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Video/Quote Archive

June 24:
Today in sports history: On June 24, 2003, Barry Bonds became the first player to reach 500 home runs and 500 stolen bases.

Tomorrow, Bryce Harper will begin his rehab assignment. Hopefully he comes back healthy. Click HERE to watch a video about Bryce Harper's and Mike Trout's rookie season.

"Young players need to know how to take care of themselves for life after baseball." - Barry Bonds


June 23:
These guys have been linked on here before, but this is them doing crazy baseball "shots". Click HERE.

Long video, but watch these professionals play H.O.R.S.E. Click HERE.

Watch as this kids steals this ball from a woman in the stands. Click HERE.

"I was a lousy hitter in May doing the same things that made me a great hitter in June." - Carl Yastrzemski


June 21:
With basketball coming to an end, we can focus a little more on baseball. Watch this video of some of the best defensive plays in MLB. Click HERE.

Here is a video highlighting game 7 last night that put the Heat over the Spurs as NBA Champs. Click HERE.

Will MVP, Lebron James, be a part of the Heat next year?  Many think no, and HERE is an article that speculates the possibilities.

Many might disagree with this quote, but it was said by one of the greatest to play the game: "We couldn't have a better face of this league, than Lebron James." - Magic Johnson


June 20:
Watch/Read this article (with video) that discusses the top 5 game 7s in NBA history HERE.

THIS article discusses 5 key elements to pay attention to in tonight's game 7 of the Spurs vs Heat.

“I don’t create controversies. They’re there long before I open my mouth. I just bring them to your attention.” - Charles Barkley
 

June 19:
Watch the top ten blocks of the NBA playoffs 2012 HERE. Chris Bosh will definitely make this list for this year's playoffs.

Click HERE to watch the top plays of the 2012 NBA Playoffs.

Click HERE to watch some amazing shots centered around the Olympics.

"Guys who might not be superstars but because of their hustle, because of the little things they do, these are the guys who can really mean the difference between winning and losing."
 - Dwyane Wade


June 18:
The Bleacher Report has a good article titled 2013 NBA Playoff Stats That Are Just Plain Wrong. Read it HERE.

Who won the 1981-82 NBA Championship, and who was the MVP? Don't remember or know, click HERE for the list.

What franchise leads the NBA in playoff appearances?  Click HERE to find out.

"The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for you or to cheer for you is when a player is made." - Tim Duncan


June 17:
Cubs and Cardinals fans should enjoy watching this video from a series in 1993.  Click HERE.

This video clip/moment in baseball history is new to me. Click here to see Rick Monday save the American Flag. Click HERE.

Watch this commercial banter about the Cubs and White Sox.  This is the extended version not shown much on regular tv. Click HERE.

Watch this St. Louis Cardinals commercial. Click HERE.

"People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing for the Cubs for so many years. The value I got out of it was patience. A lot of people these days are not very patient."
 - Ernie Banks


June 16:
With a big game tonight between Spurs and Heat, thought I would post a top ten video of clutch plays in the NBA finals. Click HERE.

Watch some top plays from Manu Ginobili in 2011. Click HERE.

Watch some great plays from Lebron James HERE.

Watch some unbelievable moments in sports HERE.

“What excites me the most is when a coach calls a timeout and chews out his forward because I just dunked on his head.” - Karl Malone


June 14:
If you haven't seen this catch by Masato Akamatsu, you need to click HERE.

If you haven't heard of Pat Venditte, click HERE. He is currently in the Yankees system and hasn't pitched in a year due to an injury. Perhaps we will see him late 2013/14.

"It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course."
 - Hank Aaron


June 13:
Do officials/refs get hazard pay? Maybe they should after watching this top 10 video of officials in the line of fire. Click HERE.

Click HERE for a top ten OT blunders. The feeling after screwing up must be horrible.

"You know over 20 years I played for a number of managers and dozens of coaches. I don't know any of them that I didn't learn something from to help make me a better player."
 - Robin Yount

June 12:
Curious how R.A. Dickey throws his knuckleball?  If so, watch this video HERE.

Watch R.A. Dickey's knuckleball in slow motion HERE.

Watch HERE to see/learn about the science behind the knuckleball.

