Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/16/12
MLB Baseball – Mike Hargrove Born: October 26, 1949Place of birth: Perryton, TexasMemorable Moments: All-Star (1975) 1974 AL Rookie of the Year When the average baseball fan thinks of Mike Hardgrove, they may remember his as the 1974 Rookie of the Year, or the 1975 all star team. More than likely people tend to remember him as the “Human Rain Delay” for his lengthly and memorable plate appearances.  Many players adjust their batting gloves or helmet between pitches. Hardgrove adjusted the gloves, pants, helmet, cleats, and gloves again.  This drove pitchers crazy. However, mention Mike Hargrove to a Mariners fan and you will get a single response. Quitter. From a young age, Hargrove’s life was centered around sports. From a student at Perryton High School in Texas to a college student at Northwestern Oklahoma State University Mike showed competence in basketball, football as well as baseball, but getting the opportunity to play semi-pro baseball for the Liberal Bee-Jays was enough to propel
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