Jamie Moyer is my new hero. On April 17, 2012, Moyer became the oldest pitcher in Major League Baseball history to win a game. At the time of the victory, he was 49 year and 151 days old. He broke an 80-year old record, set by the Brooklyn Dodgers’ Jack Quinn in 1932 at the age of 49 years, 70 days. Continue reading
The Minnesota Twins have announced that they will be retiring Number 10, the number of former manager Tom Kelly. Kelly won two World Series as the leader of the Twins (1987 and 1991) and is the team’s all-time leader in managerial wins, 1,140 in 15 seasons with the Twins. The number will be retired on September 8.
This got me wondering about the retired numbers and what number has been the most retired. Continue reading
After a couple weeks away, I’m back and looking at Los Angeles Dodgers GM Ned Colletti. Colletti has been the GM in L.A. for 5 seasons. He’s made 43 trades and 72 signings.
Colletti has averaged 14.2 WAR per year from his transactions. He’s added a total of 70.8 WAR over his tenure. Continue reading
Topps Sports Cards is celebrating their 60th anniversary and they are asking fans to vote on their favorite cards. Topps has selected their favorite 100 cards. Starting in Mid-December, they will countdown starting at #60. The top 60 will be reprinted for the 2011 Topps Series 1 set.
Fans can vote once per day.