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Back in the 1970s, bright white guys with no connections, like bean cannery night-watchman Bill James, started thinking harder than anybody else had ever thought before about the questions confronting baseball executives such as who to trade for which minor league prospects. There were increasingly few acceptable niches for white guys to hone their human pattern recognition skills, but baseball seemed like a Safe Space.

Nobody complained back when there was virtually no money in “sabermetrics” as the nerds developed their own intellectually exciting subculture.

But in the 21st Century, some of these nerds began to get hired for well-paid front office executive jobs by baseball teams to replace the baseball lifers who didn’t understand their new statistics.

That history has been celebrated in books and movies like Moneyball. But now we know better: the white nerds are bad guys. Why? Because, stupid, they are white. If whites were good, the New York Times would refer to them as Whites. But they don’t, so they aren’t. From the New York Times sports section:

Hailed as a Trailblazer, Kim Ng Stands Alone

Major League Baseball celebrated the hiring of a woman as a sign of progress on diversity in its executive ranks. Every comparable hire over the last two years has been a white man.

Thirteen people have been hired over the last two seasons to run the baseball operations of a front office: Chaim Bloom (Red Sox), Sam Fuld (Phillies), Chris Young (Rangers), Jed Hoyer (Cubs), James Click (Astros), Matt Arnold (Brewers), Dave Dombrowski (Phillies), Scott Harris (Giants), Ben Cherington (Pirates), Perry Minasian (Angels), Brian O’Halloran (Red Sox), Sandy Alderson (Mets) and Kim Ng. Ng, the general manager of the Miami Marlins, is the only woman and the only person of color in that group.

By James Wagner
Jan. 29, 2021, 4:01 p.m. ET

Kim Ng brought hope to baseball when the Miami Marlins hired her as the team’s general manager in November, making her the first woman and second person of Asian descent to run a major-league team’s baseball operations.

Shouldn’t “Hope” be capitalized when referring to actions that hurt white men?

In a sport dominated by men — specifically, at the top, by white men

The very worst kind of men, let me remind you.

— Ng symbolized the potential for change. The civil unrest of last year was bringing a reckoning on diversity to many industries around the country, and it looked as if that reckoning would include baseball.

If George Floyd’s death doesn’t lead to fewer white nerds getting hired by baseball teams, then the fentanyl-abusing retired-stick up man was just another low life who came to an unsurprising bad end. And that would be intolerable.

For the rest of Major League Baseball’s off-season, Ng has stood alone. …

Like other people of color around baseball, Stewart wasn’t surprised by the top executive hires this off-season. Their frustration arises from the continued lack of opportunities, especially after corporations around the United States pledged to tackle racial inequality following George Floyd’s killing while in Minneapolis police custody in May.

Only four heads of club baseball operations are identified as nonwhite by M.L.B.’s diversity goals — about 13 percent of M.L.B.’s 30 teams. They are Kenny Williams, who is Black, of the Chicago White Sox; Farhan Zaidi, who is of Asian descent, of the San Francisco Giants; Al Avila, who is Latino, of the Detroit Tigers; and Ng. That is a stark contrast to the demographics on the field, where 40 percent of major-league players are identified as nonwhite by M.L.B. — the majority of whom are Latino. …

Latinos of course contributed immensely to the development of sabermetrics, such as, uh, Guillermo Jaime and Natán Plata.

 
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  1. The highlight of the last twelve months in sports was definitely Kansas City Chiefs opener against the Texans. Before the game they had a ceremony of racial harmony with Mahomes and J. J. Watt right on the center of the field holding hands and the 15 000 fans they let sit in their seats booed the crap out of them. The look on Mahomes’s face was for the ages. He won the Super Bowl. He won the MVP. He signed a new contract for 500 million dollars. And the home town fans were booing the crap out of him.

    Has anybody asked him about it?

    • Agree: R.G. Camara
    • Replies: @R.G. Camara
    @Morton's toes

    The people have half-awakened.

    Half.

    , @Mike Tre
    @Morton's toes

    Link? Shockingly, I can't find it on yt.

    Replies: @Morton's toes

    , @Olwein Ollie
    @Morton's toes

    Why watch? Find something better to do with your time. Everyone can always improve something about themselves, teach themselves something interesting and useful. Your brain goes into neutral watching TV. Viewing rubbish filled with 1/2 breed losers and semi-literate savages should send off signals in your brain that white people need not participate.

  2. At some point, can’t everyone agree to ignore the New York Time’s broken-record whining that there are just too many white guys around for its taste.

    • Replies: @Flip
    @Hypnotoad666

    I finally canceled my subscription after reading them every day for over 30 years.

    , @Icy Blast
    @Hypnotoad666

    No.

    , @Kyle
    @Hypnotoad666

    Why? That’s obviously what sells newspapers.

  3. Isn’t the surname “Ng” kind of, well, triggering?

    • LOL: bomag
    • Replies: @Jenner Ickham Errican
    @Paperback Writer

    Ng? Uh, please.

    Replies: @Paperback Writer

    , @duncsbaby
    @Paperback Writer

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBjMaUlXnjs

  4. So, in “a sport dominated by men”, it is unusual to have men in charge…says who? Ok, now most importantly the reason andrew cuomo is not in the biden administration is because…dems don’t like him! Buffalo News, a former cuomo lap dog, has an Editorial today saying dems are tired of him. The State AG Letitia James, a black woman, says cuomo under counted Covid 19 deaths in NYS nursing homes by 40%, the News says 50%, all this against a background of his new book and an Emmy. Worth the read at Buffalo News.com.

  5. Only zero heads of major media operations are identified as nonwhite by M.L.B.’s diversity goals. MLB still has a few non-jewish execs though.

  6. So many fake Amerinds out there:

    CBC Cancels ‘Trickster’ Following Director Michelle Latimer’s Indigenous Identity Scandal

    The future of “Trickster” was first called into question late last year when an investigative piece on CBC News revealed that Kitgan and Zibi members refute Latimer’s claims to be of “Algonquin, Métis and French heritage, from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg (Maniwaki), Quebec.” Latimer’s claimed heritage had been a big part of landing the book series for TV development. While doing press for the series in 2018 she revealed that she had written a personal pitch letter to Robinson claiming the main character’s journey “reminded me of where I come from and also where I had just been.”

    CBC’s decision not to move ahead with “Trickster” comes after the National Film Board decided to pull Latimer’s documentary “Inconvenient Indian” from Sundance and all other distribution.

    https://variety.com/2021/tv/global/trickster-canceled-cbc-michelle-latimer-1234895893/

    Let’s take a look at this Latimer gal…..and, yeah, she’s even less Amerind-looking than Billy Jack:

    • Disagree: Jack Armstrong
    • Replies: @R.G. Camara
    @syonredux

    She could be Lizzie Warren's niece.

    , @James O'Meara
    @syonredux

    You can really see how she must have been shamed and taunted her whole life, and must have wanted a new start, a whole new life and heritage. Poor kid...

    , @Genrick Yagoda
    @syonredux

    In Canada in the 10 years between 2006 and 2016 more than 500,000 formerly white people declared themselves to be Indians.

    This is on top of the 650,000 Metis who sued the government of Canada so that they, too could be recognized as Indians.

    Indians are so mistreated in Canada that everyone wants to be one.

    https://i.cbc.ca/1.5108001.1556118575!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/original_1180/indigenous-identity-in-canada.jpg

    Replies: @ben tillman

    , @Rob
    @syonredux


    Latimer’s claimed heritage had been a big part of landing the book series for TV development.
     
    It is interesting that when whites claim to be minority x (but not when men claim to be of the minority ‘women’) the minority identity is a big part of why they got whatever opportunity, but it is vile racism to think that an actual minority x gets a similar opportunity, it is because they are a minority.

    It like affirmative action is only a huge boosts when a white tries to claim it. It is very interesting that most or all of the people who pretend to be minorities are women. Perhaps these are people who would be natural expatriates, but America is a much better deal financially and socially (for women’s freedom and etc.) that they don’t actually leave and join another culture.

    Also, how could anyone look at that woman and think ‘Native American’? Have they never seen a Mexican?
  7. “especially after corporations around the United States pledged to tackle racial inequality following George Floyd’s killing while in Minneapolis police custody in May.”

    “A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth. Authoritarian institutions and marketers have always known this fact”.

    Daniel Kahneman “Thinking Fast and Slow”

    • Agree: Polemos
    • Thanks: ben tillman
    • Replies: @donut
    @Tertius

    I went to look the book up at Amazon . One of the reviews was amusing .

