Tag Archives: baseball

  • Brewers’ Jean Segura Struck in the Head by Ryan Braun’s Bat (Video)

    Brewers’ Jean Segura Struck in the Head by Ryan Braun’s Bat (Video)

    Baseball is a game full of potential hazards, from stray foul balls to collisions with walls and other players. At Saturday night’s match-up between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs, Brewers shortstop Jean Segura witnessed another hazard: A teammate’s poorly timed practice swing. In the Brewers dugout, Ryan Braun was haphazardly swinging his bat […]

  • 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 […]