Greatest Athlete by Number; Whose Number 1 was #1?

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Some athletes don't need a foam finger to declare themselves number 1 -- they can just point to their jersey. Interestingly, while multiple 1&#...

Greatest Athlete by Number; 0/00

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Robert Parish 'the Chief' stood tall against some of the all-time greats in his sport. The seven-footer teamed with Larry Bird.and Kevin Mc...

Greatest Athlete by Number

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Recently purchased Sports Illustrated magazine by the same name. Really would like to have debates on who's the best #4,#6#7#32.... to name a ...

Tony Gwynn 'Captain Video'

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As a Red Sox fan I really liked Tony Gwynn,although didn't broke in the major league July 1982,same as Wade Boggs. Never really seen my fair share...

This Date in Baseball - June 10

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1944: What were you doing at 15?   On this date 70 years ago Joe Nuxhall at 15 years,10 months becomes the youngest player in major league his...

This Date in Baseball - June 3

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1918: Dutch Leonard of the Boston Red Sox pitched his second no-hitter of the season blanking the Detroit Tigers 5-0. 1932: Lou Gehrig became th...

This Date in Baseball - May 14+15

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1950 - Johnny Hopp(Pittsburgh Pirates) hit 2 home runs and 4 singles in 6 at bats,leading the Pirates to a 16-9 victory over the Chicago Cubs. 1...

This Date in Baseball - May 13+14

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1911 - Ty Cobb(Detroit Tigers), hits his first grand slam,After six innings,The Tigers led the Red Sox 10-1, Boston came back to win the game 13-11...

This Date in Baseball; May 6

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1915  - As a pitcher for Boston,Babe Ruth collected 3 hits including his first major league homerun when he connected off Jack Warhop of the N...

This Date in Baseball; April 25

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1901: In the opener at Detroit's Bennett Park,the Tigers beat Milwaukee in a great comeback. Trailing 13-4,going into the botton of the ninth i...

July 1 - The Most Interesting Men in the NBA... acc. to Harvey Pollack

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Just a 'few' interesting facts to stay thirsty....  Most 4 point plays in NBA history -- Jamal Crawford 37.  December 13, 1983 ...

This Date in Baseball - June 21

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1980 - Freddie Patek, one of baseball's smallest players (5'5") clubbed three home runs and a double to lead the California Angels in ...

This Date in Baseball - May 16

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1933 - Cecil Travis, Washington Senators made his ML debut w/ 5 hits in a 12-inning 11-10 win over the Chicago White Sox. 1965 - Jim Palmer, age...

This Date in Baseball - May 15

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Today's Birthdays- George Brett 60, Josh Beckett 33, Justin Morneau 32, Rafael Perez 30   1918 Washington's Walter Johnson ...

Musical Sports Figures

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There's a high correspondence between names in the sports and music world. We've taken note of this because that's what we do. Jim ...