I just got the alert on my phone, Ryan Hanigan is returning to the Cincinnati Reds lineup tonight. And so likely ends one of the more bizarre careers in big league history. Maybe.
And some people probably wonder who Hacksaw Jim Duggan is – even though they shouldn’t. I have always been a closeted wrestling fan. Corky Miller is definitely the closest thing that baseball has to Hacksaw and here’s why.
Hacksaw was a lovable figure. He is a lovable figure, in fact. Like Hacksaw, Corky Miller is a grizzled and well-liked individual but he’s only known in a few circles. Only the most die-hard of baseball fans are going to know who the guy is. Only a person who has followed WWE and formerly the WWF would know who Hacksaw Jim Duggan is.
Like Hacksaw, Corky Miller has never won the title belt. He’s never even had a title shot (though Duggan was once crowned ‘King’ of the WWF, like that matters in any walk of life).
And most of all when you’re sure that Hacksaw Jim Duggan or Corky Miller is g...