Glenn Davis
American baseball player
Glenn Davis
Glenn Earl Davis is a former Major League Baseball first baseman. While a member of the Houston Astros in the late 1980s, he finished three times in the top ten in National League MVP balloting. He batted and threw right-handed.
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Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes Needs To Stop Complaining And Answer Questions - Forbes
Google News - over 1 year
Forbes Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes Needs To Stop Complaining And Answer Questions Forbes Elizabeth Holmes talks with Matthew Herper at the 2015 Forbes Under 30 Summit. (Image: Glenn Davis). This morning, the Wall Street Journal published a blockbuster piece by investigative reporter John Carreyrou raising important questions about the ... Theranos Refutes Claims Its Blood-Test Tech Is UnreliableTechCrunch Theranos' Scandal Exposes the Problem With Tech's Hype CycleWIRED Theranos Disputes Report, Says Tests Are `Accurate and Reliable'Bloomberg USA TODAY -Fast Company -CBS News all 44 news articles »
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Dogfish Head Just Sent Us Two Bottles of Urkontinent Beer, We Perform Office-Wide Taste Test
Geekosystem - almost 5 years
Things are usually pretty quiet in the depths of the Geekosystem mailbag, but every now and again something wonderful emerges. Today, we received two bottles of Dogfish Head brewery’s Urkontinent beer. As careful beer-minded readers of ours will remember, we first heard about this brew way back in October of last year when the brewery partnered with Google to crowdsource a truly unique beer. Now, this Belgian-style dubbel is making its way into the wild, and we’re having a first taste. In the literature Dogfish included with the bottles, the brewery lists some of the unique ingredients of this worldly beer: Wattleseed from Australia Toasted amaranch from South America Green rooibos from Africa Myrica gale from Europe Hiveplex honey from Google’s apiary in California Pilsner, Munich, and chocolate malts Belgian Dark Candi syrup I found it to be a malty, complex drink. I can’t really pin down all the flavors, but a sweet chocolate dominates it with bright spots of lig ...
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Headline Of The Day Could Be About A Baseball Game, Could Be About A Masturbation Party
Sports Grid - almost 5 years
The web roundup for Thursday, April 19th, 2012. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. See anything that should be on SportsGrid? Send it to tips@sportsgrid.com. Here’s our starting five. 1. THEN THEY PUT THEIR CLOTHES ON, GRABBED THEIR THINGS, AND MADE AN UNSPOKEN PROMISE TO NEVER TALK ABOUT IT AGAIN. [Reddit] 2. BRIAN URLACHER MAY BE DATING JENNY McCARTHY. [People] 3. IS THIS THE GREATEST GIF ON THE INTERNET EVER? [Trey Kerby] 4. OR IS THIS? [i.minus] 5. NOT SPORTS RELATED, STILL IMPORTANT: 108 WAYS TO PROVE TO NAYSAYERS THAT CORGIS REALLY ARE THAT GREAT. [BuzzFeed] WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT: Bulls at Heat (TNT, 8 p.m.); Clippers at Suns (TNT, 10:30 p.m.); Eastern Conference quarterfinals, Game 4, Panthers at Devils (NHL Network, 7 p.m.); Eastern Conference quarterfinals, Game 4, Bruins at Capitals (NBCSN, 7:30 p.m.); Western Conference quarterfinals, Game 4, Coyotes at Blackhawks (CNBC, 8 p.m.); Western Conference quarterfinals, Game 4, Blues at Sharks (NB ...
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Andy Murray Really Likes His Interviewer's Hair - SportsGrid
Google News - over 5 years
Andy Murray earned a spot in the US Open semifinals today with a hard-fought four-set win over John Isner, 7-5, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2). And while the win means that Murray's reached at least the semifinals of
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Containing Cole's potent offense the task for Marion 'D' - Seguin Gazette-Enterprise
Google News - over 5 years
"Having our defense play well and get some shutouts does not bother me in the least," head coach Glenn Davis said with a chuckle. "They played great and I'm proud of them and I was real pleased with them the other night
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Nike's Futuristic New Shoe Is Actually Just A Huge Nostalgia Trip - SportsGrid
Google News - over 5 years
When a tipster emailed us this viral video (thanks, Aaron), we were a little confused at first. It was supposedly a look at Marty McFly's closet, but we didn't remember seeing these shoes in Back to the
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Old Capitol dome to be fixed - The News-Press
Google News - over 5 years
"We're going to scaffold-up the roof and remove the old copper on the dome," said Glenn Davis, superintendent of the job for Childers Construction Co. "It's been leaking for years and we'll reseal that with new copper and new paint
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Even Glenn Beck Trashed Kansas State's New Environmentally-Friendly Mascot - SportsGrid
Google News - over 5 years
A few days ago, college football fans across the land lined up to take shots at EcoKat, a new mascot devised by Kansas State to help promote an environmentally conscious message
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Bulldogs' return to the top rests on offensive line - San Antonio Express
Google News - over 5 years
Coming off a history-making season in which his team had its deepest playoff run in the program's 42-year history, coach Glenn Davis has several reasons to believe the Bulldogs can make a return trip to the Class 2A postseason
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Dance Review: Poetry in motion at Maine State Ballet - Press Herald
Google News - over 5 years
The central character, danced by Glenn Davis, watched couples dancing and reached out for them as if hoping to capture the relationships that they have. Michael Holden and Nathaniel Dombek wore costumes that echoed Davis' own, suggesting his vision of
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Of <em>Course</em> An MLB Official Compared A-Rod To Lindsay Lohan And Britney ... - SportsGrid
Google News - over 5 years
If we polled America on which baseball player – and maybe even which athlete, period – was most likely to be compared to the likes of Lindsay Lohan or Britney Spears, we&#39;re confident Alex Rodriguez would be
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It Sounds Like Braylon Edwards Took Part In That Club Scuffle After All - SportsGrid
Google News - over 5 years
Last we heard of Braylon Edwards, a couple friends of his were involved a fight at a Michigan club, on the same night Edwards&#39; Twitter just happened to get “hacked” with tweets about a fight
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Glenn Davis
    THIRTIES
  • 1996
    Age 34
    He came back to the US and spent the end of the 1996 season playing for St. Paul Saints in the Northern League before retiring from baseball.
