There was a time in the history of baseball when the home run was sacred and sometimes elusive. I was born in the 1980s and grew up in the 1990s. As far back as I can remember, a player who hit over 40 home runs was considered a very great hitter with potential to enter [...] [...more]
Billy Martin is most remembered as the fiery manager that led the New York Yankees to the title in 1977, but his legacy goes far and beyond that. Martin was a part of the Yankees dynasty during the 1950s and has the record for most hits in a World Series with ten. Martin was an [...] [...more]
The Oakland A’s suffered one of their most embarrassing defeats during the the 1990 World Series. The series was actually suppose to be the other way around. Oakland’s roster included Jose Canseco, Mark McGrwire and Dave Stewart. The Reds offense was led by Eric Davis, but their pitching staff was incredible. Rob Dibble, Jack Armstrong, [...] [...more]
Anyone who has been keeping an eye on the MLB hot stove has heard the news by now – The Oakland A’s have taken a startling leap of faith and signed former Milwaukee Brewers ace Ben Sheets for an estimated $10 million.
Why should you care? Because, my WannaBe Brethren, this could be the start [...] [...more]
Reggie Jackson, a 14-time All-Star who was inducted into the Baseball Hall Of Fame in 1993 is also known as Mr. October. Reggie Jackson earned the nickname Mr. October after his great performances in the five World Series he participated in while a member of the Oakland A’s and New York Yankees. His best performance [...] [...more]