Tag Archives: MLB

  • This Day In Sports History (October 8th) — Don Larsen

    This Day In Sports History (October 8th) — Don Larsen

    It was on this day in 1956 that New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen pitched a perfect game in Game 5 of the World Series.  Larsen’s perfect game remains the only perfect game thrown in post-season baseball history. The 1956 World Series was a battle of New York, as the Yankees took on the Brooklyn […]

  • Pittsburgh Hospital Dresses Newborn Babies in Pirates Gear (Photos)

    Pittsburgh Hospital Dresses Newborn Babies in Pirates Gear (Photos)

    In an attempt to ensure that the youngest generation of Pittsburghers don’t have to wait their entire lives to celebrate postseason baseball, the people at St. Clair Hospital have been dressing every newborn baby in Pittsburgh Pirates gear.  And it is undoubtedly the cutest thing we’ve seen thus far from any of the MLB’s playoff […]

  • 9 Most Memorable One-Game Playoffs And Tie Breakers In MLB History

    9 Most Memorable One-Game Playoffs And Tie Breakers In MLB History

    “One-game playoff” or “tie-breaker?” The nomenclature here can get a little confusing, so let’s clear things up before we get into the best examples in baseball history. However, because either term is basically an instance of the regular season failing us (How DARE you, regular season?), the device can be a little convoluted. All one-game […]

  • 15 Players to Watch During the 2013 MLB Postseason

    15 Players to Watch During the 2013 MLB Postseason

    The 2013 Major League Baseball Postseason gets underway tonight with the first of the two Wild Card games. How is it all going to play out? That’s a tough question to answer any year, but this year it’s pretty much impossible. The Red Sox look great, but pretty much every team could take the whole […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 1st) – Ichiro Suzuki

    This Day In Sports History (October 1st) – Ichiro Suzuki

    It was on this day in 2004 that Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki recorded his 258th base hit of the season.  Ichiro broke the 84-year-old record, which was previously held by first baseman George Sisler of the St. Louis Browns. Ichiro tied the record in the first inning, singling off of Texas Rangers starter Ryan […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 30th) — Mike Witt

    This Day In Sports History (September 30th) — Mike Witt

    It was on this day in 1984 that California Angels pitcher Mike Witt threw the eleventh perfect game in Major League history.  Witt’s Angels defeated the Texas Rangers 1-0 in a game played at Arlington Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Witt’s perfect game came on the final day of the season as he thoroughly dominated the […]

  • 9 Reasons Why Baseball Fans Do Not Like Bud Selig

    9 Reasons Why Baseball Fans Do Not Like Bud Selig

    Yesterday it was announced that Allan Huber “Bud” Selig, the commissioner of Major League Baseball since 1992, will be retiring at the end of the 2014 season. This is big news. While Bud probably will not get the kind of year-long retirement celebration that Mariano Rivera got, a lot of good things happened in the […]

  • Twins TV Broadcasters Smooch on Kiss Cam (Video + GIF)

    Twins TV Broadcasters Smooch on Kiss Cam (Video + GIF)

    We rarely see any noteworthy kiss cam moments that aren’t staged anymore. As soon as teams realized they could get a little viral publicity by orchestrating unique or shocking kiss cam moments, pretty much everything has been fake. However, there are a few exceptions, and the hilarious kiss cam moment we saw last night during the Twins-Indians […]

  • Mariano Rivera Got a Touching Sendoff at Yankee Stadium Last Night (Video)

    Mariano Rivera Got a Touching Sendoff at Yankee Stadium Last Night (Video)

    When you retire after a long, successful career built upon the best single pitch the game of baseball has probably ever seen, you get a pretty nice sendoff. Such is the case with Mariano Rivera. Sunday was “Mariano Rivera Day” at Yankee Stadium, with a pre-game ceremony featuring tributes from legends and a performance of […]