    More Details Hide Details Davis is married to Teresa Beesley Davis from Columbus, Georgia. The couple has three daughters: Sharayah, Tiffany, and Gabrielle. Davis is the CEO of the Cascade Group, which develops hotels in the southeast region of the country. In 1992, Davis founded The Carpenter's Way home for disadvantaged children in Columbus, Georgia and in 2008 he and his wife helped start the Arebella Home for girls. He currently serves as an elected city councilman for the city of Columbus and owns the Hilton Garden Inn in Columbus.
  • 1995
    Age 33
    From 1995 to 1996 Davis played for the Hanshin Tigers in Japan.
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  • 1994
    Age 32
    Davis joined the New York Mets for spring training 1994, but did not make the club.
    More Details Hide Details He later joined the Omaha Royals and, despite a very solid season in which he produced a batting average of .282 with 27 home runs and 97 RBI, he was not given another opportunity to play in the Majors.
  • 1993
    Age 31
    The 1993 season was a disaster for Davis.
    More Details Hide Details Splitting time fairly evenly between first base and designated hitter, Davis was batting just .177 with one home run and nine RBIs through May when his jaw was broken in a bar fight. After a brief stint with the Triple-A Rochester Redwings, Davis's return to action was delayed when, while he was sitting in the dugout during an Orioles game on August 1, he was hit in the head by a line drive foul ball of the bat of teammate Jeffrey Hammonds. He was finally reactivated on September 6, but, following an argument with Orioles manager Johnny Oates about being left out of the starting line-up against left-handed pitcher Dave Fleming, was released by the club without playing another game.
  • 1992
    Age 30
    In 1992, Davis had a decent but unspectacular season for the Orioles, with a .276 batting average, thirteen home runs, and 48 RBIs in 106 games.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1991
    Age 29
    Davis suffered a nerve injury in his neck during his first spring training with the Orioles. He was batting .244 with four home runs and eight RBIs through April 24, 1991 when this injury landed him on the disabled list, and kept him from the Orioles' line-up through the middle of August.
    More Details Hide Details Upon his return, he never regained his power hitting form, and ended the season with ten home runs, 28 RBIs and a .227 average in 49 games.
  • 1990
    Age 28
    In the 1990 season opener, Cincinnati Reds pitchers hit Davis with pitches in three of his six plate appearances.
    More Details Hide Details He hit three home runs in a loss to the San Francisco Giants on June 1, however, a rib injury caused Davis to miss the entire month of July, and limited him to just 93 games all season. Despite his limited time on the field, Davis still managed to put up respectable numbers, hitting 22 home runs and driving in 64, In '89, becoming the first Astro to hit at least 20 home runs in five consecutive seasons. Davis still ranks fifth all-time in Astros career home run leaders. In the offseason, he was part of what many consider to be worst trade in Baltimore Orioles history when he was traded to the Orioles for three future All-Stars, Steve Finley, Pete Harnisch and Curt Schilling. After the trade Davis signed a then club record $3.275 million, one-year contract with the Orioles.
  • 1989
    Age 27
    Davis remained one of the top sluggers in the NL through 1989, earning a second All-Star selection in 1989, and finishing in the top ten in MVP voting in 1988 and 1989.
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  • 1986
    Age 24
    The Astros handily won the National League West by ten games over the Cincinnati Reds to face the New York Mets in the 1986 National League Championship Series.
    More Details Hide Details The only scoring in the game one pitchers' duel between Mike Scott and Dwight Gooden was a solo home run by Davis in the second inning, which he hit in his first ever postseason at-bat. From there, Mets pitching would contain Davis until the classic game six extra innings marathon. Davis went three-for-seven with a run scored and two RBIs, including the final run of the game as the Astros attempted to come back from a 7–4 deficit in the 16th inning.
    Davis had a break out season in 1986.
    More Details Hide Details He had sixty RBIs and twenty home runs at the All-Star break to make his first All-Star team. For the season, he clubbed 31 home runs, and had 101 RBIs with a .265 batting average to win the Silver Slugger Award at first base, and finish second to the Philadelphia Phillies' Mike Schmidt in NL MVP voting.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1981
    Age 19
    The Houston Astros selected Davis in the first round of the draft's secondary phase in 1981 and signed him for $50,000.
    More Details Hide Details Davis soon developed into one of the top power hitting prospects in the Astros' farm system, hitting 71 home runs before receiving his first call up to the majors in September. In his first full season,, Davis batted .271 with twenty home runs and 64 runs batted in to finish fifth in National League rookie of the year balloting.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1961
    Born
    Born on March 28, 1961.
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