Misunderstood: Scott Rolen Left a Lasting Impression On Philadelphia

Perhaps it was the clashing of personalities with manager Larry Bowa. Or maybe it was the comment made by front office member Dallas Green. Or maybe it was the desire to win that ended it all in Philadelphia. Whatever the reason was, Scott Rolen wanted out in 2002. For the next decade, Philadelphia fans would … Continue reading Misunderstood: Scott Rolen Left a Lasting Impression On Philadelphia

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D League: One stood tall through the steroids

Barry Bonds…check. Mark McGwire…check. Sammy Sosa…check. Ken Griffey, Jr……… As I’m going down the list of power hitters I grew up watching, I stopped at Griffey’s name. I looked back at each of their four careers and noticed a theme: they all hit a ton of home runs – a combined 2,584 to be exact. … Continue reading D League: One stood tall through the steroids

A Legend Retires

He had the sweetest swing. He had the backwards cap. He had the video games and Nike cleats. Ken Griffey, Jr. was every kid’s role model, including mine. Today, one of baseball’s finest hung up the spikes after 22 spectacular seasons. Junior was a gift to the game. He played baseball the right way, the … Continue reading A Legend Retires