Tag Archives: MLB

  • This Day In Sports History (February 9th) — Satchel Paige

    This Day In Sports History (February 9th) — Satchel Paige

    It was on this day in 1971 that Satchel Paige became the first player from the Negro-League to be elected into the Baseball Hall Of Fame. Paige was unanimously chosen to be the first Negro-Leaguer in the Hall due to his pitching dominance during the 30’s and 40’s. Paige was a superstar and the Negro-League’s […]

  • Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #2 (Gallery)

    Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #2 (Gallery)

    We have already provided you all with one edition of “Perfectly Timed Sports Photos,” but with all of the photographers and photographs that have been taken at sporting events over the years, it should come as no surprise to hear that one edition was simply not enough to give all of the perfectly timed photos […]

  • Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #1 (Gallery)

    Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #1 (Gallery)

    With all of the increased technology being applied to cameras these days, sports photos have become that much more interesting, as photographers can now snap dozens of pictures in the blink of an eye, allowing them to capture the strangest, funniest and ugliest facial expressions and movements of the athletes they are focusing on. This […]

  • The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    With the NBA and its players association unable to reach a collective bargaining agreement, it looks like the players will be moving to decertify the union so that they may sue the league for anti-trust violations. What does all this mean? It means that we could be looking at the longest labor dispute in North […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 10th) – Wiilie Mays

    This Day In Sports History (November 10th) – Wiilie Mays

    It was on this day in 1965 that San Francisco Giants center fielder Willie Mays was named as the National League’s regular season Most Valuable Player.  This was the second M.V.P. for Mays, who also won the award in 1954. Willie Mays had many great years in his Hall of Fame career, but 1965 may […]

  • 9 Most Significant Strikes And Lockouts In Pro Sports History

    9 Most Significant Strikes And Lockouts In Pro Sports History

    With the current NBA lockout threatening to ruin the entire 2011-12 basketball season, we thought it might be a good time to provide a little historical perspective so you can more accurately determine the severity of the situation. Thus, today we bring you a list of the 9 most significant work stoppages in the history […]

  • MLS Playoff Game Between LA Galaxy And NY Red Bulls Ends In A Brawl (Video)

    MLS Playoff Game Between LA Galaxy And NY Red Bulls Ends In A Brawl (Video)

    The visiting Los Angeles Galaxy frustrated the New York Red Bulls throughout the duration of their 1-0 victory during the first leg of their Western Conference semi-final.  It showed following the final whistle, as tempers flared and players from both teams exchanged pleasantries, resulting in two post-game red cards being issued. Seconds after the game […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 27th) – New York Mets

    This Day In Sports History (October 27th) – New York Mets

    It was on this day in 1986 that the New York Mets and Boston Red Sox played game seven of the World Series.  The Mets would win the deciding game by a score of 8-5, earning the franchise their second World Series title. Game six of the series would go to extra innings, and the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 20th) – Boston Red Sox

    This Day In Sports History (October 20th) – Boston Red Sox

    It was on this day in 2004 that the Boston Red Sox completed the greatest comeback in baseball history.  The Red Sox defeated the Yankees in Game 7 after being down in the ALCS 0-3. This was the first time in baseball history that a team had come back in a series after being down […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 13th) – Bill Mazeroski

    This Day In Sports History (October 13th) – Bill Mazeroski

    It was on this day in 1960 that the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the New York Yankees in game seven of the World Series.  Pirates second baseman Bill Mazeroski won the game in the bottom of the ninth inning with a solo home run off of Yankees pitcher Ralph Terry. The Yankees entered the series as […]

  • Tigers Fan Takes Josh Hamilton’s Bat Off His Head (Video)

    Tigers Fan Takes Josh Hamilton’s Bat Off His Head (Video)

    The Texas Rangers simply couldn’t get a grip on things last night, both figuratively and literally.  Not only were they unable to cash in on several opportunities to score runs and take a stranglehold on their ALCS series against the Detroit Tigers, but Rangers’ slugger Josh Hamilton was unable to take a stranglehold of his […]

  • 13 Greatest Postseason Upsets In MLB History

    13 Greatest Postseason Upsets In MLB History

    The last night of 2011 MLB season was perhaps the most thrilling five hours in the history of professional sports. Consequently, some people may have thought the 2011 MLB Postseason would be a letdown. But not us. We here at Total Pro Sports predicted this year’s playoffs would be thrilling, and so far they have […]

  • Check Out The Marlins New Home Run Structure (GIF)

    Check Out The Marlins New Home Run Structure (GIF)

    After spending the last 19 years playing in Sun Life Stadium, the Florida Marlins will finally be moving into a ballpark that is intended for baseball games, rather than football games.  Sun Life Stadium has drawn the ire of many MLB players over the year’s but the opening of Miami Ballpark for the 2012 MLB […]

  • Shane Victorino Brings Us This Outfield Blooper (GIF)

    Shane Victorino Brings Us This Outfield Blooper (GIF)

    Shane Victorino has won a Gold Glove Award in each of the last three seasons and he didn’t commit a single error all year in 2011, but you wouldn’t know it after watching him in center field during Game 4 of the NLDS last night. While many will be quick to blame the bright evening […]