There’s no prize money in Tout Wars. We tried that once and decided not to try it again. The league is about community, competition, bragging rights and getting your name on the Foley’s NY menu.
The cancellation of the 2020 Tout Weekend because of COVID-19 meant the cancellation of the Foley’s party that should have happened tonight. We hope the Touts in town visited Foley’s and partook of the Tout menu.
For those of us who didn’t, here is the highest honor a Tout Wars winner can get.
True story: Ian Kahn asked for the regular burger not only because that’s what he gets when he eats at Foley’s, but also because he thought that’s what the most people would order. He’s probably right.
Or visit Foley’s when you’re in NYC and prove him wrong.
And what follows is a transcript of the chat with Jason Collette.
[Mar 14, 2:50 PM] JasonCollette: I think it’s all set — back in my hotel now [Mar 14, 3:02 PM] JasonCollette: Joel……are you ready? [Mar 14, 3:03 PM] JasonCollette: I SAID, ARE YOU READY????!!!!!!! [Mar 14, 3:04 PM] DVR: LOL [Mar 14, 3:04 PM] DVR: I got my five minutes of backwards walking in, I’m ready! [Mar 14, 3:05 PM] rotoman: Doesn’t look like Joel’s ready! [Mar 14, 3:05 PM] JasonCollette: Peter — do I need admin access or anything or just chat in here? [Mar 14, 3:05 PM] DVR: Counting on you, Joel! [Mar 14, 3:05 PM] rotoman: You can just chat and that works fine for chatting. [Mar 14, 3:06 PM] JasonCollette: but what if I want to block DVR? [Mar 14, 3:06 PM] JasonCollette: I mean, that guy annoys me [Mar 14, 3:06 PM] JasonCollette: wait – is this not private? Shit [Mar 14, 3:06 PM] JasonCollette: 🙂
The auction is over but you can read the chat transcript
[Mar 14, 8:40 AM] rotoman: Good morning world. [Mar 14, 8:41 AM] rotoman: We should be getting underway in about 20 minutes. [Mar 14, 8:41 AM] rotoman: Derek VanRiper, your MC today, is on his way. [Mar 14, 8:47 AM] DVR: Good Morning! [Mar 14, 8:49 AM] rotoman: Hey Derek! [Mar 14, 8:49 AM] B_Walton1: Looking forward to your commentary, DVR! [Mar 14, 8:53 AM] Jay-Z: So DVR, if you were in say a 15-team mixed auction with OBP instead of AVG, what would you be willing to go on say Mike Trout?