The rookie hype in 1984 centered around Dwight Gooden, he dominated baseball and ranked in every statistical pitching category there was. But after his fourth year in the league things started to spiral for Doc. Within that same rookie class, there was Roger Clemens and by his fourth year in the league, he was […]
You can research the career of Barry Bonds on the search engine of your choice and you will find controversy. An abundance of it. In the mid to late ’80s even his rookie cards caused controversy. However, no one in the post-war modern era has accomplished more in the game of baseball than Barry Bonds.
When thinking of legendary Dodger baseball players we think of Drysdale, Sandy Koufax, and Don Sutton. But the origins of Dodger baseball go much deeper than that. Before the 1958 season, they were known as the Brooklyn Dodgers. It is here that you will find another tier of legend.
In high school, Dick Allen preferred baseball over basketball because he was better at it. As fate would have it Dick’s play caught the attention of the Phillies talent scout. Richie Dick Allen has one official rookie card.