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Daniel Mengden
Daniel Mengden’s MLB debut was even better than expected Whether you were a fan of the Cincinnati Reds or the Oakland Athletics watching Saturday’s game, you may have felt as though you’d somehow time-traveled back to the year 1972. The year the Athletics defeated the Reds in the World Series – a series often referred to as “the Hairs vs. the Squares.” The A’s were known then for their facial hair, bright unconventional green and gold color scheme, white cleats and lively personalities. Of course that wasn’t the case but you’d hardly have known it as rookie Daniel Mengden took […]

Mengden reminds of former A’s, provides hope for the future


I know it’s a couple minutes after midnight on the East Coast (but out West it’s still December 25, 2014!) and I hope you all had a lovely Christmas/Hanukkah or as in my case Winter Solistice (a couple days late!)! Happy Holidays!  Today is another kinda of “holiday” and if you have ever seen him play (esp. live), you’d know why this day can be considered a different kind of holiday. On Christmas day in 1958 the greatest base stealer to ever play the game of baseball was born. This Christmas marks his 56th bithday, which I think deserves at […]

Happy Birthday Rickey Henderson!