Tag: Tony Gwynn

Pundits Doing Charlie Hustle, But Ichiro Suzuki Ain’t No Pete Rose

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SAN DIEGO – In the empty confines of Petco Park, a record reportedly was broken yesterday, as Ichiro Suzuki revved his hit engine two more times. That made him the all-time leader in hits in professional baseball. But the asterisk will signify that only 2979 of those came off Major League Baseball pitchers. 1,278 were […]

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Famous Sports Mouths: Ali, Cosell and Tony Gwynn?

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NEW YORK, NY – Today marks the beginning of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, which ends on April 18th. This is a cause hitting close to home for me, being a two-time survivor of the disease and having family succumb to these types of cancer. It would be selfish of me not to […]

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Meet The Matts Radio: Nets Owner Bashes Kidd, Mets GM Brags, Bobby V Rants

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s not every day you get a subpoena from Charles Rangel requesting your presence in Washington D.C. as a subject matter expert. So after having spent the past 2 weeks in our Nation’s Capital arguing for Net Neutrality, we are back! And we have an exciting new short and sweet Meet […]

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Cancer Survivor Salutes Smash Hit Tony Gwynn

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SAN DIEGO, CA – As a player over a twenty season career, his batting average was ten points higher than Wade Boggs and Rod Carew. Think about that for a minute or two, folks. Boggs and Carew were thought to be the best hitters of their generation, yet  Tony Gwynn ranks among legendary baseball names […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Tony Gwynn, NBA and World Cup Recap

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“Imagine if Tony Gwynn had played in New York. If he was a Yankee, he would have gotten much more publicity and recognition for how great he was.” – John Truehart, NY Rugby Old Boy and Junoir’s “Friend”. EL BARIO, BRONX – Wow!! Can’t believe the week we have had and that it is Saturday […]

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Tony Gwynn and Teddy Ballgame? YES. US Open and Soccer World Cup? NO

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NEW YORK, NY– So my 83-year-old Father-in Law comes by the house on Sunday for a little Fathers’ Day celebration and BOOM! All hell breaks loose. I’m in the bathroom for maybe 3 minutes and when I emerge from my sanctuary, what do I find? My kids sitting in the den with their hands up… […]

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THE ART OF MAILING IT IN

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by Rex O’Rourke Procrastination, Ohio – Let’s face it folks. I’ve been mailing it in. I don’t come up with an idea until Sunday at “God Knows When”. Most weeks the thought of writing this flippin’ column is vexing at best; so I mail it in. When it comes to writing a weekly article, I’m […]

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FAVORITE FAT ATHLETES

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PieÅ¡Å¥any, Slovakia – We’re here at the famous ancient spa, trying to get in shape and hoping to bump into former NHL star and current Bratislava resident, Ziggy Palffy. Ziggy, who does not play guitar, is very fit. In fact at 37, he was fit enough to represent his country in the Olympics and nearly […]

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