Category Archives: Chris Dimino

#69 – Wade Boggs: A Perennial Contender For Batting Titles!

#69 – Wade Boggs: A Perennial Contender For Batting Titles!

Click Card For Stats #69 – Wade Boggs https://s3.amazonaws.com/tl-ampcms-prod/1453/sites/2/2018/06/15131200/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__69_-1529076776.mp3 In an 18-year baseball career with the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees, and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Boggs notched 12 straight All-Star appearances (Third only to Brooks Robinson and George Brett in number of consecutive appearances as a third baseman!), had over 3,000…More

#70 – Rod Carew: Proves Home Runs Are Not What You Need For A Hall of Fame Career!

#70 – Rod Carew: Proves Home Runs Are Not What You Need For A Hall of Fame Career!

Click Card For Stats https://s3.amazonaws.com/tl-ampcms-prod/1453/sites/2/2018/06/14115218/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__70-1528987723.mp3 Everybody loves the long ball, but Rod Carew made a hall of fame career even though he only hit 92 over his career.  How?  He was a human hitting machine when he got to the plate with a career featuring over 3,000 hits, a lifetime batting average of .328, led…More

#71 – Juan Marichal: Pitcher With Pinpoint Precision And the Most Wins In the 1960’s

#71 – Juan Marichal: Pitcher With Pinpoint Precision And the Most Wins In the 1960’s

Click Card For Complete Stats #70 – Juan Marichal https://s3.amazonaws.com/tl-ampcms-prod/1453/sites/2/2018/06/14115358/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__71-1528986808.mp3 191 wins in the 1960’s makes Juan Marichal the winningest pitcher of the 60’s with 197 complete games and an amazing lifetime ERA of 2.89!  He was known for a high leg kick, pinpoint precision with his pitches and no fear of targeting a batter’s…More

#72 – Jim Thome: 2ND Fastest to 600 HRs, And NO EGO!

#72 – Jim Thome: 2ND Fastest to 600 HRs, And NO EGO!

Click Card For Stats #72 – Jim Thome https://s3.amazonaws.com/tl-ampcms-prod/1453/sites/2/2018/06/14115609/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No_72-1528723871.mp3 Power hitting Thome played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1991 to 2012 for six different teams, most notably the Cleveland Indians during the 1990s and early 2000s. Thome was prolific at the plate hitting 612 home runs during his career—the eighth-most all time and…More

#73 – Mickey Cochrane: A Bean Ball Sent Him to WAR!

Click Card For Stats #73 – Mickey Cochrane https://s3.amazonaws.com/tl-ampcms-prod/1453/sites/2/2018/06/11141820/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__73-1528496510.mp3 Nicknamed “Black Mike“, Cochrane was a baseball player, manager and coach who playedas a catcher for the Philadelphia Athletics and Detroit Tigers. Cochrane was considered one of the best catchers in baseball history and was chosen as the American League’s Most Valuable Player in 1928 and…More

#74 – Hank Greenberg: The Man Who Threatened To Fight His WHOLE TEAM!

#74 – Hank Greenberg: The Man Who Threatened To Fight His WHOLE TEAM!

#74 – Hank Greenberg https://s3.amazonaws.com/tl-ampcms-prod/1453/sites/2/2018/06/07165146/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__74-1528387083.mp3 Do NOT let the numbers fool you!  NOTHING you see bout Hank Greenberg’s career numbers says he should be on this list, let alone in the Hall of Fame.  But what the numbers DON’T tel you is that Greenberg gave up three years of his baseball career (1941-1944) to fight…More

#75 – Eddie Murray: GREAT Baseball Player, But a HORRIBLE Human Being!

#75 – Eddie Murray: GREAT Baseball Player, But a HORRIBLE Human Being!

Click Pic For Stats #75 – Eddie Murray https://s3.amazonaws.com/tl-ampcms-prod/1453/sites/2/2018/06/06115331/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__75-1528296663.mp3 On the field, Eddie Murray was fantastic!  He was Rookie of the Year, an 8x All-Star, 3x Gold Glove, 8x All Star, hit over 500 home runs, plated almost 2,000 runs, and has been described as the 5th best overall first baseman in history!  Off the…More

#76 – John Smoltz: From Starting Pitcher, To Closer, and Back To Starter Again!

#76 – John Smoltz: From Starting Pitcher, To Closer, and Back To Starter Again!

Click Pic For Stats #76 – John Smoltz https://s3.amazonaws.com/tl-ampcms-prod/1453/sites/2/2018/06/05122723/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__76-1528212894.mp3 It’s tough to top Atlanta Braves Pitcher John Smoltz because he’s done just about EVERYTHING a pitcher can do!  Cy Young award?  Check.  World Series Winner?  Check.  15-4 Post Season lifetime record?  Check!  Add in his 8 All Star awards, a Silver Slugger award, and a…More

#77 – Monte Irvin: AKA “Jimmy Nelson”

#77 – Monte Irvin: AKA “Jimmy Nelson”

Click Pic For Stats #77 – Monte Irvin https://s3.amazonaws.com/tl-ampcms-prod/1453/sites/2/2018/06/04182005/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__77-1528127120.mp3 Monte Irvin is probably the best athlete to ever come out of New Jersey having lettered in SIXTEEN sports in high school! One problem though…Irvin played baseball in the days before Jackie Robinson broke the MLB color barrier, so a good chunk of his baseball career…More

#78 – Mike Piazza: “The Pizza Man” Delivered The Runs!

#78 – Mike Piazza: “The Pizza Man” Delivered The Runs!

Click Pic For Stats #78 – Mike Piazza https://s3.amazonaws.com/tl-ampcms-prod/1453/sites/2/2018/06/04180442/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__78-1527870605.mp3 Another catcher makes the list, and this one was an offensive MONSTER!  Piazza was a decent enough catcher, but it was as a hitter where he stood out!  His lifetime batting average was .308 (Only two catchers ever did better), hit 427 home runs (396 were…More

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