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St. Paul Saints' Jake Taylor gets 'Major League' treatment

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Jake Taylor settles in his stance behind the dish as the opposing batter approaches. Just before Taylor signals to the pitcher, the guy he's trying to get struck out drops the jab. "Hey, how's your wife and my kids?" This isn't Clu Haywood from the 1989 baseball film "Major League," which celebrates its silver anniversary this year...
Via Fox Sports North
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Topps to Produce Baseball Cards for ‘Major League’ Characters to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Movie

Jake Taylor is finally getting the respect he deserves. Taylor, along with the other fictional members of the Cleveland Indians squad portrayed in the 1989 classic “Major League,” will be getting their very own set of baseball cards to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the movie. Topps has announced that they will print up editions of the collectibles as part of their 2014 Topps...
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Characters from 'Major League' getting own baseball cards

Anyone who has ever seen Major League knows it is one of the most entertaining and adored baseball films of all-time. The baseball card company known as Topps is aware of this and that is partly why they plan to print cards in the likeness of Major League characters in 2014, as part of the company's 25th anniversary.Seen above is a look at Jake Taylor and Roger Dorn in all of...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Chicago Cubs C Jake Fox becoming real life Jake Taylor

Former Chicago Cubs Catcher and utility-man Jake Fox is in Mexico until his 2014 options clear up. When you hear about a washed-up former Major League Catcher named Jake playing Mexico…how can you not think of Jake Taylor from the 1980s film “Major League?” The fictional Cleveland Indians catcher gets a memorable phone call from a scout, which he believes to be a prank call...
Via The Sports Bank
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jake Taylor, Shania Twain Among Pseudonyms Used by Cleveland Indians as Team’s Hotel List Gets Leaked in Minnesota (Photo)

What do Denzel Washington, Shania Twain and Carmen Electra have in common? Just ask the Cleveland Indians. While in Minnesota for a three-game series against the Twins this weekend, the Tribe’s rooming list was accidentally put into the hands of a regular guest, and before too long, all of the creative pseudonyms that the players use on the road were made public information. Jake...
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Baseball Insider: On the minor league release process

BY Tony Just about every baseball fan knows the scene in Major League when Jake Taylor explains that if a player has been red tagged in their locker during spring training they have just died and went to the minors. While the Major League reassignment phase in spring training is not nearly the same as the minor league release process and the movies...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

You Think Central Michigan Superfan Jake Taylor Crushes Mt. Pleasant Poon?

We met Central Michigan senior Jake Taylor this morning on YouTube. It seems he was up to his normal superfan routine the other night at a CMU women’s basketball game when some photojournalism student bothered him with a media request. Jake isn’t your normal superfan who only bandwagons the men’s team. He’s out there causing havoc at women’s games with his maroon suit,...
Via Busted Coverage
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Final shootout thought

The nation thinks we are thugs now? Screw awards. Screw the polls. There's only one thing left to do. In the words of Jake Taylor. Win the Whole. ******. Thing. Go Muskies!
Via Xavier Hoops
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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