NY Post-Reported Nude Mantle Photo Blatant Fake

The NEW YORK POST’s Page Six has an item today about a supposed nude photo of Mickey Mantle that recently surfaced on an adult website.

The Post in its note about the photo entertains that it could actually be authentic:
Mickey Mantle doesn’t belong on HotPrisonPals.com, the Web site Sam Wagner founded featuring incarcerated criminals. But Wagner […]


Daulton’s Post Game Show: Low And Outside

Let’s go to the postgame highlight of the MLB playoffs so far, courtesy CSN Philly:

Darren Daulton seen leaving making his mark on the Philly sports media scene.


Try Left Instead? Governor Botches First Pitch

Florida Governor Charlie Crist was charged with tossing out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of ALDS between the Tampa Rays and Texas Rangers.

Crist, a former Wake Forest quarterback, had thrown out four 1st pitches at past Rays games, so he figured to be in the zone on Wednesday.


Video: Dodger Fans Boo McCourt At Torre Sendoff

For some reason the Dodgers thought it appropriate to provide Joe Torre a ceremonial sendoff at Dodger Stadium on Sunday.

(Pitchforks and Torre) 
Before the game against the Diamondbacks, Torre addressed the fans on the public address system and made the unfortunate mistake of bringing up owner Frank McCourt’s name.


MLBer Forgot If He Gave Himself a Concussion

Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts missed the final six games of the season with concussion-like symptoms.

Roberts, who is scheduled to have a CAT scan today, told Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com that he was mystified when he began suffering headaches and loss of balance.


Cal Will Break You Of Your Candy Cigarette Habit

Cal Ripken, Jr., rolled out a new product targeted at kids this week: Shredded beef jerky packaged in tins to look like chewing tobacco.

(No idea who the guy on the right is. Can’t be Cal.)
With the chewing tobacco business thankfully on life support, at least compared to when I was broadcasting baseball in the […]


Should We Allow Cuba To Sell Its Players To MLB?

ESPNdeportes.com columnist Enrique Rojas, citing “a source close to Cuban baseball authorities” reports this week that Cuban government officials are “studying” the possibility of allowing Cuban players to sign as free agents with MLB teams.

The deals, which would be overseen by the Cuban government, would apply to players who have played for eight years or […]


Official: World’s Most Expensive Friend Request

Snoop Dogg had a well-measured suggestion to billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Twitter today:

Fabulous idea!

Especially since I just so happen to know a certain someone who’d be a perfect first hire.
On second thought, sorry Jose. Mr. Zuckerberg is obviously way too liquid for Bud Selig’s taste.


Weather Ruins Steinbrenner Monument Unveiling

Make that, weather system.



Audio: Jack Clark Says Cards Have ‘Poopy Pants’

Former St. Louis Cardinals star Jack Clark ripped into Tony LaRussa’s charges on ESPN Radio in St. Louis this week.

Clark complimented the effort of the San Diego Padres while calling the Redbirds “quitters” who are playing like they have “poopy in their pants.”
“I’m really tired of watching the effort, that’s for sure. I’m not seeing […]