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  • This Day In Sports History (May 17th) — David Wells

    This Day In Sports History (May 17th) — David Wells

    It was on this day in 1998 that David Wells pitched the 15th perfect game in baseball history.  Wells accomplished the feat against the Minnesota Twins in a game played at Yankee stadium. This was the first regular season perfect game in the storied history of the New York Yankees and the second in team […]

  • Baseball Is Back, and So Are the Drunken Dancing Fans (Video)

    Baseball Is Back, and So Are the Drunken Dancing Fans (Video)

    Drunk dancing baseball fans are back. Thank goodness. Of course, you can see drunk fans dancing like idiots at lots of different sporting events—hockey games, basketball games, football games, you name it. But no sport produces as many drunk dancing fans as baseball. I don’t know what it is. Actually, that’s not true. I do […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 26th) — New York Yankees

    This Day In Sports History (October 26th) — New York Yankees

    It was on this day in 2000 that the New York Mets and New York Yankees played Game 5 of the World Series.  This was the last installment of the “Subway Series” and the Yankees went on to win the game and claim their third consecutive World Series title and fourth in the last five […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 10/10/12 — Raul Ibanez

    Stat Line Of The Night — 10/10/12 — Raul Ibanez

    Alex Rodriguez entered Game 3 of the Yankees’ ALDS series against the Baltimore Orioles with just one hit and five strikeouts in nine at bats during his first two games of the series.  And last night’s performance was no better, as he failed to record a hit in his first three at bats, while striking […]

  • 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 […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 8/14/12 — Hiroki Kuroda

    Stat Line Of The Night — 8/14/12 — Hiroki Kuroda

    In a battle between the American League’s top two teams, the New York Yankees were looking to increase the gap between themselves and the second-place Texas Rangers by earning wins in the first two games of their four-game set.  Monday’s victory was the result of some solid hitting, as the Yanks opened the series with […]