While at a rest stop traveling up the 5, I realized that neither the Mets nor the Los Angeles Dodgers have a franchise defining offensive superstar. I wondered if Mike Piazza had stayed with LA if he could have been that figure for the Dodgers. And would David Wright have been that player if he remained healthy?
Taking a pitstop in this episode of Sully Baseball.
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On April 13, 1997, Jeff Kent drove in Barry Bonds with an RBI double in Shea Stadium. He was thrown out stretching it to third and injured his neck.
The game I attended with my cousin Dave came to a stand still as Kent was checked on. This pic shows Bonds, Dusty Baker, Carlos Baerga, Rey Ordonez, Sonny Jackson and the late Darryl Hamilton waiting for Kent to be carted off.
He would be fine eventually.
Former Gold Glove and All Star outfielder Andy Van Slyke joins the podcast. He shared memories of his days with the great Pirate teams of the 1990’s and other thoughts.
Chatting with an All Star on this episode of Sully Baseball.
Check out his new podcast, View from Centerfield.
Neither winning nor losing on this episode of Sully Baseball.
While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.