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Rick Ankiel - His New York Mets Career 2013

Rick Ankiel came up through the St. Louis Cardinals system as a promising left-handed pitcher. He finished 2nd in Rookie of the Year balloting in 2000.    216 more words

New York Mets

The Phenomenon (Book Recommendation)

You don’t have to be a Cardinals fan, not even a baseball fan, to enjoy this book. Here are 5 reasons why:

  1. It’s a true story about overcoming obstacles in life…
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Learning & Growth


The Phenomenon: Pressure, the Yips, and the Pitch that Changed My Life by Rick Ankiel and Tim Brown.  Public Affairs. 307 pages. 2017

Many baseball fans will be aware of Rick Ankiel who was a top pitching prospect for the St. 2,726 more words

Christianity And Culture

Listen to Go4it! Show starts @ 7pmest! Guests: former MLB star Rick Ankiel, former Auburn S Rudy Ford, former Ohio State WR Dontre Wilson

We will be talking sports and having fun doing it.  We will be joined by former MLB star Rick Ankiel, who will discuss his new book “ 64 more words



I got a call yesterday afternoon from my man Tony McClean at BASN Newsroom about a story he’d read on one of the corporate platforms on Monday night. 367 more words

BASN Sports & Entertainment

Former Cardinals Pitcher Rick Ankiel Admitted To Downing Vodka Before A Game To Battle The Yips

The mystical dread of “the yips” causes baseball players to try anything to fix it. For Rick Ankiel, that included vodka.

The former St. 418 more words


Rick Ankiel said he drank vodka before a 2001 win against Randy Johnson

Former big-league pitcher and outfielder Rick Ankiel had one of the more dramatic meltdowns we’ll ever see in baseball. In the 2000 NLDS against the Braves… 335 more words