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Fan who caught A-Rod’s 3,000th says he’s received threats

Zack Hample, the so-called “professional ballhawk” who gained possession of the ball Alex Rodriguez deposited into the Yankee Stadium outfield seats for his 3,000th hit, claims he has received numerous “scary” threats due to his hard-line stance against freely relinquishing the coveted piece of baseball memorabilia to A-Rod. Hample, 37, tells TMZ that fans have...Read More...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lineup card from A-Rod’s 3,000th hit game selling for big money at auction

Since anything related, no matter how tangentially, to a significant event in sports — especially when it relates to a player or team reaching a significant milestone — can cause the most obsessive memorabilia collectors to get worked up into a frenzy, perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that a lineup card from the game in...Read More The post Lineup card from A-Rod’s 3,000th...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

The real crime in the AL All-Star voting is that Alex Rodriguez is behind Victor Martinez

The most amazing thing about the updated all-star leaders is not that the Kansas City Royals lost two more starters. How is it that Alex Rodriguez is behind Victor Martinez for to be the designated-hitter in the game? Rodriguez has the better stats and has been playing all season unlike Martinez. Rodriguez is hitting .284 with 15 home runs and 44 RBI. Martinez is hitting .243 with...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Harold Reynolds: Alex Rodriguez buys every Yankees rookie three suits (video)

MLB Network’s Harold Reynolds revealed an interesting anecdote about Alex Rodriguez that demonstrates that despite the constant vilification of the New York Yankees slugger, there is a side to him rarely seen by fans and perhaps even the media. Reynolds relayed a story about how Rodriguez has made it a practice for years to buy...Read More The post Harold Reynolds: Alex Rodriguez...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Guy with A-Rod's 3,000th hit ball makes demands to Yankees

The “professional ballhawk” who got his mitts on the ball Alex Rodriguez hit out of the ballpark for his 3,000th hit last Friday at Yankee Stadium made it known on Tuesday exactly what he expects from the New York Yankees if he is to return the coveted piece of historical baseball memorabilia to its arguably...Read More The post Guy who snagged A-Rod’s 3,000th hit ball makes...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Forgiving baseball's new anti-hero, Alex Rodriguez

The plan failed. The original script for the return of Alex Rodriguez was supposed to be something akin to Cersei Lannister’s stroll through town on the “Game Of Thrones” finale...... The post ‘FORG1V3′-ing Baseball’s New Anti-Hero, Alex Rodriguez appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Man who caught A-Rod's 3,000th hit getting harassed

Zack Hample, who caught Alex Rodriguez's home run and 3,000th hit, chose to keep the baseball and is now hated on social media.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Foul ball guy Zack Hample caught A-Rod’s 3,000th hit

Zack Hample, known as “foul ball guy” and infamous for being a ballhawk who has snagged over 8,000 balls at ballparks during his life, impressively caught the home run ball accounting for Alex Rodriguez’s 3,000th career hit. A-Rod homered to right field off Justin Verlander in the first inning of Friday’s Yankees-Tigers game for his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez cranks home run for career hit No. 3,000

Do we now have to call Alex Rodriguez “A-Rod 3000″? Actually, let’s not do that. But A-Rod did indeed get his 3,000th hit Friday night at Yankee Stadium, and he did it in memorable fashion, hitting a home run into the right field bleachers off the Tigers’ Justin Verlander. Rodriguez becomes the 29th player in MLB history to get 3,000 hits in his career. He ties Roberto...
Via The Outside Corner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod turned down Yanks offer to pay HR bonus to charity?

The New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez remain at odds over the $6 million A-Rod says he is owed for surpassing Willie Mays on Major League Baseball’s all-time home run list. Apparently the team offered a resolution that might be beneficial for both parties, but A-Rod turned it down. According to Bill Madden of the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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