Curtis is such a smooth talker, very articulate. He says the same shit as everyone else, but makes it sound real, not cliche. I approve.
Boy would I like to see Pornstache Pavano get his formerly torn glutes handed to him! Is that too much to ask? Just seeking justice.
I am such a huge Grandy-man fan, I hate how some people in the blogosphere were killing him. I just feel he's such a good guy that he's bound to do well, but it doesn't always work out that way. Sometimes the good guys never end up, well, being that good.
I am rooting so hard for Grandy to be really good during the playoffs, you can tell he comes from a very humble background and you want to see people root hard for a guy like him. At least me.
When he's playing, Granderson looks to me like kind of a goofy kid. In the interview he's so smooth, professional, adult. I like both versions, a lot.
I foolishly, and stubbornly held the AJax trade against Grandy for awhile. He's a really good all-around player, and a very cool cat. Couple of timely hits, solid defense & smart baserunning is all we ask around here this time of year, Grandy. Well, we want heroics, too, but that'll come if you stay focused on those other objectives.
 yeah, i get the same feeling. I think that goofy look is because he's so lanky in appearance on the field. And yes, the dude is one of our better spoken players.
 oh, one other thing, Grandy: add crucial walks to your postseason to-do list. We like those, too.
Speaking of Granderson, I have a buddy who is a big Detroit fan. Grandy was his favorite player when he was with the Tigers for many of the same reasons we like him. He was as excited as I was by that moonshot triple last night. Good guy gets the love!
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Also a big fan of Granderson here. IIRC, both of his parents were teachers, and they really stressed education with him as a kid. I believe he had a running segment on one of XM's MLB radio shows, and I remember being very impressed with how thoughtful and articulate he was. Didn't he write some stuff for ESPN once upon a time, too?
I think by the time all is said and done, the Yanks will have handily won the Granderson deal.
 Word. I've been touting Curtis all year. Even when he was with the Tigers I imagined him in Pinstripes. He's a great dude.
i've long been a curtis fan and have wished him a yankee for a few years now.
 Just Fair and i have seemed to be his biggest support group 'round these parts.
 yes, he wrote a blog and i read every post of it. he also has had some tv spots over the years. i've tried to follow all of his off-field exploits. i didn't care that he was a tiger; i just was a fan. still am, only a bigger fan now! : )
i believe his parents are teachers and education is very important to him. i love that and how articulate he is. i hope he continues with the big hits, great catches and fancy footwork on the basepaths, as an everyday player.
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