Major League Baseball

“God Bless America” Played at Empty Ballpark to Honor MLB’s Opening Day MLB “God Bless America” Played at Empty Ballpark to Honor MLB’s Opening Day , Senior Writer 5:34pm, March 27

Right now, if life were anything close to normal, MLB fans would be on cloud nine. They would put on…

Former Astros Star Jimmy ‘The Toy Cannon’ Wynn Dead at 78 MLB Former Astros Star Jimmy ‘The Toy Cannon’ Wynn Dead at 78 , 12:54pm, March 27

Jimmy Wynn, the diminutive Houston slugger whose monster shots in the 1960s and '70s earned him the popular nickname “The…

How Many Stitches Are On a Baseball? Here’s How One is Made MLB How Many Stitches Are On a Baseball? Here’s How One is Made , The League 4:43pm, March 25

The game of baseball evolved a great deal since its early beginnings. Alexander Cartwright (no, it was not Abner Doubleday) first…

Pete Rose’s ‘Kool-Aid’ Commercial is a 1980s Treasure MLB Pete Rose’s ‘Kool-Aid’ Commercial is a 1980s Treasure , Senior Writer 5:19pm, March 24

Before he got into trouble and became baseball’s biggest public enemy for the better part of three decades, Pete Rose…

President Bush’s First Pitch at 2001 World Series Healed a Nation MLB President Bush’s First Pitch at 2001 World Series Healed a Nation , The League 7:04pm, March 16

United States Presidents have been throwing out ceremonial first pitches for more than 100 years. Since William Howard Taft fired…

MLB Player Saved Tiny Bat Boy from Getting Trampled MLB MLB Player Saved Tiny Bat Boy from Getting Trampled , Senior Writer 2:41pm, March 13

For many Major League Baseball fans, the 2002 World Series will be remembered for the Anaheim Angels taking down the…

Patrick Mahomes’ Family Genes Created a Superstar QB NFL Patrick Mahomes’ Family Genes Created a Superstar QB , Senior Writer 10:00am, March 13

On September 17, 1995, a star was born. Nobody really knew it at the time, but the arrival of Patrick…

MLB Cancels Spring Training, Postpones Regular Season Start MLB MLB Cancels Spring Training, Postpones Regular Season Start , 3:25pm, March 12

Major League Baseball is delaying the start of its season by at least two weeks because of the coronavirus outbreak…

Kurt Russell’s MLB Dreams Were Killed by a Devastating Injury MLB Kurt Russell’s MLB Dreams Were Killed by a Devastating Injury , The League 2:05pm, March 12

Kurt Russell is one of the most popular actors of all time. The 68-year-old Hollywood film star has been acting…

Rangers Outfielder Takes 95 MPH Fastball to Face, Fractures Jaw MLB Rangers Outfielder Takes 95 MPH Fastball to Face, Fractures Jaw , 10:20am, March 9

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Texas Rangers outfielder Willie Calhoun has a broken jaw after being hit in the mouth by…

Babe Ruth Put Cabbage Under His Baseball Hat, But Why? MLB Babe Ruth Put Cabbage Under His Baseball Hat, But Why? , The League 3:48pm, March 4

Somehow, a professional baseball player who basically lived off hot dogs and beer had even more interesting habits during the…

MLB Umpires Make More Money Than Almost Every Referee in Pro Sports MLB MLB Umpires Make More Money Than Almost Every Referee in Pro Sports , The League 1:37pm, March 3

Working as a Major League Baseball umpire sounds like one of the worst jobs in the world. No job in…

Scary Line Drive Sends MLB Prospect to the Hospital MLB Scary Line Drive Sends MLB Prospect to the Hospital , Senior Writer 12:04pm, March 3

More often than not, a foul ball is a chance for baseball fans to show off their skills. Good plays…

MLB Appoints First Black Umpire Crew Chief MLB MLB Appoints First Black Umpire Crew Chief , 12:33pm, February 27

NEW YORK (AP) — Kerwin Danley became the first African American umpire crew chief in Major League Baseball when a…

Astros Players Get Death Threats, Wishes of Cancer on Their Children MLB Astros Players Get Death Threats, Wishes of Cancer on Their Children , Senior Writer 3:58pm, February 21

The Houston Astros are cheaters. There is no denying it and no sense in defending them. They got caught, admitted…

Viral Toilet Pic Caught A-Rod with His Pants Down MLB Viral Toilet Pic Caught A-Rod with His Pants Down , Senior Writer 4:47pm, February 5

Former New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is no stranger to tabloid news. In fact, one could argue he’s been…