    "A brilliant (indeed, Nobel Prize-winning) concept made unbearably tedious by endless case studies. Kahneman going on for over 400 pages about his two systems reminded me strongly of Bernard Shaw's comment on Darwin:

    "If very few of us have read The Origin of the Species from end to end, it is not because it overtaxes our mind, but because we take in the whole case and are prepared to accept it long before we have come to the end of the innumerable instances and illustrations of which the book mainly consists. Darwin becomes tedious in the manner of a man who insists on continuing to prove his innocence after he has been acquitted. You assure him that there is not a stain on his character, and beg him to leave the court; but he will not be content with enough evidence to acquit him: he will have you listen to all the evidence that exists in the world."

    Replies: @Anonymous

  8. @Hypnotoad666
    At some point, can't everyone agree to ignore the New York Time's broken-record whining that there are just too many white guys around for its taste.

    Replies: @Flip, @Icy Blast, @Kyle

    I finally canceled my subscription after reading them every day for over 30 years.

  9. Maybe they should’ve spent more time thinking about the future of their country and less time thinking about a childhood playground game.

    Watch this 2-minute trailer of a movie called “Big Fan.” Once you watch this, you’ll gain a good understanding of how we got into this mess. Pay special attention from 0:48-0:54.

    Read about the football “hostess” programs that exist in big universities.

    https://vdare.com/posts/what-you-get-for-your-62-320-check-for-your-daughter-to-attend-vanderbilt-u-she-gets-to-be-a-hostess-recruiting-black-football-players

    These programs pair up young college females (mostly White) with football players (mostly Black). These “hostesses” are instructed to “entertain” the players, take them to parties, and socialize with them.

    These “hostesses” are recruited by college coaches and alumni, almost all of whom are White. Especially in the Southern SEC universities, these programs have been highly utilized to recruit top football prospects.

    Perhaps not surprisingly, many of these “hostesses” have gotten raped over the years and then sued their universities.

    See more here.

    • Thanks: Mike Tre, Achmed E. Newman
    • Replies: @njguy73
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Pause at 0:35.

    What kind of grown man has handwriting that childish?

    If that's not an indictment of our so-called educational system, I don't know what is.

    Replies: @Adam Smith

    , @James O'Meara
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Gregory Hood reviews Big Fan:

    https://counter-currents.com/2011/10/big-fan/

    , @ScarletNumber
    @JohnnyWalker123


    Perhaps not surprisingly, many of these “hostesses” have gotten raped over the years and then sued their universities.
     
    You mean "raped".
    , @WhiteWinger
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Watch this 2-minute trailer of a movie called “Big Fan.

    Patton Oswalt? A textbook White Guilt leftist, with the textbook delusions of grandeur and arrogance, that he Knows It ALL, especially regarding the history of race relations , and everything else in the history of the US, thru the textbook prism of Political Correctness? NO THANKS!!!!

  10. don’t have tell you that at least (((3))) of the 13 are “white”. (bloom, fuld & hoyer)

    it’s all so tiresome

    • Replies: @Polistra
    @DCThrowback

    Those are all employees. Doesn't mean much.

    Look at the employers one day, if you dare.

    , @Pop Warner
    @DCThrowback

    Nononono you see, we only care about demographics at a broad level. We only want to know how many white people are. Beyond that, there's just no point to determining if there are one or two white ethnicities who predominate. I mean, who would care about that? Let's just call them all white and move on

  11. Anonymous[121] • Disclaimer says:

    The awkward fact is there hasn’t been much hostility or even mild joking/dissing, AFAICT, toward her from the increasingly genteel fan base (either nerd or non-nerd factions) over the past 10-15 years of her career, but the NY Times is trying to conjure something, anything into existence, and commence retconning.

    Ng seems to have a model-minority personality type and there certainly isn’t an avalanche of women anxious to become MLB managers, last seen spitting and grabbing their crotches on TV camera feeds.

    • Agree: vhrm
  12. The Marlin’s drew a little over eight hundred thousand fans in 2019.

    Hiring Ms. Ng is little more than a publicity stunt. Jeter will still be calling the shots.

    It is an empty gesture sort of like Vanderbilt trotting out a female placekicker during a winless season.

    The New York Times’ sports coverage is intended for people who prefer virtue signaling to actual sports reporting.

    • Agree: WhiteWinger
  13. Wasn’t Moneyball the creation of Don Dinero?

  14. “Back in the 1970s, bright white guys with no connections, like cannery night watchman Bill James …”

    So Bill James got his start as a lookout during cannery-night gatherings of white men. When is cannery night? What do these night riders do then? Nothing socially uplifting, I’m sure.

    • Replies: @njguy73
    @Mark Spahn (West Seneca, NY)

    He was a boiler room maintenance worker, according to a 1981 Sports Illustrated interview.

    Replies: @ScarletNumber

  15. There are endless accountings of the contracts of various sports stars, with their incomes and wealth posted in great detail. Where’s the one showing the net worth of the team owners? Not to mention their, shall we say, identities?

    In other news, BLM now has the inside track for a Nobel Peace Prize, and when they win that will mean that every negro in your ‘hood has the right to command you as they see fit. Sort of like now, but with extra decoration. A boost to their entitlement mentality, you might say.

    https://www.rt.com/news/514080-blm-nominated-nobel-peace-prize/

    Is entitlementality a word yet?

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    @Polistra

    Where’s the one showing the net worth of the team owners?

    You can look up a lot of those figures using Forbes' net worth lists.

    It's not that hard these days to find out facts about rich guys. I frequently look up facts on lists of rich guys. I encourage you to do it too for your own curiosity.

    Replies: @ScarletNumber

    , @Wade Hampton
    @Polistra


    "BLM nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize"
     
    Orwell smiles from his grave. "War is Peace."

    Replies: @njguy73

    , @anon
    @Polistra

    Is entitlementality a word yet?

    It is now! Let's use it profligately and spread it like a coofing meme!

    , @Cortes
    @Polistra

    On a positive note, following precedent, henceforth the Nobel Laureates of BLM will only be wreaking havoc on Tuesdays. Other days will be mostly peaceful.

    , @James O'Meara
    @Polistra

    Well, they gave it to Kissinger, who did far more damage to far more countries...

    , @AceDeuce
    @Polistra

    I wonder how the celebrations during the ceremony will go. When Martin Loofah Kink went over to Oslo, there were several incidents, including "Dr." Kink hisself staggering theough the halls of his luxury hotel, drunk off his ass, yelling and shouting.

    A more serious kerfuffle involving newly crowned Nobel "winner" "Dr/Reverend" Love, Peace, and Bacon Grease and his merry men occurred when some of the kneegarows hooked up with Norwegian hookers in the hotel. One of them supposedly ripped off one of the kneegarows (some say Kink's own brother, another "reverend") and the cops were called. Kink's ghey henchman Bayard Rustin quieted things down by threatening to cry "racism" and the whole thing went down "de ol' rabbit hole".

    Want some links?

    https://vdare.com/posts/mlk-in-oslo-it-was-the-blondes

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41871956

    https://books.google.com/books?id=FnFT9JpG8VsC&pg=PA180&lpg=PA180&dq=mlk+Oslo+prostitutes&source=bl&ots=ml3Z2gRSa3&sig=ACfU3U1x1YTJdL5Ap_RsTaVdoPsRU1Wpfg&hl=en&sa=X#v=onepage&q=mlk%20Oslo%20prostitutes&f=false


    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2407403/Sex-tapes-FBI-smears-double-life-human-saint-The-Martin-Luther-King-story.html

  16. @DCThrowback
    don't have tell you that at least (((3))) of the 13 are "white". (bloom, fuld & hoyer)

    it's all so tiresome

    Replies: @Polistra, @Pop Warner

    Those are all employees. Doesn’t mean much.

    Look at the employers one day, if you dare.

  17. Somewhat off-topic, but this does concern baseball. From 1906 to 1910, the devastating double-play combination of “Tinker to Evers to Chance” gave the Cubs four pennants and two World Series. This was immortalized in a famous poem. In the spirit of “refreshing” the traditional literary canon, to make it relevant: When you read the poem, for the refrain, substitute-in “Clyburn to Biden to Kam.”

  18. @Polistra
    There are endless accountings of the contracts of various sports stars, with their incomes and wealth posted in great detail. Where's the one showing the net worth of the team owners? Not to mention their, shall we say, identities?

