bang-bang play (noun): in baseball, 1. An attempted tag or force play at a base when the ball and runner arrive simultaneously. 2. Any defensive play accomplished with precision and speed.
We’re putting a twist on the old bang-bang around here. Our bang-bang plays post every weekend will be fast links to great articles and features found at some of the best sports blogs around the interwebs- a speedy way to bring the best of the best to you. PLUS every Bang-Bang Play post will also feature, behind the jump, a Mail Bag Hottie- pictures of a hottie athlete nominated by our readers. Double the bang, double the fun.
Got links you want included as a Bang-Bang Play? Got an athlete you think would make an excellent Mail Bag Hottie? Email us!
I would definitely buy a ticket to see Pittsburgh Pirates: The Movie II. I’d even pay full price. [Mondesi’s House]
Barry Bonds fans are cheaters? Inconceivable! [The 700 Level]
Taking a look at Michigan Football. [Sunday Morning Quarterback]
We love a man with stamina, too, Sooze. Especially one who looks like that. [Babes Love Baseball]
Get ready for the All-Star Game, Dugout style. [The Dugout]
Reasons why the All-Star Game sucks. [Yankees Chick]
After this week’s outing, Julian Tavarez was last seen strumming a banjo in the backwoods of Georgia. [Surviving Grady]
The NFL wants you to think they give a crap about retired players with health problems. They don’t. [I Dislike Your Favorite Team]
Three reasons to care about the Reds. [Sports Frog]
Will Vince Young face the dreaded sophomore slump? [Burnt Orange Nation]
And our first inaugural Mail Bag Hottie is…
Wily Mo Pena. He sniffs and bites his bat. He blows kisses to God. And he really loves him some LICOR!!!