Tag Archives: MLB

  • 15 Bizarre Off-Field Baseball Injuries

    15 Bizarre Off-Field Baseball Injuries

    Over the course of a 162-game MLB season, the daily grind—playing 6 days a week, summer heat, red-eye flights—is going to take its toll on every player. Injuries are going to mount as guys strain obliques, tweak hamstrings, dislocate shoulders, and pull groins. There’s just no way around it. Then again, it’s not always day-to-day […]

  • This Seattle Mariners Commercial Is Actually Quite Funny (Video)

    This Seattle Mariners Commercial Is Actually Quite Funny (Video)

    I would have never imagined the Seattle Mariners being a funny team (I’m not sure why), but judging by this commercial for the Mariners’ upcoming season, I may have been wrong all these years.  I mean, Ichiro Suzuki doing Sean Connery impersonations?  Where do they come up with this stuff? After finishing last in the […]

  • Now It’s Tim Dillard’s Turn To Do A Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    Now It’s Tim Dillard’s Turn To Do A Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    First it was Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia performing his now-famous Tim Kurkjian impression.  Then it was Tampa Bay Rays infielder Elliot Johnson impersonating the Baseball Tonight analyst.  And now the “Let’s all make fun of Tim Kurkjian’s squeaky voice” parade has made a stop at the Milwaukee Brewers’ camp to check in with pitcher […]

  • 11 MLB Players Who Need Big Comebacks In 2012

    11 MLB Players Who Need Big Comebacks In 2012

    It’s hard to believe, but Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is now only three weeks away, and fans are starting to get pumped. Last week we took a look at some of the game’s aging stars who should just forget forget about one more comeback and retire already. So today we take a look at […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 9th) – Rays and Diamondbacks

    This Day In Sports History (March 9th) – Rays and Diamondbacks

    It was on this day in 1995 that Major League Baseball awarded the city of Tampa Bay and the state of Arizona with MLB teams.  Tampa Bay would be known as the “Devil Rays” (now known as simply the “Rays”) while the club from Arizona would be called the “Diamondbacks.” Tampa would be placed in […]

  • 9 Old Ballplayers Who Should Just Hang ‘Em Up

    9 Old Ballplayers Who Should Just Hang ‘Em Up

    Every March, as baseball clubs truck their gear to Florida and Arizona for the start of spring training, a handful of old guys with bad knees are faced with a tough choice: keep going for one more year, or hang up the cleats for good? Sometimes these guys take a good honest look at their […]

  • Rays’ Elliot Johnson Give Us His Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    Rays’ Elliot Johnson Give Us His Tim Kurkjian Impersonation (Video)

    Tim Kurkjian impersonations appear to be all the rage in Major League Baseball these days.  After watching Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia unveil his squeakiest voice during an interview with Terry Francona on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight, Elliot Johnson of the Tampa Bay Rays wanted Kurkjian to know that Arencibia wasn’t the only player in […]

  • 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 […]