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Steve Buckley of the Boston Herald calls in to talk about his fundraiser, The Old Time Baseball Game tonight. Steve also gives his input on what the Red Sox should do with Hanley Ramirez.
Butch and Buck are back together again filling in on the Sunday Sports Roundtable. They get into the Pete Rose scandal and why they don't believe he should ever be reinstated. The guys turn their attention to the Red Sox and their weak start to the second half post All-Star break. Are they sellers? Butch and Buck discuss the overall performance of GM Ben Cherington.
of 6.0 percent or worse and double-digit homer totals at age 24 includes seven Hall of Famers: Orlando Cepeda, Yogi Berra , Ducky Medwick, Willie Stargell, Andre Dawson , Bill Mazeroski and Robin Yount. A number of recent stars
Why? Because no catcher ever held a pitching staff together like Varitek. Not Roy Campanella. Not Bill Dickey. Not Yogi Berra . All of those catchers were phenomenal offensive players and that alone earned them a place in the Hall of Fame
couple of top-six MVP finishes and a career OPS+ of 123 (higher than Carlton Fisk and Gary Carter and right around Yogi Berra and Johnny Bench's career mark). He's borderline at worst. And he's really aged well as a hitter (as most high-walk
pitches in this lineup and that Theo and the crew really like him, but Saltalamacchia has been a lot more Dale Berra than Yogi Berra in his 813 major-league at-bats. If everyone in the lineup is healthy Saltalamacchia can hit .220 and it won't
with Reggie Jackson, Dave Winfield , Don Mattingly , Yogi Berra , Lou Pinella, become immortalized on "Seinfeld ..... was the Yankees dynasty of the 1990s and 2000s. Or ask Yogi Berra -- George begged the Yankees legend to stay on as manager
Varitek is third in all-time postseason starts (58) and games at catcher (62), behind Jorge Posada (106, 119) and Yogi Berra (61, 63). He was selected as winner of the Jackie Jensen Hustle Award from the Boston Chapter of the BBWAA in 1999
doing the right thing. And, in that regard, Lucchino and Henry failed Francona. This is George Steinbrenner stuff ( Yogi Berra didn’t show up at Yankee Stadium for a decade and a half after Steinbrenner fired him in 1985), just a perfect example
———————————————– * – Yogi Berra is the only player since 1950 to hit three walk-off home runs against Boston in his career. Eight players have hit two: Mickey Mantle, Reggie Jackson, Graig Nettles, Alex Rodriguez
t write the story before it’s written,” Palko said Wednesday in a conference call, channeling his inner- Yogi Berra . “It’s obviously comparisons and all that other stuff, but that’s not going to win the game – because it’s
among players 5’9″ or shorter (min. 1000 career PA): .865 – Roy Campanella .838 – Dustin Pedroia .837 – Kirby Puckett .833 – Yogi Berra .832 – Matt Stairs ———