Archive for March, 2011

Here’s to You Kid

March 30, 2011 Leave a comment

Junior was one of the great ones

Growing up in the 90’s, I’ve been fortunate enough to see many exceptional ball players in action.  Starting with future Hall of Famers, 8-time batting champion Tony Gwynn and the Iron Man, Cal Ripken.  As well as possibly the last 350+ winner in 18-time Gold Glover, Greg Maddux.  The top base stealer ever, Rickey Henderson.  A shortstop who literally back-flipped his way to 15 All Star selections.  I’ve seen the Bash Brothers, well, bash.  I cheered on the Big Hurt, watched a chubby centerfielder bring 2 World Series titles to Minnesota, and experienced Joe Carter’s dramatic World Series home run.  But, what easily stands out among all these players and amazing experiences is the man who revolutionized the sport, the man commonly known as Junior. Read more…


Training in the Spring

March 15, 2011 4 comments

Camelback Ranch - Home of the White Sox/Dodgers

The Sports Minion and the Sports Minette headed down to Glendale, AZ over the weekend to catch some Spring Training action.  The venue, Camelback Ranch.  The game, Chicago White Sox at Los Angeles Dodgers.

This was the first Spring Training game in the history of the Sports Minion, and it will be a recurring occurrence each baseball season from here on.

For any baseball fan, Spring Training is a great way to see a future superstar, get excited for the upcoming season, and not have to pay an arm and a leg for home plate seats, which the Sports Minion did. Read more…

Derrick Rose is Amazing

If he's not MVP, I quit

There’s nothing more to say.  Derrick Rose is this year’s MVP.  That is all.

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2011 MLB MVP Predictions

March 1, 2011 1 comment

Mo Vaughn: The 1995 AL MVP, really?

With the 2011 MLB regular season about a month away, it’s never too early to start predicting the Most Valuable Player’s for both the American and National League.  The Sports Minion makes his case for the 2011 Most Valuable Player with his early predictions… Read more…