Tag Archives: baseball

  • This Day In Sports History (February 9th) — Satchel Paige

    This Day In Sports History (February 9th) — Satchel Paige

    It was on this day in 1971 that Satchel Paige became the first player from the Negro-League to be elected into the Baseball Hall Of Fame. Paige was unanimously chosen to be the first Negro-Leaguer in the Hall due to his pitching dominance during the 30’s and 40’s. Paige was a superstar and the Negro-League’s […]

  • Cleveland Has Signed Lebron!

    Cleveland Has Signed Lebron!

    There will be a Lebron playing in Cleveland this year.  However, the Lebron we are speaking of is not LeBron James, and the team is not the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Instead, the Lebron we are referring to is Willy Lebron, a 32-year-old baseball player that was signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league deal […]

  • Cubs Pillow Makes Daughter Cry On Christmas (Video)

    Cubs Pillow Makes Daughter Cry On Christmas (Video)

    Do you hate your child?  I mean really hate them?  Do you hate them enough to want to see them drown in a pool of their own tears?  If so, we just might have the perfect prank for you. It comes via a Chicago mother, who gave her White Sox-loving daughter, Mya, a Chicago Cubs […]

  • Yorvit Torrealba Suspended In Venezuela For Punching Umpire In Face (Video)

    Yorvit Torrealba Suspended In Venezuela For Punching Umpire In Face (Video)

    It appears as though Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba is still upset about losing the 2011 World Series to the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games.  And he is taking his anger out on the Venezuelan umpires. While playing for the Caracas Lions of Venezuela’s professional baseball league during the MLB offseason, Torrealba had some […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 10th) – Wiilie Mays

    This Day In Sports History (November 10th) – Wiilie Mays

    It was on this day in 1965 that San Francisco Giants center fielder Willie Mays was named as the National League’s regular season Most Valuable Player.  This was the second M.V.P. for Mays, who also won the award in 1954. Willie Mays had many great years in his Hall of Fame career, but 1965 may […]

  • 9 Most Unlikely World Series MVPs

    9 Most Unlikely World Series MVPs

    The 2011 World Series is in full swing, with the Rangers headed back to St. Louis for Game 6 with a 3-2 series lead over the Cardinals thanks to a huge 4-2 victory last night. And in such a tightly contested series—it looks like we have a pretty decent shot at a Game 7 for […]

  • 13 Greatest Postseason Upsets In MLB History

    13 Greatest Postseason Upsets In MLB History

    The last night of 2011 MLB season was perhaps the most thrilling five hours in the history of professional sports. Consequently, some people may have thought the 2011 MLB Postseason would be a letdown. But not us. We here at Total Pro Sports predicted this year’s playoffs would be thrilling, and so far they have […]

  • Dee Gordon Is Rod Barajas’ Little Baby (GIF)

    Dee Gordon Is Rod Barajas’ Little Baby (GIF)

    At the tender age of 23, Dee Gordon is the Los Angeles Dodgers’ little baby, and he has been treated as such by veteran catcher Rob Barajas. Throughout the month of September, Gordon and Barajas have been taking part in a pre-game ritual that begins with a few hand slaps and ends with Barajas cradling […]

  • 9 Reasons Why This Could Be The Best MLB Post-Season Ever

    9 Reasons Why This Could Be The Best MLB Post-Season Ever

    The 2011 MLB playoffs kick off tonight, with the Texas Rangers hosting the Tampa Bay Rays followed by the New York Yankees hosting the Detroit Tigers. This year, however, the biggest question going into October isn’t so much, “who will win the World Series,” but instead, “is there any way the playoffs can be half […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 29th) – Maddux Brothers

    This Day In Sports History (September 29th) – Maddux Brothers

    It was on this day in 1986 that Greg Maddux faced his brother Mike Maddux, as the Chicago Cubs took on the Philadelphia Phillies.  This marked the first and only time in Major League history that two rookie brothers started against each other. Greg would easily out-duel his older brother and pick up the win.  […]

  • Taiwanese Man Drops His Daughter To Catch A Foul Ball (Video)

    Taiwanese Man Drops His Daughter To Catch A Foul Ball (Video)

    Is it really worth dropping your daughter and possibly injuring her in an effort to catch a foul ball at a baseball game?  Previous videos have proven that in America, some parents will answer that question with a “yes.”  Now we have footage proving that the same can be said about baseball fans/parents in Taiwan. […]

  • 9 Most Epic Collapses In MLB History

    9 Most Epic Collapses In MLB History

    If you’re a baseball fan, then you are probably aware that the Boston Red Sox are hanging on for dear life in the American League Wild Card standings. On September 1, Boston was 8 ½ games ahead of Tampa Bay. Today, their lead over the Rays is just 1 lousy game. But Boston is not […]

  • 9 Reasons Why Mariano Rivera Is The Greatest Closer Of All Time

    9 Reasons Why Mariano Rivera Is The Greatest Closer Of All Time

    Any day now, 41-year-old New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is going to break the all-time saves record. Now, personally, I don’t think the “save” should be as big a deal as it is. One guy gets a “save” after coming on in the bottom of the eight with the bases loaded, nobody out, and […]

  • 9 Smartest Players In Major League Baseball

    9 Smartest Players In Major League Baseball

    The world of professional sports is probably the one place in life where being smart won’t help you get ahead. Just ask the 9 baseball players listed here. They’re probably the smartest guys in Major League Baseball, and I bet every one of them will tell you that their intelligence has more often been a […]