Tag Archives: baseball

  • Bryce Harper Back From the DL, Crushes Home Run in First At Bat (Video)

    Bryce Harper Back From the DL, Crushes Home Run in First At Bat (Video)

    Before the 2013 MLB season started, lots of experts were saying the Washington Nationals were the best team in baseball, and that they would win the National League East in a cakewalk. Unfortunately, real life has a way of playing havoc with predictions. The Nats have had a pretty rough year, relatively speaking. After getting […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 1st) — Joe DiMaggio

    This Day In Sports History (July 1st) — Joe DiMaggio

    It was on this day in 1941 that Joe DiMaggio tied the record with his 45th straight game with at least one hit.  DiMaggio matched the mark set by Willie Keeler of the Baltimore Orioles in 1897. DiMaggio would extend the record to an incredible 56 games, a record that still stands today and one […]

  • Jays Win 11th in a Row, Munenori Kawasaki Does Victory Dance (Video)

    Jays Win 11th in a Row, Munenori Kawasaki Does Victory Dance (Video)

    The Toronto Blue Jays entered the 2013 MLB season with the highest of expectations after making several blockbuster moves during the off-season.  But just two months in, the Jays were the owners of an embarrassing 23-32 record and many were already labeling them as the league’s biggest disappointment. And then June happened. After going 4-4 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 24th) — Steve Howe

    This Day In Sports History (June 24th) — Steve Howe

    It was on this day in 1992 that MLB commissioner Fay Vincent permanently suspended New York Yankees relief pitcher Steve Howe for repeated drug offenses. Yankees management, including Buck Showalter, Gene Michael and Jack Lawn, agreed to testify on Howe’s behalf, which angered Vincent, who threatened to expel them as well. Steve Howe became only […]

  • 11 Most Ridiculous Giveaways of the 2013 MLB Season

    11 Most Ridiculous Giveaways of the 2013 MLB Season

    When I was a kid, fan giveaways at baseball games were not especially creative. There was hat day, shirt day, bat day, and…well, that was basically it. Today things are different. People don’t just have more sports entertainment options, they have more entertainment options period. As a result, teams have gotten more and more creative […]

  • Twins Ball Boy Makes Great Leaping Catch (Video)

    Twins Ball Boy Makes Great Leaping Catch (Video)

    If you’re a ball boy for a Major League Baseball team, this is the kind of thing you dream about—making leaping catches, saving people from imminent danger, making highlight reels, and maybe getting some insanely hot chick’s digits. Well, during yesterday’s Twins-White Sox game at Target Field in Minneapolis, that dream came true for one […]

  • This Vine of Jose Bautista and Munenori Kawasaki Stretching Is Glorious (Video)

    This Vine of Jose Bautista and Munenori Kawasaki Stretching Is Glorious (Video)

    Have you found yourself wondering recently how Toronto Blue Jays hilarious utility infielder/outfielder Munenori Kawasaki stays limber while riding the pine and waiting for his chance to get in the game? Well, it’s all about the pregame stretching, apparently. And yesterday, Muno took time out of his busy pregame schedule (which I assume mostly involves […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 18th) — Billy Martin

    This Day In Sports History (June 18th) — Billy Martin

    It was on this day in 1979 that George Steinbrenner re-hired Billy Martin to manage the New York Yankees.  This was Martin’s second of an incredible five stints as manager of the Yankees. Martin first began managing New York in 1975, when he took over for the fired Bill Virdon, and led the Yankees to […]