Today’s #TBT sports blog spotlights one of my favorite MLB players ever. Even during Spring Training, full throttle was the only way Pete Rose played the game of baseball. During a meaningless pre-season game, New York Yankees’ skipper Whitey Ford … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog highlights the career of former Pittsburgh Steelers great Jerome “The Bus” Bettis. The legendary running back deservedly got inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH in 2015. Here’s a chapter excerpt from one … Continue reading
Congrats to Major League Baseball’s Big Hurt.
Along with pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, former hard hitting first baseman Frank Thomas, known as the Big Hurt, got inducted yesterday in baseball’s Hall of Fame.Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog may be a day late, but allow me to extend belated birthday wishes to NBA icon “Dr. J” Julius Erving. That’s right! The eternally youthful #6 turned 66 years-old yesterday. Wow! Time certainly flies as the … Continue reading
R.I.P. New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra! Thanks for the wonderful memories as well as for being an incredible ambassador for the game of baseball. You made us smile and laugh – even when you probably didn’t mean it. For … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog rewinds the clock to more than a century ago when MLB Hall of Fame star Wee Willie Keeler was the best hitter in baseball. The under-sized Keeler stood shorter than any player who ever wore a … Continue reading
In addition to former baseball managers Tony LaRussa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox, three famous MLB players will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame today in Cooperstown, NY.
The bruising batter best known for his frightening nickname is my favorite inductee. This big time talent also begins my sports comic book Favorite Big Things in Sports.
Book 13 – Favorite BIG Things in SportsHard hitting Hall of Fame first baseman Frank Thomas leads off this fun read on everything big in sports.
Thomas became known as The Big Hurt in 1992 when a Chicago White Sox broadcaster’s innocent remark morphed into one of Major League Baseball’s best ever nicknames.Continue reading
NFL Hall of Fame inductee Warren Sapp is not a boy.
However, he’s certainly not a man either.
I think we can all agree that big ol’ 99 is a big baby, a spoiled child, a disgruntled brat, an opinionated lout and a washed up former NFL star whose behavior has grown tiresome.
Earlier this week the big fella proved just how small minded he’s become.Continue reading
Yesterday, the big fella proved just how small minded he’s become.
NFL fans have always known Hall of Fame DT Warren Sapp is a bully.
However, few were aware of just how petty the retired #99 has become until Sapp inexplicably rekindled a longtime personal feud with former NY Giants DE Michael Strahan.
Sapp senselessly slammed the Good Morning America Co-host in the media. Sapp’s cheap shot reminded NFL fans how he unnecessarily administered a needless, blind sided hit on Green Bay Packers’ OT Chad Clifton back in his playing days.Continue reading