Tag Archives: baseball

  • Ken Griffey Jr. Shows Off His Smooth Golf Swing (Video)

    Ken Griffey Jr. Shows Off His Smooth Golf Swing (Video)

    Ken Griffey Jr. was always known for having one of the sweetest swings in the history of baseball.  And for those who may have been wondering, that smooth swing at the plate does translate into an equally smooth swing at the driving range, as Griffey demonstrated while testing out his new Nike Covert 2.0 driver. Check […]

  • MLB Is Bringing Back ‘R.B.I. Baseball’ This Spring (Video)

    MLB Is Bringing Back ‘R.B.I. Baseball’ This Spring (Video)

    Well, it’s been 20 long years, but fans of classic sports video games are finally getting their wish. Come spring 2014, R.B.I. Baseball is back. For you kids out there who’ve never really known anything but MLB: The Show, the original R.B.I. Baseball came out on the original Nintendo Entertainment System in 1988, and it […]

  • Dan Le Batard Sold His Baseball Hall of Fame Vote to Deadspin

    Dan Le Batard Sold His Baseball Hall of Fame Vote to Deadspin

    As you may have heard previously, a few months back the folks over at Deadspin announced that they wanted to purchased the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot of one voter and allow their readers to vote on how to fill it out. Why? Because they believed the voting system was flawed to the point of […]

  • Yasiel Puig Gets Arrested for Speeding While Wearing Pink Shorts (Video)

    Yasiel Puig Gets Arrested for Speeding While Wearing Pink Shorts (Video)

    Many of us were already aware of the fact that Los Angeles Dodgers super-rookie Yasiel Puig was arrested in Florida on December 28 after his white Mercedes-Benz was clocked going 110 mph down the I-75.  What we weren’t aware of, however, was the fact that Puig was wearing some funky-looking pink shorts at the time. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 27th) – Barry Zito

    This Day In Sports History (December 27th) – Barry Zito

    It was on this day in 2006 that the San Francisco Giants signed free agent starting pitcher Barry Zito to a seven-year deal worth $126 million.  Zito’s contract made him the highest paid pitcher in Major League history at the time of the signing. Barry Zito had a terrific season in 2002 when he had […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 20th) — Hideo Nomo

    This Day In Sports History (December 20th) — Hideo Nomo

    It was on this day in 2001 that starting pitcher Hideo Nomo signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The signing meant a return to the organization where Nomo’s Major League career began nearly seven years earlier. Hideo Nomo’s Major League career got off to a great start, as he had a very solid […]

  • Babe Ruth Swings His Bat and His Manhood (GIF)

    Babe Ruth Swings His Bat and His Manhood (GIF)

    It’s not too rare to read about wardrobe malfunctions in sports nowadays. Let’s face it, all that strenuous physical activity is strenuous on the athletes’ clothes, as well as the athletes’ body.  So accidents are bound to happen. But how often do you get to see one featuring Babe Ruth? Full disclosure, it’s a little difficult […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 13th) — Roger Clemens

    This Day In Sports History (December 13th) — Roger Clemens

    It was on this day in 1996 that free agent starting pitcher Roger Clemens signed with the Toronto Blue Jays. Clemens signed a four-year, $40 million deal to be the ace of the Blue Jays pitching staff. Although he signed a four-year contract, Clemens lasted only two seasons in Toronto before being traded to the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 11th) — Joe DiMaggio Retires

    This Day In Sports History (December 11th) — Joe DiMaggio Retires

    It was on this day in 1951 that Joe DiMaggio announced his retirement from baseball.  The “Yankee Clipper” was 37-years-old when he made the announcement. DiMaggio played all 13 years of his prolific career with the New York Yankees (1936–1942, 1946–1951).  He would make the All-Star game during each of those seasons, and he won […]

  • Pitcher Windups on This Japanese Baseball Video Game Are Insane (Video)

    Pitcher Windups on This Japanese Baseball Video Game Are Insane (Video)

    As you may or may not already know, Japanese video games can be kind of weird. That being said, weird doesn’t even begin to describe the 1998 baseball sim 98Koshien. Koshien was a high school baseball series—yes, high school baseball—that first came out in 1989 on Nintendo. Then they released an edition for Super Nintendo, […]

  • Mariano Rivera x New Era Limited Edition Cap

    Mariano Rivera x New Era Limited Edition Cap

    To help honor the career of the greatest closing pitcher that baseball has ever seen, New Era has created a limited edition 59FIFTY Fitted Cap, called “the Mariano Rivera Exclusive.”  It features commemorative patches, a list of Mariano’s records, and the number “42″ embroidered on the back. Unfortunately for those interested in getting their hands on […]