Tuesday, October 31, 2017

#139 Orlando Miller



SCRAMBLIN'  transitive verb  scram·ble \skram-b(ə-)liŋ\
:  to disarrange the elements of a transmission (such as a telephone or television signal) in order to make unintelligible to interception


He must be a ham radio operator or something.

Houston Astros (1994–96)
Detroit Tigers (1997)
Played in the minors, Mexican and Independant Leagues for eleven more years until 2008.

Monday, June 26, 2017

#138 John Hudek



DEADEYE: noun  dead·eye \ˈded-ˌī\
:  an unerring marksman


Selected to 1994 NL All-Star team as a rookie

His daughter "Sarah Hudek is a left-handed pitcher and member of the United States women's national baseball team which won a gold medal at the 2015 Pan American Games"

Career:
Win–loss record 10–15
Earned run average 4.43
Strikeouts 206 in 201.1 innings

Teams
Houston Astros (1994–1997)
New York Mets (1998)
Cincinnati Reds (1998–1999)
Atlanta Braves (1999)
Toronto Blue Jays (1999)

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

#137 Jim Dougherty



FUN: adjective:
:  providing entertainment, amusement, or enjoyment a fun party a fun person to be with


I could not find any references to Jim Dougherty being fun, not that he wasn't.

Played in the 1989 College World Series for North Carolina (lost in the first round)

Houston Astros (1995–1996)
Oakland Athletics (1998)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1999)


Friday, June 9, 2017

#136 Craig Biggio



VERSATILE: adjective  ver·sa·tile \ˈvər-sə-təl\
:  able to do many different kinds of things


Converted catcher makes the Hall of Fame in 2015.

Hit for the cycle in 2002.

5x led the league in hit-by-pitch.

3,060 hits.

7× All-Star (1991, 1992, 1994–1998)
4× Gold Glove Award (1994–1997)
5× Silver Slugger Award (1989, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998)
Roberto Clemente Award (2007)
NL stolen base leader (1994)
Houston Astros #7 retired


Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Emotion Recap - Page 15

#127 Greg Colbrunn - WORKIN'
#128 Jeff Conine - CRACK!
#129 Andre Dawson - AUTHENTIC
#130 Chris Hammond - CALM
#131 Charles Johnson - CHARGING
#132 Gary Sheffield - THINKING
#133 Quilvio Veras - STRETCHING
#134 Jeff Bagwell - PILLAR
#135 Derek Bell - SLAM!