Category Archives: Chris Dimino

#14: Frank Robinson

CLICK CARD FOR STATS #14: Frank Robinson http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/6/2018/09/14160018/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__14-1536682539.mp3 Frank Robinson has one accomplishment that no other baseball player can boast about: He is the only player in history to win MVP of both the American and National Leagues! But wait…there’s more!  Robinson was also named Rookie of the Year, was a 2x MVP, a 14x…More

#60 – Carl Hubbell: The Giants Pitcher Known As “The Meal Ticket!”

#60 – Carl Hubbell: The Giants Pitcher Known As “The Meal Ticket!”

Click Card For Stats #60 – Carl Hubbell Nicknamed “The Meal Ticket” and “King Carl“, Hubbell was a member of the New York Giants in the National League from 1928 to 1943 and  remained on the team’s payroll for the rest of his life, long after their move to San Francisco. Twice voted the National…More

#61 – Roberto Clemente: The GREATEST Pittsburgh Pirate of All Time!

#61 – Roberto Clemente: The GREATEST Pittsburgh Pirate of All Time!

Click Card For Stats #61 – Roberto Clemente http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/06/29171028/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__61-1530203288.mp3 Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker played 18 seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates and was posthumously inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973, becoming the first Latin American and Caribbean player to be enshrined. His untimely death from a plane crach while on a Caribbean charity…More

#62 – Adrián Beltré: The BEST Foreign-Born Batter In MLB History!

Click Card For Stats #62 – Adrián Beltré http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/06/29171218/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__62-1530110742.mp3 Among foreign-born players, one name sits at the top when it comes to batting: Adrián Beltré! What’s he done? Beltré is the fifth major leaguer to hit at least 100 home runs for three different teams, has hit at least 20 home runs in 12 different…More

#63 – Carl Yastrzemski: A Boston Red Sox Lifer And the League’s Biggest GROUCH!

#63 – Carl Yastrzemski: A Boston Red Sox Lifer And the League’s Biggest GROUCH!

Click Card For Stats #63 – Carl “Yaz” Yastrzemski http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/06/26124257/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__63-1530029951.mp3 There are very few “lifers” in the Major Leagues, but Carl “Yaz” Yastrzemski played his entire 23-year baseball career with the Boston Red Sox (1961–1983) and became one of the all time “faces of the franchise.” He was primarily a left fielder, but also played…More

Tris Speaker – “The Grey Eagle”

Tris Speaker – “The Grey Eagle”

Click Card For Stats #64: Tris Speaker http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/06/25125145/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__64-1529943320.mp3 Considered one of the best offensive and defensive center fielders in the history of Major League Baseball, Tris Speaker compiled a career batting average of .345, HIS 792 career doubles represents an MLB career record, and his 3,514 hits are fifth best all-time. Defensively, Speaker holds career records…More

#65: Frankie Frisch –  “The Fordham Flash” Was All Abut Speed!

#65: Frankie Frisch – “The Fordham Flash” Was All Abut Speed!

Click Card For Stats #65: Frankie Frisch http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/06/25112446/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__65-1529597560.mp3 Frisch played baseball, football, and basketball at Fordham University (New York City) where his speed earned him the name “The Fordham Flash” which stuck with him throughout his baseball career. Frisch went directly before graduating to the Giants in 1919. He played the infield, mainly at second…More

#66: Reggie Jackson – Called “Mr. October” For His Amazing, Post-Season, Clutch Hitting

#66: Reggie Jackson – Called “Mr. October” For His Amazing, Post-Season, Clutch Hitting

Click Card For Stats #66 – Reggie Jackson http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/06/25110654/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__66-1529508306.mp3 Nicknamed “Mr. October” for his clutch hitting in the postseason, Reggie Jackson played for the Athletics and the Yankees helping Oakland win five consecutive AL West divisional pennants, three consecutive American League pennants and three consecutive World Series titles, from 1971 to 1975. Jackson also helped…More

#67 – Al Kaline: One Of the Greatest Outfielders of All Time

#67 – Al Kaline: One Of the Greatest Outfielders of All Time

Click Card For Stats #67 – Al Kaline http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/06/19135411/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__67-1529425399.mp3 Nicknamed “Mr. Tiger“, Kaline played his entire 22-year baseball career with the Detroit Tigers.  During that stretch, he racked up 18 All-Star Game appearances, 10 Gold Gloves, won a batting title and a World Series Title.  Manager Billy Martin once said, “I have always referred to…More

#68 – Cy Young: Has Dimino Committed Baseball Sacrilege With This Pick?

#68 – Cy Young: Has Dimino Committed Baseball Sacrilege With This Pick?

Click Card For Stats #68 – Cy Young http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/06/18130719/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__68-1529336492.mp3 Dimino placing the legendary Denton True “Cy” Young at #68 in the Top 100 seems like sacrilege.  After all, Young STILL holds the major league records for most career innings pitched (7,356), most career games started (815), and most complete games (749), but he also retired…More

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