Tag Archives: baseball

  • 9 Ballplayers Struck by the MLB Home Run Derby Curse

    9 Ballplayers Struck by the MLB Home Run Derby Curse

    Have you ever heard of the Home Run Derby curse? It’s the idea that, after players compete in the derby prior to the Midsummer Classic, their production drops off in the second half of the season. And it’s not a myth. It’s a real, measurable phenomenon. Since 2000, the batting average, on-base percentage, and especially […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 15th) — Safeco Field

    This Day In Sports History (July 15th) — Safeco Field

    It was on this day in 1999 that Safeco Field opened in Seattle, Washington.  The Seattle Mariners would go on to lose their first ever game at Safeco Field to the San Diego Padres by a score of 3-2. Safeco Field is home to a very unique retractable roof.  Unlike other retractable roofs that cover […]

  • The 13 Best MLB Cheerleading Squads of 2013

    The 13 Best MLB Cheerleading Squads of 2013

    I know what you’re thinking—”there are no cheerleaders in Major League Baseball”—but you’re wrong. Baseball teams have cheerleaders. They may not wear the skimpy outfits that the cheerleaders where in the NFL, NBA, or even the NHL; they may not always perform choreographed numbers; and they may not call them cheerleaders. But those girls who stand on the […]

  • Behold the Worst Bunt Attempt in Baseball History (GIF)

    Behold the Worst Bunt Attempt in Baseball History (GIF)

    I don’t know much about Japanese baseball, but I have seen the 1992 classic Mr. Baseball, starring Tom Selleck. And if that movie is correct, then Japanese baseball players are extremely loyal to their teams, always willing to subjugate their personal self-interest for the greater good. This explains the bunt attempt you are about to […]

  • Watch One of the Jonas Brothers Suck at Baseball (Video)

    Watch One of the Jonas Brothers Suck at Baseball (Video)

    Hey, remember the Jonas Brothers? They were that boy band that caused all those pre-teen girl shopping mall riots a few years back because they all took virginity pledges, or something like that. Well, apparently some people still consider the Jonas Brothers to be “celebrities,” and one of them was invited to partake in the […]