Tag Archives: baseball

  • This Day In Sports History (March 30th) – Sammy Sosa

    This Day In Sports History (March 30th) – Sammy Sosa

    It was on this day in 1992 that the Chicago White Sox traded Sammy Sosa and pitcher Ken Patterson to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for outfielder George Bell.  Many believed that the White Sox got the better player in the deal, but over time they would be proven wrong. George Bell was an aging […]

  • 15 Bizarre Off-Field Baseball Injuries

    15 Bizarre Off-Field Baseball Injuries

    Over the course of a 162-game MLB season, the daily grind—playing 6 days a week, summer heat, red-eye flights—is going to take its toll on every player. Injuries are going to mount as guys strain obliques, tweak hamstrings, dislocate shoulders, and pull groins. There’s just no way around it. Then again, it’s not always day-to-day […]

  • Rays’ Elliot Johnson Give Us His Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    Rays’ Elliot Johnson Give Us His Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    Tim Kurkjian impersonations appear to be all the rage in Major League Baseball these days.  After watching Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia unveil his squeakiest voice during an interview with Terry Francona on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight, Elliot Johnson of the Tampa Bay Rays wanted Kurkjian to know that Arencibia wasn’t the only player in […]

  • Kate Upton Teaches Us Finger Mechanics For MLB 2K12 (Video)

    Kate Upton Teaches Us Finger Mechanics For MLB 2K12 (Video)

    There is nothing that says Kate Upton is a qualified expert when it comes to teaching the finger mechanics required to pitch a perfect game in MLB 2K12, but that wouldn’t stop most men from allowing the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Girl from teaching them a thing or two about playing around with a […]

  • 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 […]