View Full Version : dumbass of the year
03-12-2002, 04:53 PM
Ruben Rivera signed a guaranteed million dollar contract this offseason to play baseball for the frigging Yankees. Then he gets caught stealing one of Derek Jeter's gloves and selling it to a memorabilia dealer for 2 grand. What an IDIOT!
Here is the LINK. (http://espn.go.com/mlb/news/2002/0312/1349875.html)
03-12-2002, 07:50 PM
It could have been a smart business idea if he hadn't been caught. It's all a matter of perspective.
Obviously I think most would agree that stealing is wrong, but let us throw that out the window for a moment and look at risk/reward.
Let us all transport ourselves to an alternative universe where I, grbh, am an outfielder for the New York Yankees. I make $700,000 a year. One day I walk into the Yankee's locker room a stumble upon Jeter's glove. My choices (assuming I have no ethics) are:
1. Steal the glove to try to raise my annual income to $701,000, but risk loosing at least 500,000 if I am caught and kicked of the team due to release and contractual buyout.
2. Keep walking cause for goodness sake I make $700,000 a year and I play for the Yankees.
I don't get it.
03-12-2002, 10:05 PM
Funny to think it's only March and that award has been taken, but you are going to have to go a long way to beat this. Man alive what was he thinking?
I don't know, but you have a good point it is only March. After all have you ever reads the darwin awards.
03-12-2002, 10:28 PM
I love the Darwin awards.
mavs_afroman - cmon, there is never room for theft in smart business. I hope you were kidding. good lord.
03-13-2002, 03:48 PM
Here is his response Click -----> HERE. (http://msn.espn.go.com/mlb/news/2002/0313/1350957.html)
The guy is a total moron.
03-13-2002, 05:01 PM
And he was supposed to be the next great Yankee.... much like Brein Taylor was....
03-13-2002, 08:03 PM
I think we have our dumbass!!
Wayne Carey, captain of North Melbourne Kangaroos, premiers in 1996/99. Absolute superstar of the AFL, one of the best ever. All Australian on so many times, I can't recall.
Gets caught in the toilet at a clubs party over the weekend, with the vice-captain's wife, Carey is also married. Quit the club yesterday and will not play football this year, even though he is arguably the best AFL player going around.
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03-13-2002, 08:18 PM
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I think so. But I am just trying to verify that. I know Carey's wife (or former wife) is very nice.
03-13-2002, 09:46 PM
Is she hot?
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