Astros Cheating Scandal Forces Firing of GM, Manager MLB Astros Cheating Scandal Forces Firing of GM, Manager , The League 3:22pm, January 13

Cheaters never prosper in Major League Baseball. Pete Rose broke the rules and has been kept out of the Hall…

Don Larsen, Who Threw Only Perfect World Series Game, Dies at 90 MLB Don Larsen, Who Threw Only Perfect World Series Game, Dies at 90 , 10:27am, January 2

NEW YORK (AP) — Don Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory when he threw a…

Patrick Mahomes’ Family Genes Created a Superstar QB NFL Patrick Mahomes’ Family Genes Created a Superstar QB , Senior Writer 10:00am, March 13

On September 17, 1995, a star was born. Nobody really knew it at the time, but the arrival of Patrick…

“God Bless America” Played at Empty Ballpark to Honor MLB’s Opening Day MLB “God Bless America” Played at Empty Ballpark to Honor MLB’s Opening Day , Senior Writer 5:34pm, March 27

Right now, if life were anything close to normal, MLB fans would be on cloud nine. They would put on…

Pete Rose’s ‘Kool-Aid’ Commercial is a 1980s Treasure MLB Pete Rose’s ‘Kool-Aid’ Commercial is a 1980s Treasure , Senior Writer 5:19pm, March 24

Before he got into trouble and became baseball’s biggest public enemy for the better part of three decades, Pete Rose…

How Many Stitches Are On a Baseball? Here’s How One is Made MLB How Many Stitches Are On a Baseball? Here’s How One is Made , The League 4:43pm, March 25

The game of baseball evolved a great deal since its early beginnings. Alexander Cartwright (no, it was not Abner Doubleday) first…

Viral Toilet Pic Caught A-Rod with His Pants Down MLB Viral Toilet Pic Caught A-Rod with His Pants Down , Senior Writer 4:47pm, February 5

Former New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is no stranger to tabloid news. In fact, one could argue he’s been…

Former Astros Star Jimmy ‘The Toy Cannon’ Wynn Dead at 78 MLB Former Astros Star Jimmy ‘The Toy Cannon’ Wynn Dead at 78 , 12:54pm, March 27

Jimmy Wynn, the diminutive Houston slugger whose monster shots in the 1960s and '70s earned him the popular nickname “The…

MLB Umpires Make More Money Than Almost Every Referee in Pro Sports MLB MLB Umpires Make More Money Than Almost Every Referee in Pro Sports , The League 1:37pm, March 3

Working as a Major League Baseball umpire sounds like one of the worst jobs in the world. No job in…

Kurt Russell’s MLB Dreams Were Killed by a Devastating Injury MLB Kurt Russell’s MLB Dreams Were Killed by a Devastating Injury , The League 2:05pm, March 12

Kurt Russell is one of the most popular actors of all time. The 68-year-old Hollywood film star has been acting…

President Bush’s First Pitch at 2001 World Series Healed a Nation MLB President Bush’s First Pitch at 2001 World Series Healed a Nation , The League 7:04pm, March 16

United States Presidents have been throwing out ceremonial first pitches for more than 100 years. Since William Howard Taft fired…

MLB Player Saved Tiny Bat Boy from Getting Trampled MLB MLB Player Saved Tiny Bat Boy from Getting Trampled , Senior Writer 2:41pm, March 13

For many Major League Baseball fans, the 2002 World Series will be remembered for the Anaheim Angels taking down the…

Babe Ruth Put Cabbage Under His Baseball Hat, But Why? MLB Babe Ruth Put Cabbage Under His Baseball Hat, But Why? , The League 3:48pm, March 4

Somehow, a professional baseball player who basically lived off hot dogs and beer had even more interesting habits during the…

Rangers Outfielder Takes 95 MPH Fastball to Face, Fractures Jaw MLB Rangers Outfielder Takes 95 MPH Fastball to Face, Fractures Jaw , 10:20am, March 9

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Texas Rangers outfielder Willie Calhoun has a broken jaw after being hit in the mouth by…

Scary Line Drive Sends MLB Prospect to the Hospital MLB Scary Line Drive Sends MLB Prospect to the Hospital , Senior Writer 12:04pm, March 3

More often than not, a foul ball is a chance for baseball fans to show off their skills. Good plays…

Astros Players Get Death Threats, Wishes of Cancer on Their Children MLB Astros Players Get Death Threats, Wishes of Cancer on Their Children , Senior Writer 3:58pm, February 21

The Houston Astros are cheaters. There is no denying it and no sense in defending them. They got caught, admitted…