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Question about Chris Burke

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by BigSherv, Apr 18, 2007.

  1. BigSherv

    BigSherv Contributing Member

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    Did they ever refer to him as "The Babe" after he hit the game winning home run 2 years ago in the 18 inning game?

    I could have shown they Astros did but my friend says that is the most ridiculous thing he has ever heard of.
     
  2. NJRocket

    NJRocket Contributing Member

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    never heard that
     
  3. msn

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    I heard some Astros jokingly calling Burke that during some post-game interviews during the playoff run. It wasn't just about the 18th inning yak; he had hit a few in big situations, dating back to the regular season (IIRC).

    I remember thinking, "Surely he won't keep this up at this pace. If he does, he's is Babe Freaking Ruth."
     
  4. chuichuitrain

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    Question about Chris Burke.

    When will he start hitting?
     
  5. macalu

    macalu Contributing Member

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    if chris burke is the babe, that must make brad ausmus johnny bench.
     
  6. JJ

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    He hit the homer to win it against the Braves and then the next game was against the Cards and he hit a home run, in a pinch hitting role I think. I do remember an Astros player refer to him as the Babe, because he did have a good post season that year.
     
  7. BrieflySpeaking

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    he needs to get it going or call up Pence baby!!
     
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    looks like lane is starting to take over burke's role
     

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