Tag Archives: Major Leagues

Two Sport Champion

“We’ve gone through tough times and good times and we always take the same attitude to just keep working and playing our games.” Darin Erstad Darin Erstad is the only man to play on an NCAA Football Championship team (Nebraska … Continue reading

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The Miracle Worker

“Gil Hodges was the core of the Brooklyn Dodgers.” Jackie Robinson Gil Hodges played in the Major Leagues for more than 15 years, mainly for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Hodges also managed in the Major Leagues for nine years with the … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight

“Mediocre is not okay for me; it’s never been okay and never will be.” New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey Matt Harvey was the New York Mets first round pick in the 2010 Amateur Draft. In his first full Major … Continue reading

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Yogi

“I never thought I was in a slump. I figured if I did not get my hits today, I would ¬†get them tomorrow.” Yogi Berra Yogi Berra played on 10 World Championship teams with the New York Yankees. Yogi was … Continue reading

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Goldy

“We all have goals, but I am not up there trying to hit a certain number of stats.” All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt Paul Goldschmidt not only is an All-Star, he is one of the best players in Major League … Continue reading

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Cardinals Captain

“The ball players know he’s a good one, but nobody else does.” Hall of Famer Stan Musial speaking about teammate Ken Boyer Ken Boyer played in the Major Leagues for 15 seasons. Most of Ken Boyer’s success came with the … Continue reading

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World Champion Brooklyn Dodgers

“This is next year.” Comment made when the Dodgers won their first World Series This is the 60th anniversary of the Dodgers one World Championship team in Brooklyn. The Brooklyn Dodgers had won National League Pennants in 1941, 1947, 1949. … Continue reading

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