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For Sale: The Place Jackie Robinson Grew Up

The Sports Daily > Hall of Very Good For Sale: The Place Jackie Robinson Grew Up It might not be the same house Jackie Robinson grew up in…but it is the closest thing you’re going to get finding the Hall of Famer’s childhood home. For a mere $649,000(!), the house on 123 Pepper Street in Pasadena can be yours. But don’t be fooled by the real estate listing, the thing isn’t really Robinson’s “former house”…it is merely just the location on where the Brooklyn Dodgers legend use to live. From 1922 to 1946, Robinson lived just minutes from the Rose...

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VIDEO: Aaron Judge’s Five Longest Home Runs of 2017

The Sports Daily > Hall of Very Good VIDEO: Aaron Judge’s Five Longest Home Runs of 2017 If Thursday night’s MVP voting taught us anything it’s this…chicks don’t ONLY dig the long ball. With 27 of 30 first-place votes, Houston’s Jose Altuve bested Aaron Judge 405 points to 279. But, while the Astros took home the World Series championship, the New York Yankees rookie was the story of 2017. The reason? Those aforementioned long balls. Dude hit a ton of them. According to Hit Tracker Online, Judge’s American League-leading 52 bombs traveled nearly 22,000 feet. That’s more than four miles....

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The HOVG Podcast: Danny Clinch

The Sports Daily > Hall of Very Good The HOVG Podcast: Danny Clinch This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen are joined by famed rock and roll photographer Danny Clinch. The director of Pearl Jam’s “Let’s Play Two” documentary talks to the boys about shooting at Wrigley Field, shares his favorite moments from the Hall of Fame rock band’s legendary two nights at the historic ballpark, recalls his friendship with Blind Melon and gives an update on his planned Shannon Hoon documentary. (Download The Hall of Very Good Podcast over on iTunes) SHOW NOTES: [embedded content] Pearl Jam Capture Wrigley...

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Mookie Betts Bowls Perfect Game

The Sports Daily > Hall of Very Good Mookie Betts Bowls Perfect Game To hit .300 in the big leagues is pretty good. To bowl a 300 game is downright fantastic. Mookie Betts has done both. Sunday, during his second stint at the PBA World Series of Bowling IX (dude also competed in 2015), the Boston Red Sox outfielder bowled his first perfect game in PBA competition. It also couldn’t have come at a better time. Betts was taking part in the fourth and final round of qualifying for the PBA World Championship. [embedded content] This was not the first...

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Mookie Betts Bowls Perfect Game

The Sports Daily > Hall of Very Good Mookie Betts Bowls Perfect Game To hit .300 in the big leagues is pretty good. To bowl a 300 game is downright fantastic. Mookie Betts has done both. Sunday, during his second stint at the PBA World Series of Bowling IX (dude also competed in 2015), the Boston Red Sox outfielder bowled his first perfect game in PBA competition. It also couldn’t have come at a better time. Betts was taking part in the fourth and final round of qualifying for the PBA World Championship. [embedded content] This was not the first...

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Bill Murray to Play Joe Maddon?

So, ummm…this is something. Remember back in March when news started circulating that David Ross’s book Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages  was going to be made into a movie? Well, it now has a director (some Aussie filmmaker named Shane Abbess) and has apparently attracted the interest of Bill Murray. That’s right, the Chicago Cubs super fan has “been in talks” to join the project. His role? Cubs skipper Joe Maddon. “Are you serious?” Maddon told SI.com. “He’s much better looking than me. And second of all, it’s very flattering if that is true. He...

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