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Sports Sunday kicks off with a discussion on Schilling's revelations from the D&C show last week. They also get into the Rusney Castillo signing, if they like it and what it means for the future of the franchise. Also, don't forget - Buck's Old Time Baseball Game is tomorrow night!
Speaking at the WEEI NESN Jimmy Fund Radio Telethon with Dennis and Callahan, Curt Schilling revealed that he had mouth cancer, a form called squamous cell carcinoma. He blames his use of smokeless tobacco and says it is his biggest regret in life. This revelation has sparked debate about whether MLB should ban the use of all tobacco.
Sox slugger. But of late, his numbers have been more in line with those of his childhood hero, Padres Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn . He leads the majors in batting average (.350) and also paces the sport in runs batted in (92), while contributing a
In five starts vs. the Yankees last season, Beckett had a batting average against of .338 (same career average as Tony Gwynn ). In two starts vs. the Yankees this year, Beckett has a batting average against of .128 (one point higher than
Sox second baseman, whose ability to throw the barrel of the bat on the ball has earned comparisons to players such as Tony Gwynn and Ichiro, has been striking out with unusual frequency of late. On Friday, he went down swinging in his first
thinking that it might want to make its fans happy -- just for a year -- before giving the most popular player since Tony Gwynn away for 50 cents on the dollar to a team with five times the payroll. Again, I get that 95 percent of the callers
that Fife, who was on the bump in Tony Gwynn Stadium on Friday, April 11, 2008, suddenly ..... left his coach – Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn – in awe. "Seeing somebody punch ..... remember that till the day I die," Gwynn told reporters that night. "Twenty-seven
throughout Major League Baseball this summer. It started with Tony Gwynn , who died in June of cancer of a salivary gland, which the ..... baseball culture. On the heels of the unfortunate passing of Tony Gwynn and now what Curt is going through, you would think
League Baseball this summer. John Farrell It started with Tony Gwynn , who died in June of cancer of a salivary gland, which the ..... baseball culture. On the heels of the unfortunate passing of Tony Gwynn and now what Curt is going through, you would think
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, who is in remission after receiving treatment earlier this year for squamous cell carcinoma, joined the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon on Wednesday morning to tell his story publicly for the first time and warn against using chewing tobacco, which he ...
there was no mention or ceremony for either Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn or long-time manager Don Zimmer , both of whom passed ..... said that he was shocked that there was no dedication for Gwynn during the game. “I was surprised,” Olney said. “It
emotional for him. Damn I love that ‘ Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) June 27, 2014 – The Padres held a memorial service for Tony Gwynn on Thursday at Petco Park, and 20,000 fans showed up to pay their respects to the Hall of Famer who died June 16