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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY courtesy of National Pastime 1960 – At a night game against Cleveland, the White Sox unveil the ‘Monster’, their new exploding scoreboard at the Comiskey Park. The $300,000 brainchild of Chicago owner Bill Veeck will produce fireworks and accompanying sound effects whenever a home run is hit by a hometown player. 1961 – Five days past his 40th birthday, Warren Spahn becomes the second oldest pitcher, only behind Cy Young’s performance at the age of 41 years and three months, to throw a no-hitter
There’s no clear-cut pick as far as who the best quarterback in the 2017 NFL Draft is. It really depends on scheme fit, and also what each team’s scouting department sees in that player. Opinions can change quickly, and if we remember, Deshaun Watson was deemed the best overall prospect by far after Clemson defeated Alabama in the national championship game.
The NBA’s Eastern Conference might have a major shakeup soon. The Toronto Raptors have been a major staple of the conference for years thanks to stars such as Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, a team capable of at least giving the Cleveland Cavaliers a run for their money over a seven-game series. But the overarching theme around the Raptors isn’t hard to see—their stars are terrible in the playoffs.
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Raptors Round 1 exit could mean huge changes
Apparently old habits die hard. The St.
TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY courtesy of National Pastime 1955 – Elston Howard, who will be named the American League’s MVP in 1963, becomes the first black to play for the Yankees. The former Monarchs’ catcher will appear in nine All-Star Games and 54 World Series games, compiling a .274 batting average during his 14-year playing career. 1969 – In the first regular season game played outside the United States, the Expos play their first home game, treating 29,184 fans at Jarry Park to an 8-7 win over St.
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HOVG REWIND: April 14, 2017
We catch up with Bryan Barberena who fights Joe Proctor at UFC Nashville on April 22nd. Bryan clears up some confusion about what weight the fight is taking place at, how he wants to follow up on his breakout year in 2016 and if he is tired of being known as “the guy who handed Sage Northcutt his first loss.” Looking for something in particular? Here are the time-stamps: 1:30- UFC 210 REACTION: Rumble’s surrprising game plan, Who should Cormier fight next and is the middleweight division in trouble moving forward
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Top Turtle Podcast – Episode 65: Bryan Barberena
Name: Miguel Angel Reyes Dilone Position: Left Field Tribe Time: 1980-1983 Number: 27 Accolades: Top 25 MVP (1980) DOB: November 1, 1954 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1980) 132 528 82 180 30 9 0 40 28 45 61 18 77% .375 .432 .341 .807 Indians Career 340 1244 180 360 50 18 3 91 81 114 128 34 79% .334 .366 .289 .700 In the 1980’s there was a stolen base revolution. After going from 1915 through 1976 without a season where 3,000 bases were stolen across baseball, it would happen nine times in the 1980’s and twice in the late 1970’s.
All-Time Indians: Miguel Dilone
Highlights: The San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies will meet in the NBA Playoffs for the second consecutive year and if Wednesday is any indication, it will be a battle. Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points as he led the Spurs to a 95-89 win over the Grizzlies in their final meeting of the regular season at the AT&T Center. LaMarcus Aldridge added 15, while Tony Parker and Patty Mills each added 15 for San Antonio, who started a rare home-and-home back to back
Spurs hold off Grizzlies in possible playoff preview