On this episode, the guys talk about the Atlanta Braves signing Charlie Morton, and the trade between Los Angeles Angels and Baltimore Orioles. The non-tender deadline was on December 2nd, the guys talk about a couple of key players that were not tendered a contract and those players that were tendered contracts who were also arbitration eligible.
The player of the week was Rickey Henderson. We discuss his accomplishments during his 25 year playing career, and the guys learn from a listener that Henderson framed his first million dollar check. Here is the link: https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Flegendsrevealed.com%2Fsports%2F2017%2F01%2F02%2Fdid-rickey-henderson-really-frame-his-first-million-dollar-check-rather-than-cash-it%2F%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR2imu3_uOGL2l3ZkGJd-aSxSn36y38XYXAUclOdqZ6bEVy4tRnV0CuM2V8&h=AT2lBtUgyeB_SOHsVZiLP33sJk8tnJlc9HdcGKzRPKY4qAsJMPXp07i2zZ2XROlLDy8n5bBGLAPh2nK9KW9ZDrlklZScrQigCDYK7k3BDgyFvSBUZVWRKeACXKBqtaef3AvkKAF2B8K-iw
With Henderson being the player of the week means that our Team of the Week was the Oakland Athletics. We talk about the success of the Athletics, Moneyball, Billy Beane and ponder the question as to why they have an elephant as a mascot.
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