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Today's Sports Stat: February 19, 2018


Last baseball season, Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton and New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge each hit 50 home runs … Stanton had 59; Judge had 52. (These two are now teammates with Stanton’s trade to the Yankees in the off-season.) It was the first time since the 2007 season that two players hit 50 in a season; that year Alex Rodriguez had 54 and Milwaukee’s Prince Fielder had 50. 114 more words

Baseball

Just how great was Cody Bellinger

I think we are underappreciating just how great Cody Bellinger was last year.  The reason being that Cody missed almost a full month of major league ball and still broke the National League home run record. 392 more words

Mount Rushmore, Seattle Mariners

Now more than 40 years old, it seems strange to call the Seattle Mariners one of baseball’s newer teams, but they are. Getting started in 1977, the first time they didn’t finish in the bottom half of the division was their 1995 ALCS loss. 552 more words

Sidebars

Ode to Ken Griffey, Jr.

Tomorrow is the birthday of Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. Like Mickey Mantle from my youth, Griffey turned me back to baseball as an adult. 537 more words

Memories