Category Archives: Chris Dimino

#51: Pedro Martinez – Just Outside of the Top 50

#51: Pedro Martinez – Just Outside of the Top 50

Click Card For Full Stats #51: Pedro Martinez http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/18123704/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__51-1531928787.mp3 Initially a Los Angeles Dodger, Pedro Martinez was traded to the Montreal Expos (Now Washington Senators) because he was “too small.”  BIG mistake for the Dodgers! As Martinez’s career continued in Montreal, then Boston, he racked up some insane pitching stats! From 2002 to 2006 Martinez…More

#52 – Tony “Mr. Padre” Gwynn: A San Diego Padre From Start To Finish!

#52 – Tony “Mr. Padre” Gwynn: A San Diego Padre From Start To Finish!

Click Card For Stats #52 – Tony Gwynn http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/17125021/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__52-1531840781.mp3 It’s a rarity in baseball for a player to remain with a team throughout his entire career, but Tony Gwynn was such a man! Nicknamed “Mr. Padre“, Gwynn began his career in San Diego in 1982 and remained there for 20 seasons! Diuring this time, Gwynn…More

#53 – Ken Griffey Jr.: 6TH Best Home Run Hitter of All Time

#53 – Ken Griffey Jr.: 6TH Best Home Run Hitter of All Time

Click Card For Stats #53 – Ken Griffey Jr. http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/16123329/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__53-1531751868.mp3 An unbelievably gifted center fielder and hitter, George Kenneth Griffey Jr.’s 22-year MLB career is definitely one with the stats to back up his placement on this list.  Griffey was one of the most powerful hitters banging out 630 home runs over his career (6th…More

#54 – Miguel Cabrera: One of the Greatest Hitters Baseball Has Ever Seen!

#54 – Miguel Cabrera: One of the Greatest Hitters Baseball Has Ever Seen!

Click Card For Stats #54 – Miguel Cabrera http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/13140734/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__54-1531494361.mp3 Dimino takes time to recognize a ball player who is STILL playing the game and who he believes is a lock for the Hall of Fame when he chooses to retire: Miguel Cabrera. What puts Cabrera on this list is his reputation as one of the…More

#55: Jim Palmer – A Pitcher who NEVER Gave up a Grand Slam

#55: Jim Palmer – A Pitcher who NEVER Gave up a Grand Slam

Click Card For Stats #55 – Jim Palmer http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/12144509/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__55-1531411681.mp3 Dimino says that he’s at the point in his list where he is starting to load up on pictures, and there’s few that can match the skills of Jim Palmer!Palmer played all of his 19 years in  the Majors with the Baltimore Orioles (1965–67, 1969–84) and…More

#56: “Rocket” Roger Clemens – He Might Have Been Higher On This List, But For Allegations Of Cheating…

#56: “Rocket” Roger Clemens – He Might Have Been Higher On This List, But For Allegations Of Cheating…

#56: Roger “Rocket” Clemens http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/11171836/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__56-1531325973.mp3 Dimino isn’t crazy about adding Roger Clemens to this list.  Why? Bbecause many people believe Clemens may have cheated by using performance enhancing drugs, however since nothing was ever proven conclusively, one can only assume his numbers are legit. Clemens pitched for 24 seasons in The Bigs for four teams…More

#57 – Al Simmons: The Man Who Changed His Name For Baseball!

#57 – Al Simmons: The Man Who Changed His Name For Baseball!

Click Card For Stats #57 – Al Simmons http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/10173057/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__57-1531235120.mp3 This baseball player was born with the name “Alois Szymanski,” but after his baseball career took off, he got sick of announcers screwing up his name, so he changed his last name to “Simmons.” Simmons played for two decades in Major League Baseball (MLB) as an…More

#58 – Steve Carlton: The First to FOUR CY Young Awards!

#58 – Steve Carlton: The First to FOUR CY Young Awards!

Carlton Click Card For Stats #58 – Steve Carlton http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/10165306/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__58-1531152023.mp3 Among lefty pitchers, Steve Carlton has the second-most lifetime strikeouts and the second-most lifetime wins (11th overall), but that’s not the end to some of this filthy stats!  Carlton was the first pitcher to win four Cy Young Awards in a career, held the lifetime…More

#59 – Mel Ott: A Small Man In Stature, But a GIANT With A Bat!

#59 – Mel Ott: A Small Man In Stature, But a GIANT With A Bat!

Click Card For Stats #59 – Mel Ott http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/02145627/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__59-1530546525.mp3 For such a small man (Only 5ft 7in), Mel Ott was deceptively powerful at the plate!  Ott’s plate prowess resulted in his becoming a six-time NL home run leader (1932, 1934, 1936–38, and 1942.), and led the New York Giants in home runs and from 1928…More

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