Last August the baseball world was saddened when Prince Fielder announced his early retirement from baseball as the result of recurring neck injuries. However, so far the former slugger appears to be acclimating just fine to his post-baseball life. A few weeks ago Fielder announced that he and his wife, Chanel Fielder, would be hosting […]
It’s now been six months since Prince Fielder tearfully announced that a second spinal fusion surgery meant he would be forced to retire from baseball at the age of 32, and it sounds like the guy is doing just fine. In an interview with Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Fielder seems to be making peace with the sudden ending of… Read more...
Prince Fielder might be done with baseball, but his stay in the public spotlight will continue post-retirement. In a wide-ranging interview with Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, Fielder discussed his future away from the game. When askedShow More Summary
“It’s good TV.”
Prince Fielder may have had to prematurely walk away from baseball due to constant injuries, but that hasn’t kept him from what appears to be a new post-baseball passion: giving lap dances during Vegas shows. The giant slugger was in Sin City at a show called Absinthe when he was brought onstage to shake his […]
What does Prince Fielder do now that his baseball playing days are over? Give lap dances, of course!! The former home run machine competed in a lap dance contest at the Absinthe Show in Las Vegas Thursday night... and it's clear Fielder…
Longevity seemed like it was always going to be an issue with Prince's body type and while an iron man of sorts for the bulk of his career, he'd already been in decline - his slugging percentage had dropped from 2011-2013 while he was limited to 42 games in 2014. Show More Summary
Pitcher C.C. Sabathia, a friend and former teammate of Fielder, said of his swing: “It looked violent, but it was really skilled.”
The careers of two huge names in baseball, the Texas Rangers' Prince Fielder and New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, came to their respective conclusions this week. Qualifying the careers of both will certainly be a popular topic in baseball...Show More Summary
Prince Fielder said goodbye to baseball due to a neck injury.
Rangers slugger Prince Fielder has been forced to retire from baseball at age 32. Fielder, who has been struggling at the plate this year, recently underwent his second spinal fusion surgery in the last three years, and doctors have told him that he is no longer physically capable of playing baseball. Show More Summary
When Prince Fielder announced his retirement from baseball on Wednesday, a reporter asked a question that shouldn’t have been asked.
Thursday’s Say Hey, Baseball recognizes the absurdity of the AL East division race, as well as Prince Fielder’s retirement and Carlos Gomez’s DFA. Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
Fielder, the Texas Rangers slugger, wept Wednesday as he said that health issues were forcing him to end his 12-season major league career.
Texas Rangers power-hitter Prince Fielder bid an emotional goodbye to baseball on Wednesday due to neck ailments.
Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder wept Wednesday while announcing the end of his 12-season career because of health issues. Fielder, 32, wore a neck brace 12 days after his second cervical fusion in two years. His two young sons sat at the podium, mostly with their heads down and shedding tears,...
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Prince Fielder wiped away tears, pointed to his two sons sitting next to him and talked about being in big league clubhouses since he was their age.
With his sons, Jadyn and Haven, by his side and his Texas Rangers teammates in attendance, a choked-up Prince Fielder announced Wednesday that his 12-year playing career is over after he underwent a second season-ending neck surgery last month. “The doctors told me that with two spinal fusions, I can’t play major league baseball anymore,” Fielder, 32, said. […]
Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder officially announced his retirement at a press conference in Arlington on Wednesday, fighting back tears at the end of a 12-year career. Wearing a neck brace after neck surgery, Fielder was very emotional...Show More Summary