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Seven Weeks in 1998: Comparing Shane Spencer to 2015’s Rookie Sluggers

And these children that you spit on As they try to change their worlds Are immune to your consultations They’re quite aware of what they’re going through 44 years after David Bowie sang about the resistance faced by youth, and 30 years after John Hughes co-opted the lyrics to represent upper middle-class teenage angst in a fictional Chicago suburb, baseball’s young sluggers...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

This is the play that made Derek Jeter a playoff hero

In Game 3 of the 2001 ALDS, the Yankees led 1-0 in the bottom of the seventh inning. With two outs and Jeremy Giambi on first, Terrance Long lashed a ball into the right field corner. As Giambi rounded third, Shane Spencer fired the ball home, and it missed both of the cut off men. And then…Derek Jeter happened. Giambi was out at the plate, and the Yankees went on to win the...
Via The Outside Corner
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

This is the play that made Derek Jeter a playoff hero

In Game 3 of the 2001 ALDS, the Yankees led 1-0 in the bottom of the seventh inning. With two outs and Jeremy Giambi on first, Terrance Long lashed a ball into the right field corner. As Giambi rounded third, Shane Spencer fired the ball home, and it missed both of the cut off men. And then…Derek Jeter happened. Giambi was out at the plate, and the Yankees went on to win the...
Via Bloguin Best
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

CSN Bay Area censors Derek Jeter’s ‘flip’ play during pregame tribute

Back in 2001, Derek Jeter made one of the more memorable plays of his Hall of Fame career during the American League Division Series against the Oakland A’s. In the bottom of the seventh inning, Terrence Long hit a ball down the right field line that was fielded by Shane Spencer. Spencer missed the cutoff […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Could Help Padres, Sort Of

The Padres took Johnny Manziel, a football player of some renown, with their 28th-round pick in the 2014 first-year player draft. It’s a publicity stunt that had some fans wishing the team would pick a baseball player who might, you know, help on the field. Problem is, 28th-round picks generally don’t. Paul Molitor is in the Hall of Fame, but he didn’t sign when the Cardinals...
Via Padres Public
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

OK, yeah, I suck at it. But every once in a while St. Pavano, the patron saint of injuries, does step in and deliver just what the doctor ordered.Two cases in point. CC is out until July, and speculation is that his knee issue will be a season-ender. Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition, preferably deep-fried. Whether this is why he's basically sucked last year and this (especially...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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