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David Gonzalez: Wasted Talent

At one time David Gonzalez was a rock solid amateur — some even called him a five star prospect  when he first started out as a pro in Houston in 1985 (he later moved to San Jose). He eventually would beat many fine boxers including Tracy Sneed, Anthony Jones, “Saigon” Skipper Kelp,. Cassius Clay Horne, a prime and undefeated Dwayne Swift—and a fought to a controversial...
Via Ringnews24
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor league pitcher saves face — literally — with quick reflexes

Minor league pitcher Daniel Norris of the Lansing Lugnuts (the Single-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays) avoided serious injury with his quick reflexes after a pitched ball shot back from the batter and straight at his head. The pitcher was able to catch the ball just inches from it slamming into his face. Norris had tossed a pitch to the plate in Thursday's game and the...
Via The Other Paper
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Pitcher nearly hit in head by line drive

Minor league pitcher Daniel Norris lived through a scary encounter Thursday night after a line drive up the middle nearly took off his head.The play occurred when the Lansing Lugnuts southpaw delivered a pitch to David Gonzalez of the West Michigan White caps. As you can see, Gonzalez rips the pitch right back up the middle, and in the direction of Norris' head. Fortunately,...
Via Bush League Chronicle
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Pitcher Daniel Norris nearly has head taken off by line drive (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Lansing Lugnuts pitcher Daniel Norris nearly had his head taken off by a line drive up the middle, but the minor leaguer managed to snare the rod with a catch. Norris was pitching to David Gonzalez of the West Michigan Whitecaps on Thursday when the right-handed batter drilled a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Lake County falls 4-3 in rain-shortened contest

After six victories in a row, The Captains had a rough start Saturday night against The Whitecaps. West Michigan held on to the lead and beat Lake County 4-3, snapping The Captains winning streak.  The second inning was when it all started for The Whitecaps, scoring four runs to start the game off strong. Runs came fromJason King, Connor Harrell, Adolfo Reina and David Gonzalez...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Brighton v Barnsley reaction

The Seagulls went into the game having not scored in their previous three league and cup matches but they found their shooting boots against a poor Barnsley side. Brighton were 2-0 up after only 14 minutes with goals from Ashley Barnes and former England defender Wayne Bridge, with Barnsley keeper David Gonzalez at fault on both occasions. Gonzalez, who played briefly for the Seagulls...
Via Fox Soccer
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Forehead tattoos are never a good idea, but this “I Slept With Shaq” one may be the worst ever

That seems like a bit much for 2001 Lakers NBA finals tickets. The forehead and tattoo belong to Los Angeles DJ David Gonzalez, who got inked back in 2001 to win finals tickets to watch his beloved Lakers take on the 76ers.  It’s not the tattoo so much as it is the location and content that I find disconcerting.  But hey, it did get Gonzalez those coveted tickets, recognition...
Via The Last Angry Fan
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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