Congratulations to Mike Piazza on Your Well Deserved Hall of Fame Election

January 9th, 2013 by slangon

So Mike Piazza has not been voted into the Hall of Fame, getting only 57% of the vote. Apparently though, he’s in good company as no one has been voted in. Since I’ve already scanned them though, here’s some Mikey P. cards that I was going to show had he made the cut. Piazza (and […]

Well, That Was an Interesting Turn of Events…
November 14th, 2012 by slangon

So apparently the Florida Miami Marlins have finished shipping off anyone that was making any money on that team. Now Jose Reyes is a member of the Toronto Blue Jays. Oddly enough, this turn of events actually makes me pretty happy. I feel like now I can go back to rooting for Jose. When he […]

R.I.P. to The Walking Man
October 18th, 2012 by slangon

Sadly, Eddie “The Walking Man” Yost passed away at the age of 86 on Tuesday. Although he only racked up a .254 career average over his 18 years as a Major Leaguer, he had a keen eye at the plate which led to a career .394 on-base percentage. He led the league in walks 6 […]

And So It Begins…
October 5th, 2012 by slangon

So the regular season is a thing of the past. Now that MLB has separated the wheat from the chaff, let the post season begin. Actually before the post season proper can get underway, we have the little issue of the second Wild Card to contend with. That is what is going down today. The […]

45 Years In The Making
October 4th, 2012 by slangon

.330 Batting Average. 44 Home Runs. 139 RBI’s. One Giant Congratulations.

Smell You Later, Larry. Smell You Later Forever.
September 7th, 2012 by slangon

As most people know by now, Chipper Jones has announced his impending retirement from baseball after the end of the 2012 season. As most people also know, Chipper Jones has brutally abused the Mets over the course of his career. Over the course of 19 seasons, Larry has faced the Mets in 239 games, and […]

Don’t Let the Doorknob Hit You Where the Good Lord Split You
July 31st, 2012 by slangon

I can’t even begin to explain how happy it makes me knowing that this guy is out of the N.L. East. And I’m not saying that in a “Geez, that guy always kills us. Good thing he’s gone” kind of way. It’s more in a “Geez that guy is a dick. Good thing he’s gone” […]

Happy Birthday to the Say Hey Kid
May 6th, 2012 by slangon

Willie Mays celebrates his 81st birthday today. Happy birthday to you, Willie, and here’s to hoping for many more.

Countdown Over.
February 20th, 2012 by slangon

Days until and Somewhere in Florida, Spring Training is officially underway and I couldn’t be more excited.

February 19th, 2012 by slangon

Day until and