The chiaroscuro loneliness of an outfielder
Pride and Honour Irish flag shirt. Benefits the Baseball Ireland Foundation.
Great new gear at the Baseball Ireland Foundation store. One of my favorite nonprofits. Wouldn’t that make a unique gift for the pitchers and poets in your life?
“On the bright side, he pocketed $4.5 million from the Yankees, and he did have the opportunity (however brief) to pitch in the bigs. Oh, and now he can go overseas and play friggin’ pro basketball. Picking basketball back up and playing at a high level is apparently just like riding a bike for a great athlete. I know we can all relate.
Brackman was an outstanding role player in his time with NC State’s basketball team. Here’s hoping he finds similar success in Europe.”Source: backingthepack.com
Andres Galarraga answers a question I asked via twitter:
The home run he mentioned was a 1997 home run at Miami’s Pro Player Stadium. Watch it and you’ll see why it overshadows any other plate appearance of his outstanding career: Galarraga grand slam: May 31, 1997
OMG, I lived in Denver when the Rockies first expandified into existence, and he was my absolute favorite.
(via mightyflynn)Source: tsflynn
You know you’re the bad boy of MLB when you get plunked by your own dad.