Archive for May, 2009

Slight Format Change

After doing this for a month or so now, I think that the set-up I use for Entertainment Legends Revealed is probably just a more attractive format, so starting this week, I’m going to begin using that set-up, with installments on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I’ll have it be three legends from one sport each […]

Cloud Following Him Around…

SPORTS LEGEND: A former football Rookie of the Year was involved, without his knowledge, is two separate nationwide scams.

Did a Pitcher Miss a Month Due to Having His Pitching Hand Crushed by a Rocking Chair?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about baseball and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the baseball urban legends featured so far. BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: A baseball pitcher missed almost a month due to his fingers getting caught in a rocking chair […]

It IS Difficult Kicking Into the Wind…

SPORTS LEGEND: A referee assessed an ungentlemanly conduct foul on a player for loud flatulence during a penalty kick.

Did the a Fired Chicago Blackhawks Coach Place a Curse on the Team?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about hockey and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the hockey urban legends featured so far. HOCKEY URBAN LEGEND: Fired Chicago Blackhawks coach Pete Muldoon put a curse on the Blackhawks that lasted almost forty years. […]

Did a Tris Speaker RBI Record Go Unrecognized For 79 Years?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about baseball and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the baseball urban legends featured so far. BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: Due to a scorer’s error, Tris Speaker went unrecognized for an RBI record for seventy-nine years! Babe […]

Did Tris Speaker Predict That the Yankees Made a Mistake Turning Babe Ruth Into an Outfielder?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about baseball and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the baseball urban legends featured so far. BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND:Tris Speaker predicted that the New York Yankees were making a mistake by turning Babe Ruth into a […]

Quite a Row to Hoe…

SPORTS LEGEND: Bronko Nagurski was discovered when a college football coach found him doing some mighty acts of strength while plowing a farm by the road.

Opinions Vary on Kingman’s Performance…

SPORTS LEGEND: Los Angeles Dodger Manager Tommy Lasorda has a rather…interesting response to a reporter’s question about the performance of Mets outfielder Dave Kingman.

This is Baseball, Not a Spelling Bee!

SPORTS LEGEND: At least two players of the Washington Nationals wore jerseys with the team name spelled incorrectly.