Forgotten Player of the Moment – MARK QUINN

MARK QUINN (by PHIL RIPPA) After having my 50th FPOTM celebration ruined because of the simple fact that we had done… oh… 55 (stupid unupdated archives), I was looking for some other pseudo theme that would inspire to crank out a FPOTM. It came to me as I was updated said archives (For some reason a batch of FPOTMs never […]

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2004 AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL PREVIEW

AL CENTRAL (Listed in Order of 2003 Finish) EA: Ed Agner BB: Bill Barnwell PR: Phil Rippa MINNESOTA TWINS 2003 Record – 89-70 (Lost in ADLS) Key Additions: Jose Offerman, Rick Helling, Henry Blanco, Joe Nathan, Carlos Silva, Nick Punto Key Losses: Eddie Guardado, LaTroy Hawkins, Kenny Rogers, Rick Reed, A.J. Pierzynski, Eric Milton, James Baldwin, Denny Hocking, Jesse Orosco, […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – BUDDY BIANCALANA

BUDDY BIANCALANA (by ED AGNER) Because Pieman rules!  And I came up with this idea long before Simmons name-checked him.  Friggin’ Simmons.  I have witnesses! Let’s go back in time, shall we?  Back to ancient times when I was in junior high, Reagan was president, Phil was trying to corner the t-shirt market, Bill was in diapers and the Royals […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – AMOS OTIS

AMOS OTIS (by ED AGNER) Requested by Pieman Because Pieman is a hundred million-billion-zillion years old and he won some week of our NOT-HTW dealie – and MOSTLY because I found the totally bitching pic of Otis with Luke from General Hospital and frickin’ McGyver – I present to you Amos Joseph Otis. The story of Amos Otis begins as […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – GREGG JEFFERIES

GREGG JEFFERIES by Bill Barnwell (Originally published Feb 27, 2007) Gregg Jefferies was on the periphery of my Mets fandom as I grew into some sort of sports consciousness. I started going to Mets games around ’89, I think, so Jefferies would have been on the team, but I had no idea at that point. All I remember from that […]

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