Congrats to the last of the ‘Killer B’s (Craig Biggio), Frank Thomas, and Greg Oden.
Some notions to ponder:
Biggio – 3,000 hits, 4 Gold Gloves(second base), 5 Silver Sluggers (2b and catcher), led the NL in stolen bases one season, way too many HBPs, and played three different defensive positions. WHEN he doesn’t make the Hall on his first ballot, will there be as much of a clamor as when the HR hitters don’t make it on first ballots?
Big Hurt – 500! Seems to be done the clean way, but one never knows. Will 500 always be a special number?
Congrats to Greg Oden; the first Buckeye(using the term loosely) ever taken #1 in the draft. Will Oden have enough of an impact on Portland to push the Blazers into the post-season? Is it possible that the Lakers might NOT make the playoffs next year?
I am doing an about face. Joakim Noah is a perfect fit for the Bulls. His all-out hustle will compliment the Bulls’ lineup.