Ken Griffey Jr. on playing with his dad and Tiger
Former baseball great Ken Griffey Jr. discusses playing with his father and playing with Tiger Woods. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Base bomb: A's slugger on baseball vs. golf
Oakland A’s third baseman Josh Donaldson discusses his first love, golf, and smashes drives in the simulator with Damon Hack. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Morning Drive: Johnny Damon Closest to the Pin Contest
MLB star Johnny Damon competes in the Morning Drive Closest to the Pin contest. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Morning Drive: Johnny Damon Interview
Gary Williams sits down with MLB star Johnny Damon to discuss his foundation and tournament. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.
Morning Drive: Roger Clemens Preview
MLB Star Roger Clemens joins Charlie Rymer to talk about his golf game and gets a tip in the simulator. Watch the full interview on Saturday on Morning Drive starting at 7AM ET.on Saturday with one of the reminisce pictures in the history of Major League Baseball . Yes, the Rocket was in the simulator. -Yes, I played golf throughout my entire 24-year career. A couple of teams would not allow you to take the clubs but the coaches and players that I played would take their shoes or gloves and the balls whatever and then rent clubs when we play. Especially when you're playing some really, really cool US Open courses around the country. So, I love doing it. I kind of put everything to rest that it makes you tired or anything like that. I struck out 20 batters with the Red Sox back in 1986. I played 36 holes of golf the day before so I mean, you earned your golf ball, you get
Morning Drive: Blackmar’s Wedge Tip for Pierzynski
Phil Blackmar gives wedge tips to Baseball star AJ Pierzynski. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.I'm coming over here. That's right, I forgot. -You were talking about Johnny Damon , -Yeah. - Johnny Damon's problem is he plays golf right handed but I actually think he should play it left handed. -Yeah, you just turn the
Morning Drive: AJ Pierzynski Interview
Boston Red Sox catcher AJ Pierzynski discusses playing golf with Damon Hack and Kelly Tilghman. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.baseball swing. -Oh. -I think. We had a hitting coach in Chicago, Greg Walker , and a guy named Mike Gillinger who's kind of the assistant hitting coach and he always like go play golf on the
Roger Clemens in the Simulator
Roger Clemens with Charlie Rymer in the simulator talking how he got interested in golf and why baseball pitchers make such good golfers. Watch Morning Drive 7AM ET.us, Roger Clemens and myself, we have seven Cy Young awards, two World Series , and one USGA Junior champion. That's the way we do it at Morning Drive. Roger, thank you so much for coming in today. You intimidated by that USGA Junior Championship of mine? -I'm a little flustered by it, Charlie. Yes. I am right now. No doubt. -I think you're gonna be all right. Let's talk a little bit of golf. How did you first get interested in golf? -Well, my wife got me my first set of golf clubs about 1986, just after I turned professionally with the Boston Red Sox , 1984. And then, a good friend, Billy Andrade , asked me to come shortly thereafter to play in the AT&T, and he had to have an 18 handicap, I think, to get it. I said, I'm not an 18. -He goes, "We're putting 18 down and you're gonna play." And about-- I got pneumonia after three or four days playing out there. But I loved it because, Charlie, I enjoyed playing next to guys that are very good at what they do. And I'm a visual person, and so, I was trying to watch how these guys not only swing the club but work their way around the golf course . I also like to see their temperament, who was aggressive playing the course, and who was a little more passive. But it
Catch him if you can: Long-drive contest with Pierzynski
Boston Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski participates in a long-drive contest with the crew of 'Morning Drive.' Watch 'Morning Drive' everyday 7AM ET.base line. -Same thing every time, [unk] off the face. My coach, Robert Damron , he's gonna be mad at me. -This is getting on Robert. -I be-- I think we're gonna be getting a tweet from Johnny Damon soon. I've got a tip for you. Come stand up here, A.J. -Oh, oh. -Got a tip for you. -Oh geeze. -Come
Overdrive: Will Rory or Phil Go Lower in Abu Dhabi
Kelly Tilghman, Phil Blackmar and Damon Hack discuss topics like who will go lower in Abu Dhabi, Rory McIlroy or Phil Mickelson. Watch Morning Drive everyday 7AM ET.for some questions guys? -Yes. -All right, let's begin with Abu Dhabi, Phil Mickelson playing with Rory Mcllroy and Jamie Donaldson . Of the first two guys mentioned, who is gonna go lower in Abu Dhabi, Rory or Phil, Damon? -I think it's gonna