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The Greatest Summer Ever: Dave Winfield

For the next 26 days, DTTWLN  will profile and break down the roster of arguably the most exciting sports team that Cleveland has ever seen; the 1995 Cleveland Indians. The ’95 Tribe won 100 games in a strike-shortened 144 game schedule, won their first Central Division title and made the playoffs and World Series for the first time since 1954.  Six players made the American...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

This Day in Baseball, 1980: Yankees Make Dave Winfield Highest Paid Athlete

Exactly 33 years ago today, the New York Yankees made Dave Winfield the highest paid athlete in professional sports, when they signed him to a ten-year contract. The price? $16 million. For ten years. Like many Bronx winters, this has been one where money has been front and center for the bombers. Hiroki Kuroda re-signed for one final season, at the same price that...
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Winfield joins players union as special assistant to Clark

Hall of Famer Dave Winfield has joined the Major League Baseball Players Association staff as a special assistant to new executive director Tony Clark. The 12-time All-Star was a player representative during 15 of his 22 major league seasons, hit 465 homers and was elected to the Hall on the first ballot in 2001. Clark was approved Tuesday by the union's executive board to...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Did Dave Winfield eat all the bones?

Brothers from another mother?
Via Beer Mug Sports
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Winfield Doesn't Understand Satire

Apparently Dave Winfield is trickable.The Hall of Famer proved Friday night that, well, you can't always believe what's on the internet.Now, I'm not really sure how to respond other than to say, yes, yes, Dave CAN make that up.  You know how I know?  Because the story the ESPN baseball analyst linked to was from The Onion.And no, I don't believe for...
Via Hall of Very Good
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Tom Werner to Be Honored With Dave Winfield Humanitarian Award

Tom Werner‘s accomplishments in the game of baseball have not gone unnoticed. The Boston Red Sox Chairman will be honored with the Dave Winfield Humanitarian award at the In the Spirit of the Game Sports and Entertainment Spectacular on Jan. 12, 2013. Werner is being recognized for his leadership, dedication and contributions to the sport, including the creation of The Red Sox...
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Dave Winfield Jr. Commits To Pennsylvania

Dave Winfield Jr. is the son of a baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield Sr.
Via RealGM
October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

the Baller's Almanac: October 3

It's Dave Winfield's birthday, born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1951. Winfield, a tremendous all around athlete, starred in basketball and baseball for the University of Minnesota. Bill Musselman called him the best rebounder he's ever coached. Winfield helped the Gophers win the 1972 Big Ten Title, their first in 53 years. He would be drafted into four professional...
Via Run the Floor
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Dave Winfield Vacations on Magic Johnson's Gigantic Yacht

Samuel L. Jackson, baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield and Magic Johnson walk on to a yacht...sure, that sounds like the start of the worst joke ever, but if you've seen the pictures, it actually looks like it was a nice little vacation.Apparently, the random assortment of men took their spouses to the South of France on the NBA legend's monster-sized boat.***Head over...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Memorable Moments in Sports: Randy Johnson Bird Killer I wish I had a video of when Dave Winfield offed a bird back in the 80s but all the evidence of that is in old interviews.  Oh, it definitely happened.  It’s just that I don’t have any video proof I can share. This however, happened in a big way.  Lesson for all birds out there.   Never, fly so low to a baseball field as to get in the...
Via Unathletic
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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