The Baseball Hall of Fame ballots were released today. This promises to be perhaps the most controversial elections ever. Of the first time players, several have had the words “performing enhancing drugs” (and juicer) associated with their names, to greater or lesser degrees, including: Barry Bonds, the all-time home run leader with 762. Roger Clemens, [...]
Two notorious players — one from the old days and one more contemporary — share a birthday today. Carl Mays, the submarining hurler for the Red Sox, Yankees, Reds, and Giants in a 15-year career, was born in 1891. Mays was the only pitcher in Major league history to kill a batter with a thrown [...]
If you thought it was worth that much. “Sammy Sosa bat doesn’t sell” Speaking of bats, they’re still the comic book weapon of choice.
This isn’t so much much justified because you can put the Times on a bookshelf, rather it addresses a more important issue (soap box alert). I came across this entry from JimmyScottshighandtight.com, a website from a fabulously faux pitcher (think along the lines of a Sasha Baron Cohen, someone who pulls off a character perfectly). [...]
The new Eight Men Out, according to the NY Daily News (out of Hall of Fame consideratio, that is): Alex Rodriguez Barry Bonds Roger Clemens Mark McGwire Raphael Palmiero Ivan Rodriguez Gary Sheffield Sammy Sosa