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jeffb 04-23-2009 04:24 PM

Matt Harrington
 
Matt Harrington was a highly tauted baseball player that was drafted 5 times and never signed with a team including turning down 5MIL from Colorado and is now making 11.5/hr working at Costco.

Interesting story:

ESPN - OTL: Dream On A Shelf - E-ticket

INSIDER 04-23-2009 04:32 PM

good.
usually i feel bad for the person... but not this one.

jeffb 04-23-2009 04:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by INSIDER (Post 176948)
good.
usually i feel bad for the person... but not this one.

Neither do i. But i do feel bad for his father, for having to put up with the BS he's still dealing with.

griffthecat 04-23-2009 04:35 PM

a friend of mine turned down the padres and then got thrown out of college a few days before he was going to sign with the jays. Now he smokes weed everyday

jeffb 04-23-2009 04:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by griffthecat (Post 176951)
a friend of mine turned down the padres and then got thrown out of college a few days before he was going to sign with the jays. Now he smokes weed everyday

You were drafted by the Padres? :haha:

N64 04-23-2009 04:49 PM

LMAO turning down 5 mil/yr, and now making $11.50/hr :haha:

zachus 04-23-2009 04:56 PM

The definition of a fall from grace.

Gurk 04-23-2009 04:57 PM

WOW. I would've taken 5 mil and ran.

Dark Knight 04-23-2009 10:41 PM

what better offers was he expecting? (I didn't actually take the time to read the article)


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