Rick Ankiel retired today.
I'm not one prone to using the word 'favorite'. Tastes change. Times change. But I do wear #66 while I play softball, my tribute to the most interesting baseball player we've ever seen.
And yes, I say we.
Let's take a look back on the best YouTube clips we could find on Rick The Dick. For more words, check out Will Leitch's post on him from...
Rick Ankiel’s complicated baseball playing career has come to an end. According to MLB.com, St. Louis Cardinals announcer Dan McLaughlin said during Wednesday’s spring training broadcast that Ankiel was retiring and looking for a front office job in MLB. Ankiel addressed the announcement via his Twitter account: Just got off the boat and see the […]
Rick Ankiel is done with baseball. The former pitcher turned outfielder did not sign with a team this winter.
Ankiel, 34, was believed to be seeking a contract to play in 2014.
Initially, Ankiel came up as a pitcher making 51 appearances – 41 starts. He finished that portion of his career with a 3.90 ERA and 1.36 WHIP from 1999-2004.
After injuries forced him to give up pitching...
Free agent outfielder Rick Ankiel is hopeful that he will be able to continue his MLB career.
Ankiel, 34, appeared on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio and said he was still wanting to play but had not been contacted by anyone who shared that interest.
In 2013 Ankiel appeared in 45 games between the New York Mets and Houston Astros hitting .188/.235/.422 with seven home runs and 18 RBI...