Monday, March 30, 2009

Hot Six

Finally! After six long, dreary, and baseball-less months, the season opener is only six days away. To celebrate this auspicious occasion, here are six lists containing six items related to the number six.

Six Famous Players to Wear the Number Six
6. Ryan Howard - Phillies 1B
5. Johnny Pesky - Red Sox SS/3B
4. Tony Oliva - Twins OF
3. Al Kaline - Tigers OF
2. Steve Garvey - Padres 1B
1. Stan Musial - Cardinals OF/1B

Six Hall of Famers Born in June
6. June 15, 1958 - Wade Boggs
5. June 15, 1938 - Billy Williams
4. June 6, 1907 - Bill Dickey
3. June 19, 1903 - Lou Gehrig
2. June 11, 1879 - Roger Bresnahan
1. June 5, 1874 - Jack Chesbro

Six Recent World Series Games Decided in Game 6
6. 2003; Florida Marlins vs. New York Yankees
5. 1996; Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees
4. 1995; Atlanta Braves vs. Cleveland Indians
3. 1993; Philadelphia Phillies vs. Toronto Blue Jays
2. 1992; Atlanta Braves vs. Toronto Blue Jays
1. 1981; Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Yankees

Six Tallest Pitchers
6. Mark Hendrickson, 6' 10" (Orioles)
5. Andy Sisco, 6' 10" (Athletics)
4. Chris Young, 6' 10" (Padres)
3. Eric Hillman, 6' 10" (Mets)
2. Randy Johnson, 6' 10" (Yankees)
1. Jon Rauch, 6' 11" (Nationals)



Franchises Started in the Sixties
1961 - Minnesota Twins, Washington Senators, and Los Angeles Angels
1962 - Houston Astros (Colt .45s) and New York Mets
1966 - Atlanta Braves, California Angels
1968 - Oakland Athletics
1969 - Montreal Expos, San Diego Padres, Kansas City Royals, and Seattle Pilots

Six Random Six Facts
6. Most bases stolen in a single game, 6, by Eddie Collins, who did it twice in September of 1912.
5. The six oldest teams are: Chicago Cubs and Boston Braves (1871), Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, and St. Louis Cardinals (1882), Philadelphia Phillies (1883)
4. There have been 133 players whose height is or was 6 feet, 6 inches.
3. No single player has ever hit 6 home runs in a single game.
2. Joe Torre as manager of the Dodgers sported a number 6.
1. Abner Doubleday, who invented the game of baseball, was born on June 26, 1819.


Sixx A.M. - Tomorrow

17 comments:

GM-Carson said...

You S.O.B., you just brough nightmare flashbacks of Joe Carter's homerun back. I thought I've finally outgrown that, but no!

Burton said...

Sorry. Some scars never heel (ie, the Schilling Shelling the Braves received the next year, forcing them out of World Series contention).

LONG DRIVE: A PHILLIES BLOG said...

Great list. I can't wait for the season. I found dancing numbers online that I'm using for a countdown to the opener. They look almost as excited as I am for the season.

tamtam said...

thats fascinating

Mr. A-Hole said...

Surprised you didn't work "sex" in with the concept of "six".

GM-Carson said...

I think it was creatively implied within the title "Hot Six".

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