Month: January 2011

A Real Life Fairytale

You all heard the story of Beauty and the Beast and Jack and the Beanstalk, but did you ever hear the one about Matt and the Octopus?  No?  Well now you will.  Once upon a time there was a baseball player named… Read More ›

Grilli The Phillie?

Rumors have been circulating for the past few days that the Phillies were interested in signing free agent pitcher Jason Grilli.  Grilli was the 4th overall pick in the 1997 draft (SF Giants), the same draft that saw Matt Anderson taken #1. … Read More ›

The Sandberg Game

I occasionally stumble onto a fun story that we can connect to our beloved Ironpigs…. It was June 23, 1984. NBC had chosen to nationally televise a game between long time rivals the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs at… Read More ›