Showing off my ring...

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Showing off my ring...

Post by Chuck the Writer » Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:18 pm

Thought all the OSC legends might appreciate this.

http://blog.timesunion.com/chuckmiller/ ... ium/22452/

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Post by turbocamyes » Thu Mar 12, 2015 7:15 pm

Congratulations Chuck! A great read as always, and some well deserved credit.

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Post by robster2001 » Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:02 pm

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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Post by ABARedWhiteBlue » Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:06 am

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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Post by Paul S » Sat Mar 21, 2015 3:33 pm

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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Post by The Sweeper » Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:01 pm

Congrats, Chuck!
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Post by JamesCTaylor-TRBL » Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:01 pm

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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