October 4, 2011 - 10:00am
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...
September 30, 2011 - 10:00am
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...
September 29, 2011 - 10:33am
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 27, 2011 - 10:00am
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 - 10:00am
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.