Tag Archives: baseball

  • This Day In Sports History (August 17th) – Lou Gehrig

    This Day In Sports History (August 17th) – Lou Gehrig

    It was on this day in 1933 that Lou Gehrig played in his 1,308th consecutive game.  Gehrig surpassed the mark set by shortstop Everett Scott, who established the record in 1925. There were a few instances during the streak where Gehrig came awfully close to missing a game.  In 1933, Lou was struck in the […]

  • Fan Dies of a Heart Attack at Blue Jays Game

    Fan Dies of a Heart Attack at Blue Jays Game

    If there’s any good that can come from a tragic and untimely death, it’s that one family’s loss can remind the rest of us to keep things in perspective. Sports are a lot of fun. They help us take our minds off real life for a while, and that is invaluable. However, there is a […]

  • Torii Hunter KO’s Umpire During Play At The Plate (Video)

    Torii Hunter KO’s Umpire During Play At The Plate (Video)

    This year hasn’t been a kind one for baseball umpires.  Thus far they’ve had to absorb abuse from a variety of different individuals in a variety of different manners, from being hit with bats, helmets and balls, to withstanding the intense verbal abuse of an angry coach. And now we have another form of abuse […]

  • Charlie Sheen Throws Out The Opening Pitch At The Rogers Centre (Video)

    Charlie Sheen Throws Out The Opening Pitch At The Rogers Centre (Video)

    It has been approximately 18 years since Charlie Sheen was throwing fastballs down the plate as Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn in the movie, Major League II. And judging by the footage, it appears as though Sheen has lost his touch, as teh 46-year-old actors couldn’t hit the broadside of a barn with his opening pitch […]

  • Texas Rangers Fan Challenges Food Vendor to a Dance-Off (Video)

    Texas Rangers Fan Challenges Food Vendor to a Dance-Off (Video)

    Since the mid-60s, when the Mets introduced baseball’s first mascot, Mr. Met, most teams have tried to provide their fans with some form of non-baseball-related entertainment at the ballpark for when the game itself gets a little boring. But recently, some teams have really taken this stuff to a whole new level. They don’t just […]