    In other news, BLM now has the inside track for a Nobel Peace Prize, and when they win that will mean that every negro in your 'hood has the right to command you as they see fit. Sort of like now, but with extra decoration. A boost to their entitlement mentality, you might say.

    https://www.rt.com/news/514080-blm-nominated-nobel-peace-prize/

    Is entitlementality a word yet?

    Replies: @Steve Sailer, @Wade Hampton, @anon, @Cortes, @James O'Meara, @AceDeuce

    Where’s the one showing the net worth of the team owners?

    You can look up a lot of those figures using Forbes’ net worth lists.

    It’s not that hard these days to find out facts about rich guys. I frequently look up facts on lists of rich guys. I encourage you to do it too for your own curiosity.

    • Troll: Je Suis Omar Mateen
    • Replies: @ScarletNumber
    @Steve Sailer


    It’s not that hard these days to find out facts about rich guys. I frequently look up facts on lists of rich guys. I encourage you to do it too for your own curiosity.
     
    Here is a fact for Polistra: it seems like new Mets owner Steven Cohen has taken a bath on Game Stop, so much so that he has deleted his Twitter account. Remember, he bought the team from Fred Wilpon, who lost money through Bernie Madoff.
  19. Just as with the feminism forcing all male endeavors to not just allow, but mandate the participation of women, it’ll be the same for race. They will not let up, Steve, even for this niche area that you love so much. Hey, I’m not the guy in favor of Affirmative Action. Reap what you sow.

  20. Anonymous[329] • Disclaimer says:

    OT but Peter Frost has a new post up about the uniqueness of white people’s eyes — they are sexually dimorphic, the only race in which that is the case.
    “[White] women have rounder-looking eyes with narrower fissures [than men], but only in Europeans.”

    https://evoandproud.blogspot.com/2021/01/sex-differences-in-human-eye-morphology.html

    If whites were a subspecies of bird, they would be on the endangered species list, their habitat would be protected and invasive species eradicated.

    • Agree: ben tillman
  21. @Polistra
    There are endless accountings of the contracts of various sports stars, with their incomes and wealth posted in great detail. Where's the one showing the net worth of the team owners? Not to mention their, shall we say, identities?

    In other news, BLM now has the inside track for a Nobel Peace Prize, and when they win that will mean that every negro in your 'hood has the right to command you as they see fit. Sort of like now, but with extra decoration. A boost to their entitlement mentality, you might say.

    https://www.rt.com/news/514080-blm-nominated-nobel-peace-prize/

    Is entitlementality a word yet?

    Replies: @Steve Sailer, @Wade Hampton, @anon, @Cortes, @James O'Meara, @AceDeuce

    “BLM nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize”

    Orwell smiles from his grave. “War is Peace.”

    • Replies: @njguy73
    @Wade Hampton

    Kissinger and Arafat got Nobel Peace Prizes. 'Nuff said.

  22. @Polistra
    There are endless accountings of the contracts of various sports stars, with their incomes and wealth posted in great detail. Where's the one showing the net worth of the team owners? Not to mention their, shall we say, identities?

    In other news, BLM now has the inside track for a Nobel Peace Prize, and when they win that will mean that every negro in your 'hood has the right to command you as they see fit. Sort of like now, but with extra decoration. A boost to their entitlement mentality, you might say.

    https://www.rt.com/news/514080-blm-nominated-nobel-peace-prize/

    Is entitlementality a word yet?

    Replies: @Steve Sailer, @Wade Hampton, @anon, @Cortes, @James O'Meara, @AceDeuce

    Is entitlementality a word yet?

    It is now! Let’s use it profligately and spread it like a coofing meme!

    • Agree: WhiteWinger
  23. @syonredux
    So many fake Amerinds out there:

    CBC Cancels ‘Trickster’ Following Director Michelle Latimer’s Indigenous Identity Scandal

    The future of “Trickster” was first called into question late last year when an investigative piece on CBC News revealed that Kitgan and Zibi members refute Latimer’s claims to be of “Algonquin, Métis and French heritage, from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg (Maniwaki), Quebec.” Latimer’s claimed heritage had been a big part of landing the book series for TV development. While doing press for the series in 2018 she revealed that she had written a personal pitch letter to Robinson claiming the main character’s journey “reminded me of where I come from and also where I had just been.”
     

    CBC’s decision not to move ahead with “Trickster” comes after the National Film Board decided to pull Latimer’s documentary “Inconvenient Indian” from Sundance and all other distribution.
     
    https://variety.com/2021/tv/global/trickster-canceled-cbc-michelle-latimer-1234895893/



    Let's take a look at this Latimer gal.....and, yeah, she's even less Amerind-looking than Billy Jack:

    https://quillandquire.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Michelle-Latimer-credit-Hayden-Wolf.jpg

    Replies: @R.G. Camara, @James O'Meara, @Genrick Yagoda, @Rob

    She could be Lizzie Warren’s niece.

  24. @Morton's toes
    The highlight of the last twelve months in sports was definitely Kansas City Chiefs opener against the Texans. Before the game they had a ceremony of racial harmony with Mahomes and J. J. Watt right on the center of the field holding hands and the 15 000 fans they let sit in their seats booed the crap out of them. The look on Mahomes's face was for the ages. He won the Super Bowl. He won the MVP. He signed a new contract for 500 million dollars. And the home town fans were booing the crap out of him.

    Has anybody asked him about it?

    Replies: @R.G. Camara, @Mike Tre, @Olwein Ollie

    The people have half-awakened.

    Half.

  25. @Tertius
    "especially after corporations around the United States pledged to tackle racial inequality following George Floyd’s killing while in Minneapolis police custody in May."

    "A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth. Authoritarian institutions and marketers have always known this fact".

    Daniel Kahneman "Thinking Fast and Slow"

    Replies: @donut

    I went to look the book up at Amazon . One of the reviews was amusing .

    “A brilliant (indeed, Nobel Prize-winning) concept made unbearably tedious by endless case studies. Kahneman going on for over 400 pages about his two systems reminded me strongly of Bernard Shaw’s comment on Darwin:

    “If very few of us have read The Origin of the Species from end to end, it is not because it overtaxes our mind, but because we take in the whole case and are prepared to accept it long before we have come to the end of the innumerable instances and illustrations of which the book mainly consists. Darwin becomes tedious in the manner of a man who insists on continuing to prove his innocence after he has been acquitted. You assure him that there is not a stain on his character, and beg him to leave the court; but he will not be content with enough evidence to acquit him: he will have you listen to all the evidence that exists in the world.”

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    @donut

    This is why it's recommended to read the 1st edition of Darwin's book rather than the later ones. The 1st edition is much shorter and simpler. In the later ones Darwin gets bogged down refuting all of his critics and their arguments. This adds nothing of value and just wastes the reader's time.

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

  26. Somewhere, Joe Morgan smiled.

  27. @DCThrowback
    don't have tell you that at least (((3))) of the 13 are "white". (bloom, fuld & hoyer)

    it's all so tiresome

    Replies: @Polistra, @Pop Warner

    Nononono you see, we only care about demographics at a broad level. We only want to know how many white people are. Beyond that, there’s just no point to determining if there are one or two white ethnicities who predominate. I mean, who would care about that? Let’s just call them all white and move on

  28. Ng was born in Indianapolis, Indiana,[3][4] the first of five daughters, to Jin Ng and Virginia Fong. Her father, an American of Cantonese descent, was a financial analyst,[5] and her mother, Thailand-born of Chinese descent, was a banker.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Ng

    Promoting a 2nd generation Chinese-American child of a banker and a financial analyst with 20 years of experience for a brainy high information job?

    Yeah, that’s shattering stereotypes alright. Nobody would expect it in a million years.

    I wonder what the NYT makes of the fact that two of the four POC managers are:
    1) Ng , a chinese-american
    2) Zaidi, A Pakistani-Canadian who grew up in the Philippines.

    If the story wasn’t ABOUT Ng. I’d bet the author and/or editors would generally refer to this statistic not as whites vs POCs , but as how only 2 of the people are black or latino…

    • Agree: ic1000
  29. @JohnnyWalker123
    Maybe they should've spent more time thinking about the future of their country and less time thinking about a childhood playground game.


