Roberto Alomar

Dave Winfield talks Yogi, Steinbrenner and his 22-year Hall of Fame career

A True Hall of Fame Class Act
Dave Winfield talks Yogi Berra, George Steinbrenner and his 22-year Hall of Fame career.

Dave Winfield, 65, is one of sports’ true gentlemen, as fans of the Padres, Yankees, Angels, Blue Jays, Twins and Indians can attest. The 6’6”, 220-pound outfielder brought a sweet swing, great glove and positive attitude to every team he played for over 22 MLB seasons. We caught up with Winfield, and he was a class act, as always.

 

You went straight from the University of Minnesota to the major leagues, without playing minor league baseball. Do you think more guys could do that or are you an outlier?

Toronto Blue Jays Mt. Rushmore (Franchise Four)

Blue Jays Mt. Rushmore is a Fuzzy Picture
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Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple, right? Not so fast. Let the arguments begin.

Toronto Blue Jays Mt. Rushmore

Toronto Blue Jays Mt. Rushmore

Blue Jays Mt. Rushmore is a Fuzzy Picture
Two Right Sidebar Images
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MLB Mt. Rushmores

by Charlie Miller

Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history. We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple, right? Not so fast. Let the arguments begin.