Michael Jenks gets crazy on 11/11/11
Fri, 11 Nov 2011|
CSN Washington dot com. Good morning to you on this November 11 and we say thank you to all the brave men and women of our military. As we celebrate veterans day. So here we are on the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the eleventh year of this second millennium. You know number eleven is more than just a number. It's two numbers next to each other. Mind blowing up anyway here's a look at some of the best elevenths in the history of the number eleven. Through the years many athletes have -- -- number eleven hall of famers like Isaiah Thomas and Mark Messier to local legends like Elvin Hayes and -- -- it. Any sporting his number eleven while leading the bullets to there in 88 championship in 1978. And it's retired -- won't see another wizard -- number eleven. Except for when Nick Young is beside himself. -- and his eleven led the Redskins to one of three Lombardi trophies that resides at Redskins park. Hasn't really been twenty years. Practice squad wideout -- Robinson is the current owner of double don't know. Residents of next town no number eleven very well. Since joining the nationals in 2005. Ryan Zimmerman has been an all star a gold glove award winner and a two time silver slugger. But did you know he also sported the same digits when he played for the Virginia Cavaliers. Young Robert and -- hopes for the same success that his number eleven in Baltimore. Mike -- one of the most famous capitals -- number eleven it's been retired by the caps one of five NHL teams to retire the number eleven. But only four NHL players have had that number we're tired. Weight and Mark Messier eleven was retired -- the Rangers and the Oilers. The number eleven has also been retired by three NBA teams of course you remember -- with the Wizards veteran. Bullets and I say with the Pistons but do you remember Bob Davies with the Phoenix. Eleven has been retired by five teams in baseball but only one in the NFL the Giants still sit -- Matt Leinart had great success with a left. Not that Matt liner that Matt Leinart. The Oakland Raiders won Super Bowl eleven remember John Madden hoped to -- Walter Hagan has won eleven major championships third on the all time list and gear heads know Denny Hamlin drives NASCAR's number eleven. James Capel was the eleventh president you remember the Mexican American war you're welcome greater southwest. Publicly you Arizona. The eleventh amendment allows citizens to bring suit against another state and is also the First Amendment after the bill of rights and -- You might even remember Finger Eleven for their song paralyzes. And not much else. Chicken -- -- -- eleven and they're only 44 shopping days left until I was eleven pipers started piping. Side I just get really excited when talking about. Eleven. Hits and after making the most of this 111111. Because the same digit day month year phenomenon only occurs once a month for twelve straight years. Then you have to wait another 100 to see what would become a foot on 1111. 21. CSN Washington dot com.