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The Hall of Fame Case for Lou Piniella

Lou Piniella is one of baseball’s greatest journeymen—a player with the Orioles, Indians, Royals, and the Yankees, in addition to stints as a manager with the Yankees, Reds, Mariners, Devil Rays, and the Cubs. Piniella’s achievements as a manager include winning a World Series championship, AL Manager of the Year twice, and NL Manager of the Year once. With 1,835 career wins, Piniella...
Via The Sports Post
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians had Piniella, but Couldn’t Keep Him

Frank Lane has entered Cleveland sports infamy as the man who dealt away Rocky Colavito. But when he was an assistant to the general manager in Baltimore, the Orioles traded for catcher Cam Carreon on March 10, 1966. Lane said the outfielder the Indians got in return resembled the Rock, “only he’s better looking.” The “obscure” outfielder, as described by the Plain Dealer, was Lou...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Honor Lou Piniella Saturday August 9th

Lou To Be Inducted To Mariners Hall of Fame For 10 seasons the Emerald City watched the Seattle Mariners, win or lose, under Lou Piniella’s leadership.  Given his success of getting the M’s to the playoffs on several occasions it’s only fitting that this Saturday he becomes the first Seattle Mariner’s skipper inducted into the Mariner’s Hall of Fame. No other skipper in Seattle Mariners...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Piniella declines Mariners' overtures

Lou Piniella, back in the dugout? The Seattle Mariners recently contacted Piniella about the possibility, asking him to come out of retirement to manage their team again. One source with knowledge of the discussions described the Mariners' pursuit of Piniella as "a full-court press." Piniella, however, declined the Mariners' overtures. "I talked to them about the job, but that...
Via FOX Sports
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Lou Piniella: Blue Jays raped the Marlins in blockbuster trade over the winter

Retired MLB manager Lou Piniella signed a deal to work as a commentator for the YES Network this year. The regular season has yet to begin, but on Wednesday we got a taste of why someone who is a little rough around the edges like Piniella may be better off in the dugout than the broadcaster’s booth. During the third inning of a spring training game between the Boston Red Sox and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Lou Piniella makes an odd reference

Oh, Lou Piniella...you should think before you speak.  Instead of, well, the other way around. The former player-turned skipper-turned broadcaster-turned skipper-turned broadcaster-turned skipper-now broadcaster was doing his job for the YES Network Wednesday during the New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox when he suggested the Toronto Blue Jays "raped" (yup) the Miami Marlins this...
Via Hall of Very Good
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Northwest Coach Profiles: Lou Piniella

MLB Baseball: Lou Piniella Seattle sports fans have a lot of respect for Lou Piniella.  After all he is the ONLY Mariners manager to take the team into the post season in their 35 year history. Born: August 28, 1943Place of birth: Tampa, FloridaChampionships: 3× World Series champion (1977, 1978, 1990) Lou was born, raised and educated in Tampa Florida, those that were the closest...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants to hire Lou Piniella

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella stands for the playing of the Star Spangled Banner before the game against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field in Chicago on August 22, 2010. Piniella announced Sunday that the game would be his last game as manager. UPI/Brian Kersey Even though Bruce Bochy just helped them win their first World Series title since the team moved to San...
Via The Scores Report
February 02, 2011  |  1 Comment

Win Your Own "Sweet Lou" Bobblehead

Alright...enough about Lou Piniella (for now) and on to how YOU can win your very own Lou Piniella bobblehead courtesy of The Hall of Very Good.It's simple. You have three ways of becoming a winner and all it takes is spreading the good word of The Hall of Very Good!On Facebook: Change your current status to "I won a Lou Piniella bobblehead courtesy of @The Hall of Very Good and...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 17, 2010  |  Discuss

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