Tag Archives: MLB

  • 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 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 6th) – Seattle Mariners

    This Day In Sports History (October 6th) – Seattle Mariners

    It was on this day in 2001 that the Seattle Mariners won their 116th game of the regular season.  The Mariners tied the all-time wins mark, which was first established by the 1906 Chicago Cubs. The 1906 Cubs went 116-36 (.763 winning pct.) during a time when teams played only 152 games per season compared […]

  • Justin Verlander Gets Beaned By A Foul Ball (Video)

    Justin Verlander Gets Beaned By A Foul Ball (Video)

    The Detroit Tigers called upon Justin Verlander to get them the important home win in Game 3 of the ALDS last night, and he delivered.  However, it wasn’t all smooth sailing for Verlander.  In addition to allowing two runs against in both the first and the seventh inning, the Tigers’ ace was also drilled in […]

  • Dee Gordon Is Rod Barajas’ Little Baby (GIF)

    Dee Gordon Is Rod Barajas’ Little Baby (GIF)

    At the tender age of 23, Dee Gordon is the Los Angeles Dodgers’ little baby, and he has been treated as such by veteran catcher Rob Barajas. Throughout the month of September, Gordon and Barajas have been taking part in a pre-game ritual that begins with a few hand slaps and ends with Barajas cradling […]

  • Nice Prediction Dan Shaughnessy (Video)

    Nice Prediction Dan Shaughnessy (Video)

    With the Tampa Bay Rays trailing the New York Yankees by a score of 7-0 in the bottom of the eighth and the Boston Red Sox leading the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 during a rain delay in the seventh inning, Dan Shaughnessy uttered the words, “I think the one thing that we have eliminated tonight is […]