MLB

  • This Washington Nationals Beard Is Glorious (Pics)

    This Washington Nationals Beard Is Glorious (Pics)

    As you probably know, the hipster invented the beard back in 2005. And since then, like all things the hipster knows and loves ironically—like skinny jeans, or Arcade Fire—the beard has gone mainstream and become, for the most part, totally uncool. There are a few exceptions, though. Every once in a while we’ll encounter somebody […]

  • 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 […]