Posts Tagged ‘hank aaron’

Long Ball! Power Outage!

  Chicks dig the long ball. This much we know! However, in recent memory there has been little for the ladies to get excited about. Here’s a look at HR and RBI numbers over the last 20 years… Alex Rodriguez was once looked at as a “sure thing” to become the all-time home run leader; not […]

Back, Back, Back, Gone!

Back, Back, Back, Gone!

  In every sport to be named a Pro-Bowler or an All-Star is among the highest of the regular season honors an athlete can achieve. Yet the exhibition games that feature the best of the best in sports are usually dull and unattractive compared to a competitive game.   No one wants to watch a […]

Phils In

Phils In

Chase Utley, Cliff Utley, Carlos Ruiz, Ben Revere, Eric Kratz, Kyle Hendricks

Monsieur Baseball Ron Piché loses battle with cancer

Monsieur Baseball Ron Piché loses battle with cancer

courtesy of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame Montreal – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of 1988 inductee Ron Piché earlier this afternoon.  The Quebec baseball legend lost a lengthy battle with complications from cancer.  Following his outstanding career the hard throwing right-hander became a scouting director with the Montreal Expos and […]

RAYS SIGN JOHNNY DAMON, MANNY RAMIREZ TO ONE-YEAR CONTRACTS

For Immediate Release courtsey of the Tampa Bay Rays   February 1, 2011  ST. PETERSBURG, FL—The Tampa Bay Rays have signed free agent outfielder Johnny Damon and designated hitter Manny Ramirez each to one-year contracts.  Damon will earn a base salary of $5.25 million.  Ramirez will be paid $2 million. In Ramirez and Damon, the Rays […]