Tag Archives: MLB

  • This Day In Sports History (July 20th) – Hank Aaron

    This Day In Sports History (July 20th) – Hank Aaron

    It was on this day in 1976 that Hank Aaron hit his 755th and final home run in the majors.  Aaron hit the home run off of Dick Drago of the California Angels in front of his home crowd at Milwaukee County Stadium.  His first career home run occurred over 22 years earlier, on April […]

  • Spike Lee Catches Bat Flung Into Stands At Yankees Game (Video)

    Spike Lee Catches Bat Flung Into Stands At Yankees Game (Video)

    Remember when the New Yankee Stadium first opened in 2009, and all anyone was talking about was all the empty, $2000 field-level seats visible on TV? Well, three years later there are still a lot of empty field-level seats at Yankees games. However, this isn’t always a bad thing. Just ask film director Spike Lee. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 13th) – 1982 MLB All-Star Game

    This Day In Sports History (July 13th) – 1982 MLB All-Star Game

    It was on this day in 1982 that the 53rd annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game was played.  The game took place at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada, which marked the first time that the Mid-Summer Classic was held outside of the United States. The National League went on to win the game 4-1, led […]

  • 13 Best Players You Won’t See At The 2012 MLB All-Star Game

    13 Best Players You Won’t See At The 2012 MLB All-Star Game

    The 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game takes place tonight at 7:30 ET at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium, where the National League will try to win their 3rd Mid-Summer Classic in a row over the Junior Circuit—a notion that was utterly unthinkable just 5 years ago. And if you’re under the impression that the game […]

  • Royals Fans Boo Yankees’ Robinson Cano During Home Run Derby (Video)

    Royals Fans Boo Yankees’ Robinson Cano During Home Run Derby (Video)

    In case you were wondering, Kansas City Royals fans hate the Yankees. Actually, hate probably isn’t a strong enough word. Let’s try loath. Or maybe abhor. Anyway, you get the idea. And, after last night’s Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium in KC, so does Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, who was hands-down the most […]

  • Royals Closer Jonathan Broxton Has Some Big Pants To Fill (Video)

    Royals Closer Jonathan Broxton Has Some Big Pants To Fill (Video)

    Kansas City Royals closer Jonathan Broxton is 1-1 with a 1.99 ERA, and he has successfully converted on 21 of his 24 save opportunities this season.  At a whopping 6’4″, 300-pounds, it goes without saying that his absence from the Royals lineup would leave the rest of his team with some rather big shoes pants […]