Monday, July 25, 2022

Box Score of the Week

Philadelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays - June 27, 2010.


The home run Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer surrendered to Toronto's Vernon Wells this game was the 506th career HR Moyer allowed, setting the record for most homers given up in a career (the long standing record of 505 was held by Robin Roberts). Moyer would finish his career allowing 522 HRs. 


Monday, July 18, 2022

Box Score of the Week

 It's All-Star week, so let's take a look at the 1941 Mid Summer Classic


Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams, who was hitting .405 at the break, hit a 3-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to give the American League a 7-5 victory. Despite many magical moments in a legendary career, Williams called that game-winning clout "the most thrilling hit of my life."


Monday, July 11, 2022

Box Score of the Week

Pittsburgh Pirates at Cincinnati Reds - July 1, 1916.


Pirates SS Honus Wager hit an inside-the-park home run this game. At age 42, he remains the oldest player in history to do so.


Monday, July 04, 2022

Box Score of the Week

 New York Yankees at Detroit Tigers - June 4, 2018.


Yankees slugger Aaron Judge struck out five times in this second game of a doubleheader. In the first game, Judge whiffed three times. The eight strikeouts in a twin bill is an all time MLB record for a hitter.  


Friday, July 01, 2022

Happy July

Between family visits, travel for work and a west coast vacation, I will likely not be blogging much the entire month of July. And since I'm also taking a hiatus from the radio show the five Sundays in July, the motivation won't be there. 

Talk soon.