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Jonny Gomes wants to be an MLB manager when he retires

Jonny Gomes has an idea for retirement. No, the energetic major league outfielder isn’t planning a transition into show business. And he doesn’t intend to trade his baseball glove for pom-poms despite being an entertaining vocal supporter. Instead, the 34-year-old thinks a managerial career could be in the cards once he hangs up the spikes. Gomes recently told The Boston Globe’s...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes gives 'un-politically correct' speech at Royals celebration (VIDEO)

Jonny Gomes did more than steal the show at the Royals celebration in Kansas City on Tuesday, the bearded outfielder also became an Internet sensation. Following their downtown parade and in front of a sea of fans at Union Station, Gomes, who wasn't even on the Royal's postseason roster,  grabbed a U.S flag, asked for a moment of silence in memory of Mike Moustakas’ mother...
Via The Other Paper
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonny Gomes gives awesome speech at Royals' parade

Jonny Gomes only played 12 games for the Kansas City Royals this season and was not on the postseason roster, but that did not stop him from being one of the biggest pieces of their wonderful team chemistry. And at the team’s parade on Tuesday, his enthusiasm for the team was on full display. Gomes...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes Does Jonny Gomes Things At Royals’ World Series Parade

Jonny Gomes really likes parades. Gomes wasn’t even on the Kansas City Royals’ roster for the team’s World Series run. But the popular outfielder didn’t let that stop him from having a good time and making his presence felt Tuesday at the Royals’ championship celebration. Jonny Gomes, carrying a giant American flag, delivered a speech, literally dropped the mic, started...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes’ Wife Received Prophetic Text

On August 31, Jonny Gomes went from the outhouse to the penthouse after being traded from the Atlanta Braves to the Kansas City Royals. Hours later, his wife Kristi received the following text from fellow baseball wife Amanda (wife of big league pitcher Brandon) McCarthy. I know I joke about it… But I might need to follow my gut feelings more- check out that date.. Congrats guys...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Christian Colon credits Jonny Gomes for poise

Jonny Gomes is a winner. Regardless of his role, the veteran MLB outfielder brings a positive attitude that’s contagion is unstoppable. That was crystal clear Sunday night, when seldom-used utility man Christian Colon stepped to the plate in the top of the 12th inning with the potential World Series-winning run just 90 feet away. Colon delivered with an RBI line drive to left...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonny Gomes knocks kid down while celebrating

The Kansas City Royals advanced to the ALCS with a 7-2 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night, and Jonny Gomes decided to celebrate with one of his daughters like any good dad would. But he may want to be a bit more careful when doing so next time, because you never know who may be in the vicinity. Gomes swung his daughter around the pitcher’s mound, and it looked like...
Via The Sports Daily
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes Swings Kid In Celebration, Smacks Another Child In Face (Videos)

Jonny Gomes is known for his outrageous celebrations and clutch moments. Both of those traits failed him Wednesday. The Kansas City Royals’ reserve outfielder celebrated KC’s series-clinching 7-4 victory over the Houston Astros on the field with his daughter, swinging her around in celebration. Teammate Jason Vargas’ child saw the action, thought it looked fun and ran over...
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Outfielder Jonny Gomes pitched for Braves vs. Yankees

In the midst of a blowout, Atlanta Braves outfielder Jonny Gomes seized upon a golden opportunity to pitch in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees. New York was already up by a score of 13-2 when Gomes strode to the mound. He was called into duty as a means to save Atlanta’s bullpen in a game that was already a lost cause. It wasn’t exactly pretty, but boy was it an...
Via Sportsnaut
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vin Scully tells story about Gomes being attacked by wolf

When Vin Scully talks, we listen. During Monday night’s Braves-Dodgers game, Scully narrated a story about Braves outfielder Jonny Gomes…and how he was once attacked by a wolf as a child. Wait, what? I’m more curious as to why a “hired hand” brought in by Gomes’s grandmother would bring a leashed wolf to a jobsite, but hey, I’m just being picky now. I’d much...
Via Awful Announcing
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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