Perhaps Belle did have a better season than Sammy Sosa in 1998.
Like father, like son: How current players and their MLB dads of the ’90s match up
Gary Sheffield had a season that wasn’t remembered by too many people in the 90s. Looking back on it statistically, Sheffield’s 1992 season may seem a little underwhelming. However, this was a near Triple Crown season. Check out how close Gary Sheffield was to winning the Triple Crown in 1992 while with the San Diego Padres.
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On May 26, 1993, Carlos Martinez hit a deep fly ball to right field. Subsequently, the catchable fly ball hit off of the head of Jose Canseco and as a result, the ball traveled over the fence. This home run is perhaps the most comical dinger ever. Furthermore, Kenny Rogers, who was one of the most competitive pitchers in MLB history, was the one who gave up the long ball to Martinez.
Twenty-two years ago, David Wells pitched the 15th perfect game in Major League Baseball. The lefty accomplished this feat against the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium. After the game, Wells comically said something to the effect of, “I knocked down 27 straight hitters, then I went out and knocked down 27 Heinekens.”
The Detroit Tigers in the early ’90s were one of the most entertaining teams. They would hit numerous home runs, draw a plentiful amount of walks and strike out at a hefty rate. Some of the players on these early ’90s Detroit Tigers teams include Cecil Fielder, Mickey Tettleton, Travis Fryman, Rob Deer and Tony Phillips. The Tigers were one of the top offensive teams in this era but had their issues when it comes to pitching.