View Full Version : Another legendary home record may fall soon.

05-03-2006, 08:39 AM
Dave Collins holds the record for homers hit by native South Dakotans (32). Mark Ellis of Oakland is 2 behind Collins.

Where is the hype, ESPN? Will Bud have a celebration when Collin's record falls?

05-03-2006, 08:40 AM
What about the two Encarnacion homers...is there room on ESPN for that one? :rolleyes:

05-04-2006, 07:31 AM
What about Roger Maris? Oh, wait, he's from North Dakota.

05-04-2006, 09:00 AM
What about Roger Maris? Oh, wait, he's from North Dakota.

Really, what's the difference? :D

05-04-2006, 09:13 AM
Not to mention he's going to do it in about 1300 fewer AB's than Davie.

BTW, interesting collection of Major Leaguers who began their days on this earth in South Dakota, including some with Reds connections:

Raleigh Aitchison 1911-1915 Tyndall
Sparky Anderson 1959-1959 Bridgewater
Floyd Bannister 1977-1992 Pierre
Allen Benson 1934-1934 Hurley
Brandon Claussen 2003-2005 Rapid City
Dave Collins 1975-1990 Rapid City
Jerry Crider 1969-1970 Sioux Falls
Justin Duchscherer 2001-2005 Aberdeen
Mark Ellis 2002-2005 Rapid City
Tony Faeth 1919-1920 Aberdeen
Rube Fischer 1941-1946 Carlock
Terry Forster 1971-1986 Sioux Falls
Keith Foulke 1997-2005 Ellsworth AFB
Terry Francona 1981-1990 Aberdeen
Carroll Hardy 1958-1967 Sturgis
Tom Hausman 1975-1982 Mobridge
John Hoffman 1964-1965 Aberdeen
Bob Ingersoll 1914-1914 Rapid City
Lou Koupal 1925-1937 Tabor
Jason Kubel 2004-2004 Belle Fourche
Kerry Ligtenberg 1997-2005 Rapid City
Shane Loux 2002-2003 Rapid City
Emmett Nelson 1935-1936 Viborg
Marv Olson 1931-1933 Gayville
Del Paddock 1912-1912 Volga
Jiggs Parson 1910-1911 Parker
Bob Rauch 1972-1972 Brookings
Len Rice 1944-1945 Lead
Pat Rice 1991-1991 Rapid City
Jim Scott 1909-1917 Deadwood

Gainesville Red
05-04-2006, 10:03 AM
Better send Pedro Gomez to get an interview.