Tag Archives: MLB

  • Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn Dead at 54

    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn Dead at 54

    Baseball has lost one of it’s greatest living players. Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, one of the best pure hitters of all time, succumbed to cancer on Monday morning at the age of 54. Gwynn may have never hit more than 17 home runs in a single-season, but he hit .328 for his career, amassing […]

  • MLB Adds Some Special Effects to Yoenis Cespedes’ Historic Throw (Video)

    MLB Adds Some Special Effects to Yoenis Cespedes’ Historic Throw (Video)

    If you haven’t seen the utterly insane throw by Athletics left fielder Yoenis Cespedes that nabbed the Angels’ Howie Kendrick at home plate the other night, you must go watch that right now. Unbelievable, isn’t it? That play is going to be on MLB highlight reels forever. When A’s fans talk about it, the conversation […]

  • Yankees Draft Kenny Powers Look-Alike in 14th Round (Pic)

    Yankees Draft Kenny Powers Look-Alike in 14th Round (Pic)

    It’s not often that a pitcher selected in the 14th round of the MLB draft makes the news. However, new Yankees prospect Sean Carley isn’t just any pitcher. He’s a right-hander out of the University of West Virginia that just so happens to bear a striking resemblance to the legendary Kenny Powers. If by some […]

  • Manny Ramirez Hits 450-Foot Bomb, Flips Bat Just Like Old Times (Pic)

    Manny Ramirez Hits 450-Foot Bomb, Flips Bat Just Like Old Times (Pic)

    When former Red Sox GM and current Cubs president Theo Epstein signed Manny Ramirez to be a player-coach for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs, a lot of people thought it was a bad idea. During his career, Manny had pretty much established himself as one of the last people you’d ever want to mentor young players, […]

  • Lovable Baseball Lifer Don Zimmer Passes Away at 83

    Lovable Baseball Lifer Don Zimmer Passes Away at 83

    You won’t find many people around Major League Baseball as universally liked and respected as Don Zimmer. There are tons of better players and many better managers, but few better people. Sadly, after gracing the game of baseball with his presence for 66 years, Zimmer passed away yesterday, June 4, at the age of 83. […]