This year got off to a great start when Bert Blyleven was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame back in January. Just a few weeks after that, we learned another one of our fans was going to be a Hall of Famer. On April 2nd, Hacksaw Jim Duggan will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Blyleven was born 3500 miles away, in The Netherlands. However, Hacksaw … [Read more...] about Hall of Fame Class of 2011
The 14th time was the charm for Bert Blyleven. On January 5th, Blyleven was elected as a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2011. For a guy who was retired before steroids took over baseball, there was a lot of debate on whether Blyleven deserved to be elected to the Hall of Fame. After looking over his career stats, I'd have to say it should have been a pretty … [Read more...] about Bert Blyleven: Hall of Famer
It's about time. After five second-place finishes, Ron Gardenhire has been named American League Manager of the Year. We've also met Mike Scioscia, last year's AL Manager of the Year, but Ron Gardenhire is the only Major League manager to pose for a photo holding a wiffleball. Other Major Leaguers have gone on to win MLB awards after posing for a photo holding a wiffleball, … [Read more...] about Ron Gardenhire – AL Manager of the Year
Now that Ken Griffey, Jr. (whose name is on the best wiffleball bat we've ever used) is retired, Alex Rodriguez is the active player with the most career home runs in MLB. On Wednesday, Alex, or "Al", as Joe Girardi referred to him, skipped Yankees team photo day and went on to hit his 600th career home run off Shaun Marcum, the only active Major League Baseball player that … [Read more...] about A-Rod Hits 600th Home Run – What’s the Big Deal?
Don't miss out! The third annual Cincinnati Reds Community Fund Summer Wiffle® Classic is back! This is the premier Wiffle® tournament in the Midwest. Teams from all over the region (and the country) will converge in Mason, Ohio on Saturday, August 14th to compete for a championship. The final four teams from each division will compete for the championship at Redsfest at the … [Read more...] about Reds Community Fund Summer Wiffle® Classic