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.
Los Angeles will be 21 degrees over the usual high this time of the year for Game 1 of the 2017 World Series. 100 vs. 79. It might be 95 degrees to start the game. This could be a problem for the pitchers. The game will start at 5:09PM local
“A man of great gentleness and dignity” –on his Plaque in Monument Park
“He deserves credit and where would I be without him? Phew! He can give me a job in the outfield and he can catch, too. Good kid, too. He's good.”—Casey Stengel
With all the newspaper headlines today documenting angst
Every decade or so Major League Baseball gets a shot in the arm and that revitalizes the sport. Once upon a time it was the “Great American Home Run Chase” and now it’s the 112th edition of the World Series that’s doing it again.
Detractors will say it’s the matchup,
With the 2016 World Series kicking off today, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 112th World Series By The Numbers infographic to go along with its report on 2016's Best Baseball Cities.
To determine the best places to be a fan of America’s second most followed sport, WalletHub compared the
Throughout the long history of baseball there have been poignant, exciting, dramatic moments. But very few can compare to what happened on October 3, 1951 at the old Polo Grounds in New York City.
Some refer to that time as "The Miracle at Coogan's Bluff." Others, especially in Brooklyn, call
The New York Mets have taken their fans on a very bumpy ride this season. With their 5-3 win over the Phillies they clinched a home Wild Card berth. Mets fans have seen better and they’ve seen much worse. Some thought they were done. I never said that but I
When you’re at a Mets Father’s Day Game the horrific thought of a no-hitter being tossed by the opposition creeps into your mind. The Jim Bunning 1964 “perfect game” predates most of us yet we know of the horror. Well yesterday I felt like that was possible. Braves starter, Julio
Noah Syndergaard throws harder per fastball (97.1 MPH), on average, than any hurler in baseball. That’s a fact. He adds that to the Mets fine hard throwing staff of Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, and Steven Matz. They have youth, not a ton of experience, zero playoff experience before this season,