Dempsey looked into blue and white that oscillated in the left-field bleachers at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum and wondered whether Jim Loll might be there. Dempsey crouched behind the plate and jutted down one index finger hard. Tony Phillips swung like a man who has been given a bad part in a play.
Over the last few months during the Orioles search for a new manager, one name was brought up more than any other, Rick Dempsey. First, let me say I have nothing against Rick Dempsey and think he is a great guy with a fantastic baseball mind. With that being said, I believe that the Orioles made the right decision in bringing in Buck Showalter. Then, the other day I go on to the Baltimore Sun's website and see that Dempsey made some comments.
John Rikard Dempsey born September 13, is an American former professional baseball player. For the next ten and a half seasons, Dempsey would remain as the Orioles' starting catcher. In , Dempsey became a free agent and signed a contract to play for the Cleveland Indians. His sense of humor during his playing career was renowned, and he was famous for his "rain delay theatre" performances, in which he emerged from the dugout in stockinged feet onto the tarpaulin covering the infield during a rain delay and pantomimed hitting an inside-the-park home run , climaxed by his sliding into home plate on his belly on the wet tarp, all to the raucous delight of the soggy fans. In a year career, Dempsey played in 1, games , accumulating 1, hits in 4, at bats for a. In 14 World Series and 11 playoff games, he batted. While he was a light-hitting player, Dempsey's lengthy major league career was due in part to his excellent defensive skills. During his season with the Brewers, Dempsey made two relief pitching appearances, giving up three hits and one run in two innings pitched.
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