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    Johnny Damon...

    http://chicago.whitesox.mlb.com/vide...59911&c_id=mlb

    Anyone catch this highlight from yesterday's Cleveland/Chicago game? Damon has always been known to have a terrible arm, but this is ridiculous.

    Are there any other borderline HOF'ers that have had one terrible skill throughout their career? I was trying to come up with some but I couldn't think of many.

    Lance Berkman's speed came to mind. Mike Piazza's arm too.



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    Jim Thome sucks at just about everything other than beating the **** out of the ball. Mickey Mantle could barely stand, let alone run the bases.



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    Holy **** now this is a thread. I'm thinking anyone that posts in this thread has a better arm than Johnny Damon.


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    Wow that was god awful


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    Yep count me as one who could out throw Mr. Damon... Those 2 years as A team quarterback in junior high, coupled with throwing 14 strikeouts in little league highlight my arm's resume...



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    Quote Originally Posted by KFitzy87 View Post
    Yep count me as one who could out throw Mr. Damon... Those 2 years as A team quarterback in junior high, coupled with throwing 14 strikeouts in little league highlight my arm's resume...
    I was monster from 46 feet. Ain't gonna lie.


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    I almost wonder if he lost his grip on the ball or something. That throw barely made it into the infield, and he didn't even play it deep. So, so bad.



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    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    I almost wonder if he lost his grip on the ball or something. That throw barely made it into the infield, and he didn't even play it deep. So, so bad.
    Well for one thing he was throwing with the wrong arm



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    Re: Johnny Damon...

    I am by no means an athlete. If I was given 100 at bats in the big leagues, I would probably hit no better than .010, and my only chance to get a hit would be off a 65-mph fastball from Jamie Moyer.

    But, I guarantee if Damon and I were given the same 10 defensive plays in left, I could outthrow him on at least eight of those 10 plays. Heck, my mom could probably outthrow him on one or two.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Jim Thome sucks at just about everything other than beating the **** out of the ball. Mickey Mantle could barely stand, let alone run the bases.
    Mickey Mantle was a classic five tool player until injuries took their toll. He could run like a deer and had a strong throwing arm. He hit for power and average...too bad he gave several years away because of injuries (and drinking).



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    Quote Originally Posted by vortex View Post
    Mickey Mantle was a classic five tool player until injuries took their toll. He could run like a deer and had a strong throwing arm. He hit for power and average...too bad he gave several years away because of injuries (and drinking).
    Mickey Mantle was a stud. After all, he was his generation's Bryce Harper.



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    Quote Originally Posted by shagcarpetjesus View Post
    Mickey Mantle was a stud. After all, he was his generation's Bryce Harper.
    Do you mean Bryce Harper COULD BE this generations Mickey Mantle?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bret44 View Post
    Do you mean Bryce Harper COULD BE this generations Mickey Mantle?
    Don't tell me you missed that thread.


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    Quote Originally Posted by shagcarpetjesus View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by vortex View Post
    Mickey Mantle was a classic five tool player until injuries took their toll. He could run like a deer and had a strong throwing arm. He hit for power and average...too bad he gave several years away because of injuries (and drinking).
    Mickey Mantle was a stud. After all, he was his generation's Bryce Harper.
    Oh I like this post!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    Holy **** now this is a thread. I'm thinking anyone that posts in this thread has a better arm than Johnny Damon.
    With what I saw on that video, I'm assuming most people on CF have a better arm than Johnny Damon. And no, I did not want a Jimlad on here.



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