I dunno. I’m not a 90s kid. The first time I saw Bob Saget he was telling SUPER off-color jokes about how he “married his girlfriend of seven years,” and then said that’s how old she was, he’s going to jail. The whole vanilla sitcom portion of his career sort of eluded me.
I was an 80s kid. I never got the appeal of “Full House.” I watched “Brady Bunch” reruns and shows like “Matt Houston” and “Hunter.” Someone give me a “Hunter” parody with Hunter Pence. THEN we’ll have something.
But I guess this is OK too.
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Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Oakland Athletics owner John Fisher has reversed course and will continue to pay minor leaguers. Fisher tells Slusser, “I concluded I made a mistake.” He said he is also setting up an assistance fund for furloughed employees.
The A’s decided in late May to stop paying paying minor leaguers as of June 1, which was the earliest date on which any club could do so after an MLB-wide agreement to pay minor leaguers through May 31 expired. In the event, the A’s were the only team to stop paying the $400/week stipends to players before the end of June. Some teams, notable the Royals and Twins, promised to keep the payments up through August 31, which is when the minor league season would’ve ended. The Washington Nationals decided to lop off $100 of the stipends last week but, after a day’s worth of blowback from the media and fans, reversed course themselves.