Friday, January 4, 2008

The 2007 Oriole Post Awards: Major League Baseball, Part Two...

Well, every entertainment industry has their award season and while most of them are completely not revelant to me, it's fun to watch from afar when other stars and rich people, well, honor other stars and rich people.

Being that's it's Holiday week and 2007 is coming to a close, what more perfect time than ever would be it to start up a completely meaningless awards show, only this time on my blog.

I'd intended to finish this before 2008, but I was gone for the weekend and then I got miserably sick.

Alas, the third and final part of the 2007 Baseball Awards - Oriole Post Style...


Crazy Ass Moment of the Year: You all remember this...

This might have killed the Padres (aside from Trevor Hoffman's implosions.

The event was crazy — Milton Bradley tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee when manager Bud Black spun him to the ground while trying to keep him from going after umpire Mike Winters during an eighth-inning confrontation in Sunday’s loss to Colorado.

The Psychopath Award: Elijah Dukes. His history is documented here, here, & just type his name in Google.

Fight of the Year: Carlos Zambrano versus Michael Barrett (Chicago Cubs)

Runner-Up: Derek Lee versus Chris Young

Rookies of the Year: Dustin Pedroia, AL; however, the NL, I'm going with Troy Tulowitzki.

The Showoff Award: Jonathan Papelbon and his dance that will live in infamy...

Baseball Blog of the Year: 38 Pitches. No matter what you think of Curt Schilling, he does a fantastic job with his blog and shows you a perspective that you never see from a player.

Executive of the Year:
Dan O'Dowd, Colorado Rockies, GM

The Worst Executive of the Year: Mike Flanagan, Baltimore Orioles

The Craziest Deal of 2007: The Angels signing Gary Matthews

The Worst Owner in Baseball: As much as I want to choose Peter Angelos, I'm going with Jeffrey Loria of the Marlins, as what he has done to that franchise is nothing more than a travesty.

Touching Moment of the Year:
Willie Mays Being Honored in San Francisco at the 2007 All-Star Game...

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