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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Blow Out the Candles September 27

Boston Red Sox legend Johnny Pesky was born in Portland, Oregon on this date in 1919.
“When you win you eat better, sleep better and your beer tastes better. And your wife looks like Gina Lollobrigida.”
Ted and Johnny




Philadelphia Phillies Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmidt is celebrating his 63rd birthday today.


Career highlights and awards
World Series champion (1980)
1980 World Series MVP
12× All-Star (1974, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981,1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1989)
8× National League Home Run Champion (1974,1975, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986)
4× National League RBI Leader (1980, 1981, 1984, 1986)
10× Gold Glove Award winner (1976, 1977, 1978,1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986)
6× Silver Slugger Award winner (1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986)
3× NL MVP (1980, 1981, 1986)
5× NL Player of the Month (April 1976, July 1979, May 1980, August 1981, July 1982)
1983 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award
4 home runs in one game (April 17, 1976)
Philadelphia Phillies #20 retired
Major League Baseball All-Century Team
Major League Baseball All-Time Team

"I don't think I can get into my deep inner thoughts about hitting. It's like talking about religion."
"If you could equate the amount of time and effort put in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform, mine would have been black."
Canadian musician Randy Bachman is celebrating his 69th birthday today.
"Every night we all felt grateful to be there, stunned at the amount of people that are there, and stunned at their reactions. They go crazy; they know every lyric from eight years of age to eighty. It's unbelievable."

Singer, actor, writer, producer Shaun Cassidy is celebrating his 54th birthday today.




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