Tag Archives: MLB

  • This Day In Sports History (August 17th) – Lou Gehrig

    This Day In Sports History (August 17th) – Lou Gehrig

    It was on this day in 1933 that Lou Gehrig played in his 1,308th consecutive game.  Gehrig surpassed the mark set by shortstop Everett Scott, who established the record in 1925. There were a few instances during the streak where Gehrig came awfully close to missing a game.  In 1933, Lou was struck in the […]

  • Fan Dies of a Heart Attack at Blue Jays Game

    Fan Dies of a Heart Attack at Blue Jays Game

    If there’s any good that can come from a tragic and untimely death, it’s that one family’s loss can remind the rest of us to keep things in perspective. Sports are a lot of fun. They help us take our minds off real life for a while, and that is invaluable. However, there is a […]