Thursday, October 23, 2008

World Series Seperated at Birth

Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz didn't exactly tear the cover off the ball this season, hitting .219 with four home runs in 117 games for the NL champs, but he still has more pop than...Mario Lopez. The former Saved by the Bell star has hosted Miss America and Miss Universe, and has competed on Dancing with the Stars and American Gladiators. He also auditioned to host The Price is Right, but the gig went to Drew Carey.
The 2005 NL Rookie of the Year and the 2006 NL MVP, Ryan Howard notched 100 career home runs faster than any player in major league history.Michael Clarke Duncan has played a lot of bouncers and bodyguards as an actor, but his breakthrough role came as seven-footer John Coffey in the 1999 film The Green Mile.
Jayson Werth started the season as a platoon outfielder, but an injury to Shane Victorino pushed him into the lineup midway through the year. Werth responded with big offensive numbers, including a three-home-run game against the Blue Jays.Edge (Adam Copeland) is one of the most decorated tag team champions in wrestling history, with 12 WWE titles. He also has appeared on MADTv, Deal or No Deal and The Weakest Link.

ALCS MVP Matt Garzahad a 1.38 ERA and went 2-0 in the series (both times beating Boston's ace, Jon Lester). An offseason acquisition from Minnesota, Garza went 11-9 during the regular season.Eric Balfour has appeared in numerous TV series, including The O.C., The West Wing and Six Feet Under. He's perhaps best known for the role of Milo Pressman on 24.

Phillies left fielder Pat ''the bat'' Burrell hit 33 homers and drove in 86 runs this season, hitting behind Ryan Howard in Philadelphia's powerful lineup.Academy Award-nominee Ed Norton has starred as the Incredible Hulk and earned an MTV Movie Award nomination for Best Fight for his performance in Fight Club.

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