Tag Archives: MLB

  • Grown Man Steamrolls Kid for Souvenir Baseball at Pirates Game (Video)

    Grown Man Steamrolls Kid for Souvenir Baseball at Pirates Game (Video)

    People will do just about anything to get their hands on a souvenir baseball at a Major League Baseball game.  They’ll leap into bushes, put their children in harm’s way, dive over railings, or even steamroll a child if it means grabbing even the most meaningless ball that makes its way into the stands during […]

  • Evan Gattis Home Run Ball Hits Fan…Again (Video)

    Evan Gattis Home Run Ball Hits Fan…Again (Video)

    If you find yourself at a Major League Baseball game in which the Atlanta Braves are playing, you’re going to want to be extra careful when catcher/left fielder Evan Gattis is at the plate. The dude has a penchant for hitting fans with home run balls. On Sunday night in Philadelphia he hit the longest […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 12th) — Carl Yastrzemski

    This Day In Sports History (September 12th) — Carl Yastrzemski

     It was on this day in 1979 that Carl Yastrzemski hit his 3,000th career hit.  He became the fifteenth player in Major League history to reach that milestone. Carl Yastrzemski  played his entire 23-year baseball career with the Boston Red Sox, accumulating a total of 3,419 hits thanks to a .285 career batting average.  On […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 11th) — Pete Rose

    This Day In Sports History (September 11th) — Pete Rose

    It was on this day in 1985 that Pete Rose recorded the 4,192nd hit of his Major League career, passing Ty Cobb for the all-time lead. One night after going hitless, Rose would get his record-breaking hit, as he recorded a single to left-center-field off San Diego pitcher Eric Snow in his first at bat […]

  • Chris Davis Pulls His Own Version of the Hidden Ball Trick (Video)

    Chris Davis Pulls His Own Version of the Hidden Ball Trick (Video)

    Whenever Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis has come to the plate this season, balls have ended up all over the place—right field, left field, center field, bleachers, upper deck. You name the spot and he’s probably put a ball there, because that’s what happens when you hit 49 home runs. However, on Monday night, Davis […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 6th) – Cal Ripken Jr.

    This Day In Sports History (September 6th) – Cal Ripken Jr.

     It was on this day in 1995 that Cal Ripken Jr. played in his 2,131st consecutive game, setting a new Major League record.  Ripken eclipsed the mark that was previously held by Lou Gehrig. After the Angels’ half of the fifth inning, the game was considered official and Cal had broken the record.  He did […]

  • Canadian Baseball Fans Are Pretty Awesome (Video)

    Canadian Baseball Fans Are Pretty Awesome (Video)

    You can take the boy out of Canada, but you can’t take Canada out of the boy. Such is the lesson Fox Sports Arizona reporter Jody Jackson learned last night. During the interleague game between the Diamondbacks and Toronto Blue Jays at Chase Field, someone in the Fox Sports production room noticed four guys dressed […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 3rd) — Bobby Thigpen

    This Day In Sports History (September 3rd) — Bobby Thigpen

    It was on this day in 1990 that Chicago White Sox closer Bobby Thigpen set the record for most saves in a single season.  Thigpen recorded his 47th save of the season to pass Dave Righetti’s old record of 46. In the two years prior to breaking the record (1988, 1989) Thigpen showed a lot […]

  • Camera Flash on Cell Phone Delays Major League Baseball Game (Video)

    Camera Flash on Cell Phone Delays Major League Baseball Game (Video)

    Smartphones can do so many amazing things. They can send emails and texts, take videos and pictures, and provide access to the unlimited information out there on the internet. Oh, and apparently they can also delay a Major League Baseball game. Last night in Tampa, during the game between the Rays and Angels of Greater […]