Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tony Gwynn


Hitting a Baseball is one of the hardest things to do in sports, yet Tony Gwynn made it look easy and to hear him talk about hitting it sounded easy as well. So how come so few can hit like Tony Gwynn? He played his entire career in San Diego for the Padres. Just imagineContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tony Gwynn”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Rod Carew


Update:This was an Old School Tuesday that was published over a year ago but in light of the fact that Rod Carew suffered a massive heart attack recently and is in need of a heart transplant, I thought it was fitting to repost this. In Addition there is a Sports Illustrated article on Rod Carew’sContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Rod Carew”

Smallthoughts: Old school Tuesday …Wade Boggs


Wade Boggs was a classic case of a leadoff hitter with no speed and not enough power to hit lower in the lineup (sounds familiar Met Fans…Daniel Murphy) but Boggs went against type and turned out to be one of the best hitters in Baseball. Boggs won the American League Batting Title 5 times andContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old school Tuesday …Wade Boggs”