October 10, 2011 - 9:00am
Walt Terrell is a man that has made an important impact everywhere he's gone. Today, in Sports legends of the Ville, I take a look at those impacts.
In 1982 a young man from Jeffersonville, Indiana made his debut as a major league baseball starting pitcher.Walt Terrell, quickly became a staple of that New York Met team where he played his early years. After being drafted as a standout at Morehead State College, the Mets had made a trade with...
October 5, 2011 - 9:00am
Billy Herman's name remains all over baseball record books, and for good reason. Today, I'm looking into the New Albany second baseman.
Some time ago I received a letter in reference to an article I wrote regarding the local athletes in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The writer indicated that I neglected to mention the great Billy Herman, surprising to me because I thought I had included the New Albany second base legend.
October 4, 2011 - 9:00am
Second baseman Dan Uggla has a fan club who called themselves "the Ugglies"- I'm not even making that up. That alone was a good enough reason to highlight the Louisvillian by birth in today's Sports legends of the Ville story.
Few major league baseball players can say that they have a fan club that have dubbed themselves, “the Ugglies,” in fact the number is very few- like one. And, that one is the spotlight of today’s Sports legends of the Ville, second baseman Dan Uggla is a legend with the Seattle...
October 3, 2011 - 9:21am
Jon Rauch is currently a Toronto Blue Jay but before that he wore the jersey of a local high school.
Baseball insiders have noted that often times the best pitchers in the league are among the tallest players on the team’s roster. Without question that’s the case for Westport native Jon Rauch. At 6’11 Rauch stands as the tallest athlete ever in major league baseball.
September 30, 2011 - 9:00am
Continuing to analyze sports legends from the Derby City we take a look at relief pitcher, Trever Miller.
For the last fifteen years pitcher Trever Miller has been a mainstay in major league baseball suiting up with teams all over the country.However, the part of the country Miller calls him hometown is right here in ‘the ‘ville’ and that makes him today’s Sports Legend of the...