When a baseball stuck to the chest protector of St. Louis Cardinals’ catcher, Yadier Molina on a pitch from reliever, Brett Cecil in 2017, there was obvious concern that the baseball was somehow doctored. The event was inexplicable by the entire Cardinals’ organization as well as Major League Baseball. Perhaps
Back in 1998, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa’s home run race sparked the sport. Years later we’d learn why, but it did put a focus on what used to be “America’s Pastime”. Now fast forward to 2018 and the Cy Young race is keeping the sport afloat and I’ll explain
MLB has played a lot of exhibition games in places like Puerto Rico, Japan, and Australia. They have a lot more places targeted in the future but for now Williamsport, PA will be the next game up.
The Phillies and Mets will meet for a Sunday in-season game. Tickets aren’t available
The NFL is the #1 sport in the United States. No other sport is close. eSports isn’t a sport, so let’s leave that out. Millennials think baseball is boring and Nascar is dropping, so that leave the NBA, NHL, and Soccer. Everybody will agree that boxing isn’t in the same
Limited Edition bobblehead commemorating the Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets rivalry is now available for purchase exclusively from the National Bobblehead HOF.
MILWAUKEE, Wi., May 11, 2018 – – Today, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled an officially licensed bobblehead commemorating the NL East rivalry between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets. The
Is this a good thing? The Arizona Diamondbacks are doing it. They’re the first and they will be the model for the rest of major league baseball to see if it catches on.
In a leisurely April game this should be fine. It may speed up the game initially. Although I
Ted Simmons needed 12 votes to be inducted and he got 11. He played fewer seasons than Carlton Fisk and had more RBI and was a better hitter. He didn’t have the power and Fisk was better behind the plate but Simmons has a place in baseball history.
The eight-time All-Star
The 1901 Word Series never happened because players of the American League and National League had contract squabbles. Some of the teams mentioned in my book “Pioneers of Baseball” (release date is March 29th) were talked about. I set up a six-team tournament. They are all NL vs. AL teams.
Babe Ruth at Fenway
Back then, as the story goes, there was a get-together in the woods. A Red Sox fan, a Cub fan and a Pirate fan were there. They all wondered when their team would make it to the World Series again and decided to call on God for
In my world, I thought Noah Syndergaard was the Mets best pitcher last season. He’s already been named the opening day starter and he came into camp looking great. Oh, wait. He put on 17 pounds of muscle and now “panic city” is back.
The worry is he looks too big,