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Old 03-12-2015, 01:18 PM
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Default Showing off my ring...

Thought all the OSC legends might appreciate this.

http://blog.timesunion.com/chuckmill...irilium/22452/
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Old 03-12-2015, 02:15 PM
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Congratulations Chuck! A great read as always, and some well deserved credit.
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Old 03-12-2015, 05:02 PM
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Congratulations. But the ring is a prop. The NBL's respect -- which means something because of the class of their organization -- is the real prize.
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Old 03-12-2015, 07:06 PM
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Chuck -

OUTSTANDING! As always, well written with that wry sense of humor that (most of us) loved, and a great job by Windsor in recognizing you.

I am confused, though - you mean you never got a championship ring from the Utica Wreckers????

Keep up the great work!
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Old 03-21-2015, 10:33 AM
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Chuck -That's really good. Congratulations. God knows few people get rich and the rest get poorer in the minors. That was a lot of toil.

I was really surprised about the story you mentioned, in the Armory when the security guards were talking about removing you from the building, I don't know what my reaction would be fight or flight, but I definitely would have shared your disappointment and shock.

I will also tip my hat to the NBL and Windsor Power, that was a classy act. Whilst I had my doubts on their success at the start, they have ran things the right way.
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Old 03-24-2015, 08:01 AM
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Congrats, Chuck!
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Old 03-24-2015, 10:01 AM
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Hi, Chuck. The poster formerly known as LightningMan is glad to see you get some due. And the article was a good read. Congratulations.
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