On this date in 1963: Jimmy Piersall of the New York Mets
hits the 100th home run of his major league career and
celebrates by running around the bases backwards. Dallas
Green of the Phillies, who gave up the home run, is not
amused. Neither is Commissioner Ford Frick, who is in the
It looks like none of our guys saw any action on June 22
judging from my entries below. So how will I decide who gets
to be Macher of the Day?
Brad Ausmus, C – Los Angeles Dodgers
The Dodgers had the day off on June 22.
Ryan Braun, OF, 3B – Milwaukee Brewers
The Brewers had the day off on June 22.
Craig Breslow, P – Oakland A’s
Craig didn’t pitch in the A’s victory over the Giants.
Scott Feldman, P – Texas Ranger
The Rangers loss had the day off on June 22.
John Grabow, P, Pittsburgh Pirates
The Pirates had the day off on June 22.
Gabe Kapler, OF – Tampa Bay Rays
Ian Kinsler, 2B – Texas Rangers
The Rangers had the day off on June 22.
Jason Marquis, P – Colorado Rockies
Jason didn’t pitch in the Rockies win over the Angels.
Aaron Poreda, P – Chicago White Sox
The ChiSox had the day off on June 22.
Scott Schoeneweis, P – Arizona Diamondbacks
The D-Backs had the day off on June 22.
Kevin Youkilis, 1B, 3B – Boston Red Sox
The Sawx also had the day off on June 22.
Macher (Big Shot) of the Day – Me!!!
I just found out that this blog was written up
on Heeb Magazine!!! That makes 2
references on Jewish themed sites!!! Here’s