David Tanklefsky

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Nolan Ryan K's Time And Age, Pitching His Seventh No-Hitter At 44

In 1991, future Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan was sore, tired and old. But that didn't stop him from striking out 16 batters en route to his seventh career no-hitter.
David Tanklefsky
4.28.16
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Throwback Thursday: George Mason's Underdog Run To The Final Four

George Mason stunned the country by advancing through the 2006 NCAA Tournament and reaching the Final Four, setting a precedent for Butler, VCU and other mid-major Cinderellas that followed.
David Tanklefsky
3.24.16
nba

NBA Throwback: Larry Bird's Left-Handed Love Letter to Portland

On Valentine's Day in 1986, Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird dropped a 47-point triple-double on the Portland Trailblazers while mostly shooting with his left hand. Because why not?
David Tanklefsky
2.12.16
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Jim Mora Loses It

Fourteen years ago, Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Mora delivered the hilarious post-game rant to end all hilarious post-game rants.
David Tanklefsky
11.26.15
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Throwback Thursday: Don Denkinger Blows "The Call"

The St. Louis Cardinals seemed destined to win the 1985 World Series, until a famously blown call by umpire Don Denkinger gave the Kansas City Royals new life.
David Tanklefsky
10.22.15
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: A Long Ball in Short Shorts

Thirty-nine years ago this week, Jack Brohamer became the only Major League Baseball player to hit a home run in shorts.
David Tanklefsky
8.20.15