#PRO WRESTLING

The Dugout: Jim Thome And The Dreams Of The Everyday Houseman

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Slugger Jim Thome took a front office job with the White Sox, but he isn't done hitting dingers yet. Today on The Dugout, Jim Thome works and daydreams.

TRADES!

The Dugout: You Gotta Keep Jim Thome Way Down In The Hole, Part 2

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Jim Thome is now a Baltimore Oriole, and "Jim Thome trades" are between "Phillie Phanatic got injured" and "Kate Upton uploaded naked pictures of herself" on the list of important stories for me to cover.

THE DUGOUT OPENING DAYS

The Dugout Opening Days ’12: Minnesota Twins

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In "piece of information included in passing that we're contractually obligated to cover" news: [Minnesota Twins star Justin] Morneau has been taking infield before every game, and said he also expects to be play some first base before that series in Milwaukee.

THE DUGOUT

The Dugout: Jim Thome’s Back(yard)

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The hilarious pull-quote featured to the right is from an <a href="http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/7144626/jim-thome-intends-make-available-2012">ESPN article</a> detailing Jim Thome's address to the City Club of Cleveland, wherein he announces that despite the market not being flush for 41-year old designated hitters he'd still like to play in 2012.

WHOO THAT SMELLS

What I Think Selected Baseball Players Probably Smell Like

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Brandon and I were trading emails yesterday, discussing our respective regional weather calamities (me = underwater, him = on fire), when he asked if I could help him out with a feature or a couple posts today.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

Hey Guys: Jim Thome Could Return To Tribe

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In news that could make me the happiest blogger who also runs a Jim Thome-themed baseball webcomic on the entire Internet, Minnesota Twins designated hitter <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/MLB-Jim-Thome-claimed-by-cleveland-indians-jason-kubel-chicago-white-sox-082511">Jim Thome was claimed on waivers</a> by the Cleveland Indians.

#.lol

Morning Links: Football, Mousey Starlets

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Sports LOLNFL: Preseason 2011 Week 1 - The reasonable adult approach to professional sports is to wait for the pictures to go up and put a bunch of block letter words over them.

THE DUGOUT

The Dugout: Thome At 600

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<a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/08/congratulations-jim-thome-dont-get-anybody-pregnant">Jim Thome hit his 600th home run</a>.

SPORTS

Jim Thome Joins MLB’s 600 Home Run Club

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jim-thome">Jim Thome</a>, the hay-baling Illinois farm boy with a knack for making opposing pitchers look incompetent, crossed the 600 home run mark last night by hitting two opposite field shots to reach the milestone.

THE OPPOSITE OF SEXY

Congratulations, Jim Thome, Don't Get Anybody Pregnant

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Jim Thome’s back was aching, his toe was throbbing and his quad was cramping, turning his pursuit of 600 home runs into a painful endeavor that made him wonder if he would even reach the milestone before season’s end.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS

The Dugout: Evan Longoria's Police Report

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Tampa Bay Ray Evan Longoria was robbed during Spring Training, and yesterday he was able to find some closure.

THE DUGOUT

The Dugout: A-Rod's Violent Gambling Parties

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It looks like Alex Rodriguez is going to be in a lot of trouble.

#PRO WRESTLING

Morning Links: You Got Me, Mad Now

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Sports Vintage Promos: Jumpin' Jeff Farmer Goes Full Force - In an effort to get all the people who hate me covering wrestling to be okay with it (or even enjoy it), here's a classic from my days at "AOL News" featuring IPW's most famous full force-going table-turner Jeff Farmer.

THE DUGOUT

The Dugout: Meet the Daigles

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Several days ago, With Leather's editor was enough of a women's softball nerd to report that Majorish League pitcher Casey Daigle and Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch had <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/06/jennie-finch-needs-to-stop-naming-babies-immediately">given birth to their second son</a> and named him like a minor league mascot.

#WWE

Happy Memorial Day, Everybody

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Maybe "happy" isn't the right word.

Wrestlemania

Morning Links: Thome Time

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Three really cool things about this year's AL Central: 1.

#COMMERCIALS

The Dugout: AL Central Folklore

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The Minnesota Twins always have great commercials, but they've outdone themselves by adhering to one simple rule: dressing Jim Thome up as things = comedy.


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