Vinnie's Baltimore Orioles Scrapbook (MLB)
#38 Fan Baltimore Orioles
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Let's see where they standing after the All-Star break
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Just let MacPhail do his job.
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Brooks Robinson, Cal Ripken Jr. Roberto Hernandez, Steve Finley, Jeff Manto, Matt Wieters, Bryce Harper
Why I am a fan:
I grew up on the Birds, so I'm sticking with them.
Favorite Moments:
Attending the two games when Cal tied and broken Lou Gehrig's consecutive games streak. Thanks Brooks Day, September 18, 1977 I was five when we cruised by Memorial Stadium the day the Birds swept the Dodgers.
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Vinnie's Essendon Bombers Scrapbook (Aussie Rules Football)
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Essendon Bombers, Hawthorne Hawks
Why I am a fan:
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Favorite Moments:
some of the great Grand Finals between Essendon and Hawthorne back in the mid 80's
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Vinnie's Chicago Bears Scrapbook (NFL)
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I gotta feeling!
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Gale Sayers, Dick Butkus, Walter Payton, Bobby Douglas, Mike Singletary, The Fridge
Why I am a fan:
I always liked the Bears when I was young. A Baltimore Colts fan, so I needed someone to cheer for when they left town.
Favorite Moments:
The day in 1975 when Tony Linhardt kicked a field goal against the Dolphins in the fog to win the AFC East.
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Vinnie's Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Scrapbook (NCAAF)
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Another tough trasition year. Has to find the right mix.
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Tyler Thigpen, Jerome Simpson, Mike Tolbert, Quinten Teal
Why I am a fan:
It's where my daughter goes to college. I'm giving the school money I might as well support the sports program.
Favorite Moments:
Defeating the defending Division 1 AA Champs, James Madison opening game in 2005
Vinnie's Superstar Billy Graham Scrapbook (WWE)
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Bruno Samartino, Superstar Billy Graham
Why I am a fan:
Been watching it since the early 70's. The story lines are a too far fetched now but it's still mildly entertaining.
Favorite Moments:
The night in 1978 when Superstar Billy Graham defeated Bruno Samartino for the title at the Baltimore Civic Center
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Vinnie's Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Scrapbook (NCAABB)
#3 Fan Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
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Coach Ellis is heading in the right direction.
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Favorite Players:
(current and past)
Jack Leisure
Why I am a fan:
See my football answer.
Favorite Moments:
Running off a dozen wins in a row heading into the Big South Tourney in early 2006
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Vinnie's Boston Bruins Scrapbook (NHL)
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Favorite Players:
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Bobby Orr, Jerry Cheevers, Phil Espositi
Why I am a fan:
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Vinnie's Bio
I've been off here for a long time.
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About Me
 
 
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I started out as a child, hating the New York Yankees!
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 205
Bats: R
Throws: R
Schools: Parkville High School, College of Notre Dame, Broadcast Inst. of MD
Relationship Status: Long Term Contract (Married)
Kids: Yep two. One of each
Occupation: Retail
Companies: WFTR Radio, WKDW Radio, WKIK Radio, WSMD Radio, Weis Markets, Kleins Supermarket
Places I lived: It started in Baltimore, moved to the burbs outside the city in Parkville, MD then onto my radio days in Front Royal, VA, Staunton, VA, Point Lookout, MD. Stewartstown & Fawn Grove, PA and back to Parkville.
Greatest Moment in Sports:The night when the United States defeated the USSR in the 1980 Winter Olympics
Greatest Event in Sports:Game 6, 1975 World Series
Greatest Athlete of All Time:Babe Ruth
Greatest Coach of All Time:John Wooden UCLA
Most Fanatical Moment:I did run out on the field at old Memorial Stadium after a Colts game in 1975.
My Sports Superstitions:Getting dressed from left to right, undressing the opposite way. Don't touch the baseline.
Most Disappointing Sports Moments:When the Mets defeated the Orioles in the 1969 World Series
Fantasy Sports I Play:NFL, MLB, NBA, Golf, NHL, College Football, NASCAR
Fantasy Skill Level:I play for fun, if I win great if not..no big deal.
Sports I Play:Bowling
Nickname:Vinnie
Current Skill Level:Just your average guy who liked playing not lousy but not great
Highest Organized Level:High School Baseball and Football
Athletes I've Played With/Against:I played on the same Putty Hill Optimist team the year after Cal Ripken played for the same team.
