Salutes to My Sportsmen of the Year: Buck Showalter and Bruce Bochy

December 31, 2012

Tags: Bruce Bochy, Buck Showalter, Bob Melvin, Paul Richards, Davey Johnson

Pitchers and catchers are only 45 days away (or less) from reporting to spring training, but on the last day of 2012 I still feel like looking back at the 2012 major league season. Though neither BRUCE BOCHY nor BUCK SHOWALTER even won the manager of the year award in their respective leagues, I consider them my Sportsmen of the Year. (more…)

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