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This Date In Royals History–May 14, 1993

1993: Wally Joyner drew a bases-loaded walk in the top of the 10th, giving the Royals the winning run in a 2-1 battle with the California Angels at Anaheim Stadium. The Royals loaded the bases that inning against reliever Julio Valera. Chris Gwynn and Greg Gagne began the inning with singles. Brian McRae attempted a sacrifice bunt that really worked out for the Royals: Valera’s...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

On this day in Kansas City Sports History: March 27th

Russell Cloon On this day in Kansas City Sports History, for March 27th in 1933- the Kansas City Pla-Mors are the champions of the American Hockey Association by beating the St. Louis Flyers 1-0. 1987- the KC Royals trade star pitcher David Cone and Chris Jelic to the NY Mets for catcher Ed Hearn and Pitchers Rick Anderson and Mauro Gozzo. One of the worst trades by the Royals....
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A: David Cone, Stat-head All-Star

As many FanGraphs readers know, David Cone is more than a former All-Star pitcher and current color commentator for the New York Yankees. He is also a stat-head. The borderline Hall of Famer — he ranks 50th all-time in pitcher WAR — has shown a willingness to introduce sabermetric concepts to the listening audience. Cone talked about his appreciation for advanced metrics, and...
Via Fangraphs
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

David Cone to Guest Bartend at Foley’s to Help Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Five Time All-Star “Pitches In” to Aid New Yorkers in Need During his 17-year major league career, David Cone took the mound in big spots for the Mets, Yankees and three other teams. However, on Thursday, November 15, 2012, he’ll be “pitching in” to help New York area residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The popular broadcaster and former star pitcher will put his mixology...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Cliff Lee Becoming The Modern Day David Cone?

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee is arguably one of the best pitchers to take the mound over the past decade. He has won a Cy Young award and pitches in two World Series championships with different teams. It may seem strange that a pitcher of Lee’s caliber has been traded so many times, but it is not altogether rare. Not when you think back to the...
Via hardballchat.com
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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