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  • Umpire Gives Most Over-the-Top Strikeout Calls Ever (Video)

    Umpire Gives Most Over-the-Top Strikeout Calls Ever (Video)

    Being an umpire in what appears to be a rural high school league is probably not the most glamorous gig. Angry parents yell at you, it’s hot, and you’re relatively anonymous. Well, this umpire is anything but anonymous. In an exhibition that harkens back to Leslie Nielsen’s undercover umpire duty in The Naked Gun, this guy […]

  • El Paso Chihuahuas Introduce Greatest Jerseys in History of Sports (Pic)

    El Paso Chihuahuas Introduce Greatest Jerseys in History of Sports (Pic)

    I’ve seen a lot of wacky minor league baseball promotions in my day, but this one is right there at the top amongst my favorites. On August 3, the El Paso Chihuahuas, triple-A affiliates of the San Diego Padres, are holding their second annual “Bark at the Park”—which in itself is not very original, since […]

  • 9 Predictions for the Rest of the MLB Season

    9 Predictions for the Rest of the MLB Season

    We’re at a very conspicuous halfway point in the MLB season (the All-Star break), so it’s time to take a look around and survey where we’ve been, and more importantly, where we’re going. And while we can’t know much of anything for sure, considering we’ve got 81 games, then a lot of playoffs before it […]