Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘Spring training’

MLB Phillies Ryan Howard Crush HR, Spring Training.

Viewed my first spring training game on Comcast this week. Seems like Howard is on a roll, HR last night beating Tampa Bay.

 

Advertisements

Read Full Post »

Tug McGraw, 1993 MLB All-Star Game interview for Channel 6, Actions News.  I was in research of past MLB All Star Games and came across our beloved Tugger. My heart broke, tears dwelled in my eyes. Tug McGraw was taken from us too early in 2004 and died of brain cancer. I remember he was down in spring training camp with the team and he started to have headaches, discovered was brain tumors in Clearwater, FL.

Tug McGraw was part of the World Series team for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1980. Pitched the last ball as a closing pitcher against the KC Royals. The Phils were up 3-2 in the series. Tug pitched from the 7th to the 9th inning, unheard of in today’s specialized pitching rotation.

He is also was father of Country singer, Emmy award winner Tim McGraw.

Read Full Post »