Tag "Hank Aaron"

Atlanta Braves All-Time 26-Man Roster

The Atlanta Braves are one of the most historic franchises in American sports history. With that, they have a number of great players over their 150 years of existence. Who makes their 26-man roster?

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Ohtani’s First Day in Colorado Ends in Epic Battle 

The Babe Ruth comparisons continued as the Angels Shohei Ohtani arrived in Denver for the 2021 All-Star festivities. The two-way sensation is not Ruth. There will never be another Babe Ruth. However, in many ways, he may be something better. He’s ShowTime! Something needed in today’s often cynical sports world. Evident in his epic first-round derby battle with another young face of baseball. 

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Angels DFA Future Hall of Famer Albert Pujols 

Nine seasons and one month into the Los Angeles Angels’ marriage with Albert Pujols, the club has filed for divorce. The Angels announced Thursday that they have designated the legendary slugger for assignment, effectively ending his ten-year relationship with the franchise.

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A Swan Song Season? The Uncertainly of Albert Pujols

Several certainties come to mind immediately when it comes to Albert Pujols as he embarks on the 2021 season. It is potentially his final one in an Angels uniform, or any uniform, for that matter.

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In Memoriam: Hank Aaron (1934-2021) 

When most Americans hear ‘Hank Aaron’ they immediately think of one thing first. The Home Run King. Every hardcore baseball fan recalls dignity, perseverance, respect, integrity, durability, and consistency among other words. Friday morning, Aaron’s daughter confirmed to the media that her father had passed away at the age of 86.

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Pujols Homers Passing Mays for Fifth All-Time

Angels first baseman Albert Pujols launched a solo home run off rookie Wes Benjamin in the fifth inning of Friday evening’s series opener against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium Friday night.

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Will Albert Pujols Still Hit 700 Home Runs?

As hard as it is to admit, a cancellation of the 2020 MLB season remains a possible outcome. With very little hope in sight, how will the shutdown impact Albert Pujols in his hunt for 700 career home runs?

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Greatest Moments in Sports History: Bonds Stands Alone. Part One in a Five Part Series

The day that I’m writing this marks the one-year anniversary of the Minneapolis Miracle. When the Vikings defeated the Saints in the NFC Divisional Round on a circus catch and score by Stefon Diggs.

I was reading my timeline of that day and I saw everyone proclaim this as one of the greatest moment in sports history. Is it though? This sparked this idea, to give my top five moments in sports history.

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