Archive for date: October 18, 2005

Bill King passes away

October 18, 2005 | Baseball | By: Mark VandeWettering

Legendary Bay Area sports broadcaster Bill King passed away today, and I must admit, it bums me out. A great talent, I know him mostly as the radio voice of the Oakland Athletics, but he previously did play by play for the Oakland Raiders and the Golden State Warriors. He has one of the great […]

How not to make it to the World Series

October 18, 2005 | Baseball, General | By: Mark VandeWettering

You begin by leading 4-2 in the top of the ninth, and then bring in your reliever to get two quick outs: – B. Lidge relieved D. Wheeler – J. Rodriguez hit for H. Luna – J. Rodriguez struck out swinging – J. Mabry struck out swinging Then, you let some speedy kid bang out […]