The Mockingbird

Does it feel like 17th?

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I don’t think it’s quite time to start crying about our salary this season (especially considering that Vernon isn’t on the big bucks yet), but this page rocks my world.

So despite the injuries and the wailing and the gnashing of teeth, we are one of the few teams that are economically vs. performance right where we belong. And there really aren’t that many teams with lower payrolls doing any better. More to come on this…


Written by halejon

June 20, 2007 at 8:41 pm

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  1. Too bad its “not to scale”. Or that Yanks line would be make me smile even more.


    June 20, 2007 at 10:25 pm

  2. Also too bad signing bonuses and other economic cheats of the modern age aren’t included…


    June 20, 2007 at 10:27 pm

  3. Hey, there’s a couple websites that have all that info. If I had a little spare time I could do a “to scale graph, though it might have to be distorted a little to be legible on a screen.

    Hey you coming to dinner at Thomas’ tonight?


    June 20, 2007 at 10:35 pm

  4. As soon as I get around to it, I’m going to do a “standings per dollar” of the league. Kind of like the “per attendance” GPA of my university career…


    June 21, 2007 at 4:38 am

  5. If you could somehow translate that “per attendance” value into a “dollar per win” you’d probably be the best GM of all time.


    June 21, 2007 at 2:48 pm

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