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We tackle four topics about notorious incidents where Boston athletes (and media members) showed up LATE!
We tackle four topics, all sparked by Joe Maddon's smarm-fest of a postgame press conference after Derek Jeter was hit with a pitch.
in the mouth? Check. Fighting back tears as he defended his reasons for being late to Oakland Coliseum last Saturday? Yup. Referring to Oakland Coliseum as "stupid" as part of his defense for being late, even though he claims he wasn't
probably would have loved to pitch in that ballpark,” said Papelbon, contemplating the cavernous dimensions of the Oakland Coliseum . “[But] I wasn’t going to leave school early to be a freaking [undrafted] free agent or a $1,000
Gonzalez – who have thrived in the last couple seasons. Certainly, some of the credit should go to the ballpark (the Oakland Coliseum is renowned as one of the great pitcher’s parks in the sport) and to the typically anemic offenses of the AL West
They made me comfortable about the decision.” One element of that familiarizing process was a workout at the Oakland Coliseum . On July 24, 2006, the Sox were visiting the Athletics, and they had Anderson join them for a workout. The
delivering the usual dismissals of regret, and team-first mantras, Tim Wakefield stood in front of his locker at Oakland Coliseum and took a second to soak it all in. "So close," he said. And it was. Wakefield took a no-hitter into the eighth
made an unwise move to pick up his son at the San Francisco Airport last Friday, causing his delay in getting to Oakland Coliseum . Said Millar: "Life's about choices. Bobby Valentine maybe didn't make the right choice. ... You have
checked out" for the rest of the season and questioned the integrity of reporters who wrote that he was late to Oakland Coliseum last Saturday. "I played with managers who slept at the ballpark," Schilling said. "The latest they got to
late. When you call in and say that you’re delayed in traffic coming from the San Francisco Airport to the stupid Oakland Coliseum and that there’s a traffic jam, then you’re not late, no. How did it make the papers? When I
late. When you call in and say that you're delayed in traffic coming from the San Francisco Airport to the stupid Oakland Coliseum and that there's a traffic jam, then you're not late, no." Valentine added that characterizations that he
pitching environment with the Rangers, Gonzalez’ success was undoubtedly aided by his residence in the cavernous Oakland Coliseum . In 46 games in Oakland, Gonzalez is 21-14 with a 3.56 ERA and 1.355 WHIP. In 49 road contests, Gonzalez