Tag Archives: MLB

  • 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 […]

  • Evan Longoria Blindfolded Himself With His Own Helmet (GIFs)

    Evan Longoria Blindfolded Himself With His Own Helmet (GIFs)

    It’s hard enough to hit a Major League fastball when you have full use of both your eyes. I can’t even imagine what it would be like to stand at the plate and only be able to hear the ball wiz by you. Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria knows what it’s like, though. […]

  • Brewers and Braves Brawl Following Carlos Gomez Homer (Video)

    Brewers and Braves Brawl Following Carlos Gomez Homer (Video)

    Milwaukee Brewers All-Star center fielder Carlos Gomez knows how to hold a grudge. Back on June 23, he got hit in the knee by a fastball from Atlanta Braves pitcher Paul Maholm, and he never let it go. So on September 25, when he crushed an off-speed pitch from Maholm for a long home run […]

  • Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Day at Yankee Stadium Was a Huge Disaster (Pics)

    Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Day at Yankee Stadium Was a Huge Disaster (Pics)

    Yesterday was Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Day at Yankee Stadium, which would have been a hugely popular promotion under normal circumstances. However, the circumstances aren’t exactly normal for the Yankees or their fans. For one thing, Rivera, the greatest closer of all-time, is retiring at the end of this week. For another thing, the Yankees will not […]

  • 11 Creepiest Mascots in Major League Baseball

    11 Creepiest Mascots in Major League Baseball

    Not long ago, we took a look at the creepiest mascots in college football. Today, however, baseball is on our brains. The 2013 season now in its final week, and the playoffs are just over the horizon. So why not take a look at the creepiest mascots in MLB? On the whole, the creepiness factor […]