1.12.2013

Larry Rothschild, 2001 Topps


Name: Larry Rothschild
Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Position: Manager
Value of card: Grumpiness
Key 2000 stat: Not ready for the new millennium
Fun facts about Larry Rothschild and the Y2K bug:
  • The Y2K bug was caused by short-sighted decisions made by computer programmers. Larry Rothschild's short-sighted managerial decisions caused problems for the Rays and their fans.
  • As 2000 approached, much preparation went into avoiding a Y2K-related disaster. As 2000 approached, Larry Rothschild's Rays were still a disaster.
  • Some people say that the Y2K bug should never have been taken so seriously. We can all agree that no one took Larry Rothschild seriously in this jacket.
  • In the end, very few problems were created by the Y2K bug. In the end, very few wins were created by Larry Rothschild.

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2 comments:

  1. Ugh. Rothschild pissed somebody off to have that pic end up on a card.

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  2. Dude. Manager cards. Am I right?

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