by David Akers 2004 NFC Championship Game beating the Falcons finally getting to the playoffs 2004 Super Bowl - Come up 3pts short, heart breaker 2006 Regular Season - McNabb has a season ending injury middle of the season, and Jeff Gracia leads them on a 6 game win streak to finish the season, and win the NFC East. Personally, I believe this season defined what it means to be a Philadelphian
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joe's South Carolina Gamecocks Scrapbook (NCAAF)
#70 Fan South Carolina Gamecocks
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Every year everyone talks about howthis will be the year..
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
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Why I am a fan:
I just recently became a fan because I completed my graduate work at South Carolina
Favorite Moments:
Went to a game in 2007 when both USC and Kentucky were both 5-0 and highly ranked, and USC blew them out.
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joe's Carolina Panthers Scrapbook (NFL)
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Steve Beuerlin, Mushin Muhammad, Wesley Walls, John Kasay, Peppers, Will Witherspoon, Eugene Robinson (Great on Radio), Breston Buckner, Kris Jenkins, Dan Morgan, Stephan Davis, Jake Delhome, Steve Smith, Mike Rucker, Ricky Proehl, Sam Mills, Ricky Manning Jr., Rodeny Peete, Chris Wienke, Chris Gamble, Mike Minter, Brad Hoover, Jordan Gross, Jon Beason, Jeff Mitchel, Todd Steussie, Eric Davis
Why I am a fan:
I started following the Panthers at the beginning of the 2000 Season when I went to Undergrad at Coastal Carolina because they were the local football team.
Favorite Moments:
2002 Season - Beat the Vikings on Opening Day to only lose the next 15 games to finish the season 1-15 2003 Season - Open the season against the Jags with Rodney Peete as the Starting QB, and then Jake Delhome starts the 2nd half and leads the Panters to a 4th Qtr comeback in the last seconds to start a season that they won 8 games by either 3 points or less including 4 OT games giving them the nickname the "Cardiac Cats". I probably watched some of the best football games this season including the playoff games. Stephan Davis just took over games before he got hurt in the 2nd half of the season. In the 2003 Divisional Round the beat the Rams in 2OT with a 60ish yard TD catch from Steve Smith. The NFC Championship Game was hard for me to watch because they played my life long NFL Team the Eagles. It was a hard game for me to watch. The 2003 Super Bowl was one of the better Super Bowls, but I will never forget tying the game with less than a minute left to only see "Mr. Clutch" Jon Kasay kick the ball out of bounds, giving the ball to the Pats at the 40 yard line, and of course Brady leads the Pats down the field to setup the game winning field goal 2004 Season - After starting the season 1-7, the Panthers go on a run and win 6 straight led by Nick Goings 5 100 yard games, only to lose the final 2 games. They lost in the last seconds to the Falcons with a contraversial TD by Micheal Vick diving in the endzone, that would have allowed them to go to 8-7, instead they were 7-8. However, it worked out that if they won their final game against the Saints, then they would make the playoffs at 8-8. However, they lose the game in the last seconds. More importantly, the 2004 Panthers showed true heart, and never gave up. They could have packed it in at 1-7, but fought back, and had a chance to make the playoffs in the last game of the season. Never give up, Never.