    Watch this 2-minute trailer of a movie called "Big Fan." Once you watch this, you'll gain a good understanding of how we got into this mess. Pay special attention from 0:48-0:54.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzQKeqMogh8

    Read about the football "hostess" programs that exist in big universities.

    https://vdare.com/posts/what-you-get-for-your-62-320-check-for-your-daughter-to-attend-vanderbilt-u-she-gets-to-be-a-hostess-recruiting-black-football-players

    These programs pair up young college females (mostly White) with football players (mostly Black). These "hostesses" are instructed to "entertain" the players, take them to parties, and socialize with them.

    These "hostesses" are recruited by college coaches and alumni, almost all of whom are White. Especially in the Southern SEC universities, these programs have been highly utilized to recruit top football prospects.

    Perhaps not surprisingly, many of these "hostesses" have gotten raped over the years and then sued their universities.

    See more here.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTbB1l_zeYI

    Replies: @njguy73, @James O'Meara, @ScarletNumber, @WhiteWinger

    Pause at 0:35.

    What kind of grown man has handwriting that childish?

    If that’s not an indictment of our so-called educational system, I don’t know what is.

    • Replies: @Adam Smith
    @njguy73


    What kind of grown man has handwriting that childish?
     
    https://cdni.rt.com/files/2021.01/article/60153df385f54036a557f644.JPG

  30. @Paperback Writer
    Isn't the surname "Ng" kind of, well, triggering?

    Replies: @Jenner Ickham Errican, @duncsbaby

    Ng? Uh, please.

    • Replies: @Paperback Writer
    @Jenner Ickham Errican

    /joking/

  31. How do MLB fanatics find time for anything else, what with:

    • the league’s abundant, esoteric statistics,

    • its lengthy player profiles (even down into the minors and draft picks) and now, it seems,

    • this new fascination with the front (back?) offices of the organizations?

    [MORE]

    Not that I really care, but:

    • get rid of that darn, instant replay official. The guy’s office/studio must be just across the hall from Steinbrenner’s.

    • replace that union four-eyes, who calls balls and strikes, with the GPS computer. There’s no way the human ump can reliably make the call on that low strike.

    • Replies: @Known Fact
    @Abolish_public_education

    The fascination with front offices I think blossomed when player contracts -- salary, term, incentives etc -- became mostly available to the public, not to mention the huge internet echo-chamber of trade rumors and speculation. So idolizing or second-guessing these execs provides more meat than arguing whether Cruz should have bunted or Hernandez should have been left out there to finish the 8th.

    A similar phenomenon in football is the fascination with offensive and defensive coordinators. When the giants of old prowled the sidelines -- Stram, Landry, Lombardi etc -- you never heard boo about these assistants. Now there's an obsession with hiring these alleged geniuses and comparing the success of coordinators who served under Walsh vs. Belicheck etc, like competing schools of philosophy or economics

    Replies: @ben tillman, @Paperback Writer

  32. @Mark Spahn (West Seneca, NY)
    "Back in the 1970s, bright white guys with no connections, like cannery night watchman Bill James ..."

    So Bill James got his start as a lookout during cannery-night gatherings of white men. When is cannery night? What do these night riders do then? Nothing socially uplifting, I'm sure.

    Replies: @njguy73

    He was a boiler room maintenance worker, according to a 1981 Sports Illustrated interview.

    • Replies: @ScarletNumber
    @njguy73

    Mark Spahn was attempting to be funny, but for those who don't know, Bill James worked at the Stokley-Van Camp pork-and-beans cannery, despite having degrees in English, economics, and education from the University of Kansas and being an army veteran. Based on an article in one of his old baseball abstracts, it seems like he worked as a high school English teacher at some point.

    Now, to me this raises a question. Why would someone with two degrees from a respected university as well as military experience be working as a night watchman at the local pork-and-beans cannery? That is a job for the local town retard. My hypothesis is that Bill James is so unpleasant as a human being that others can't stand being around him for any length of time. Therefore, he is basically unemployable. Thankfully for him he managed to find his niche, but it seems like even in his time in baseball, he has managed to work only full-time for the Red Sox, and that was remotely from Kansas, which lends credence to my hypothesis.

    Replies: @Paperback Writer, @njguy73

  33. @Wade Hampton
    @Polistra


    "BLM nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize"
     
    Orwell smiles from his grave. "War is Peace."

    Replies: @njguy73

    Kissinger and Arafat got Nobel Peace Prizes. ‘Nuff said.

    • LOL: bomag
  34. @Polistra
    There are endless accountings of the contracts of various sports stars, with their incomes and wealth posted in great detail. Where's the one showing the net worth of the team owners? Not to mention their, shall we say, identities?

    In other news, BLM now has the inside track for a Nobel Peace Prize, and when they win that will mean that every negro in your 'hood has the right to command you as they see fit. Sort of like now, but with extra decoration. A boost to their entitlement mentality, you might say.

    https://www.rt.com/news/514080-blm-nominated-nobel-peace-prize/

    Is entitlementality a word yet?

    Replies: @Steve Sailer, @Wade Hampton, @anon, @Cortes, @James O'Meara, @AceDeuce

    On a positive note, following precedent, henceforth the Nobel Laureates of BLM will only be wreaking havoc on Tuesdays. Other days will be mostly peaceful.

  35. @syonredux
    So many fake Amerinds out there:

    CBC Cancels ‘Trickster’ Following Director Michelle Latimer’s Indigenous Identity Scandal

    The future of “Trickster” was first called into question late last year when an investigative piece on CBC News revealed that Kitgan and Zibi members refute Latimer’s claims to be of “Algonquin, Métis and French heritage, from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg (Maniwaki), Quebec.” Latimer’s claimed heritage had been a big part of landing the book series for TV development. While doing press for the series in 2018 she revealed that she had written a personal pitch letter to Robinson claiming the main character’s journey “reminded me of where I come from and also where I had just been.”
     

    CBC’s decision not to move ahead with “Trickster” comes after the National Film Board decided to pull Latimer’s documentary “Inconvenient Indian” from Sundance and all other distribution.
     
    https://variety.com/2021/tv/global/trickster-canceled-cbc-michelle-latimer-1234895893/



    Let's take a look at this Latimer gal.....and, yeah, she's even less Amerind-looking than Billy Jack:

    https://quillandquire.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Michelle-Latimer-credit-Hayden-Wolf.jpg

    Replies: @R.G. Camara, @James O'Meara, @Genrick Yagoda, @Rob

    You can really see how she must have been shamed and taunted her whole life, and must have wanted a new start, a whole new life and heritage. Poor kid…

  36. @JohnnyWalker123
    Maybe they should've spent more time thinking about the future of their country and less time thinking about a childhood playground game.


    Watch this 2-minute trailer of a movie called "Big Fan." Once you watch this, you'll gain a good understanding of how we got into this mess. Pay special attention from 0:48-0:54.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzQKeqMogh8

    Read about the football "hostess" programs that exist in big universities.

    https://vdare.com/posts/what-you-get-for-your-62-320-check-for-your-daughter-to-attend-vanderbilt-u-she-gets-to-be-a-hostess-recruiting-black-football-players

    These programs pair up young college females (mostly White) with football players (mostly Black). These "hostesses" are instructed to "entertain" the players, take them to parties, and socialize with them.

    These "hostesses" are recruited by college coaches and alumni, almost all of whom are White. Especially in the Southern SEC universities, these programs have been highly utilized to recruit top football prospects.

    Perhaps not surprisingly, many of these "hostesses" have gotten raped over the years and then sued their universities.

    See more here.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTbB1l_zeYI

    Replies: @njguy73, @James O'Meara, @ScarletNumber, @WhiteWinger

    Gregory Hood reviews Big Fan:

    https://counter-currents.com/2011/10/big-fan/

    • Thanks: JohnnyWalker123, bomag
  37. @Polistra
    There are endless accountings of the contracts of various sports stars, with their incomes and wealth posted in great detail. Where's the one showing the net worth of the team owners? Not to mention their, shall we say, identities?

    In other news, BLM now has the inside track for a Nobel Peace Prize, and when they win that will mean that every negro in your 'hood has the right to command you as they see fit. Sort of like now, but with extra decoration. A boost to their entitlement mentality, you might say.

    https://www.rt.com/news/514080-blm-nominated-nobel-peace-prize/

    Is entitlementality a word yet?

    Replies: @Steve Sailer, @Wade Hampton, @anon, @Cortes, @James O'Meara, @AceDeuce

    Well, they gave it to Kissinger, who did far more damage to far more countries…

  38. Here’s a question: if we just mandated society-wide quotas so that everything had equal racial representation, do you think we could ditch all the hypocrisy and stupidity that now goes into promoting “racism”? Maybe it would be worth it. I mean, in a fully quota-ified society, white guys would be competing against other white guys for available slots, but that’s really the same situation as a white ethnostate. Just imagine no more articles about “hope” or “systemic ~~” or ” 1619″!!

