Linsanity in the NBA has fans digging for comparable out-of-nowhere heroes in other sports. Some have cited Fernando Valenzuela, who opened the 1981 season by winning his first eight starts, including five by shutout, going nine innings every time out. Others like Bob “Hurricane” Hazle, who sparked the Milwaukee Braves by hitting .473 with five [...]
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February 17th, 2012 · Comments Off · Baseball
Poor, poor Jose Canseco. Cast off by baseball and all his friends. Forgotten. Neglected. “All because he told the truth.” Jose, for anyone who has been living under a rock since the Carter administration, was one of the biggest steroid users in Major League Baseball. He used his inside knowledge of the sport’s performance-enhancing drug [...]
Is there ever a good time to bunt with a man on second and no one out? Offhand I can’t think of one. Maybe in a tie game with a pitcher who throws every other ball to the backstop, when a wild one scores the winning run from third? Maybe. But even still I wouldn’t. [...]