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DALE MURPHY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dale Murphy’s Son Invited to Raiders Camp

The NFL Draft came and went and left undrafted…Utah Utes tight end Jake Murphy, son of former Major Leaguer Dale Murphy. The 24-year-old was expected to be selected Saturday, but, instead, found himself on the receiving end of a post-draft  contract offer from the Oakland Raiders. The son of the two-time National League MVP and 2013 Hall of Very Good inductee is, like his dad...
Via Hall of Very Good
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Tight End Preview – Jake Murphy

Welcome to the preview of what is the most underrated position when it comes to fantasy football and scouting future prospects in your leagues … it’s the tight ends. These players can often make or break your season. If you find a gem, you get a major boost to go alongside your top selections. If you end up picking some busts, then you are scrambling to make up the missing points...
Via FF Locker Room
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

What They're Saying About Dale Murphy

Given his body of work both on and off the field, inducting Dale Murphy into The Hall of Very Good™ was a no brainer.  Getting people to talk about his inclusion was easy.  Here’s a smattering of what they had to say. ESPN SweetSpot Blogger Dave Schoenfield:  “The way I remember it, Dale Murphy’s opposite-field power was a big part of his MVP seasons of 1982 and...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Defending Dale Murphy’s Richard Nixon Autographed Baseball

On Presidents’ Day, Major League Baseball’s forgotten star Dale Murphy was doing some garage clearing when he came across a baseball signed by one of America’s Commander in Chiefs: Wow…what a day to find this! Autographed ball from Richard Nixon! #stuffinmurphsgarage #happypresidentsday twitter.com/DaleMurphy3/st… — Dale Murphy (@DaleMurphy3) February 18, 2013 Awesome...
Via Twitter Sports Rundown
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Murphy 'thankful' for Hall of Fame experience

Taylor Murphy was sitting in a classroom scrolling through numbers and percentages on his phone when he received a text message from his father, Dale Murphy, who had just then missed out on being voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame for the 15th and final time. The former Braves great and two-time MVP winner received just 18.4 of the 75 percent of votes needed to be enshrined in...
Via Fox Sports South
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Murphy's kids launch Hall of Fame campaign

On a Friday afternoon, a nondescript December day in State College, Pa., Chad Murphy sat down at his desk in a two-person office on Penn State's campus and began to write about character clauses and legacies and his father. For a university PhD candidate, it was an eccentric task, taking time away from his pending dissertation to discuss the inner workings of baseball's...
Via Fox Sports South
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Dale Murphy's Kids Are Still Banging the HOF Drum

A couple of weeks from now, the whole "is Dale Murphy a Hall of Famer" discussion will have been shelved until he hits the Veterans Committee ballot.But that isn't going to stop his kids from making as much noise as possible for their father.Eldest son Chad reached out to the BBWAA, another son, Taylor, started up a petition and daughter Madi typed up an exclusive...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Dale Murphy Q & A

Dale Murphy is still a fan favorite, 22 years after he last played for the Atlanta Braves. The two-time National League MVP retired in 1993 after parts of three seasons in Philadelphia and one more in Colorado, but remains a Brave at heart. He and his wife Nancy reside in Alpine, Utah, a small town about 30 minutes south of Salt Lake City. Murphy, who will be 56 years old on March...
Via Fox Sports South
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Ron Paul tears it up in 1983 Congressional Baseball Game (Video)

Apparently the Congressional Baseball Game is an actual thing, and Ron Paul is a legend in it. Here’s video of the Texas congressman and current Republican presidential candidate doing his best Dale Murphy impression during the 1983 contest. Paul started in right and had a final stat line of 2-for-3, double, HBP, 2 RBIs. He even holds the distinction as being the only congressman...
Via The Daily Rival
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Dale Murphy: Not a Viable Hall of Famer

With Hall of Fame announcements on the horizon (next Monday, for those scoring at home), many Braves fans are jumping on their proverbial horses and championing the "Murphy for the Hall" cause. I hate to break it to you all, but Murphy isn't getting in this year. 2012 will be Murphy's second to last year on the ballot, and the highest percentage of votes he'...
Via Chop-N-Change
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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