Tag: Prince Fielder

Jan 30

Last Week’s Top Stories at dcbaseballhistory.com

Joe Coleman’s Summer of ’69 by Stephen Walker Joe Coleman, all of 22 years-old, trudged to the Senators’ dugout after retiring the Boston Red Sox in order. Coleman glumly walked off the Fenway Park mound because he knew Ted Williams would pinch hit for him when his turn in the order came the next inning. …

Continue reading

Jan 24

Tigers Outbid Nats for Fielder; Team Set for Gio Intro

The Nationals have lost out to the Detroit Tigers in their bid for free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder. The 5-11 275-pound slugger, who has 230 homers in six full seasons, including 50 in 2007, apparently couldn’t pass up $214 million over nine seasons. The length of the deal was what seemingly put the Tigers ahead …

Continue reading

Jan 04

Will Prince Fielder sign with Nats?

If you are a Washington Nationals fan you are most likely aware that the Nats are right in the middle of the Prince Fielder sweepstakes. Yesterday Bill Ladson, the Nats mlb.com writer, reported that according to a baseball source, Nats ownership recently visited with Fielder’s agent, Scott Boras, in the nation’s capital. According to Ladson’s …

Continue reading