Shawon Dunston

What Happened to Two-Time MLB All-Star Shawon Dunston?

Believe it or not, Shawon Dunston was once the most highly-coveted prospect in baseball. After hitting an astounding .790 in his senior year at Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn, Dunston was taken with the first overall pick in the 1982 MLB draft by the Chicago Cubs, becoming the first player from the New York …

Sammy Sosa Mark McGwire

How Close Have Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire Come to the Hall of Fame?

In 1998, St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Mark McGwire and Chicago Cubs right fielder Sammy Sosa took baseball fans on a wild ride in pursuit of Roger Maris’ single-season home run record, a season that some still say saved baseball. The story of the legendary home run race is the subject of ESPN’s latest documentary, …

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick Was So Good at Baseball He Was Drafted by the Chicago Cubs Years After He Was an All-State Pitching Prospect

It’s not uncommon for professional athletes to have been standouts in numerous sports in high school, or even college in some instances. Allen Iverson and LeBron James were both phenomenal football players before focusing on basketball. Tom Brady was a multi-sport star, being taken in both the MLB and NFL drafts. Bo Jackson and Deion …