Posts Tagged ‘hall of very good’
TODAY IN BASEBALL courtesy of National Pastime 1959 – Sadaharu Oh hits the first round-tripper of his world record 868 home runs. The Japanese first baseman will play his entire 22-year career with the Yomiuri Giants of the Central League in Nippon Professional Baseball. 1962 – Catcher Harry Chiti is traded to the Mets from the Indians for a player to be named later
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TODAY IN BASEBALL: April 26
Feel free to call Hanley Ramirez anything you want…just don’t suggest he’s not festive. Sunday, the Boston Red Sox designated hitter channeled his inner Easter Bunny to celebrate the holiday. Hanley Ramirez is wearing bunny whiskers eye black for Easter LOL: pic.twitter.com/XLMUgfeBXL — Dan Sostek (@dan_sostek) April 16, 2017 So how did the whiskered-slugger do with his rabbit-inspired eye makeup?
Hanley Ramirez Channels the Easter Bunny
Prior to his sophomore season with the Miami Marlins, Ichiro showed up to Spring Training wearing a shirt with (no doubt) his favorite player on the front. Yup, that’s a crude drawing of Ichiro on the front of the future Hall of Famer’s shirt. Fun, right
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Ichiro’s T-Shirts Now Have Their Own Twitter
“I had no idea it would have the impact that it did,” writer/director Ron Shelton said a couple of years ago when “Bull Durham” turned 25. The funny this is…Shelton didn’t have to think too hard to come up with the idea and characters for the 1988 movie. He lived it.
HOVG Podcast Minisode: Making Bull Durham
This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen are joined by Bruce Prichard. The host of the popular “Something to Wrestle with” podcast tells the boys all about what happened when Pete Rose ended up in the WWF/WWE (and, subsequently, their Hall of Fame) and how he’s the perfect heel, the relationship between Wade Boggs and “Mr.
The HOVG Podcast: Bruce Prichard
The day was April 15, 1997 and, apparently, all Hell was about to break loose. “We have snipers all around the stadium, just in case something were to happen” were the words Secret Service told AJ Mass during a 1997 game at Shea Stadium. Did they really think Mr.
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HOVG Podcast Minisode: Killing Mr. Met
It’s commonplace that after someone dies, we learn some of their biggest secrets. Occasionally, they are good things that no one knew existed, but, mostly, they’re skeletons the deceased might have wished had been left in the closet. Fortunately, this one definitely falls into the “good” category
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Tigers Owner Paid Rosa Parks’ Rent for Years
The World Champion Chicago Cubs might have ended their season in Cleveland…but it’s the scene outside Wrigley Field that they’ll remember. Prior to pitchers and catchers reporting to Mesa, the team added a mural to remind its players who they’re playing for. The fans.
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New Mural the Focal Point in Cubs Weight Room
Is Gary Sanchez the new Mickey Mantle? Kinda. “After Mickey Mantle passed away in 1995, Topps wanted to honor one of baseball’s greatest players, so they decided to include him in the 1996 flagship set under card Number 7, his jersey number,” Topps Brand Manager Kevin Eger explained .
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Is Gary Sanchez the New Mickey Mantle?