July 26, 1994
If ever an Angel "caught lightning in a bottle," it was Warner. As a rookie outfielder in 1966, the club's first year at Anaheim Stadium, Warner hit three game-winning home runs in the team's first 10 games and was batting nearly .350 when he suffered a torn ligament in his hand while taking a swing. Warner was soon sent to the minor leagues and never played in the majors again, and retired in 1970 with seven home runs in his 37 big league games.
July 9, 2012 |
(Editor's note: Staff writer Mary MacVean tried out trainer Jackie Warner's diet and exercise plan from her recent book “10 Pounds in 10 Days.” Here's her experience.) Day 1 There are always new diet books out there. You've got to wonder: If we could make them work, would the publishing industry have to tighten its own belt a few notches? Failure is a staple of the diet industry. Still, when I saw Jackie Warner 's latest book, “10 Pounds in 10 Days,” I thought, “OK, why not?
May 14, 1993 |
J.T. Snow wouldn't know Jackie Warner from Little Jack Horner, but if the Angel first baseman ever met the High Desert truck driver, he might think a parallel universe was at work here. As a 23-year-old Angel rookie in 1966, Warner tore up the American League in his first 15 games, batting .345 with five home runs, 13 runs batted in and 14 scored. As a 25-year-old Angel rookie in 1993, Snow tore up the American League in his first 15 games, batting .
April 20, 2008 |
Full disclosure: I work out at Sky Sport & Spa, the high-end Beverly Hills gym featured in Bravo's docu-soap "Work Out." When I signed up, I had never seen the show; I picked my trainer, Agostina, because of her aspirational abs. As it turns out, Agostina is one of the new trainers on the third season of "Work Out" (10 p.m. Tuesdays), which started last week. So out of curiosity, I downloaded the first and second seasons and watched the show at lunch as I ate my cottage cheese.