What Happened to Wilton Guerrero in 1998?

Blog Post Cover Showing Wilton Guerrero Awaiting his At-Bat as a Member of The Montreal Expos

Wilton Guerrero split time between the L.A. Dodgers and Montreal Expos during the 1998 season. The Dodgers traded him with Jonny Tucker, Peter Bergeron, and Ted Lilly to the Expos in exchange for Hiram Bocachica, Mark Grudzielanek, and Carlos Perez. The trade reunited Wilton with his younger brother Vladimir, who would enjoy a Hall of … Read more

What Happened to Rey Ordóñez in 1998?

Rey Ordóñez' Glove

Rey Ordóñez struggled at the plate in 1998, per usual, but earned his second consecutive gold glove award. The human highlight-reel shortstop hit .246 with a .278 OBP and .299 SLG%. While pundits regularly criticized his offensive performance, Ordóñez contributed 15 sacrifice hits, which was 2nd in Major League Baseball. The 98′ Mets finished 88-74, … Read more

Top 10 NBA Shooting Guards in 1998

Best NBA Shooting Guards 1998

Who were the best NBA shooting guards in 1998? Circa 98 takes a closer look: 1) Michael Jordan The GOAT enjoyed another great season in 1997-1998, culminating in his sixth NBA Championship and Finals MVP Award. MJ averaged 28.7 points per game in his age 34 season (led the league) while making All-NBA 1st team … Read more

What Happened to James Jett in 1998 (w/40 Time)

James Jett

In this post from Circa 98, we will tell you what happened to James Jett in 1998. In the ’98 season, James Jett started in all 16 games. His 45 receptions and 882 yards provided a spark for the Oakland franchise. Flanked by Hall of Famer Tim Brown, Jett set a career-high in receiving yards … Read more

Top 10 MLB Center Fielders (CF) in 1998

Best MLB Center Fielders 1998

Who were the top 10 MLB center fielders during the 1998 Season? Circa 98 examines: 1) Ken Griffey Jr. Many will consider this a controversial pick because Jr. clearly declined defensively in 1998. However, when you hit 56 home runs with 146 RBI’s and 20 SB’s, you are going to get the benefit of the … Read more

Top 10 NBA Point Guards in 1998

Best NBA Point Guards 1998 Cover

Who were the top 10 NBA point guards in 1998? Circa 98 examines: 1) Gary Payton Although it is not considered the best regular season of his career (96 or 2000 is), Payton started all 82 games for the Seattle SuperSonics, leading them, along with Vin Baker, to a 61-21 record, the 2nd best in … Read more

What Happened to Alex Ochoa in 1998?

Alex Ochoa (MLB Player Cover)

Alex Ochoa endured the worst year of his Major League career in 1998. Having been traded by The New York Mets to the Minnesota Twins in December 1997 (in exchange for Rich Becker), Ochoa was considered a high-upside player who, while coming off of a down year, was just one season removed from an excellent … Read more

What Happened to Tracy McGrady in 1998?

Tracy McGrady (Blog Cover) With Post Title and Picture of McGrady

Tracy McGrady, otherwise known as T-Mac, was not a household name in 1998. Instead, McGrady was entering his 2nd season with The Toronto Raptors after being drafted 9th overall just one year earlier. In his rookie season (the 1997-1998 season), Mcgrady averaged 7.0 PPG and 4.2 RPG while starting 17 of the 64 games he … Read more