Pete Rose won a few batting titles during his professional career in Major League Baseball. It may not have been a Home Run Derby title or anything like that, but it was for his base hit swing. He was none shy of a great hitter when it came down to being clutch. He also snagged 2 Golden Glove titles. This article by Joseph Standen states: “Nicknamed "Charlie Hustle" by All-Star Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford, Rose made his major league debut in 1963 and went on to win the National League Rookie of the Year award.
After playing a little ball in Texas, he signed to play professional football. In the fall of 1941, he signed to play with the New York Giants. The 6’3, 200 pound backup end played in nine games. Sadly, Lummus was only credited with one catch for five yards. Although Jack Lummus was a great football player, he knew that his country needed him, so he decided to leave the NFL to join the
The legendary Franco Harris was born on this day, March 7 but in 1950. A native of Fort Dix, New Jersey, Franco is an honorable Super Bowl champion of 1980 and was seen by millions on NFL Monday Night Football during the 70s and the NFL on NBC in 1965. Franco went to Rancocas Valley Regional High School (Mount Holly, NJ) where he displayed professional football potential. He would graduate and go on to Penn State University and play with the Nittany Lions. He was selected as an ambitious running back and was able to master his ability and skills there.
How fast can Salvador Perez,catcher for the Royals, throw down to 2nd base?Salvador Perez should wen the golden glove One reason that Salvador Perez should win the Golden Glove is because of his phenomenal accomplishments. He has awesome throwdowns and his calls for the pitches are good. He also has a decent batting average. Another reason he should win is because he has won so many other awards.
(working tiitle) The Pittsburgh steelers has a lot of history behind it, from the uniforms logo and even the name. The Steelers are owned by a man by the name of Art Rooney who bought the franchise in 1933 for 2 thousand 500 dollors. Since they were found in 1933 they are the 5th oldest franchise in the NFL. Since the Pittsburgh has the steel mark and iron institute they gave a suggestion to Art Rooney about the logos ( Injury-report .com).
While Thorpe was an excellent athlete he was more for show and tell. He would play for three major league teams, the New York Giants, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Boston Braves. His best batting average posted was his last year, 1919, when he batted .327. Thorpe made his mark in football playing for the Canton Bulldogs. He signed in 1915 and in 1920, helped organize The American Professional Football Association, which would evolve into today 's National Football League, or NFL.
The first area where he demonstrated quest hero qualities was seen as above ordinary mortals. An example where this was clearly shown was when Roy pitched a baseball with such force that it got lodged within the batting cage’s netting. Another example where Roy was seen as above ordinary mortals was during his baseball game. During the game Roy hit four homeruns.
Jackie 's legacy still lives on. Every year on April 15 the MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson 's life with Jackie day, every player wears the number 42, to celebrate his life and legacy. There have been several movies and tv shows to celebrate his life. Jackie will remain one of the most influential rebels to ever live and has changed the game of baseball and America forever. “ After baseball, he was a widely-read newspaper columnist, divisive political activist and tireless advocate for civil rights, who later struggled to remain relevant as diabetes crippled his body and a new generation of leaders set a more militant course for the civil rights movement” ("Jackie
One of babes nicknames he was known for is The Sultan Of Swat. He got that name because of his 2,213 R.B.Is. And he ranks second in Major League history. Also because of his1,971 RBIs as a Yankee he ranks second in team history. Babe played pitcher and an outstanding outfielder, he was one of the first five sports players to be put in the Hall Of Fame.
Whenever Mr. Paige was between contracts, he earned money by participating in games against other professional players with talents as great as his. In one of those exhibitions that he participated in, he got hired to start a team called the “Satchel Paige All-Stars” and he got a chance to pitch to the New York Yankees Joe DiMaggio who called Paige “the best and fastest pitcher he’d ever had to
Have you ever seen the Dodgers win the World Series? They only won six times. Jackie Robinson helped them pull through the first one in 1955 against the Yankees. He was rookie of the year in 1947 and a national league MVP in 1949. also did you know that he was the first black baseball player to play in major league baseball?
The Little Giant Coming up to bat at an astounding five foot five, Jose Altuve. Although he may be five foot five, Altuve plays like he’s six foot five. Jose was born in Maracay, Venezuela. The Houston Astros signed him for 15 thousand dollars in 2007.
The sophomore right-hander surrendered two runs on six hits while fanning nine. Kyle Davis and Jimmy Galusky both homered for WVU. Freshman Brandon White tied a career-best three hits. The Mountaineers jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first on Cole Austin 's RBI