What one question would you ask Roger Clemens?

The Sports Chowdah is bringing Roger Clemens to Bangor Saturday March 16. Tim Throckmorton and I will be hosting the event. I’m not going to bluff you; I’m pretty darn fired up to spend ninety minutes on stage with the Rocket. He is one of the greatest pitchers in the more than 100 year history of Major League Baseball.

He’s very entertaining and often candid on stage and he will talk about almost any topic.


Let’s get it out there right now. He’s not flying from Houston to snowy Bangor, Maine to talk about alleged PED use or testifying in front of Congress. So, I’m not going to ask him about it. Tim isn’t. And you aren’t either.

So now that we have that elephant out of the room, what would you like to hear him discuss?

How about being the first pitcher to strike out 20 batters in a game? And of course he did it twice.

Does he think he will be in the Hall of Fame someday?

He threw the pitch near Manny Rameriz that started the brawl where Pedro tossed Zimmer to the ground.

When will his number be retired at Fenway?

He is playing lots of golf these days.

What’s it like to follow the careers of his two sons who are playing pro baseball.

Will he ever coach or manage someday?

He played for four teams. Which did he enjoy most?

Would he have even more strikeouts if he played today?

What did he really say to the umpire that got him tossed out of the 1990 playoff game in Oakland?

Did he really believe in the curse of the Bambino when he was in Boston after 1986?

See what I mean? So many topics. Shoot your question along to me in an email at jeff@sportschowdah.com.

I just might ask the Rocket and I’ll say it came from you.

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Jeff Solari

About Jeff Solari

Jeff Solari is the president and founder of the Sports Chowdah, Maine’s only free, weekly sports e mail newsletter. Recently, the Mount Desert Island native was the co-host of "The Drive" on 92.9 FM in Bangor.