    • Replies: @anon
    @Chrisnonymous

    Here’s a question: if we just mandated society-wide quotas so that everything had equal racial representation, do you think we could ditch all the hypocrisy and stupidity that now goes into promoting “racism”?

    No.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_rice_bowl

    , @James O'Meara
    @Chrisnonymous

    But but but.... how would the shitlibs have fun?

  39. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    @Paperback Writer

    Ng? Uh, please.

    Replies: @Paperback Writer

    /joking/

  40. @Morton's toes
    The highlight of the last twelve months in sports was definitely Kansas City Chiefs opener against the Texans. Before the game they had a ceremony of racial harmony with Mahomes and J. J. Watt right on the center of the field holding hands and the 15 000 fans they let sit in their seats booed the crap out of them. The look on Mahomes's face was for the ages. He won the Super Bowl. He won the MVP. He signed a new contract for 500 million dollars. And the home town fans were booing the crap out of him.

    Has anybody asked him about it?

    Replies: @R.G. Camara, @Mike Tre, @Olwein Ollie

    Link? Shockingly, I can’t find it on yt.

    • Replies: @Morton's toes
    @Mike Tre

    Here is a story:

    https://www.insider.com/video-kansas-city-chiefs-fans-boo-moment-of-silence-2020-9

    Mahomes and Reid both pooh-poohed the questions and said "they could barely hear any boos" but the day after videos had closeups of his face and it was the look of he just exploded diarrhea into his white game pants and he knew six different camera angles caught it.

    If you saw it you don't need archived video evidence because you will clearly and distinctly remember it longer than your video archive will retain integrity.

  41. @Abolish_public_education
    How do MLB fanatics find time for anything else, what with:

    • the league’s abundant, esoteric statistics,

    • its lengthy player profiles (even down into the minors and draft picks) and now, it seems,

    • this new fascination with the front (back?) offices of the organizations?

    Not that I really care, but:

    • get rid of that darn, instant replay official. The guy’s office/studio must be just across the hall from Steinbrenner’s.

    • replace that union four-eyes, who calls balls and strikes, with the GPS computer. There’s no way the human ump can reliably make the call on that low strike.

    Replies: @Known Fact

    The fascination with front offices I think blossomed when player contracts — salary, term, incentives etc — became mostly available to the public, not to mention the huge internet echo-chamber of trade rumors and speculation. So idolizing or second-guessing these execs provides more meat than arguing whether Cruz should have bunted or Hernandez should have been left out there to finish the 8th.

    A similar phenomenon in football is the fascination with offensive and defensive coordinators. When the giants of old prowled the sidelines — Stram, Landry, Lombardi etc — you never heard boo about these assistants. Now there’s an obsession with hiring these alleged geniuses and comparing the success of coordinators who served under Walsh vs. Belicheck etc, like competing schools of philosophy or economics

    • Replies: @ben tillman
    @Known Fact


    A similar phenomenon in football is the fascination with offensive and defensive coordinators. When the giants of old prowled the sidelines — Stram, Landry, Lombardi etc — you never heard boo about these assistants.
     
    The fornt office was a pretty big deal for the Cowboys even early on. Since you mentioned Landry, I feel impelled to mention that today marks the passing of another institution. The barber shop where Landry, Schramm, and Brandt (and many Cowboy players) got their hair cut for decades -- and where my son got his hair cut for the first time -- closed its doors permanently today.
    , @Paperback Writer
    @Known Fact


    the fascination with front offices I think blossomed when player contracts — salary, term, incentives etc — became mostly available to the public,

     

    Dunno nothing about football, but about baseball, I'm old enough to remember the era before free agency.

    You didn't really need a front orifice then, did you?

  42. Not only are sabermetics nerds too white, but the entire discipline is structurally racist because their formulas will often extol the hidden value of some slow boring white guy like Mike “Human Rain Delay” Hargrove, over the value of some much more fast, athletic and powerful black or Latin player

    • Replies: @ben tillman
    @Known Fact

    Are you telling me that Antoine Walker and Carmelo Anthony were/are overrated?

    Replies: @Known Fact

  43. All the talk of short squeezes got me to thinking. Something similar but not identical. If every institution in the United States wants to double the hiring and promotion of women, of blacks, of lgbtqs, of native americans, the demand would far exceed their respective proportions in the population, and all else equal, their wages would tend towards infinity. Latins though differ in the medium run – there is a reservoir of 700 million in Portugal, Spain, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America that we would draw in. I guess woke justice would count imported Canada First Nations as native americans, but their supply would be quickly exhausted. That would leave a country full of very rich women, blacks, lgbtqs, natives, a bitterly impoverished Latin majority, and a minority of white male slaves.

    I’ve left out Asians. They’re oppressors, right? But also people of color. There are 4.7 billion of them. What to do? Bring them in to slot below the Latins to serve them and the higher classes, I suggest.

    The other alternative is for protected classes not to magically advance each year and for HR departments to organize annual rituals bemoaning the persistence of systemic isms. The annual rituals would likely increase in desperate intensity, advancing to blood sacrifice of straight white male volunteers.

  44. @Mike Tre
    @Morton's toes

    Link? Shockingly, I can't find it on yt.

    Replies: @Morton's toes

    Here is a story:

    https://www.insider.com/video-kansas-city-chiefs-fans-boo-moment-of-silence-2020-9

    Mahomes and Reid both pooh-poohed the questions and said “they could barely hear any boos” but the day after videos had closeups of his face and it was the look of he just exploded diarrhea into his white game pants and he knew six different camera angles caught it.

    If you saw it you don’t need archived video evidence because you will clearly and distinctly remember it longer than your video archive will retain integrity.

    • Thanks: Mike Tre
  45. @Hypnotoad666
    At some point, can't everyone agree to ignore the New York Time's broken-record whining that there are just too many white guys around for its taste.

    Replies: @Flip, @Icy Blast, @Kyle

    No.

  46. @Chrisnonymous
    Here's a question: if we just mandated society-wide quotas so that everything had equal racial representation, do you think we could ditch all the hypocrisy and stupidity that now goes into promoting "racism"? Maybe it would be worth it. I mean, in a fully quota-ified society, white guys would be competing against other white guys for available slots, but that's really the same situation as a white ethnostate. Just imagine no more articles about "hope" or "systemic ~~" or " 1619"!!

    Replies: @anon, @James O'Meara

    Here’s a question: if we just mandated society-wide quotas so that everything had equal racial representation, do you think we could ditch all the hypocrisy and stupidity that now goes into promoting “racism”?

    No.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_rice_bowl

  47. Only four heads of club baseball operations are identified as nonwhite by M.L.B.’s diversity goals — about 13 percent of M.L.B.’s 30 teams.

    Nice nonsense, NYT.

    • Replies: @James O'Meara
    @ben tillman

    Only 13 percent of baseball heads represent 13 percent of the population. That be raysis!

    As always, anti-racist means anti-white. Like the Oscars, only 24/7 black is acceptable.

  48. @Known Fact
    Not only are sabermetics nerds too white, but the entire discipline is structurally racist because their formulas will often extol the hidden value of some slow boring white guy like Mike "Human Rain Delay" Hargrove, over the value of some much more fast, athletic and powerful black or Latin player

    Replies: @ben tillman

    Are you telling me that Antoine Walker and Carmelo Anthony were/are overrated?

    • Replies: @Known Fact
    @ben tillman

    I don't know what to say about basketball -- I haven't watched an NBA game since there was one guy with the same name as my dog, four dogs ago

  49. @Known Fact
    @Abolish_public_education

    The fascination with front offices I think blossomed when player contracts -- salary, term, incentives etc -- became mostly available to the public, not to mention the huge internet echo-chamber of trade rumors and speculation. So idolizing or second-guessing these execs provides more meat than arguing whether Cruz should have bunted or Hernandez should have been left out there to finish the 8th.

    A similar phenomenon in football is the fascination with offensive and defensive coordinators. When the giants of old prowled the sidelines -- Stram, Landry, Lombardi etc -- you never heard boo about these assistants. Now there's an obsession with hiring these alleged geniuses and comparing the success of coordinators who served under Walsh vs. Belicheck etc, like competing schools of philosophy or economics

    Replies: @ben tillman, @Paperback Writer

    A similar phenomenon in football is the fascination with offensive and defensive coordinators. When the giants of old prowled the sidelines — Stram, Landry, Lombardi etc — you never heard boo about these assistants.