"Trying to hit Phil Niekro is like trying to eat jello with chopsticks. Sometimes you get a piece but most of the time you get hungry." - Bobby Murcer

June 11:
Click HERE for some amazing trick shots with a soccer ball.

Watch this Top Ten Breaking Tackles video. Click HERE.

First time I have ever seen this end a game. Click HERE to watch.

Oh how things have drastically changed from when Dennis came up to now.
"When I first came up, the bullpen was pretty much where they put the guys who couldn't start." - Dennis Eckersley


June 09:
Always pay attention to where the ball is, is a lesson usually learned the hard way. Watch this play from college ball. Click HERE.

These guys paid attention to where the ball was and it still didn't matter. Click HERE.

"The trouble with baseball is that it is not played the year round" - Gaylord Perry


June 08:
Watch this video that shows the last out and celebration of the Springfield Cardinals winning Texas League Championship in 2012. Click HERE.

Watch this incredible triple play. This will probably never happen again. Click HERE.

"You can't let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones." - Dale Earnhardt
 
June 07:
For those who "like" us on Facebook, this video would have been nice to see a few hours ago. It is Kevin Mitchell's barehanded catch. Click HERE.

Too bad Kevin Mitchell didn't hit this one to Ozzie. That would be too perfect.  Click HERE to watch what some call the greatest infield play of all time.

Many people would agree with this quote from Ozzie:
"We saw very little of the real Jack Buck behind the microphone. He would touch people in ways that we will never know. Jack was much more than just an announcer." - Ozzie Smith


June 06:
Click HERE for a nice video covering the 2011 World Series Game 6 between the Cardinals and the Rangers.

Watch the New York Yankees turn a triple play against the Orioles. Click HERE to watch.

"I'm going to go out a winner even if I have to find a high school race to win my last race." - Johnny Gray

June 05:
Some advice to youngsters from Jackie Robinson. Watch Jackie Robinson as he is interviewed by Ed Sullivan on May 20, 1963. Click HERE.

Click HERE to watch highlights from the 1955 World Series between the Dodgers and the Yankees. Jackie Robinson steals home in the series.

“There are only two kinds of managers. Winning managers and ex-managers.” - Gil Hodges


June 04:
Another positive step for Chris Carpenter.  Read the latest HERE.

Watch some amazing long-snap trick shots from Zach Smith HERE.

Who will win the 2013 NBA title?  Watch and read the 5X5 breakdown of both teams HERE.

"On this team, we are all united in a common goal: to keep my job."
--Lou Holtz


June 03:
Who is the active player in MLB that has the most career walks.  Can't do it?  Click HERE to find the answer.

Click HERE to see some great Joe Montana moments.

"Winners, I am convinced, imagine their dreams first. They want it with all their heart and expect it to come true. There is, I believe, no other way to live." - Joe Motana


June 02:
Watch these top 10 must see plays. Click HERE.

The next game you go to, I hope there aren't any fans like in this video there.  Click HERE to see the Top 10 fan distractions.

"It's the fans that need spring training. You gotta get 'em interested. Wake 'em up and let 'em know that their season is coming, the good times are gonna roll." - Harry Caray


June 01:
A fun video of some of the Stl Cards guys having some fun. Click HERE.

Another great outing from Shelby Miller today. Click HERE for a video highlighting his complete game 13 strikeout night on May 10.

"If you even dream of beating me you'd better wake up and apologize."
-Muhammad Ali
 

May 31:
Any Bryce Harper fans out there will like this highlight video of his 2012 season. Click HERE.

Some long distance NBA shots can be found HERE.

"The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot." - Bill Russell

May 30:
Do you know which pitcher has the most wild pitches in their career?  Find the answer HERE.

What pitcher holds the record for throwing the most one-hit games? Click HERE to find out.

How would you answer this question and quote by Bob Gibson? "Why do I have to be an example for your kid? You be an example for your own kid."

May 29:
If you haven't seen this play at the plate, click HERE.

Here is another play at the plate that is crazy. Click HERE.

Sticking with catcher theme, here are some other nice plays at the plate. Click HERE.

"I flailed my arm in a throwing motion before I could even walk."
- Willie Stargell

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