BoopStats Archive: June, 2012

LeBron Pulls the MVP Double

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LeBron James is first player since 2003 to win regular season and Finals MVP in the same season. It is the 14th NBA MVP Double: SEASON FINALS Year... Read more

Our Jim Thome Plan

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Now that the Phillies are done with the designated hitter for this season (at least until the World Series), what do they do with Jim Thome? Thome... Read more

Phillies' Three-Year Runs

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Requests ... we get a few. And sometimes we even get a chance to answer. About a month ago, we were asked for the Phillies' record over the... Read more

Wake Junior in June

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John Mayberry Jr. (shown at left rounding third base after hitting a home run Tuesday) now has four homers and a .581 slugging percentage in... Read more

LeBron Finally Comes Fourth

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LeBron James has already scored more points in the fourth quarter of the first three games of the 2012 NBA Finals than he did in all six fourth... Read more

Jim Thome's Triple-Triple

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When Jim Thome clubbed his fourth home run of the season Sunday (right), he became just the fourth player to reach triple digits in four-baggers... Read more

A Wise Trade, as It Turned Out

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This summer is the 40th anniversary of the best single-season performance by a Philadelphia athlete not named Wilt Chamberlain: Steve Carlton’s... Read more

Chooch's Revenge

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Carlos Ruiz Thursday got hit by a pitch for the league-leading 10th time this season. But at least he has made a habit of making the team that... Read more

Key to the Stanley Cup? Former Flyers!

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Want to win a Stanley Cup? Simply go out and get yourself a couple of former Flyers. Each of the last four NHL champions have had at least... Read more

A-Rod Slams into a Tie With Gehrig

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As soon as we heard that Alex Rodriguez had clubbed a grand slam to tie Lou Gehrig for the all-time salami leadership Tuesday (right), we wondered... Read more