Ted Simmons needed 12 votes to be inducted and he got 11. He played fewer seasons than Carlton Fisk and had more RBI and was a better hitter. He didn’t have the power and Fisk was better behind the plate but Simmons has a place in baseball history.
The eight-time All-Star
The stunning news that Giancarlo Stanton, one of baseball’s best sluggers is now a member of the powerful New York Yankees, It is almost like a flashback to the World newspaper headlines of January 6, 1920.
“YANKEES BUY RUTH AND HOME RUN BAT FOR OVER $100,000.”
“Pay Highest Price in History.”
At this moment in time, Brock Boeser would be my pick for the Calder. I mentioned that on air today. https://soundcloud.com/russ-cohen/russ-cohen-on-stellick-and-simmer-talking-wjc-selections-calder-candidates-and-more However, a player who I’ve had to defend, for years, is rapidly getting in the race, his name is Malcom Subban. You remember, that first round goaltender from the 2012
In a game where the Phantoms dominated the Penguins. Here are some notes:
Daniel Sprong – 6-0, 195 – RW - Showed speed on the wing. Missed the net after he was wide open. Needs to get in the flow of the game more. No power play late.
Lukas Bengtsson – 5-10,
Team Canada had their conference call to talk about who was invited to their camp. There’s always that feeling that they have too many players to go around but if that was really the case they’d win a gold medal every year, and they don’t.
Owen Tippett was playing in the
The following excerpt from my The Ultimate Yankee Book celebrates “Booney,” the new guy on the block as manager of the New York Yankees. You can read more about Aaron Boone and other Yankee moments, streaks, feats and much more in the book. Enjoy.
It was a match up that all
Sean Kuraly was drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the fifth round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. A key component in the Martin Jones deal, some may have forgotten about him.
Last season he got eight games with Boston and had a good season with Providence. His 14 goals