Sunday, January 24, 2016

#130 Chris Hammond

CALM : adjective \ˈkäm, ˈkälm, ˈkam, ˈkȯ(l)m\
not angry, upset, excited, etc.

He was the first pitcher in the American Association in 36 years to win the league's Pitching Triple Crown.

He hit a grand slam home run in May 29, 1995, playing for the Florida Marlins.

 Struggling starting pitcher/swingman converted to a fairly successful relief man.

Cincinnati Reds (1990–1992)
Florida Marlins (1993–1996)
Boston Red Sox (1997)
Florida Marlins (1998)
Atlanta Braves (2002)
New York Yankees (2003)
Oakland Athletics (2004)
San Diego Padres (2005)
Cincinnati Reds (2006)

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

#129 Andre Dawson

AUTHENTIC : adjective  au·then·tic  \ə-ˈthen-tik\
being really what it seems to be :  genuine <an authentic signature>

Seriously, does anyone REALLY remember Andre Dawson playing for the Marlins?

Friday, January 1, 2016

#128 Jeff Conine

as in <Crack Head>?

Originally a relief pitcher at UCLA, and was hit by a pitch in his only at-bat.

Only player to appear in the opener of the Marlins' inaugural season, the 1997 World Series Marlins' championship team, and the 2003 World Series Marlins' championship team.

2x All-Star (1994, 1995)
2x World Series champion (1997, 2003)
1995 MLB All-Star Game MVP