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Fingers named A's special assistant to president

Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers is rejoining the A's as a special assistant to the president, the club announced Wednesday.
Via Athletics.com
16 days ago

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher to have 100+ wins and 100+ saves

Only 14 pitchers in MLB history have secured 100 wins and 100 saves or more. Can you name all of these rare pitching chameleons?Clue: Number of Wins, Number of Saves/Years Active
August 02, 2016  |  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 Werth...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Behold...the Rollie Fingers Bobblehead!

Quick question...are bobbleheads getting better or is my taste in baseball tchotchkes getting worse?Both.  But that's neither here or there right now.When the Oakland Athletics square off against the Cleveland Indians at home on April 21, the first 10,000 fans are taking home a Rollie Fingers bobblehead as part of the team remembering their 1972 World Series win. Now, you might think...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Dallas Braden Got a Tattoo of Rollie Fingers Riding a Dolphin over a Rainbow (Picture)

Oakland A’s pitcher Dallas Braden really got a tattoo on his arm of Rollie Fingers riding a dolphin jumping over a rainbow. The photo was shared on the A’s Facebook page, and they say Braden got the tattoo after doing a commercial shoot with Rollie. Braden has always been a silly dude, so we can’t say we expected anything less. I guess that’s how they roll in the 209. H/T MLB via Big League Stew
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Marvel At My Mustache, Win a Rollie Fingers Jersey & Fight Cancer

I’m Pat Suley, one of the occasional contributors (and Canadian correspondent) here at Midwest Sports Fans. And for the month of November I’ve been participating in “Movember” where people grow mustaches to raise money for prostate cancer. I have decided to fashion my glorious lipjacket in the style of baseball’s greatest ‘stache, that of Hall-Of-Famer Rollie Fingers. Rollie Fingers...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

13 iconic instances of MLB facial hair

In honor of the now playoff-departed John Axford, this week's Lineup Card will focus on some of the best examples of baseball player facial hair of all-time. 1) Rollie Fingers As I write this, a Google search for "iconic mustache" (no quotes) returns 621,000 results. Among the first five are a Facebook fan page for a band using that name, a page about some college basketball coach...
Via Baseball Prospectus
October 19, 2011  |  Discuss

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