⇲ A few years back I was at Zara in Bellevue and ended up at the same coat rack as Felix Hernandez. We made eye contact, I said “sup man”. He said “sup bruh”. We scanned the rack for deals, then we went our separate ways. twitter.com/MavenofHonor/s…
⇲ True Story: In 2012 my grandparents planned a trip to seattle for us to see ichiro play. A month before the trip he got traded to New York and I no longer got to watch him. We still went to Seattle and ended up seeing Felix Hernandez perfect game. #baseballgodexists #tradeoff
⇲ OTDIMH (Mother's Day Edition):
2015: Félix Hernández recorded his 2,000th career strikeout, becoming the 4th youngest player to record 2,000 career strikeouts, behind Bert Blyleven, Sam McDowell and Walter Johnson.
Watch here: youtube.com/watch?v=0Jh5P-… pic.twitter.com/koDWZYctPL
⇲ Felix Hernandez liked my tweet, so if covid takes me, I had a good run.
(But seriously I am geeking out because my favorite baseball player liked my tweet about them!) pic.twitter.com/imPCZMGY0K
⇲ Today in MLB history:
On Mother's Day, 29 year-old Felix Hernandez becomes the fourth youngest player to strike out 2,000 batters when he whiffs A's outfielder Sam Fuld in the Mariners' 4-3 victory at Safeco Field. pic.twitter.com/WWfPEqsqNr
⇲ It really feels like Felix Hernandez will go down as one of the most under appreciated players of his era. The guy absolutely dominated for almost a decade, but did it in the baseball purgatory that is Seattle, so nobody really noticed twitter.com/MLB/status/126…
⇲ The kid, ichiro, felix Hernandez twitter.com/Mariners/statu…
⇲ Eight years ago today, these words, written by Dave Cameron, introduced an interview I did with Felix Hernandez: "We are pleased to welcome David Laurila to the FanGraphs staff."
⇲ Recently, @MLB has been uploading full classic games to YouTube. World Series Game Sevens, All-Star Games. Today, it's Felix Hernandez's perfect game youtu.be/cAB-fvukiuk
Please RT to get them to post Len Barker's 1981 perfecto and unburden me the pain I've caused my father
⇲ Felix Hernandez IP before 25th birthday: 1154.2
Randy Johnson IP after 39th birthday: 1152 pic.twitter.com/macZ1PZ2Uy
⇲ Felipe Alou, Frank Thomas, Felix Hernandez, Fransisco Liriano
@MitchyEdwards21 who you got? twitter.com/MLB/status/126…
⇲ Do you ever think about Felix Hernandez and just get so, so sad about the fact that he never made the playoffs?
⇲ Félix Hernandez is the last pitcher to throw a perfect game. people forget this twitter.com/mlb/status/126…
⇲ Felix Hernandez was the greatest player in Seattle Mariners franchise History.
⇲ People forget Eric Thames was starting in RF when Felix Hernandez threw his perfect game in 2012
⇲ Luis Castillo
Zack Greinke (look, I’d pick a Giant if they had one decent pitcher)
Felix Hernandez (I know he hasn’t officially retired yet, but close enough)
Russell Martin 😏 twitter.com/MLBRandomStats…
⇲ OF: Frank Robinson
INF: Francisco Lindor
SP: Felix Hernandez
RP: Fernando Rodney twitter.com/MLB/status/126…
⇲ Active Complete Game Leaders-
26 Justin Verlander
25 Felix Hernandez
25 Clayton Kershaw. twitter.com/bluejays/statu…
⇲ I think about Armando Galarraga's Almost-Perfect Game much more frequently than I think about Felix Hernandez's, Matt Cain's, or Dallas Braden's perfect games. twitter.com/MLByahoosports…