Talk:Dave Dravecky

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Politics[edit]

A politics section as insignificant as this for a baseball player is frankly unnecessary - particularly one so lacking in the sources department. Feebas factor 04:01, 9 September 2007 (UTC)

It doesn't need a separate section, but if he was "better known for association with the John Birch Society than his pitching", then we should write about it. The sources have been improved. --GRuban (talk) 14:25, 23 May 2013 (UTC)

Honorary degree[edit]

Does anyone actually know of a news report covering the honorary doctorate? The SDCC graduation ceremony program (http://www.sdcc.edu/uploadedFiles/Alumni_and_Friends/CHC_Graduation_2005/Grad%20program%2006_1.pdf) shows him as listed to speak, but doesn't mention an honorary degree... I am fairly confident it's true, but as I can't verify it, I have had to take it out for the time being, until a reliable source can be found. Js farrar 19:04, 13 May 2007 (UTC)

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This article was automatically assessed because at least one WikiProject had rated the article as start, and the rating on other projects was brought up to start class. BetacommandBot 05:56, 8 September 2007 (UTC)


Emotion-laden Prose[edit]

We all know, deep down, that Wikipedia really isn't an encyclopedia so it is understandable when untruths slip by, when total fabrications slip by, when misinformation gets through, etc, etc. But is it really necessary to use prose dripping with syrupy emotion? "To see a pitcher break his arm with a loud cracking sound while doing something as ordinary as throwing a pitch, then fall to the ground rolling in agonizing pain, was shocking, unusual, and upsetting, especially for those who had followed his touching story." What drivel. Maybe we should warn people that if they want facts without emotion they should go over to Britanica -- the real encyclopedia. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 66.220.193.142 (talk) 21:03, 10 August 2009 (UTC)

This Makes no Sense[edit]

"Dravecky's arm was broken a second time by Kevin Mitchell and Kelly Downs." Why would two other players break Dravecky's arm and how did they do it? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 214.3.11.2 (talk) 18:18, 29 January 2010 (UTC)