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Fan smashed in face by ball after failing to catch Nick Swisher homer (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Baseball, along with most sports, is often referred to as a “Game of Inches.” The same apparently can be said about the fans taking in America’s Pastime … especially when it involves narrowly missing out on catching a home run ball … and how those inches may result in […] The post Fan smashed in face by ball after failing to catch...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Best of BRB: The Remarkable Consistency of Nick Swisher

This is the second edition of Best of Burning River Baseball and it features an article written by Mike Melaragno back in February of this year. The original article is repeated in its entirety below, in italics, with new commentary in red.  Throughout Major League Baseball, Nick Swisher has been underrated for much of his career. Except when coming in sixth for the Rookie of the...
Via Burning River Baseball
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Best-Of BRB: Swishalicious, the Nick Swisher Debacle

The first Best of Burning River Baseball article for Nick Swisher Day has to be the first ever written about Swisher in the history of the site. I wrote this prior to him actually signing and it came out on December 12th, 2012. In addition to a reprinting of the original article, in italics, there is new commentary on the original that is written in red, added into the original post...
Via Burning River Baseball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Yankees at Indians, Nick Swisher Day Special

It’s Nick Swisher Day here at BroningRiverBaseball.com as his old team, the New York Yankees come into town. The Yankees are playing about .500 baseball and are stuck in third in the East (essentially the same position the Indians are at in the Central), but this series will feature a few high points in addition to the joy inherent in simply playing against the Yankees. Prior...
Via Burning River Baseball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NICK SWISHER DAY! An Introduction

The creator of BrOhio, Nick Swisher was the biggest free agent signing in total money in Cleveland Indians history. While he has taken a lot of negativity, his attitude has never changed as he remains the ultimate bro. In honor of this unrelenting positiveness, Burning River Baseball (or Broning River Baseball for the day), will be all about the Swish all day on July 8th. There will...
Via Burning River Baseball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Swisher finalist for Bob Feller Act of Valor Award

Indians first baseman/designated hitter Nick Swisher is one of the six finalists among Major League Baseball players for the second annual Bob Feller Act of Valor Award. Swisher has participated in USO tours to Afghanistan for forward-deployed troops and is active in the Wounded Warrior Project and Operation Homefront. Swisher and his wife, Joanna, also visited troops in Afghanistan...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Tom Hamilton calls Nick Swisher’s grand slam

You know the rules!  Any Tom Hamilton walk-off call is an auto post for AA. Cleveland was trailing 3-1 when Nick Swisher played the role of hero for the Indians with a bottom of the tenth inning grand slam home run against the Angels.  You can watch the video of the play here, but why do that when you can listen to the excellent Indians radio call from Hammy… listen to ‘Swisher’s...
Via Awful Announcing
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Swisher walk-off slam sends Tribe over Halos, 5-3

CLEVELAND—All it takes is one hit. Trailing the Angels 3-1 in the bottom of the tenth inning, Nick Swisher got some sweet redemption. Hitless in the ballgame with three strikeouts, the switch-hitter came up big when it mattered most, connecting on a game winning walk-off grand slam to send the Tribe to a 5-3 victory. “One at-bat can turn a whole day around,” Swisher said...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Swisher hits walk-off grand slam in extra innings

Your browser does not support iframes. Nick Swisher proved on Thursday that in the game of baseball, it’s never too late to be a hero. Swisher was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts against the Angels in his first four at-bats, but he got the hit when it counted. Stepping up to the plate with the bases […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen: Tom Hamilton’s call of Nick Swisher’s Walk-off Grand Slam

He may be channeling Mendoza from a success rate, but Indians first baseman Nick Swisher sure has a knack for heroics. The latest comes via the walk-off, extra-inning grand slam that takes down the Los Angeles Angels in extra innings, 5-3. Check out legendary Tribe play-by-play man Tom Hamilton’s call of the game-winning blast. There are few things better than when Hammy lets...
Via Waiting For Next Year
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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