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Johnson thanks fans, many others, as D-backs retire No. 51

PHOENIX -- Saying "there were a lot of special moments created here," Randy Johnson thanked fans, teammates, front office personnel, even the clubhouse guys, when the Arizona Diamondbacks retired his No. 51 on Saturday night. Johnson won four consecutive NL Cy Young Awards and a World Series championship, threw a perfect game at age 40, and as he noted, killed a bird with a pitch...
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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Pedro Martinez’s suit wins HOF induction ceremony

      This embed is invalid   " /> Pedro Martinez stole the show before ever saying a word. Martinez, a true rock star, showed up to the 2015 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony Sunday sporting a light blue suit that featured patches honoring his native Dominican Republic. It was far flashier than whatever Craig Biggio, John Smoltz and Randy...
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Johnson changed hotel rooms because of ghost stories

Randy Johnson is one of four players being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, but his week has been slightly more eventful than that of the three others. When Johnson checked into the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown over the weekend, he was informed by one of his children that the room...Read More
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

What You Don’t Know About Baseball Hall of Fame Vote

By Sam Henry On Tuesday, January 6th, the baseball’s Hall of Fame vote was announced, which saw a trio of pitchers and a second baseman elected.  Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz each earned induction in their first year of eligibility.  As for the fourth member of the 2015 Hall of Fame class, Craig Biggio was finally elected on his third try.  The significance...
Via Beyond The Spread
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Johnson used great alias while staying in Cooperstown

When celebrities travel, they often use aliases when they’re staying at hotels. New Baseball Hall of Famer Randy Johnson is no exception to the rule, though a 6’10, mulleted man would stand out a bit in rural Cooperstown, New York. However, Johnson still did use an alias while staying in Cooperstown, and his alias was an appropriate one – Eddie Plank. My last day being...
Via The Outside Corner
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Johnson's photography company has great logo

Randy Johnson — along with Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio — was elected into baseball’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday. And deservedly so. The lanky lefty, all elbows and angles and awkwardness and fastballs of ferocity — and oh, that epic mullet — was a dominant force on the mound, registering 4,875 strikeouts...Read More The post Logo for Randy Johnson’s photography...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Randy Johnson's massive Arizona estate for sale

“The Big Unit” is, wait for it…downsizing. Five-time Cy Young Award winner Randy Johnson (and his wife Lisa) have listed their 25,000 square foot, seven-bedroom, twelve-bath suburban Phoenix home for a whopping $25 million. “It’s truly a family home,” says realtor Robert Joffe. “This was truly a labor of love…it was kind of [Mrs. Johnson's] dream and her inspiration...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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