Tag Archives: home run

  • This Day In Sports History (September 26th) — Roger Maris

    This Day In Sports History (September 26th) — Roger Maris

    It was on this day in 1961 that Roger Maris hit his 60th home run of the season, tying Babe Ruth’s record for most home runs in a single season. The 1961 season marked the first season that the MLB extended its schedule to 162 games.  Prior to the start of the season, Maris was […]

  • Check Out 6-Year-Old Baseball Phenom Spencer Conn (Video)

    Check Out 6-Year-Old Baseball Phenom Spencer Conn (Video)

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was the most-hyped baseball phenom since Dwight Gooden burst onto the scene as a 19-year-old flamethrower back in 1984. However, unlike Gooden, Harper was being touted as the “next big thing” practically from the time he was playing Little League. Thanks to the epic moonshots he hit in high school, […]

  • Fan Takes Anthony Rendon’s Homer Off the Face (Video)

    Fan Takes Anthony Rendon’s Homer Off the Face (Video)

    Every time I attend a Major League Baseball game, I can’t help but wonder how we don’t see more fans suffer injuries, or even die, from balls flying into the stands.  After all, if a professional like Twins left fielder Oswaldo Arcia can be the victim of a ball-to-the-face on a lazy fly ball, you’d […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 14th) – Toronto Blue Jays

    This Day In Sports History (September 14th) – Toronto Blue Jays

        It was on this day in 1987 that the Toronto Blue Jays hit a Major League record 10 home runs in a single game.  The Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 18-3 in a game played at Toronto’s Exhibition Stadium. Catcher Ernie Whitt would lead the charge with three home runs, while both George […]

  • Rangers Fan Catches Home Run Ball, Celebrates With Sprinkler Dance (Video)

    Rangers Fan Catches Home Run Ball, Celebrates With Sprinkler Dance (Video)

    After catching seven home run balls during the 2011 MLB season, Texas Rangers fan Trent Williams figured it was about time he begins celebrating these souvenir grabs with a sprinkler dance.  And during last night’s game between the Rangers and the Seattle Mariners, he introduced that dance to the world. In an interview with a […]

  • Ole Miss Celebrate Home Run With A Beer Shower (Video)

    Ole Miss Celebrate Home Run With A Beer Shower (Video)

    Celebrations following scoring plays have become all the rage in sports like football and soccer, and now it appears as though baseball has finally begun to catch onto the trend.  We saw evidence of that during last year’s Little League World Series, and this year it appears as though the Ole Miss student section has […]