Tag Archives: baseball

  • This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    It was on this day in 1978 that the Phillie Phanatic made his first ever appearance as the official mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies. The idea for the Phillie Phanatic was created by Dennis Lehman in 1977, as he felt the team needed to abandon “Philadelphia Phil” and “Philadelphia Phillis”, and replace them with a […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 23rd) — New York Mets

    This Day In Sports History (April 23rd) — New York Mets

    It was on this day in 1962 that the New York Mets earned their first franchise win.  After losing the first nine games of the season, the Mets would finally get their first win by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1 in a game played at Forbes Field. The 1962 New York Mets were one of […]

  • Mike Napoli Mangles His Finger on Head-First Slide into Second (GIF + Pic)

    Mike Napoli Mangles His Finger on Head-First Slide into Second (GIF + Pic)

    Last week, Los Angeles Angels superstar Josh Hamilton taught us all a very important lesson about sliding into a base head-first, and that lesson was don’t do it. Hamilton tore a ligament in his left thumb while sliding head-first, and now the Halos will be without their $17 million left fielder for 4-6 weeks. Unfortunately […]

  • Shocked Brewers Baby is Adorable (GIF)

    Shocked Brewers Baby is Adorable (GIF)

    With a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, the Milwaukee Brewers have now won nine straight games and they own an MLB-best 10-2 record on the season. That has me in shock, it probably has you in shock, and it definitely has this Brewers baby in shock. Check him out: I would have […]