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It will be a very long BBalll season
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Why are the only conferences that make up the BCS the ACC, Big 10, Big 12, Big East, SEC, and Pac 10. More importantly who decided that only these conferences should be a part of the BCS. Furthermore...  Read More »
Sport: NCAAF
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The purpose of this article is to prove why Cincinnati deserves to play Alabama in the National Title Game. First, I need to explain an important item. I went to Grad School at Alabama, ...  Read More »
Sport: NCAAF
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The purpose of this article is to prove why Cincinnati deserves to play Alabama in the National Title Game. First, I need to explain an important item. I went to Grad School at Alaba...  Read More »
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Baseball will soon be the only active major sport, and will take center stage in the sports universe until football season. Throughout the next couple of months I will be writing a series of articles...  Read More »
Sport: MLB
About Me
 
 
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played sports entire life until a double spinal fusion when I was 23
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 210
Bats: R
Throws: R
Schools: Coastal Carolina Univeristy, University of Alabama (Grad), Universtiy of South Carolina (Grad)
Relationship Status: Free Agent (Single)
Kids: none
Occupation: Tax Accountant, graduated undergrad Magna Cum Laude with a double major in accounting and finance. Also, I have a Master's in Tax
Companies: none
Places I lived: Philly, Myrtle Beach, Tuscaloosa, Columbia
Greatest Moment in Sports:MIchigan State vs. Notre Dame 1966 Championships should be won by fighting, not sitting on your ass. The WORST Champion (ND 1966) EVEr
Greatest Event in Sports:College Football Regular Season - Just one long playoff
Greatest Athlete of All Time:Jesse Owens
Greatest Coach of All Time:Bear Bryant
Most Fanatical Moment:Drive 10 hours to watch Wake Forest Basketball multiple times
My Sports Superstitions:none
Most Disappointing Sports Moments:1995 WFU Basketball looses to Oklahoma State in the Sweet Sixteen
Sports I Play:Baseball, Football, Martial Arts, Paintball, Running, Weightlfting
Nickname:Smokin Joe
Current Skill Level:Retired/ Double Spinal Fusion Surgery
Highest Organized Level:Amtaetur Ju-Jitsu, Amtaetur Weight Lifting Comptetior
Athletes I've Played With/Against:none
Sports Trophies/Awards:3rd Place Wrestling Tournaments (Twice), 3rd Place Ju-Jitsu (Once), Most Improved Football Player Senior Year, 1st Place Weight Lifting Champion as a fresman in college
Career Highlights:Making Playoffs Senior Year of High School for the 1st time in School History, Winning a weight lifting championship at Coastal Carolina Univeristy as a freshman (weighed 185, benched 355 and squated 550), finished 3rd in my 1st Bralizin Ju-Jitsu Touranment
Career Lowlights:Did not start football on my freshman team, having to stop playing any sport because I broke my back
Sports Injuries:5 Concussions, Skull Fracture, Speparted Right Shoulder Twice, Broken Ankle, Herniated Disks C4 and C5 in my Neck, Double Spinal Fusion L4 and L5,
Games I Usually Attend:none
Greatest Sporting Event I've Attended:1993 World Series Phillies vs. Blue Jays
Sports People I've Met:none
Sports Figures from my Hometown:none
Most Prized Sports Possessions:too many
Sports Trading Cards:none
Athlete Autographs:over 5,000 baseball autographs, 1994-1995 and 1995-1996 Wake Forest Basketball ACC Champions Team Basketballs Signed. 2006 WFU Football Signed (1st ACC Championship) 2007 WFU Helmet Signed. 2005 Alabama Football Signed
Favorite Sports Collectibles:signed collectibles
Dream Sports Job:accoutant for any sports team
Favorite Jerseys:none
Favorite Sports Brands:none
Favorite Ballgame Foods:Philly Cheese Steak
Beer of Choice:foriegn imports
Hottest Athletes:none
Ugliest Athletes:none
Favorite Sports Announcers:Harry Kalas
Least Favorite Sports Announcers:Joe Buck
Favorite Sports "Experts":Howard Eskin
Least Favorite Sports "Experts":99.9% do not know what they are talking about
Favorite Sports Movies:Rocky, Major League, The Program, Ragin Bull
Favorite Sports Books:The Missing Ring
Favorite Sports Websites:none
Sports Video Games I Play:EA Madden Series
Video Game Skill Level/ Playing Style:Pro
Favorite Sports Video Games:none
Non-Sports Hobbies and Interests:Collecting Concerts, and Music Art
Movies:There Will Be Blood
TV:Lost
Music:Dave Matthews Band
Video Games:Zelda
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Teams joe Hates
New York Yankees
Why I Hate Them: Sports should not be about a brand, and yet this is what Stienbriener did (I do respect the man, and believe he deserves to be the HOF). However, to me sports should be an escape for every day activites, yet the Yankees Brand reminds me of Corporations. As a result, I am reminded of everyday life
Players I Hate: Derek Jeter
Duke Blue Devils
Why I Hate Them: Too many people have jumped on the Duke bandwagon over the last 20 years. This is most likely a result from ESPN because the majority of Duke's games are nationally televised, thus allowing people to identify with a team. However, I do not believe in a choosing a team because they can simply watch them on TV. I believe on choosing to follow a college team comes from either going to that school, a family member who is an alumni, or living in the area of the college
Players I Hate: JJ Redick