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Ex-NBA star Tracy McGrady retires from baseball after first strikeout

Tracy McGrady's baseball didn't last long. The former NBA star made his first career strikeout with the Sugar Land Skeeters at the Atlantic League All-Star Game on Wednesday. And that was all as he rode off into the sunset after 1 1/3 innings with the ball from his one and only "K." "That is definitely going in the trophy case," he told CBS Houston. "...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tracy McGrady retires from baseball after pitching first career strikeout

(Credit: Bleacher Report) Former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady signed on to pitch for the Atlantic League’s Sugar Land Skeeters last February. His struggles were well documented, T-Mac notched a lackluster 6.75 ERA while serving up a plethora of easy hits and wild pitches. In a nice gesture, McGrady was given a spot on the Atlantic League’s All-Star team this week, and things immediately...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tracy McGrady starts minor league All-Star Game, retires

TweetTracy McGrady‘s pro basketball career may have ended sooner than he would have liked due to numerous injuries, but as a consolation he was able to exit pro baseball on his own terms. McGrady, an 11-time NBA All-Star, retired from baseball after registering his first career strikeout, in the minor league all-star game no less. T-Mac struck out the last batter he faced, Atlantic...
Via Los That Sports Blog
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tracy McGrady to Carmelo: ‘Go to Chicago buddy’

Tracy McGrady was once pursued by the Chicago Bulls, and has also once played for Tom Thibodeau. So when the 7-time All-Star was asked about his thoughts on the Anthony-Bulls rumors, McGrady played the role of recruiter. Quotes taken from this CSN Chicago piece, have T-Mac pushing Melo to sign with Chicago. “I would like […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NBA star Tracy McGrady makes baseball debut

This time last year, Tracy McGrady was preparing for the NBA Playoffs with the San Antonio Spurs. On Wednesday, the seven-time NBA All-Star made his baseball debut with the Sugar Land Skeeters in a scrimmage against Alvin Community College . McGrady got the start and threw 15 pitches in one inning, allowing one run on three hits in the Skeeters' 10-1 win. After retiring from...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tracy McGrady makes pro pitching debut for Skeeters

So Tracy McGrady’s baseball career is still a thing, as the former NBA All-Star pitched one inning in his debut with the Sugar Land Skeeters in an exhibition game Wednesday against Alvin Community College. In T-Mac’s lone inning of work he threw 15 pitches (9 strikes, 6 balls), giving up one run on three hits. @blksportsonline Tmac got his first start tonight. Gave up 1 run on...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tracy McGrady shows off pitching mechanics

Tracy McGrady wants back into the professional sports world. But he won't be attempting a comeback in the NBA. No, he wants into professional baseball, instead.Fortunately, the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League were willing to give the former NBA All-Star a crack at baseball, namely as a pitcher.Seen here is McGrady showing off his mechanics during a recent 20-minute...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Former NBA star needs to take his suit pants to the tailor

From the waist up, Tracy McGrady's suit looks rather nice. Once you take a look below, however, his pants throw everything completely off.
Via Gamedayr
November 18, 2013  |  1 Comment

T-Mac explains why he retired

Tracy McGrady went from an obscure high school talent, to playing in the NBA for 16 years, scoring 19,490 points, winning two scoring titles, making seven All-Star appearances as well as seven All-NBA teams. Not a bad NBA career right there. Besides the countless injuries on his body, many wondered why McGrady was choosing to retire, rather than chase a ring with a contender. During...
Via Thacover2
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Looking back at Tracy McGrady in his prime

Tracy McGrady retired on Monday, and many will sit and argue about whether or not McGrady is Hall of Fame worthy or not. We’re going to avoid talking about the McGrady who played for the Pistons and Hawks as a shell of himself.  Instead we will focus on the McGrady who in his prime, gave Kobe Bryant fits, and dunked on everything and anybody.
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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