September 23, 2011 - 10:00am
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...
September 22, 2011 - 10:45am
Today Paul Byrd acts as a life coach and author, but his career in baseball is what makes him a sports legend of the 'Ville.
Another baseball great to come out of St. X, Paul Byrd is known for being a solid and dependable pitcher on the mound.The right handed slinger first came to national attention in 1991, during his college days pitching for Louisiana State University. A team Byrd helped win the college world series.
September 21, 2011 - 10:00am
Louisville native Chris Burke has spent his baseball career excelling whenever he got the opportunity.
St. X alumni Chris Burke has made a name for himself throughout the baseball community both locally as well as nationally.After graduating from high school Burke, a utility player known for his versatility- playing every position except pitcher and catcher, he made his way to Knoxville to play...
September 7, 2011 - 10:00am
Considering the historical sports landmarks of the city, I'm left in search for the Louisville Brecks landmarks.
The Louisville Breckenridges were a professional football team playing out of the Derby City throughout the 1920’s.
September 6, 2011 - 10:15am
Looking at some of the sports figures to come out of Louisville one is continually reminded of Louisville's close relationship with the world of professional wrestling, and one of the most notable pro-wrestling "talkers" is a major reason.
Jim Cornette is a man that has made his presence known in the pro-wrestling world throughout his career, off camera being a mind that seems to understand the field and on-camera working perhaps as the ideal wrestling heel.For those of you unaware, Cornette is notable in the sports entertainment...