REHASHING THE CLUELESSAN D THE CHEAP HAL STEINBRENNER

The Clueless/Cheap one previously had this to say:

“I found (being called cheap) very interesting,” he said, smiling, “given that we offered $25 million (for Moncada) and spent substantially in the international market (a reported $26.82 million in bonuses and penalties for greatly exceeding their bonus allotment). I’m not saying we’ll never give another seven-year contract, but going in you know you’re probably only going to get three-four good years out of it. It remains my goal to get under that $189 million (luxury-tax threshold), but it’s not going to happen for at least two more years when these big contracts we have expire. But I’ve continued to say you shouldn’t need $200 million to win a championship.”

Waiting for bas contracts to disappear, when you have many holes, must have a term for it.  If not, cheap, perhaps “stupid.”

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