September 29, 2011 - 9:33am
Sean Green currently pitches for the Milwaukee Brewers, but in his quest to get there, like so many, his story is filled with plenty of other ball clubs.
A graduate of Male High School, relief pitcher Sean Green seemed to have a great deal of raw talent. So much so that immediately following high school, Green was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays organization. An offer which the young pitcher declined, instead choosing to play for his hometown...
September 28, 2011 - 9:00am
Continuing to look at sports icons from the Kentuckiana area, I'm taking a minute to highlight the nation's past time.
Born and raised in Louisville relief pitcher Scott Downs has cultivated quite the resume in the baseball world.The current Los Angeles Angel of Anaheim, Downs first received local attention while attending high school at Pleasure Ridge Park High School. Actually, he received so much attention that...
September 27, 2011 - 9:00am
The next sports legend of the 'Ville to be highlighted got a shout out on the classic sitcom, Seinfeld.
Jay Buhner or Bone as he is known to some stands out in a crowd. Shaved head, goatee, and tar on his uniform Buhner was certainly recognizable while on the field.Despite graduating from a Texas high school, Buhner got his start so to speak right here in the Derby City. Despite being drafted to the...
September 26, 2011 - 9:00am
Today Dave Anderson is a third-base coach with the Texas Rangers, but his story extends much farther than that.
Dave Anderson’s career in baseball certainly extends beyond winning the World Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1988, but what that ring signifies is a life in the nation’s pastime, and, being from a hometown with such a close relation to the game that means even more.
September 23, 2011 - 9:00am
Shawn Kelley is currently a relief pitcher for the Seattle Mariners but his story starts in the Derby City.
Two athletes: one on offense the other defense in modern sports such a simplistic beauty is often overlooked but it is in that moment that the game of baseball thrives. That moment as the pitcher releases and the batter swings- it’s that moment that created a national phenomenon.Indeed, it...