“Why pitch nine innings when you can get just as famous pitching two.” Well put by the former Yankees reliever who won the Cy Young in 1977 as a relief pitcher.
The first thing that is noticeable at the home of the Martinsville Mustangs of the Coastal Plain League (Summer ball short-season) is that the infield is astroturf, while the outfield is natural grass; a rare, yet interesting combination. Walking into…
“I’d rather ride the buses managing in Triple A than be a lawyer.” Coming from a man who truly loved the game and didn’t care about getting a real job making good money.
Ichiro Suzuki made a huge impact in the bigs right away in 2001 winning the batting title, MVP, ROTY, and season’s hits leader, and was arguably the best hitter in the game the next 9 seasons, but really, how valuable…
“Most pitchers are too smart to manage.” True or not? This quote is coming from a 300+ game winning Hall of Fame pitcher.