Sports Trophies/Awards:basbeall trophy from little league, a ninth place ribbon for the county cross country championship in high school
Career Highlights:9th place finish in the county freshman cross country meet out of about 77 runners
Career Lowlights:running thru a bees nest during a cross country meet in high school. It hurted like hell, swelled real bad, but I did finish the race.
Sports Injuries:Suffered broken fingers playing baseball, a concussion in football. I did provide a few good injuries over the years.
Games I Usually Attend:Orioles baseball, Towson University Basketball
Greatest Sporting Event I've Attended:1966 World Series,1970 World Series, 1979 World Series, 1983 World Series. I also attended the 1981 NHL All-Star game, The 178 WWWF title match between Superstar Billy Graham and Bruno Samartino
Sports People I've Met:Brooks Robinson, John Unitas, Cal Ripken, Yogi Berra, Nolan Ryan, Ernest Burke and Leon Day, former Negro League players, Wes Unseld, Elvin Hayes, Bobby Orr, Mike Curtis
Sports Figures from my Hometown:Sean Landetta, Dave Meggett
Most Prized Sports Possessions:Autographed Ticket Stub from Thanks Brooks Day
Sports Trading Cards:Too many to mention
Athlete Autographs:Cal Ripken Jr, Brooks Robinosn, Frank Robinson, Jim Palmer, John Unitas, Art Donovan, Nolan Ryan, Al Kaline, Yogi Berra, Don Mattingly, Leon Day, W.P. Kinsella(author of Shoeless Joe), Ernest Burke, Bobby Orr, Roberto Hernandez, Jeff Manto, Keith Hernandez, Bernie, Parent, Mike Curtis
Favorite Sports Collectibles:Specially made posters for the 1970 World Series, Autographed picture of Colts Linebacker Mike Curtis, hitting a fan who ran on the field during the playoff game with the Dolphins in1971
Dream Sports Job:Play by Play announcer for any baseball team
Favorite Jerseys:Brooks Robinson, Pat Tillman, E.J. Henderson
Favorite Sports Brands:Nike, Addidas, CCM
Favorite Ballgame Foods:Dog and a beer
Beer of Choice:Land Shark Lager, Coors Light, Michelob
Hottest Athletes:Natalie Gublus, Jan Stephenson still looks good, Maria Sharapova
Ugliest Athletes:Nadia Comenecci
Favorite Sports Announcers:Chuck Thompson
Least Favorite Sports Announcers:Harey Carey
Favorite Sports "Experts":Barry Melrose, Peter Gammons, W.P. Kinsella
Least Favorite Sports "Experts":Ken Rosenthal, Tim Kurkjian
Favorite Sports Movies:Slap Shot, Bull Durham, The Natural, Major League, A league of Their Own, Fear Strikes Out, Pride of the Yankees, Bang the Drum Slowly
Favorite Sports Books:Shoeless Joe
Favorite Sports Websites:FanIQ, ESPN.com, Baseball Reference.com
Sports Video Games I Play:NFL 2K Sereis, NFL Street, EA College Football Series, MLB 2K Series, EA NBA Series, College Football
Video Game Skill Level/ Playing Style:Its gotten bad now that my 15 year old son can beat me now
Favorite Sports Video Games:MLB 2K games
Non-Sports Hobbies and Interests:New York Times Crossword Puzzle in ink
Movies:Apocolypse Now, Patton, Mr. Smith goes to Washington
TV:ESPN Sportscenter, CSI, TVG
Music:A little bit of anything
Video Games:There is something other than sports games? Mortal Combat
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Teams Vinnie Hates
New York Yankees
Why I Hate Them: I hate the Yankees for many reason. They're spoiled rotten. They think they're such Hot Stuff. The owner is obnoxious. They pout, sulk and whine, no matter how much they're paid and pampered. Their fans are gross and crude. I could go on...and so could you.
Players I Hate: Pretty much anyone who has, does or will ever play for the team.
Baltimore Ravens
Why I Hate Them: Ate up with the dumb-ass. Arrogant and ignorant.
Players I Hate: Ray Lewis, I believe he still knows more than what came out.
Duke Blue Devils
Why I Hate Them: Duke.....See the Yankees above.
Players I Hate: None added yet...
Tony Stewart
Why I Hate Them: Fat, Whinnie, Toad!
Players I Hate: None added yet...
Washington Redskins
Why I Hate Them: Only time they win the Super Bowl is when the players go on strike
Players I Hate: Sam Huff, Sonny Jerguson, Joe Theisman..should I go on?
Miami (FL) Hurricanes
Why I Hate Them: The "U" half are liars, half are convicted
Players I Hate: None added yet...