Next week, the final Washington Nationals T-Shirt Tuesday giveaway features a Mr. Walkoff t-shirt. Being that I created the Mr. Walkoff nickname for Ryan Zimmerman back on Opening Night at Nationals Park in 2008, perhaps we should have a little talk. Clearly, this is a pretty good nickname as there have been others who thought
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On The Early Lead, Cindy Boren notes that Minnesota Twins slugger Jim Thome, has tied the all-time record for walk-off home runs with Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial, Frank Robinson and Babe Ruth. That is pretty good company and along with nearly 600 home runs makes Thome a Hall of Famer in my book.
Ryan Zimmerman must really want to go to the All-Star game. Since being selected as a candidate to the NL’s final vote for the All-Star game, the third baseman has been on fire. Last night, he did what he does best — hit a walkoff homer (nationals.com video, SHUT UP DIBBLE), winning another game (The
Zimmerman’s Walk-Off Home Run Lifts Nationals – The PostWalk-off shot lifts Nationals – The Wash. TimesEver since I assigned Ryan Zimmerman the nickname of Mr. Walkoff seconds after he beat the Atlanta Braves on Nationals Park Opening Night in 2008, he had not won a game with a walkoff home run. That streak, along with