Category Archives: Chris Dimino

#1: Babe Ruth – Was There Ever A Doubt “The Great Bambino” Would Occupy This Slot?

#1: Babe Ruth – Was There Ever A Doubt “The Great Bambino” Would Occupy This Slot?

Click Card For Stats #1: George Herman “Babe” Ruth http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/10/05180035/Diminos-TOP-100-of-ALL-TIME…No_.-1.mp3 The name synonymous with the game of baseball is Babe Ruth!  Among the giants of the game, Ruth stands alone at the top, recognized as the single greatest player the game has ever seen. Why the near-universal acceptance of Ruth as the Greatest of All…More

#2: Hank Aaron – #2 On Dimino’s List, But #1 All-Time With Braves Fans!

#2: Hank Aaron – #2 On Dimino’s List, But #1 All-Time With Braves Fans!

Click Card For Stats #2: “Hammerin’” Hank Aaron http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/10/04163404/Diminos-TOP-100-of-ALL-TIME…No_.-2.mp3 Without a doubt, around the Atlanta area, Hank Aaron is regarded as the greatest Brave and ballplayer that ever lived even though he lands at #2 on Dimino’s List (Which proves he’s NO HOMER!).  Though he falls into the “bridesmaid’s spot” on the list, his baseball…More

#3: Ted Williams – The Last Baseball Player With A Batting Average North of .400 For A Season!

#3: Ted Williams – The Last Baseball Player With A Batting Average North of .400 For A Season!

Click Card For Stats #3: Ted Williams http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/10/04154319/Diminos-TOP-100-of-ALL-TIME…No_.-3.mp3 When Ted Williams was in the Pacific Coast League Minor League System, a Boston Red Sox talent scout said of Ted Williams, “He stood out like a brown cow in a field of white cows. That particular scout KNEW greatness when he saw it! Ted Williams appears…More

#4: Willie Mays – The “Say Hey Kid” Is Regarded As the Best All-Round Baseball Player In History

#4: Willie Mays – The “Say Hey Kid” Is Regarded As the Best All-Round Baseball Player In History

Click Card For Stats #4: Willie Mays http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/10/04153332/Diminos-TOP-100-of-ALL-TIME…No_.-4.mp3 When it comes to physical gifts required to play the game of baseball, Willie Mays was one who was lavished with many!  Considered to be the greatest all-round baseball player who ever lived, Mays’ career stats place him among the elite of the elite in MLB history! …More

#5: Lou Gehrig – “The Luckiest Man On the Face of Earth”

#5: Lou Gehrig – “The Luckiest Man On the Face of Earth”

Click Card For Stats #5: Lou Gehrig http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/10/04153700/Diminos-TOP-100-of-ALL-TIME…No_.-5.mp3 When we move into the top five baseball players of all time, there is no dispute that THESE players are the absolute best of the best among those who have played the game, and at #5 Lou Gehrig was DEFINITELY one of the best! During his 16…More

#6: Mickey Mantle – One of the Greatest Switch Hitters Ever

#6: Mickey Mantle – One of the Greatest Switch Hitters Ever

Click Card For Stats #6: Mickey Mantle http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/09/28130924/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__6-1538149562.mp3 Within Dimino’s Top 100 are numerous players that are known for hitting home runs, but Mickey Mantle is known for hitting some of the longest “tape measure home runs,” the longest of which is estimated to have flown 643 feet! Mantle wasn’t one dimensional at the plate…More

#7: Stan Musial – Known simply as “The Man”…and for GOOD Reason!

#7: Stan Musial – Known simply as “The Man”…and for GOOD Reason!

Click Card For Stats #7: Stan Musial http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/09/27174059/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__7-1538065088.mp3 Stan “The Man” Musial is a walking baseball statistic who at one time or another led the Majors in every conceivable record EXCEPT home runs!  When you look at his body of work, there’s no doubt Musial is one of the elites of the game!  Consider these…More

#8: Walter Johnson – The Pitcher Dimino Thinks Was WAY BETTER Than Cy Young!

#8: Walter Johnson – The Pitcher Dimino Thinks Was WAY BETTER Than Cy Young!

Click Card For Stats #8 – Walter Johnson http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/09/24144735/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__8-1537806186.mp3 This is the last pitcher on Dimino’s list, and in his opinion, the BEST pitcher on this list…YES BETTER THAN CY YOUNG, and some of his records stand NINE DECADES since Young retired from baseball! Let’s start with the man’s statistics: 802 Games pitched, 417 Wins…More

#9: Yogi Berra – The Master of the Mangled Quote!

#9: Yogi Berra – The Master of the Mangled Quote!

Click Card For Stats #9: Yogi Berra Yogi Berra may be the ONE player in all of baseball history who is remembered more for what he did OFF the field than what he did on it! Berra played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball (1946–63, 1965), all but the last for the New York Yankees.…More

#10: Rogers Hornsby – The Cream of the Baseball Crop Starts HERE!

#10: Rogers Hornsby – The Cream of the Baseball Crop Starts HERE!

Click Card For Stats #10: Rogers Hornsby http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/09/19175924/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__10-1537368123.mp3 Nicknamed “The Rajah,” Rogers Hornsby, was a baseball player who COULD do it all!  At the plate Hornsby was a GIANT of the game!  He is second only to Ty Cobb in lifetime batting average (.358 vs .367), had 2,930 hits, 301 Home Runs, won 2 Triple…More

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