Mookie Betts has site set on PBA

Pro baseball has seen its fair share of two-sport stars ... but not quite like this. Mookie Betts returned home to Nashville the day after the 2015 season concluded and got a start on his other passion. Bowling. “I’ve been bowling for a long time and the opportunity to bowl against the guys I’ve watched on TV on Sundays for all these years is going to be an amazing experience...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Former MLB All-Star Pitcher Turns His Hand To Poker

John Burkett had 14 seasons in Major League Baseball representing the likes of San Francisco Giants, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, Texas Rangers and Florida Marlins along the way. The all-star pitcher finished his career with the Red Sox in 2003, but he wasn’t ready to retire from sport entirely. Upon retirement, Burkett could often be found in bowling alleys across the United...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Former All-Star Has New Gig

It’s been a long time since John Burkett has seen action in the Majors. Now, 50 years old and nearly 12 years removed from his last big league start…the former pitcher is moving on to a new career. Professional bowling. Life on the lanes is nothing new for Burkett, who has bowled in a handful of PBA events over the years, but just recently, the two-time All-Star announced that...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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