"People want me to do things, be a certain way and that's not going to happen. I'm going to be Albert Belle."
Welcome to Ultimate Albert Belle, the first (and only) website dedicated to retired baseball star Albert Belle. This website is not official and I am not associated with Albert Belle. Hope you enjoy your stay!
NEWS » All 2013 News
March 19, 2014
Albert Belle recently attended a Cleveland Indians vs. Arizona Diamondbacks spring training matchup in Scottsdale, AZ on March 11th. He did a guest spot for SportsTime Ohio during the game and talked about how he is comfortably retired and living in North Scottsdale where he is a stay-at-home dad for his four daughters, who range in age from 4 to 13. "I didn't realize kids were a lot of hard work," he said. He also talked about watching the Indians on the MLB package but the extent of his involvement with baseball is usually one Indians spring training game a year. He is considering coming to Goodyear, AZ for a game before the end of spring training. (source: Akron Beacon Journal)
March 6, 2014
Bugs And Cranks has posted an interview with Albert Belle where he discusses everything from the 1995 MVP he was denied, why he did not like talking to the media before games, why he called Peter Angelos an idiot, and his current golf game. Check it out!
August 25, 2013
Wishing Albert Belle a happy birthday today!
May 24, 2013
Sorry that I am a bit late in posting these next two links!
First, Albert Belle bobblehead day is approaching! It is a little over a week away and Clevescene.com has a preview of what the bobblehead looks like.
Second, Albert gave an interview to CSN Chicago last month where he talked about his competitiveness during his career, the corked bat incident, the media, Peter Angelos, and the end of his career. You can read quotes from that interview at CSNChicago.com.
April 1, 2013
This article recently posted on mlb.com confirms that Albert will unfortunately not be able to attend his bobblehead night on June 1 at Progressive Field due to a schedule conflict with his daughters' dance recital. Family first! Indians senior vice president of public relations Bob DiBiasio also revealed that Albert suggested the pose for the bobblehead:
Belle's bobblehead, per his request, will feature the power-hitting maestro pointing to his bicep, as he did during the 1995 American League Division Series after Red Sox manager Kevin Kennedy questioned whether Belle had corked his bat.
"Albert had been emailing me the last couple of years saying, 'Where's my bobblehead? How come I don't have a bobblehead?'" DiBiasio said. "He was the one who said, 'It has to be the pose from the Boston Red Sox game.'"
Belle, relishing the role of stay-at-home dad, is not expected to be in attendance on his bobblehead day, June 1, because his daughters have a dance recital.
DiBiasio describes the bobblehead in this YouTube clip as well.
February 18, 2013
Albert Belle bobblehead night is coming! The first 10,000 fans to attend the June 1st game vs. Tampa Bay will receive the bobblehad, which will feature Albert Belle flexing his bicep in the famous pose he struck during the 1995 playoffs against Boston when Red Sox manager Kevin Kennedy asked the umpires to check his bat for cork. No word yet on if Belle will attend the game.