Archive for the 'Retirement' Category

DRIVER IS COMING BACK TO NASCAR IN 2023

Jimmie Johnson

(Fox News/ AP) – NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson (above) pulled a
Tom Brady on the racing world. After announcing his retirement
back in 2020, he will be making his comeback as part-owner and
driver of Petty GMS in 2023. He expects to enter about five races — including the Daytona 500.

See the source image

posted by Bob Karm in AUTO RACING,CURRENT EVENTS,NASCAR,Race car driver,Retirement and have No Comments

WHEN A LOCAL RADIO LEGEND RETIRED

BARNEY KEEP RETIREMENT PARTY

BARNEY KEEP RETIREMENT SHOW IN THE OREGONIAN

posted by Bob Karm in HISTORY,NEWSPAPER,PORTLAND'S PAST,RADIO,Retirement and have No Comments

CHAMPION RACE CAR DRIVER IS RETIRING

See the source image

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is retiring from full-time racing and will
turn his focus toward spending time with family.

He figures his future schedule will include no more than
10 bucket-list events, but the 47-year-old had no idea
Monday what that schedule will look like. He turned
47 September 17th.

See the source image

See the source image

posted by Bob Karm in AUTO RACING,Awards,CURRENT EVENTS,HISTORY,NASCAR,Retirement and have No Comments

THE BAMBINO RETIRED ON THIS DAY IN 1936

See the source image

See the source image
George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr.
(February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948)

On June 2, 1935, Babe Ruth, one of the greatest players in the
history of baseball, ended his Major League playing career after
22 seasons, 10 World Series and 714 home runs.

The following year, Ruth, a larger-than-life figure whose name
became synonymous with baseball, was one of the first five
players inducted into the sport’s hall of fame.

See the source image

See the source image

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Baseball,Hall of Fame,HISTORY,Retirement and have No Comments

“HIS AIRNESS” PLAYED LAST GAME IN 2003

On this day 16 years ago, Michael Jordan played his last NBA game | RSN

Michael Jordan's NBA career after The Last Dance explained | Radio Times

Michael Jordan's top 5 games on the Wizards to commemorate his birthday |  RSN

Top Moments: Michael Jordan returns to NBA at age 38 | NBA.com

On April 16, 2003, arguably the greatest player to ever step
foot on a basketball court retired for the third and final time.

After 15 seasons in the league and six NBA championships, Michael Jordan walked off the hardwood floor for the last
time.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Basketball,HISTORY,Retirement and have No Comments