    The fornt office was a pretty big deal for the Cowboys even early on. Since you mentioned Landry, I feel impelled to mention that today marks the passing of another institution. The barber shop where Landry, Schramm, and Brandt (and many Cowboy players) got their hair cut for decades — and where my son got his hair cut for the first time — closed its doors permanently today.

  50. @ben tillman

    Only four heads of club baseball operations are identified as nonwhite by M.L.B.’s diversity goals — about 13 percent of M.L.B.’s 30 teams.
     
    Nice nonsense, NYT.

    Replies: @James O'Meara

    Only 13 percent of baseball heads represent 13 percent of the population. That be raysis!

    As always, anti-racist means anti-white. Like the Oscars, only 24/7 black is acceptable.

  51. @Chrisnonymous
    Here's a question: if we just mandated society-wide quotas so that everything had equal racial representation, do you think we could ditch all the hypocrisy and stupidity that now goes into promoting "racism"? Maybe it would be worth it. I mean, in a fully quota-ified society, white guys would be competing against other white guys for available slots, but that's really the same situation as a white ethnostate. Just imagine no more articles about "hope" or "systemic ~~" or " 1619"!!

    Replies: @anon, @James O'Meara

    But but but…. how would the shitlibs have fun?

  52. @ben tillman
    @Known Fact

    Are you telling me that Antoine Walker and Carmelo Anthony were/are overrated?

    Replies: @Known Fact

    I don’t know what to say about basketball — I haven’t watched an NBA game since there was one guy with the same name as my dog, four dogs ago

  53. So in this case Asians are “of color”?

  54. Moneyball: invented by white men. Basebell: invented by white men.

    All of these careers and sports and institutions created and built by white men: moneyball, baseball, basketball, universities, corporations, the United States of America. But it’s “racist” if white men have a disproportionate share of the jobs and power in them but totally ok if we’re underrepresented or not present at all.

    Anyone who buys the bullshit about “white privilege”is an idiot.

    • Agree: ben tillman, WhiteWinger
  55. @syonredux
    So many fake Amerinds out there:

    CBC Cancels ‘Trickster’ Following Director Michelle Latimer’s Indigenous Identity Scandal

    The future of “Trickster” was first called into question late last year when an investigative piece on CBC News revealed that Kitgan and Zibi members refute Latimer’s claims to be of “Algonquin, Métis and French heritage, from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg (Maniwaki), Quebec.” Latimer’s claimed heritage had been a big part of landing the book series for TV development. While doing press for the series in 2018 she revealed that she had written a personal pitch letter to Robinson claiming the main character’s journey “reminded me of where I come from and also where I had just been.”
     

    CBC’s decision not to move ahead with “Trickster” comes after the National Film Board decided to pull Latimer’s documentary “Inconvenient Indian” from Sundance and all other distribution.
     
    https://variety.com/2021/tv/global/trickster-canceled-cbc-michelle-latimer-1234895893/



    Let's take a look at this Latimer gal.....and, yeah, she's even less Amerind-looking than Billy Jack:

    https://quillandquire.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Michelle-Latimer-credit-Hayden-Wolf.jpg

    Replies: @R.G. Camara, @James O'Meara, @Genrick Yagoda, @Rob

    In Canada in the 10 years between 2006 and 2016 more than 500,000 formerly white people declared themselves to be Indians.

    This is on top of the 650,000 Metis who sued the government of Canada so that they, too could be recognized as Indians.

    Indians are so mistreated in Canada that everyone wants to be one.

    • Replies: @ben tillman
    @Genrick Yagoda


    In Canada in the 10 years between 2006 and 2016 more than 500,000 formerly white people declared themselves to be Indians.

    This is on top of the 650,000 Metis who sued the government of Canada so that they, too could be recognized as Indians.

    Indians are so mistreated in Canada that everyone wants to be one.
     
    Just yesterday I was doing research on my wife's ancestry to establish the link to the putative Indian ancestor.

    Replies: @Genrick Yagoda

  56. NYT: Moneyball Is Racist

    Standards are racist. Suck it up.

  57. @Paperback Writer
    Isn't the surname "Ng" kind of, well, triggering?

    Replies: @Jenner Ickham Errican, @duncsbaby

  58. The white nerd in me thinks loudmouth on social media and most impressive season ever during the 60 games of 2020 Trevor Bauer can’t possibly be worth Gerrit Cole 35 million+ a year money. (I don’t even really think Cole is worth it.) But the Mets fan in me on the other hand….

    I’d happily root for a transgender woman of color GM if he/she/they would satisfy my basest fan desires during the offseason. Just give us our toys now that we have the richest owner in sports and we’ll cheer along with the Diversity Now Stormtroopers!

  59. @JohnnyWalker123
    Maybe they should've spent more time thinking about the future of their country and less time thinking about a childhood playground game.


    Watch this 2-minute trailer of a movie called "Big Fan." Once you watch this, you'll gain a good understanding of how we got into this mess. Pay special attention from 0:48-0:54.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzQKeqMogh8

    Read about the football "hostess" programs that exist in big universities.

    https://vdare.com/posts/what-you-get-for-your-62-320-check-for-your-daughter-to-attend-vanderbilt-u-she-gets-to-be-a-hostess-recruiting-black-football-players

    These programs pair up young college females (mostly White) with football players (mostly Black). These "hostesses" are instructed to "entertain" the players, take them to parties, and socialize with them.

    These "hostesses" are recruited by college coaches and alumni, almost all of whom are White. Especially in the Southern SEC universities, these programs have been highly utilized to recruit top football prospects.

    Perhaps not surprisingly, many of these "hostesses" have gotten raped over the years and then sued their universities.

    See more here.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTbB1l_zeYI

    Replies: @njguy73, @James O'Meara, @ScarletNumber, @WhiteWinger

    Perhaps not surprisingly, many of these “hostesses” have gotten raped over the years and then sued their universities.

    You mean “raped”.

  60. @Hypnotoad666
    At some point, can't everyone agree to ignore the New York Time's broken-record whining that there are just too many white guys around for its taste.

    Replies: @Flip, @Icy Blast, @Kyle

    Why? That’s obviously what sells newspapers.

  61. @njguy73
    @Mark Spahn (West Seneca, NY)

    He was a boiler room maintenance worker, according to a 1981 Sports Illustrated interview.

    Replies: @ScarletNumber

    Mark Spahn was attempting to be funny, but for those who don’t know, Bill James worked at the Stokley-Van Camp pork-and-beans cannery, despite having degrees in English, economics, and education from the University of Kansas and being an army veteran. Based on an article in one of his old baseball abstracts, it seems like he worked as a high school English teacher at some point.

    Now, to me this raises a question. Why would someone with two degrees from a respected university as well as military experience be working as a night watchman at the local pork-and-beans cannery? That is a job for the local town retard. My hypothesis is that Bill James is so unpleasant as a human being that others can’t stand being around him for any length of time. Therefore, he is basically unemployable. Thankfully for him he managed to find his niche, but it seems like even in his time in baseball, he has managed to work only full-time for the Red Sox, and that was remotely from Kansas, which lends credence to my hypothesis.

    • Replies: @Paperback Writer
    @ScarletNumber

    Or maybe he's a high functioning autist who finds other people unbearable.

    Replies: @ScarletNumber

    , @njguy73
    @ScarletNumber

    I'm a big fan of his writings, so I've read and watched interviews with him. He chose to work there because he didn't feel like getting a Phd, and it gave him the free time to work on sabermetrics. And he admits that he can be unpleasant. He jokes "people like me don't have mentors, they have parole officers." And his early books had lines like "Doug Flynn is a horrible excuse for a major league player" and he wonders why Flynn was angry with that. James said "it had nothing to do with him as a person."

  62. Whenever an article claims some vibrant POC brought ‘hope’ to some organization or institution, what they mean is it brought hope to people who actually don’t have any interest in what the organization does, but want to tell it what to do anyway.

    I very much doubt the ranks of MLB players were clamoring for female and Asian representation.

  63. @Steve Sailer
    @Polistra

    Where’s the one showing the net worth of the team owners?

    You can look up a lot of those figures using Forbes' net worth lists.

    It's not that hard these days to find out facts about rich guys. I frequently look up facts on lists of rich guys. I encourage you to do it too for your own curiosity.

