By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
APRIL 15, 2002
OFF DAY - NOTEBOOK
ANAHEIM -- There is one Angel hitter who is not off to a slow start -- leadoff hitter David Eckstein. Going into Tuesday’s game against the Rangers, Eckstein is hitting .340 and has an on-base percentage of .373.
Eckstein already has had six games with at least two hits, including three...
I was a great locker room guy T..
Former Major League baseball player David Eckstein and wife Ashley arrive at the 3rd Annual Cartoon Network’s “Hall Of Game” Awards held at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. As you can see they pulled out all the big guns for the red carpet.-TO
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. The not-so-subtle reminders faded away for the better part of a decade.
Whitey Eckstein understood the situation. His son David, a former walk-on baseball player at Florida, was living a most improbable dream.
David Eckstein wasn't supposed to be good enough to play for the Gators when he tried out for the team in 1994.
"He stood around for three weeks...
...there would be a giant heart on these uniforms.
Image via Minda Haas, who has a number of other pictures of these beauties on her site.
BOB BLEACHER on DAVID ECKSTEINDavid Eckstine belongs in the Hall of Faem because I think be played baseball real good. You know cares because his unifrim was is always dirty and he hustled. He went too two World Series and won an MVP award at one of those two World Serious. At an All-Star Game that fans voted him into, he played reel good and helped his team get the most points with...
PHOENIX Brett Butler spent the great majority of his lengthy major league as a leadoff hitter, so he knows a little bit about the top of a batting order.
Consider, then, his assessment of his Jake Elmore.
Hes the best two-hole hitter Ive ever had. Ever, Butler said when the Aces stopped in Tucson two weeks ago.
Butler, who manages Elmore at Class AAA Reno, did not stop there...
Hat Tip: The Orange County Register
In case you missed this news earlier in the week, David Eckstein in leaning toward retirement. He hasn’t officially declared yet, but considering Eckstein didn’t play at all last season (and he doesn’t seem to excited about the offers he has received), it seems likely that it’s only a matter of time.
Since this seems to get asked every...
The University of Illinois baseball team and the Fighting Illini Dugout Club will host the 2012 Hot Stove Banquet, featuring former St. Louis Cardinals shortstop David Eckstein, on Saturday, Jan. 28.
World Series MVP's from the St. Louis Cardinals continue having big hits in 2011. David Eckstein, 2006 St. Louis Cardinal World Series MVP, narrates the first interactive version of the David and Goliath story book app for kids in a recently released app based on the biblical classic. Eckstein, as many of my St. Louis baseball fans recall, played the role of "David...
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After Tony La Russa's retirement announcement Monday, there were two huge questions looming over the World Series champions.
Who will succeed La Russa as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals? And what impact will the new manager have on Albert Pujols' free agency?
David Eckstein, who played with Pujols in St. Louis from 2005 through 2007, answered both questions at once....