I just thought of something looking over David Wright's page:
Wright's career numbers: 790 R, 1426 H, 204 HR, 818 RBI, 166 SB, 135 OPS+ Chipper through age 29: 773 R, 1240 H, 227 HR, 737 RBI, 106 SB, 141 OPS+
I doubt that Wright will match Chipper's rates going forward, but he could wind up with similar counting stats at the end of his career.
I just read this story on MSN web page. It is bad enough the the KC Chiefs has gone South this season than to read this.
A former high school player from Hazleton PA, Nate Eachus via Colgate made the roster of the Chiefs this year as a undrafted player at FB.
For some reason the part where he thanked the owner and coach for all they had done makes me a little sad. Some murderers are born muderers and some are human. He seems to be more human than most.
Terrible for the child and anyone who loved either of those dead.
People wish they could have the status of being a pro athlete and feel you have a complete life of fulfillment and the riches that come with it. But when these players are off the field they have to live a life like most of us, and deal with some of the same problems.
The irony is he graduated from UMaine in December 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in child development and family relations.
Nick Stavinoha to remain in Japan, resigned to a one year contract with Hiroshima Carp.
I dunno... this one was pretty irrelevant