Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Friday, October 01, 2021

Brother’s Gonna Work it Out: Dave Parker, Sheff & the 1990 Brewers

“Harry Dalton had heard about my work with young players like Eric Davis, Barry Larkin and Kal Daniels and was hoping I could be a positive influence on Sheffield. Milwaukee offered me a raise, a nice signing bonus, two years guaranteed and an option for a third with a buyout. As we left the room, Barry was very excited. He did a nice job managing the situation. Once we got in the elevator, I took him a little by surprise.

‘Check with Alderson one more time,’ I told Barry.”

djordan Posted: October 01, 2021 at 06:56 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brewers, bud selig, dave parker, gary sheffield, mlb

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Tubbs is Bobby Grich when he flys off the handle Posted: October 02, 2021 at 05:19 PM (#6043035)
Djordan, each of the three unreleased chapters from Cobra have been excellent reads. Thank you for sharing.
   2. Jameson11 Posted: November 22, 2021 at 01:25 PM (#6053999)
Eric Davis is one of the best basketball players and the life experiences of these players inspire newcomers in the field. The https://www.bestessays.com.au/assignment_services_australia.php are doing a great job and they are always willing to manage such kinds of situations.
   3. Russ Posted: November 22, 2021 at 03:18 PM (#6054042)
Awesome stuff. I came of baseball age at the time Cobra was finishing his career in Pittsburgh in the early 80's, but he still inspires so many good memories.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
danielj
for his generous support.

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogA’s reportedly eyeing Tropicana site for possible Strip ballpark
(3 - 2:15pm, Dec 02)
Last: John DiFool2

Sox TherapyLocked Out and Semi-Loaded
(5 - 2:13pm, Dec 02)
Last: Darren

NewsblogNBA 2021-2022 Season Thread
(1223 - 1:54pm, Dec 02)
Last: Moeball

NewsblogMarcell Ozuna was choking wife as cops burst in, police video shows
(28 - 1:52pm, Dec 02)
Last: jacksone (AKA It's OK...)

Newsblog'Chicago!' Stroman says he's joining Cubs
(32 - 1:40pm, Dec 02)
Last: The Gary DiSarcina Fan Club (JAHV)

NewsblogJackie Bradley, Jr. back to Boston in deal with Crew
(15 - 12:58pm, Dec 02)
Last: Textbook Editor

NewsblogMLB, union stopped blood testing for HGH due to pandemic
(16 - 12:54pm, Dec 02)
Last: Never Give an Inge (Dave)

Sox TherapyMeet the 2022 Red Sox
(73 - 12:50pm, Dec 02)
Last: Darren

NewsblogThe 100 Best Baseball Books Ever Written
(69 - 12:48pm, Dec 02)
Last: Perry

NewsblogClint Frazier nearing deal with Cubs after Yankees release
(10 - 12:41pm, Dec 02)
Last: jacksone (AKA It's OK...)

NewsblogReport: MLB Owners Vote Unanimously to Institute Lockout
(19 - 11:59am, Dec 02)
Last: John Northey

NewsblogSources: Boston Red Sox in agreement with Rich Hill
(13 - 11:47am, Dec 02)
Last: pikepredator

NewsblogJames Paxton, Boston Red Sox agree to 1-year, $10 million deal, sources say
(6 - 11:19am, Dec 02)
Last: Nasty Nate

NewsblogMiami Marlins acquire Joey Wendle, send Kameron Misner to Tampa Bay Rays
(17 - 10:59am, Dec 02)
Last: jacksone (AKA It's OK...)

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 2021 Results
(2 - 10:26am, Dec 02)
Last: DL from MN

Page rendered in 0.1798 seconds
48 querie(s) executed