Tag Archives: MLB

  • This Day In Sports History (August 10th) – Billy Martin

    This Day In Sports History (August 10th) – Billy Martin

    It was on this day in 1986 that the New York Yankees retired the #1 formerly worn by Billy Martin.  Martin also had a plaque dedicated to him at Monument Park in Yankee Stadium. Billy Martin spent his first eight years as a player playing second base for the Yankees.  After being traded to Kansas […]

  • Jeff Francoeur Snatches Popcorn From A Fan (Video)

    Jeff Francoeur Snatches Popcorn From A Fan (Video)

    Chasing fly balls around the outfield is enough to make anyone hungry, including Kansas City Royals’ right-fielder, Jeff Francoeur. The man they call “Frenchy” has been building his reputation as a fan favorite not only in Kansas City, but around the entire MLB this season.  It started in Oakland, when Francoeur sponsored the A’s fans’ […]

  • This Enthusiastic Fan Doesn’t Care How Bad The Astros Are (Video)

    This Enthusiastic Fan Doesn’t Care How Bad The Astros Are (Video)

    Nobody has fewer wins over the last two Major League Baseball seasons than the Houston Astros. Last year they finished 56-106 (worst in baseball), and so far this year they are 36-75 (worst in baseball). As a consequence, the team has gone into hardcore rebuilding mode and sold off every single player with any value. […]

  • Twins Fan Caught Taking A Whiff Of Her Armpit (GIF)

    Twins Fan Caught Taking A Whiff Of Her Armpit (GIF)

    There are a few things that spectators at a baseball game should be concerned about.   Avoiding any errant bats and balls that make their way into the stands is usually one of those things.  The smell of their own armpits on a hot summer night, on the other hand, is rarely on that list of […]

  • Carlos Lee Hit Umpire Joe West In The Head With His Bat (Video)

    Carlos Lee Hit Umpire Joe West In The Head With His Bat (Video)

    Is it just me, or have baseball umpires had it particularly rough this year? To recap, just this season alone, we’ve seen an umpire get hit in the head with a broken bat, punched in the face by Yorvit Torrealba, hit in the junk by a 96 mph Stephen Strasberg fastball, forced to tackle a […]

  • This San Francisco Giants Ball Girl Makes A Routine Play Look Hard (Video)

    This San Francisco Giants Ball Girl Makes A Routine Play Look Hard (Video)

    In Philadelphia, the fans are notoriously hard on everybody who sets foot on the field at Citizens Bank Park—players and non-players alike. In fact, they’re so vicious that the Phillies even tried hiring Hooters waitresses to be ball girls in the hope that this might placate the angry masses. But that didn’t work either, as […]