Sunday, April 24, 2011

MLB Hit Parade: April 2011

April 25

RAZZBALL: "I don't veto trades, I protest them."

April 24

The Chicago Cubs record this season has been 1-1, 2-2, 3-3, 4-4, 5-5, 6-6, 7-7, 8-8, 9-9, and 10-10. This has never happened before in major league history.

April 17

On this day in baseball history in 1929: Babe Ruth and actress Claire Hodgson are married at 5:00 AM to avoid crowds. The next day, in his first at bat against Red Ruffing, the Babe will hit a home run. Rounding second base he'll doff his cap to Claire.

Jake Peavy is about two weeks away.

Hot Tub Bug Machine: "Health officials identified legionella bacteria in a whirlpool spa at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles during an investigation in February that began when people were sickened after attending a fundraiser."

April 15

Remembering Jackie Robinson at

Pauly's Pickup of the Week: Nick Hundley.

I knew the Mets were going through hard times, but apparently so are the ex-Mets: Lenny Dykstra charged with embezzlement; and Dwight Gooden sentenced for child endangerment.

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