Days until Opening Night, Cardinals vs. Cubs on ESPN: 48 First player/coach to wear #48: Jim Cosman (1966) Last player/coach to wear #48: Tony Cruz (current) Player/coach to wear #48 in the most seasons: Mike Torrez , Jose DeLeon and Brad Thompson (5). Cruz joins that club this year. Number of players/coaches to wear #48: 24 Last time not worn: 2004 Other interesting names tied to [...]
Any doubts about where Tom McCollum's career was headed after toiling so many years in minors were erased when he had his goaltender's helmet repainted in the offseason. "Brad Thompson, the equipment manager in Grand Rapids, said he had an idea, and I trust him," McCollumn explained, taking his helmet off the shelf in a locker-room stall behind him and pointing to a green highway...
A few years ago I coined the "Body Blow Theory" as it relates to college football teams impacted the week after playing Stanford. Some other writers have taken note, as this person did in regards to USC losing to BC after facing the Cardinal earlier this season. I've also had a few readers point out examples where it also seems to be in play, and on Tuesday morning, one of those...
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