    Replies: @ScarletNumber

    It’s not that hard these days to find out facts about rich guys. I frequently look up facts on lists of rich guys. I encourage you to do it too for your own curiosity.

    Here is a fact for Polistra: it seems like new Mets owner Steven Cohen has taken a bath on Game Stop, so much so that he has deleted his Twitter account. Remember, he bought the team from Fred Wilpon, who lost money through Bernie Madoff.

  64. Frankly, while I usually appreciate Mr. Sailer’s remarks, his insensitivity here and especially his lack of appreciation for all the contributions that Asian women have historically made to baseball make me want to THROW UP!

  65. There were increasingly few acceptable niches for white guys to hone their human pattern recognition skills,

    Why?

  66. @Polistra
    There are endless accountings of the contracts of various sports stars, with their incomes and wealth posted in great detail. Where's the one showing the net worth of the team owners? Not to mention their, shall we say, identities?

    In other news, BLM now has the inside track for a Nobel Peace Prize, and when they win that will mean that every negro in your 'hood has the right to command you as they see fit. Sort of like now, but with extra decoration. A boost to their entitlement mentality, you might say.

    https://www.rt.com/news/514080-blm-nominated-nobel-peace-prize/

    Is entitlementality a word yet?

    Replies: @Steve Sailer, @Wade Hampton, @anon, @Cortes, @James O'Meara, @AceDeuce

    I wonder how the celebrations during the ceremony will go. When Martin Loofah Kink went over to Oslo, there were several incidents, including “Dr.” Kink hisself staggering theough the halls of his luxury hotel, drunk off his ass, yelling and shouting.

    A more serious kerfuffle involving newly crowned Nobel “winner” “Dr/Reverend” Love, Peace, and Bacon Grease and his merry men occurred when some of the kneegarows hooked up with Norwegian hookers in the hotel. One of them supposedly ripped off one of the kneegarows (some say Kink’s own brother, another “reverend”) and the cops were called. Kink’s ghey henchman Bayard Rustin quieted things down by threatening to cry “racism” and the whole thing went down “de ol’ rabbit hole”.

    Want some links?

    https://vdare.com/posts/mlk-in-oslo-it-was-the-blondes

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41871956

    https://books.google.com/books?id=FnFT9JpG8VsC&pg=PA180&lpg=PA180&dq=mlk+Oslo+prostitutes&source=bl&ots=ml3Z2gRSa3&sig=ACfU3U1x1YTJdL5Ap_RsTaVdoPsRU1Wpfg&hl=en&sa=X#v=onepage&q=mlk%20Oslo%20prostitutes&f=false

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2407403/Sex-tapes-FBI-smears-double-life-human-saint-The-Martin-Luther-King-story.html

  67. @Genrick Yagoda
    @syonredux

    In Canada in the 10 years between 2006 and 2016 more than 500,000 formerly white people declared themselves to be Indians.

    This is on top of the 650,000 Metis who sued the government of Canada so that they, too could be recognized as Indians.

    Indians are so mistreated in Canada that everyone wants to be one.

    https://i.cbc.ca/1.5108001.1556118575!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/original_1180/indigenous-identity-in-canada.jpg

    Replies: @ben tillman

    In Canada in the 10 years between 2006 and 2016 more than 500,000 formerly white people declared themselves to be Indians.

    This is on top of the 650,000 Metis who sued the government of Canada so that they, too could be recognized as Indians.

    Indians are so mistreated in Canada that everyone wants to be one.

    Just yesterday I was doing research on my wife’s ancestry to establish the link to the putative Indian ancestor.

    • Replies: @Genrick Yagoda
    @ben tillman

    The Indians are sensitive about who gets the Gibs.

    A few years ago the Cherokee Indians began to see a revenue stream from their new Casino. They responded by kicking out all the black descendants of Indian slaves, blacks who moved to Oklahoma with their Indian masters on the Trail of Tears.

    A similar thing is occurring in Canada. There were plenty of Eastern Siberians who procreated with French, and their descendants want to be considered Siberians, too, like the Metis in Manitoba. The Metis see this as interlopers trying to cash in on "their" money.

    Replies: @ben tillman

  68. First of all, I don’t know why anyone would waste a second of their time worrying about grown men playing a damn game. Get a life. Be your own hero.

  69. @Morton's toes
    The highlight of the last twelve months in sports was definitely Kansas City Chiefs opener against the Texans. Before the game they had a ceremony of racial harmony with Mahomes and J. J. Watt right on the center of the field holding hands and the 15 000 fans they let sit in their seats booed the crap out of them. The look on Mahomes's face was for the ages. He won the Super Bowl. He won the MVP. He signed a new contract for 500 million dollars. And the home town fans were booing the crap out of him.

    Has anybody asked him about it?

    Replies: @R.G. Camara, @Mike Tre, @Olwein Ollie

    Why watch? Find something better to do with your time. Everyone can always improve something about themselves, teach themselves something interesting and useful. Your brain goes into neutral watching TV. Viewing rubbish filled with 1/2 breed losers and semi-literate savages should send off signals in your brain that white people need not participate.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  70. @syonredux
    So many fake Amerinds out there:

    CBC Cancels ‘Trickster’ Following Director Michelle Latimer’s Indigenous Identity Scandal

    The future of “Trickster” was first called into question late last year when an investigative piece on CBC News revealed that Kitgan and Zibi members refute Latimer’s claims to be of “Algonquin, Métis and French heritage, from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg (Maniwaki), Quebec.” Latimer’s claimed heritage had been a big part of landing the book series for TV development. While doing press for the series in 2018 she revealed that she had written a personal pitch letter to Robinson claiming the main character’s journey “reminded me of where I come from and also where I had just been.”
     

    CBC’s decision not to move ahead with “Trickster” comes after the National Film Board decided to pull Latimer’s documentary “Inconvenient Indian” from Sundance and all other distribution.
     
    https://variety.com/2021/tv/global/trickster-canceled-cbc-michelle-latimer-1234895893/



    Let's take a look at this Latimer gal.....and, yeah, she's even less Amerind-looking than Billy Jack:

    https://quillandquire.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Michelle-Latimer-credit-Hayden-Wolf.jpg

    Replies: @R.G. Camara, @James O'Meara, @Genrick Yagoda, @Rob

    Latimer’s claimed heritage had been a big part of landing the book series for TV development.

    It is interesting that when whites claim to be minority x (but not when men claim to be of the minority ‘women’) the minority identity is a big part of why they got whatever opportunity, but it is vile racism to think that an actual minority x gets a similar opportunity, it is because they are a minority.

    It like affirmative action is only a huge boosts when a white tries to claim it. It is very interesting that most or all of the people who pretend to be minorities are women. Perhaps these are people who would be natural expatriates, but America is a much better deal financially and socially (for women’s freedom and etc.) that they don’t actually leave and join another culture.

    Also, how could anyone look at that woman and think ‘Native American’? Have they never seen a Mexican?

  71. @JohnnyWalker123
    Maybe they should've spent more time thinking about the future of their country and less time thinking about a childhood playground game.


    Watch this 2-minute trailer of a movie called "Big Fan." Once you watch this, you'll gain a good understanding of how we got into this mess. Pay special attention from 0:48-0:54.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzQKeqMogh8

    Read about the football "hostess" programs that exist in big universities.

    https://vdare.com/posts/what-you-get-for-your-62-320-check-for-your-daughter-to-attend-vanderbilt-u-she-gets-to-be-a-hostess-recruiting-black-football-players

    These programs pair up young college females (mostly White) with football players (mostly Black). These "hostesses" are instructed to "entertain" the players, take them to parties, and socialize with them.

    These "hostesses" are recruited by college coaches and alumni, almost all of whom are White. Especially in the Southern SEC universities, these programs have been highly utilized to recruit top football prospects.

    Perhaps not surprisingly, many of these "hostesses" have gotten raped over the years and then sued their universities.

    See more here.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTbB1l_zeYI

    Replies: @njguy73, @James O'Meara, @ScarletNumber, @WhiteWinger

    Watch this 2-minute trailer of a movie called “Big Fan.

    Patton Oswalt? A textbook White Guilt leftist, with the textbook delusions of grandeur and arrogance, that he Knows It ALL, especially regarding the history of race relations , and everything else in the history of the US, thru the textbook prism of Political Correctness? NO THANKS!!!!

