Reggie Jackson

When Reggie blasted three homers in Game Six of the ’77 World Series

When Reggie blasted three homers in Game Six of the ’77 World Series
October 28, 2012 No Comments »

“Love me or hate me, but you can’t ignore me.” That’s what Reggie Jackson said after his spectacular performance in the 1977 World Series when he belted three home runs in Game Six against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Now, 35 ... Read More »

VIDEO: Introductions before Game One of the ’81 World Series, DiMaggio throws first pitch

VIDEO: Introductions before Game One of the ’81 World Series, DiMaggio throws first pitch
October 18, 2012 No Comments »

There’s so much to enjoy about this video from ABC Sports’ broadcast of Game One of the 1981 World Series on October 20, 1981 from Yankee Stadium. There’s the network programming message that includes clips from Happy Days and Laverne ... Read More »

VIDEO: Jackson’s monster blast at Tiger Stadium in 1971 All-Star Game

VIDEO: Jackson’s monster blast at Tiger Stadium in 1971 All-Star Game
September 6, 2012 No Comments »

The 1971 All-Star Game is considered by many to be the greatest in Midsummer Classic history. It had great stars, great moments, lots of home runs. The biggest shot that night came off the bat of Oakland’s Reggie Jackson. Not ... Read More »

All-Star center fielder Mick the Quick was one of a kind

All-Star center fielder Mick the Quick was one of a kind
August 23, 2012 No Comments »

Sitting in his office at The Big A in Anaheim in 1974, Angels’ manager Bobby Winkles was asked to describe his star center fielder Mickey Rivers. Reporters surrounding his desk watched in amusement as Winkles stared at his wall, scrunched ... Read More »

C.C., Teixeira best free agent signings in Yankee history?

C.C., Teixeira best free agent signings in Yankee history?
August 9, 2012 No Comments »

In the long history of New York Yankees lucrative (and at times outrageously audacious) free agent signings, there have been many duds,   but for every few bogus contracts that George Steinbrenner and his heirs have eaten, there have been ... Read More »

Oakland Athletics All-Time Team

Oakland Athletics All-Time Team
July 24, 2012 No Comments »

Whether they were in Philadelphia or Oakland, the A’s have fielded some of baseball’s best players. They won several pennants in Philly and Oakland, and many players from their glory years are on this All-Time Team. There’s even one player ... Read More »

Reggie and Campy homered to support Holtzman as A’s repeated in 1973

Reggie and Campy homered to support Holtzman as A’s repeated in 1973
July 24, 2012 No Comments »

World Series Game Seven, October 21, 1973 | New York Mets vs. Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland It was the seventh game of the World Series and only days earlier the owner of this team had tried to ... Read More »