Miracle Men Q&A With 1988 Dodgers Mickey Hatcher

Miracle Men Q&A With 1988 Dodgers Mickey Hatcher

Josh Suchon’s new book, Miracle Men, is a great retrospective on the 1988 Dodgers World Series team … a miracle team that rode Orel Hershiser, Kirk Gibson and some gritty role players past the triple-digit winning New York Mets and Oakland A’s. Not everything was able to go into the book, but Suchon was happy to allow the Throwback Attack staff to publish some of his Q&A’s that he did with the players from that championship squad....

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Miracle Men Q&A With 1988 Dodgers’ Steve Sax

Miracle Men Q&A With 1988 Dodgers’ Steve Sax

Josh Suchon’s new book, Miracle Men, is a great retrospective on the 1988 Dodgers World Series team … a miracle team that rode Orel Hershiser, Kirk Gibson and some gritty role players past the triple-digit winning New York Mets and Oakland A’s. Not everything was able to go into the book, but Suchon was happy to allow the Throwback Attack staff to publish some of his Q&A’s that he did with some of the players from...

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Joe Haakenson on Mike Trout-Miguel Cabrera MVP Debate

Joe Haakenson on Mike Trout-Miguel Cabrera MVP Debate

On the day the Major League Baseball playoffs begin and the day after all of the awards ballots were turned in, we took a moment to catch up with longtime Southern California baseball writer Joe Haakenson, who was one of two area writers to vote for the American League Most Valuable Player award. Throughout his career, Haakenson has covered nearly 2,000 Major League Baseball games over 15 seasons as an Angels beat writer and three seasons as a...

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Throwing It Back With … George Lynch

Throwing It Back With … George Lynch

George Lynch won a national championship at North Carolina, was the No. 12 overall draft pick in the 1993 NBA Draft and played 12 years in the Association. He still ranks third all-time in UNC history in rebounds and second in steals. He took some time out right before heading to the Final Four this weekend, to chat with us in our latest “Throwing It Back With …” segment. Lynch had quite a run in leading UNC to the 1993 NCAA...

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Throwing It Back With … Jim Everett

Throwing It Back With … Jim Everett

Usually, professional athletes are guarded in interviews, especially the first time you ever speak with them. There have only been a handful of athletes I’ve interviewed in my decade-plus as a journalist who are open, honest and fun to speak to without having ever met me before: Torii Hunter, Nick Swisher and Brandon Inge from my years as a baseball beat writer and Corey Maggette during my one year covering the NBA are the guys that...

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Throwing It Back With … Kobe Bryant

Throwing It Back With … Kobe Bryant

Obviously the idea of our site is to remember the past, reminisce about sports and relate current sports events to the best part of our sports memories. And, the idea of “Throwing It Back” is to catch up with a former sports star to catch up and find out what he/she is up to. Sometimes, the broad scope changes. Superstar Kobe Bryant made a surprise visit to UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday and Throwback Attack was there for his visit to...

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