Who am I?

I may not be the brother of Loretta Lynn, but I am a coal miner’s son. It’s kinda difficult to pick a number to represent me. Is it 600? As in the amount of money I signed for. Or is it 1959? As in the one year I was temporarily retired. Perhaps 235 represents me […]

Challenge I – Who am I?

REMEMBER – Comments have been blocked until tomorrow morning. 1. I was born in Villa Gonzalez of the Dominican Republic and signed a Major League contract as an amateur free agent. So far I have played six seasons in the National League. I finished in the top ten for Rookie-of-the –Year voting. One season I […]

Prelude to a challenge

Ah yes the time is drawing near for Challenge I of Who am I? Get on your sports thinking cap. I have gathered bios for current athletes, not-so current athletes, and even one who was born in the 19th century. A couple of things before we enter the fray. First, I am going to do […]

Who am I?

I was born in Pasedena, California where I went to John Muir High before running with the Rebels during my college career. I became known for my ability to slash to the basket as I averaged just under 14 points per game. I earned first team AP All-American as I helped UNLV to back-to-back final […]

Who am I?

I was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and I stayed a Volunteer for my college years. My time on the gridiron at Knoxville earned me a first round pick in the NFL draft. During my 15-year career I scored two touch downs, yet I played in 13 Pro Bowls and was nominated a First-Team All-Pro eight […]

Performance of the week (POTW) 10/13 – 10/19

Ah baseball – the sport not controlled by time. As long as a team has one out they can prolong the contest. Down seven with seven outs remaining the Boston Red Sox had one of those moments that leaves people saying – now that’s why I watch sports. Facing elimination the Saux pulled off another […]