Posts Tagged ‘Orioles’

Four Out of Five Doctors Agree Reggie is Still an Asshole

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Jackass. Reggie Jackson apparently can still deliver the goods.

NEW YORK (Sportsman’s Daily Wire Service) Hall of Fame slugger Reggie Jackson may have mellowed over the years, but it seems the overall personality traits that often infuriated managers, fans, opponents and teammates alike remain firmly intact. (more…)


FROM TSD’s VAULTS: Cal Ripken Jr. Now Retired 2,837 Consecutive Days

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Ret-IRON Man. Cal Ripken’s retirement streak continues to build everyday, much to the chagrin of a select few recent retirees.

BALTIMORE (Sportsman’s Daily Wire Service) He hasn’t taken batting practice or suited up for a Major League game since 2001, and baseball historians are taking notice. “Cal is really something else,” said Sabermetrics guru Bill James. “Most guys have been tempted to come out of retirement or at the very least play in a charity softball game, but when Cal retires, he stays retired. He hasn’t lifted a finger. That’s what I call hard-nosed retirement. It’s also what I call a fast track to advanced heart disease and dementia.”

Ripken, who set the all-time consecutive games played mark with 2,632 straight contests, was known as Iron Man, a tip of the cap of sorts to the Iron Horse, Lou Gehrig, the man whose record Ripken broke. (more…)


Despondent Michael Jackson Fans Turn Hopes and Dreams to Reggie Jackson

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

 

 

Beat It.  "Please," says Reggie Jackson. "I'm not who you think I am."

Beat It. "Please," says Reggie Jackson. "I'm not who you think I am."

 

 

LOS ANGELES (Sportsman’s Daily Wire Service) Though he’s been away from the game of baseball for over twenty years, and has virtually no background in music, Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has found himself the surrogate icon for millions of music fans devastated by the death of Michael Jackson last week.

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