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A's greats Rollie Fingers, Dennis Eckersley matched with their 'Muppet twins'

The All-Star break does funny things to those who normally consume baseball on a 24/7 basis. Other than the All-Star Game itself and all its related activities, there are a handful of days with basically zero baseball activity.  That absence of the game had led to some...different means of celebrating America's pastime. Enter Vice Sports, which put together a highly amusing collection...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rollie Fingers explains why he has a handlebar mustache

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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rollie Fingers, Rusty Kuntz Among Strangest Baseball Names Ever (Gallery)

MLB players must have some pretty creative parents. We’ve seen countless pitchers and hitters come and go over the years, standing out or fading into obscurity based on their big-league success. Every once in a while, though, a player comes into the league with the added recognition (or, in some cases, burden) of something he’s had since he was born: His name. Ever since Butts...
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Fingers tabbed Best Whiskered Wisconsin Athlete bracket champion

The top seed earned his ranking. Much like his 1981 Cy Young/MVP season for the Brewers, Rollie Fingers -- given the No. 1 seed in our Best Whiskered Wisconsin Athlete bracket -- was barely touched in being crowned the tournament champion by readers. Fingers, with his well-known handlear mustache, trounced all would-be challengers in winning the title. Gorman Thomas, a teammate of...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Join Team Bacon for Movember

One of my favorite times of the year is almost upon us, Movember. A time when football, basketball, and hockey are all in full swing, hoodies are a staple, and men across the country rock mustaches to look awesome and help raise awareness for men’s health issues. JOIN TEAM BACON this Movember! I’m a 4-year Mo Bro and am looking to field a team of bacon loving, jersey rocking...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Terribly Awesome Baseball Card: Rollie Fingers

As I write more and more of these posts, it is becoming evident that there is a clear checklist of what makes a Terribly Awesome Card. There are rare exceptions, but I think it is safe to state that a card should contain at least one of these qualities to be considered Terribly Awesome: Marvelous Moustache Magnificent Mullet Idiotic Facial Expression Comical Name Interesting Prop...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pay tribute to Jayson Werth’s 35th birthday with a 35-beard GIF (photos)

Perhaps no major league baseball player has ever become as closely identified with his facial hair as Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth, all the way back to his days with the Philadelphia Phillies (the “Neverending Story” Photoshop above remains the tops). Okay, maybe Rollie Fingers. And I’m sure there are some others, but you get […] The post Pay tribute to Jayson...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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