  72. @ScarletNumber
    @njguy73

    Mark Spahn was attempting to be funny, but for those who don't know, Bill James worked at the Stokley-Van Camp pork-and-beans cannery, despite having degrees in English, economics, and education from the University of Kansas and being an army veteran. Based on an article in one of his old baseball abstracts, it seems like he worked as a high school English teacher at some point.

    Now, to me this raises a question. Why would someone with two degrees from a respected university as well as military experience be working as a night watchman at the local pork-and-beans cannery? That is a job for the local town retard. My hypothesis is that Bill James is so unpleasant as a human being that others can't stand being around him for any length of time. Therefore, he is basically unemployable. Thankfully for him he managed to find his niche, but it seems like even in his time in baseball, he has managed to work only full-time for the Red Sox, and that was remotely from Kansas, which lends credence to my hypothesis.

    Replies: @Paperback Writer, @njguy73

    Or maybe he’s a high functioning autist who finds other people unbearable.

    • Replies: @ScarletNumber
    @Paperback Writer

    Six of one...

  73. @njguy73
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Pause at 0:35.

    What kind of grown man has handwriting that childish?

    If that's not an indictment of our so-called educational system, I don't know what is.

    Replies: @Adam Smith

    What kind of grown man has handwriting that childish?

  74. @Paperback Writer
    @ScarletNumber

    Or maybe he's a high functioning autist who finds other people unbearable.

    Replies: @ScarletNumber

    Six of one…

  75. @ScarletNumber
    @njguy73

    Mark Spahn was attempting to be funny, but for those who don't know, Bill James worked at the Stokley-Van Camp pork-and-beans cannery, despite having degrees in English, economics, and education from the University of Kansas and being an army veteran. Based on an article in one of his old baseball abstracts, it seems like he worked as a high school English teacher at some point.

    Now, to me this raises a question. Why would someone with two degrees from a respected university as well as military experience be working as a night watchman at the local pork-and-beans cannery? That is a job for the local town retard. My hypothesis is that Bill James is so unpleasant as a human being that others can't stand being around him for any length of time. Therefore, he is basically unemployable. Thankfully for him he managed to find his niche, but it seems like even in his time in baseball, he has managed to work only full-time for the Red Sox, and that was remotely from Kansas, which lends credence to my hypothesis.

    Replies: @Paperback Writer, @njguy73

    I’m a big fan of his writings, so I’ve read and watched interviews with him. He chose to work there because he didn’t feel like getting a Phd, and it gave him the free time to work on sabermetrics. And he admits that he can be unpleasant. He jokes “people like me don’t have mentors, they have parole officers.” And his early books had lines like “Doug Flynn is a horrible excuse for a major league player” and he wonders why Flynn was angry with that. James said “it had nothing to do with him as a person.”

  76. @Known Fact
    @Abolish_public_education

    The fascination with front offices I think blossomed when player contracts -- salary, term, incentives etc -- became mostly available to the public, not to mention the huge internet echo-chamber of trade rumors and speculation. So idolizing or second-guessing these execs provides more meat than arguing whether Cruz should have bunted or Hernandez should have been left out there to finish the 8th.

    A similar phenomenon in football is the fascination with offensive and defensive coordinators. When the giants of old prowled the sidelines -- Stram, Landry, Lombardi etc -- you never heard boo about these assistants. Now there's an obsession with hiring these alleged geniuses and comparing the success of coordinators who served under Walsh vs. Belicheck etc, like competing schools of philosophy or economics

    Replies: @ben tillman, @Paperback Writer

    the fascination with front offices I think blossomed when player contracts — salary, term, incentives etc — became mostly available to the public,

    Dunno nothing about football, but about baseball, I’m old enough to remember the era before free agency.

    You didn’t really need a front orifice then, did you?

  77. Well, in baseball, the Pirates have recently hired a new front office, manager etc that will usher in “a new era” and that probably will be front men and sacrificial offerings to revolting fans in a few years. The owner appears to be happy to live off the welfare doled out by the wealthy teams and spending as little as possible on the team and pocketing the rest – so he can build new lifts at his ski resort etc. The only thing is; that even if he spent every penny on the team it wouldn’t get much better. I hear the Dodgers spend about $20 million/year to just beat all the bushes and turn over every rock on the Earth to find overlooked players; whereas the Pirates’ entire roster makes about 4 times that figure. Just in the past month the Pirates traded their 2 best pitchers admittedly only 3-5 slot pitchers at best but you can imagine what the rest of them are like – hovering on the edge of bumhood. And at best they have 2 decent hitters so that if teams really want to humiliate them they can just walk them at every at bat and strike out the rest – every game will be like 15 to 1. At this point it really doesn’t even make sense to draft good players because they will never get a critical mass of talent to go anywhere.

    It’s funny but the owner constantly says they want to win a World Series. That’s like a 5’3″ , 120 lb man getting a fight with Mike Tyson and saying “I really want to win!!” It may be true but it’s either idiotic or a scam of some kind.

    I have repeatedly suggested they legally move to Washington Pa. and rename the team “The Generals” which would be fitting. They never take me up on it.

    Oh and by the way pretty consistently they are given a 0.3% chance of winning a World Series. So they can expect to win a Series once in the next about 300 years.

  78. @ben tillman
    @Genrick Yagoda


    In Canada in the 10 years between 2006 and 2016 more than 500,000 formerly white people declared themselves to be Indians.

    This is on top of the 650,000 Metis who sued the government of Canada so that they, too could be recognized as Indians.

    Indians are so mistreated in Canada that everyone wants to be one.
     
    Just yesterday I was doing research on my wife's ancestry to establish the link to the putative Indian ancestor.

    Replies: @Genrick Yagoda

    The Indians are sensitive about who gets the Gibs.

    A few years ago the Cherokee Indians began to see a revenue stream from their new Casino. They responded by kicking out all the black descendants of Indian slaves, blacks who moved to Oklahoma with their Indian masters on the Trail of Tears.

    A similar thing is occurring in Canada. There were plenty of Eastern Siberians who procreated with French, and their descendants want to be considered Siberians, too, like the Metis in Manitoba. The Metis see this as interlopers trying to cash in on “their” money.

    • Replies: @ben tillman
    @Genrick Yagoda

    Of course, you're right. But some of us have (or think we have) something to bargain with.

  79. … corporations around the United States pledged to tackle racial inequality

    Oops, someone forgot to say “inequity”. Perhaps the NYT editors were asleep at the switch.

  80. Anonymous[414] • Disclaimer says:
    @donut
    @Tertius

    I went to look the book up at Amazon . One of the reviews was amusing .

    "A brilliant (indeed, Nobel Prize-winning) concept made unbearably tedious by endless case studies. Kahneman going on for over 400 pages about his two systems reminded me strongly of Bernard Shaw's comment on Darwin:

    "If very few of us have read The Origin of the Species from end to end, it is not because it overtaxes our mind, but because we take in the whole case and are prepared to accept it long before we have come to the end of the innumerable instances and illustrations of which the book mainly consists. Darwin becomes tedious in the manner of a man who insists on continuing to prove his innocence after he has been acquitted. You assure him that there is not a stain on his character, and beg him to leave the court; but he will not be content with enough evidence to acquit him: he will have you listen to all the evidence that exists in the world."

    Replies: @Anonymous

    This is why it’s recommended to read the 1st edition of Darwin’s book rather than the later ones. The 1st edition is much shorter and simpler. In the later ones Darwin gets bogged down refuting all of his critics and their arguments. This adds nothing of value and just wastes the reader’s time.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    @Anonymous

    Thanks.

  81. @Anonymous
    @donut

    This is why it's recommended to read the 1st edition of Darwin's book rather than the later ones. The 1st edition is much shorter and simpler. In the later ones Darwin gets bogged down refuting all of his critics and their arguments. This adds nothing of value and just wastes the reader's time.

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

    Thanks.

  82. @Genrick Yagoda
    @ben tillman

    The Indians are sensitive about who gets the Gibs.

    A few years ago the Cherokee Indians began to see a revenue stream from their new Casino. They responded by kicking out all the black descendants of Indian slaves, blacks who moved to Oklahoma with their Indian masters on the Trail of Tears.

    A similar thing is occurring in Canada. There were plenty of Eastern Siberians who procreated with French, and their descendants want to be considered Siberians, too, like the Metis in Manitoba. The Metis see this as interlopers trying to cash in on "their" money.

    Replies: @ben tillman

    Of course, you’re right. But some of us have (or think we have) something to bargain with.

  83. To those of us in racist Boston, Ng’s position is 30 years late.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elaine_Weddington_Steward

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