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Jeff Bagwell selling his fairly decent house for $15 million (PICS)

Former Houston Astros first baseman Jeff Bagwell grossed about $130 million over the course of his 15-year career.  So why wouldn’t he have a $15 million home?  You know what they say – everything is bigger in Texas – and that includes Baggy’s 16,000 square foot fortress in Houston. If you’re into large homes that have a wine “vault”, a saltwater pool/spa, a two bedroom...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeff Bagwell caught up in ugly Houston divorce case

Jeff Bagwell may not have snared enough votes to make baseball's Hall of Fame in January but the former Houston Astros slugger sure got himself 100-percent involved in a divorce case rocking Houston's high society that's dirtier than a prairie dust storm. The scandalous divorce battle between Bagwell's reported girlfriend Rachel Brown and her estranged husband, hand...
Via The Other Paper
January 26, 2013  |  4 Comments

Baseball Bloggers Alliance tabs Jeff Bagwell as lone Hall of Fame selection

The Baseball Bloggers Alliance released the results of its collective Hall of Fame ballot earlier this morning. For those who aren't aware, the BBA is comprised of a vast array of baseball blogs from around the country, including Redlegs Review. Only one candidate among the group garnered the votes needed to be elected: Jeff Bagwell. The former Houston Astros slugger received...
Via Redlegs Review
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Cooperstown 2013: Jeff Bagwell

JEFF BAGWELL Third Yeard on Ballot (2012 - 56.0%) PLAYING CAREER: Houston Astros (1991-2005) ACHIEVEMENTS: Career batting average of .297. Houston Astros career leader in home runs (449), RBI (1529), walks (1401), runs created (1715). Scored 100 runs or more in eight of nine seasons (1996-2004) and knocked in 100 or more runs in seven of those seasons. 1994 National League MVP when...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bagwell, Biggio will continue roles with Astros

Astros icons Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell will continue in their roles as part-time members of the team's front-office staff, according to new owner Jim Crane. Since Biggio and Bagwell retired as players, they have been employees of the club under personal-services agreements (Bagwell also served as team's hitting coach in the second half of the 2010 season). They serve...
Via Fox Sports Houston
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Steroid era killing Bagwell's HOF chances

Among the players currently eligible that have not been stained with a steroid implication, only five have hit at least 400 home runs and are not yet enshrined in baseball's Hall of Fame. The other players with at least 400 home runs are either already in or are not yet eligible. This is the list of five: Fred McGriff, Darrell Evans, Andrew Jones, Dave Kingman and Jeff Bagwell...
Via Fox Sports Houston
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Jeff Bagwell make Hall of Fame this year?

Early next week the writer's choices to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame will be announced. Those elected will have received at least 75 of the writers placing them on their ballot. Will Astro great Jeff Bagwell be among the number? Many around baseball, and shown in informal polls of some writers, seem to think Jeff will be bypassed for the second year, although he is...
Via Fox Sports Houston
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeff Bagwell Will Make the Hall of Fame... Eventually

The official announcement of who will be inducted into the 2012 class of the Baseball Hall of Fame is not yet official, but things aren't looking good for Jeff Bagwell.  Despite a career that has led most fans to believe that Bagwell definitely deserves to enter the Hall, the early returns on the writer ballots that have been made public so far show Bags coming up just short...
Via The Outside Corner
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeff Bagwell belongs in Hall of Fame

A generation ago, Jeff Bagwell would have been a first-ballot Hall of Fame inductee. Not anymore. Bagwell's resume for the 15 years he played with the Houston Astros is sparkling. Bagwell, however, is back this year on the Hall of Fame ballot for the second time. A year ago, his first year of eligibility, he was named on only 41.7 percent of the ballots cast by veteran members...
Via Fox Sports
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

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