Tag Archives: MLB

  • This Day In Sports History (March 3rd) – World Baseball Classic

    This Day In Sports History (March 3rd) – World Baseball Classic

    It was on this day in 2006 that the inaugural World Baseball Classic held its first ever games.  Two games were played on that day with South Korea beating Chinese Taipei 2-0 and Japan hammering China 18-2.  Both games were played in the Tokyo Dome. The tournament featured teams from all over the world playing […]

  • The 35 Greatest Photobombs in the History of Sports

    The 35 Greatest Photobombs in the History of Sports

    Back when every picture you took cost actual money—because you had to put this stuff called film into your camera—photobombing existed, but it was relatively rare. However, since the advent of camera phones and social media, photobombing has become a genuine fad, like skinny jeans, or the Macarena. In fact, these days, according to the Photobombing […]

  • Carl Crawford Dives Face First Into the Dirt (GIF)

    Carl Crawford Dives Face First Into the Dirt (GIF)

    There are some MLB players who appear as though they haven’t lost a single step or missed a single beat over the course of the winter break, like the Oakland Atheltics’ Josh Reddick, who was scaling walls on Wednesday like it was already midseason. But for every Josh Reddick, there’s a Carl Crawford, diving head […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 28th) — Don Mattingly

    This Day In Sports History (February 28th) — Don Mattingly

    It was on this day in 1991 that first baseman Don Mattingly was named captain of the New York Yankees.  Mattingly became the thirteenth captain in Yankees’ history. Donnie Baseball earned the honor prior to his tenth year with the team.  He began his career with the Yankees in 1982, playing for them his entire […]

  • Josh Reddick Robs Michael Morse of a Home Run Twice in One Game (Video)

    Josh Reddick Robs Michael Morse of a Home Run Twice in One Game (Video)

    We’re just one day into the MLB spring training schedule, but apparently Oakland A’s right fielder Josh Reddick is already dialed in. Yesterday, new Giants left fielder Michael Morse drilled a ball to right field on a trajectory that should have given him a home run. However, Reddick scaled the fence like Spider-Man and made […]

  • Here’s Jose Reyes Rapping With Toronto Reporters (Video)

    Here’s Jose Reyes Rapping With Toronto Reporters (Video)

    You can question whether or not Jose Reyes is the best player on the Toronto Blue Jays’ roster, what with the likes of Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion still hanging around.  But what you can’t question is whether or not he’s the best rapper on the team’s roster. He is.  And now we have the […]

  • Tracy McGrady Is Trying to Become a Professional Baseball Player (Video)

    Tracy McGrady Is Trying to Become a Professional Baseball Player (Video)

    When most NBA superstars retire they try their hand at broadcasting, or maybe they use their name recognition to attract investors to some business venture or another. Not Tracy McGrady, though. Now that this 7x All-Star and 2x NBA scoring champion is out of basketball, he’s pursuing one of his life’s biggest dreams: becoming a […]

  • According to Bob Uecker, “Major League IV” Is Probably Going to Happen

    According to Bob Uecker, “Major League IV” Is Probably Going to Happen

    Those who have been waiting for another Major League movie to come out following the disappointment of Major League: Back to the Minors will be happy to hear the following news from Bob Uecker regarding the possibility of a Major League IV movie, via Brewers Beat: “I’ll be honest with you, they’re talking about it,” […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 29th) — Baseball Hall of Fame

    This Day In Sports History (January 29th) — Baseball Hall of Fame

    It was on this day in 1936 that the Baseball Hall of Fame inducted its first members.  The five men chosen to be the first inductees were Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson. Perhaps the most notable player on this list is Ty Cobb, who holds several prestigious MLB records, including […]

  • The 17 Greatest Sports Rants of All-Time

    The 17 Greatest Sports Rants of All-Time

    Football fans across America didn’t really need another reason to root for the Broncos and against the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII. Everyone already hated the Seahawks and their fans. But apparently Richard Sherman wasn’t convince, and he wanted to be absolutely sure that his team was the most hated team in the NFL. So, […]

  • MLB Is Bringing Back ‘R.B.I. Baseball’ This Spring (Video)

    MLB Is Bringing Back ‘R.B.I. Baseball’ This Spring (Video)

    Well, it’s been 20 long years, but fans of classic sports video games are finally getting their wish. Come spring 2014, R.B.I. Baseball is back. For you kids out there who’ve never really known anything but MLB: The Show, the original R.B.I. Baseball came out on the original Nintendo Entertainment System in 1988, and it […]